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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L quattro Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L quattro Automatic 19 26 $38,757 $41,900
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic 17 23 $47,493 $51,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $45,105 $48,500
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 25 $47,430 $51,000
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $53,754 $57,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $55,242 $59,400
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $75,144 $80,800
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $47,198 $50,750
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 18 24 $49,522 $53,250
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $46,826 $50,350
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 14 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,757
$45,105
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,900
$48,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$698 / month
$808 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.9 97.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 4.90
Length, Overall (in) 193.5 189.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.7 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.9 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.5 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.89 x 0.47 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.64 x 1.18 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed sensitive rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55HR16 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/55HR16 NA
Front Tire Order Code H1B NA
Spare Tire Order Code H1B NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55HR16 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code H1B NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3957 3691
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 3250 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/191 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6500 221 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.42
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.95
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.49
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.15
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-Link 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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