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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L FrontTrak Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 27 $40,641 $43,970
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 23 $49,559 $53,770
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.2L 18 26 $43,280 $46,870
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak Automatic 3.2L 21 29 $37,572 $40,820
4-Door Sedan 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 19 27 $46,546 $50,050
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $48,872 $52,550
4-Door Wagon 3.5L 18 26 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $50,964 $54,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $47,476 $51,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $54,312 $58,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $56,637 $60,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,074 $81,800
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,660 $62,000
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,818 $82,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,572
$46,546
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,820
$50,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$680 / month
$834 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
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 - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.9 97.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.5 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.5 189.7
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.7 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 111.9 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.18 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.47 11.8
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) 21.1 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.74 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code H1B NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code H1B NA
Spare Tire Order Code H1B NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 245/45HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3836 3703
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6500 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System DI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 3250 258 @ 2400-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/191 3.5L/214
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.64 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.38 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.51 3.42 (Comfort Mode 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.88 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.51 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.92
Trans Type 7 7
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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