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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD Automatic 17 25 $55,703 $62,200
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD LWB Automatic 17 25 $60,153 $67,200
2-Door Coupe 2.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.3L 19 29 $23,203 $24,950
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 17 26 $28,411 $30,550
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 25 $34,363 $36,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 17 22 $46,407 $49,900
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 19 25 $35,758 $38,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,703
$23,203
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$62,200
$24,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1037 / month
$416 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 41.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 82.2 85.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 198.2 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.0 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.6 15.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x .98 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x .40 - 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) 23.7 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.7 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.2 35.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/60HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P205/55HR16
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) 4068 3305
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 6200 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 302 @ 3000 200 @ 2500-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/255 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.91 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 1.72
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A8 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 Trapezoidal link Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Track-Rod 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/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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