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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 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
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Length, Overall (in) 198.9 190.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 12.5
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 17
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.0 35.5
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P235/55HR17 P225/55HR16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4288 3509
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A8 Cadillac CTS
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Adaptive Air Independent
 
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