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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.0T
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0T 19 29 $71,982 $77,400
4-Door Sedan 4.0T 18 30 $80,352 $86,400
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan H6 Automatic 3.6R Limited 20 29 $27,739 $29,595
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i 26 36 $20,796 $21,995
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Premium 26 36 $22,486 $23,795
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic PZEV 2.5i Limited 26 36 $25,202 $26,795
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Premium 26 36 $22,173 $23,495
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i Limited 26 36 $24,894 $26,495
4-Door Sedan H4 Automatic 2.5i 26 36 $20,487 $21,695
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TCC's Bottom Line The Audi A8 gains standard LED headlamps, a more powerful twin-turbo V-8, and a more efficient diesel engine for 2015. The 2015 Subaru Legacy smooths over its ruffles, and out-domestics some American family sedans with a big back seat, excellent gas mileage and standard all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 115.1 104.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.1 37
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 40
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 58.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 38.1
Front Hip Room (in) - 55.5
Second Hip Room (in) - 55
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 117.8 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 64.7 62.2
Length, Overall (in) 202.2 188.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 59
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 15
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 36.8
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45HR19 P225/55VR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR19 P225/55VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4365 3468
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 490
Engine
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 2900 174 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0 L/183 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 333 @ 5500 175 @ 5800
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded H-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 36
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 3.58 - 0.62
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.20 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 -
Trans Type 8 6
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 -
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi A8 Subaru Legacy
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.4 (Est) 6.1 (Est)
 
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