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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan W12 14 21 $124,157 $133,500
4-Door Sedan 18 28 $78,772 $84,700
4-Door Sedan SE RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD SE 18 27 $24,677 $25,595
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT 19 31 $27,437 $28,595
4-Door Sedan RWD SXT Plus 19 31 $27,437 $28,595
4-Door Sedan RWD RT 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Plus 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
4-Door Sedan RWD Road/Track 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
4-Door Sedan RWD RT Max 16 25 $28,725 $29,995
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Plus 15 23 $30,887 $32,345
4-Door Sedan AWD RT 15 23 $30,887 $32,345
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT Plus 18 27 $29,599 $30,945
4-Door Sedan AWD SXT 18 27 $29,599 $30,945
4-Door Sedan AWD RT Max 15 23 $30,887 $32,345
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 14 23 $44,281 $45,925
4-Door Sedan RWD SRT8 Super Bee 14 23 $40,325 $41,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$78,772
$24,677
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$84,700
$25,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1412 / month
$427 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 59.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 121.9 104.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.2
Second Leg Room (in) 42.9 40.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.7 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 207.4 200.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.9 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 63.8
Wheelbase (in) 122.9 120.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 74.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 16.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
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) 14.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 14.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA TW1
Front Tire Size P255/45R19 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA TW1
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBG
Rear Tire Size P255/45R19 P215/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4453 3961
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.7 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 160
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 328 @ 3500 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA ERB
Displacement 4.2L/254 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 372 @ 6800 292 @ 6350
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.41
Trans Type 8 5
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.16
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.19
Trans Order Code NA DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.20 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A8 L Dodge Charger
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.1
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-Link - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 5-Link - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.6
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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