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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet Manual 13 19 $52,801 $56,775
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic 14 21 $53,917 $57,975
4-Door Sedan Manual 13 20 $45,207 $48,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic 14 21 $46,232 $49,710
5-Door Avant Wagon Manual 13 20 $46,137 $49,610
5-Door Avant Wagon Automatic 14 21 $47,162 $50,710
4-Door Sedan 6.3L AMG RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.3L AMG 12 19 $50,034 $53,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,207
$50,034
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,610
$53,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$810 / month
$897 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Audi S4 has aged gracefully—and still has fleet V-8 feet and great handling, too. The 2008 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG sports a fluid ride, spot-on handling, and shrieking power to make it the most accomplished C-Class ever built.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.1 89.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 34.3 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 108.9
Liftover Height (in) 28.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 70.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9 61.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 186.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.18 14.2 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) 11.3 x 0.47 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.6 17.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Steering
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/40YR18 P255/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40YR18 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size P235/40YR18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3869 3649
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 450 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 302 @ 3500 443 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/254 6.3L/379
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 7000 451 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 12
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.86
Trans Order Code NA 427
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.89 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.13 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi S4 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link, Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Sport 3-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link, Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Sport 5-Arm Multi-link
 
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