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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro AWD N/A N/A $74,239 $82,700
4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$74,239
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$82,700
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1378 / month
$783 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.3 97.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 191.3 190.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.1 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 108.6 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.4 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 0.87 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.4 x 1.34 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.3 15.24
Tires
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR18 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/40ZR18 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4024 3635
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 415 @ 1950 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/255 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 450 @ 5700 221 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.20 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi RS6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double A-arm Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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