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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,424
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,600
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$577 / month
$683 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 43.0 -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in) 26.5 -
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 70.7 -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 51.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 54.3 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 100.6 95.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.2 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 171.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.0 9.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.6 x 0.39 11.5 x 0.80
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.98 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3364 2954
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 3000 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.8L/169 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 5500 201 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.691 4.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.743 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.714 3.66
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Tiptronic
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.884 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.441 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Audi Cabriolet Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Crank Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Panhard Rod MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
 
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