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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 24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 51.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 -
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-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.2 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 176.0 171.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.0 9.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.9
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P225/50R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3364 2954
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 5500 201 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 3000 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.8L/169 2.5L/151
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 24
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi Cabriolet Porsche Boxster
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
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
 
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