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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 5.2L Automatic quattro
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L 12 19 $106,206 $114,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 4.2L 13 18 $114,669 $123,300
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 5.2L N/A N/A N/A N/A
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 5.2L N/A N/A N/A N/A
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 26 $18,877 $20,430
2-Door Coupe Premium 17 26 $20,758 $22,520
2-Door Coupe GT 15 23 $24,979 $27,210
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 15 23 $26,734 $29,160
2-Door Coupe Shelby GT500 14 20 $38,872 $43,125
2-Door Convertible 17 26 $23,220 $25,255
2-Door Convertible Premium 17 26 $25,100 $27,345
2-Door Convertible GT 15 23 $29,321 $32,035
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 15 23 $31,077 $33,985
2-Door Convertible Shelby GT500 14 20 $43,166 $47,950
Pricing
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$18,877
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$20,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$341 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Audi R8 looks and sounds like an exotic, but is more livable and drivable than its raging-bull cousin. The 2009 Ford Mustang is a sport coupe that won’t appeal to everyone, but some will appreciate its retro style and power-over-poise attitude.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 84.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 38.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 55.4
Second Head Room (in) - 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.3
Second Hip Room (in) - 46.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 107.1
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 73.9
Track Width, Front (in) 64.3 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.5 187.6
Height, Overall (in) 49.3 55.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 3.5 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x 0.75
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) - TBD - 11.5 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - TBD - 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 33.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/35R19 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size NA T185/60R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P295/30R19 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 3336
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 11.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V10 Gas V6
Fuel System FSI Direct SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD - 240 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA 99N
Displacement 5.2L/- TBD - 4.0L/244
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 525 @ - TBD - 210 @ 5300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - TBD - 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 17
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 44F
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.75
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.41
Trans Type 6 5
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Audi R8 Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.13
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link 3-Link/Panhard Rod
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 5
 
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