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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 13 20 $62,227 $66,910
2-Door Cabriolet 13 20 $76,168 $81,900
F 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 18 26 $27,460 $30,855
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 29 $28,501 $32,025
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 26 $30,689 $34,485
350 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic 18 25 $32,311 $36,305
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $49,840 $56,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,227
$49,840
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,910
$56,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1115 / month
$933 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Audi RS4 sedan and cabriolet bring rocketlike power and price tags to the otherwise humble A4 lineup. The 2008 Lexus IS-F challenges the best from Germany, bringing 168-mph capability with an uber-high pricetag to boot.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 30.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 85.7
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.7 183.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 107.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 13.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.4 x - TBD - 14.2 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.6 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.91
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.1 13.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/35R19 255/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/35R19 225/40YR19
Spare Tire Size NA T135/70MR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 3780
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 19 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/254 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 420 @ 7800 416 @ 6600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System FSI Direct DI/SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 6000 371 @ 5200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 2.72
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 2.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.13 1.46
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.69
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi RS 4 Lexus IS F
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link Double Wishbone
 
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