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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic 18 24 $62,274 $66,590
4-Door Sedan 2.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.6L 17 27 $30,007 $32,440
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 17 27 $27,925 $30,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,274
$27,925
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,590
$30,190
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1110 / month
$503 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 114.9 98
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 198.9 190.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 115.9 113.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.6 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 60.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.72 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x 0.87 11.7 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.34 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.0 35.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.37
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P235/55HR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA QWJ
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QWJ
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4288 3509
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 3500 194 @ 3300
Engine Order Code NA LP1
Displacement 4.2L/255 2.8L/170
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 6500 210 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.15
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.53
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Aisin
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.33
Trans Order Code NA MV1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A8 Cadillac CTS
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Adaptive Air Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Adaptive Air Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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