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Selected Style quattro 4-Door 3.6L Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 3.6L Premium 14 19 $43,617 $46,900
quattro 4-Door 3.6L Premium Plus 14 19 $43,617 $46,900
quattro 4-Door 3.6L Prestige 14 19 $43,617 $46,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium 17 25 $47,337 $50,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 17 25 $47,337 $50,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 17 25 $47,337 $50,900
quattro 4-Door 4.2L Prestige 13 18 $56,730 $61,000
AWD 4-Door Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door Manual 14 20 $37,910 $44,600
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic 14 20 $40,460 $47,600
AWD 4-Door S 13 19 $50,490 $59,400
AWD 4-Door Manual GTS 11 17 $60,265 $70,900
AWD 4-Door Tiptronic GTS 13 18 $62,815 $73,900
AWD 4-Door Turbo 12 19 $83,045 $97,700
AWD 4-Door Turbo S 12 19 $105,060 $123,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,617
$37,910
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,900
$44,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$782 / month
$743 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Audi Q7 tames the SUV bad-boy image with subtler looks, diesel fuel economy, and good on-road performance. The 2009 Porsche Cayenne isn’t as practical as other SUVs its size, but it handles like a Porsche.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 35.6 -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 48.6 -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.0 - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in) 29.2 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.9
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 40.6
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.4 66.9
Liftover Height (in) 32.9 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.0 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 118.2 112.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.1 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) 65.0 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 8.54
Length, Overall (in) 200.3 188.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 10.9 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.0 19.07
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.5 62.51
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x 1.34 13.0 x - TBD -
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) 13.0 x 1.10 13.00 x 1.10
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 26.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 38.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size 255/55R18 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code HS8 - TBD -
Front Tire Size 255/55R18 P235/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code HS8 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 7716
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 550 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 771
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5170 4762
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SDI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 266 @ 2750 273 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6L/220 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 6200 290 @ 6200
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.56 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.39 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.0
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Audi Q7 Porsche Cayenne
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 4-Link Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 6
 
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