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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD 14 21 $52,879 $58,700
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Special Edition
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $45,058 $48,450
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,709 $51,300
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $50,080 $53,850
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 17 24 $66,355 $71,350
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,802 $49,250
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 3.2L Special Edition 20 28 $45,058 $48,450
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD Special Edition 20 27 $47,709 $51,300
4-Door Sedan 4.3L Special Edition 17 24 $50,080 $53,850
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD Special Edition 17 23 $52,731 $56,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,879
$45,058
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$58,700
$48,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$978 / month
$808 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 61.9 95
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 108.6 111.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.1 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 189.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 36.4 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 73.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.3
Brakes
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) 12.6 x 1.18 11.8 x 1.1
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) 10.1 x 0.87 11.4 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 37.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/40ZR17 235/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR17 235/45WR17
Spare Tire Size P255/40ZR17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4024 3624
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3400 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/255 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 7000 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi S6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Four-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double A-arm 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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