Compare 2011 Audi TT vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2011 Audi TT
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $35,619 $38,300
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $35,619 $38,300
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $38,409 $41,300
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $38,409 $41,300
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2-Door Roadster SLK 300
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK 300 17 26 $44,314 $47,650
2-Door Roadster SLK 350 19 25 $49,569 $53,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,619
$44,314
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,300
$47,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$794 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Audi TT straddles the line between sporty cars and true sports cars--or is it the DMZ?
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.5
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.6
Second Leg Room (in)
29.3 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 52.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.9 49.0
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.2 51.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 61.0
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 95.7
Liftover Height (in)
31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
164.5 161.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.5 10.9 x 0.4
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)
12.3 x 1.0 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 34.5
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.16
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18 P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/40R18 P225/45R17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3153 3208
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 11.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4300-6000 228 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
TFSI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1600-4200 221 @ 2500 - 5000
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.79 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.77 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.72
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Cpe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Audi TT Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut 3-link independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link 5-arm multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 9.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 4

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