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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
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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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 198.2 178.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.6 15.3
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.7 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.3
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
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4068 3305
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 310 @ 6200 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
Transmission
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Audi A8 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal link Independent 5-arm
 
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