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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.0L CVT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $33,552 $37,200
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $35,802 $39,450
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $36,870 $40,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T S-Line 18 25 $39,095 $43,150
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $44,746 $49,500
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L 22 30 $24,041 $25,850
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 19 26 $26,273 $28,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Automatic 1.8L 23 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Manual 1.8L 22 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 20 25 $30,365 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $31,481 $33,850
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 20 25 $31,760 $34,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 19 26 $34,736 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 26 $35,294 $37,950
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $36,410 $39,150
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 26 $36,689 $39,450
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $37,805 $40,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 16 21 $47,802 $51,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,552
$24,041
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,200
$25,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$620 / month
$431 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 45.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 36.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.9 84.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.0 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 54.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.8 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.2 9.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.34 x .984 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.64 x .39 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 35.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size P205/55HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 3250
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 220 @ 6300 189 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 3200 192 @ 3500-4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/181 1.8L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.51 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.40 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 2.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.63 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.25
Trans Description Cont. CVT Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.40 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 1.72
Trans Type 1 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion-Beam Axle Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Control Arms w/Coil Springs
 
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