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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 quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $63,706 $68,130
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$63,706
$49,176
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,130
$56,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1136 / month
$942 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 44.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 114.9 107.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.72 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 199.3 197.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.9 115.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.6 72.0
Track Width, Front (in) 64.1 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.6 20.2
Brakes
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) 12.2 x 0.87 12.2 x - TBD -
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 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 22.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.0 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size P255/45HR18 P225/55HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/40HR18 P225/55HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4288 3990
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 3500 312 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/255 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 335 @ 6500 278 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.95
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 1.96
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 3.27
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.35
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A8 Lexus LS 430
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Adaptive Air Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Double-Wishbone
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 Double-Wishbone
 
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