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2010 Audi TTS
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $42,687 $45,900
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $42,687 $45,900
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $45,477 $48,900
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $45,477 $48,900
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4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV South Africa 328i 18 28 $30,500 $33,150
4-Door Sedan AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $32,340 $35,150
4-Door Sedan AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $32,340 $35,150
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 328i 17 26 $32,845 $35,700
2-Door Coupe RWD 328i 18 28 $33,305 $36,200
2-Door Coupe RWD SULEV 328i 18 28 $33,305 $36,200
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $34,685 $37,700
2-Door Coupe AWD 328i xDrive 17 25 $35,050 $38,100
2-Door Coupe AWD SULEV 328i xDrive 17 25 $35,050 $38,100
4-Door Sedan RWD 335i 17 26 $37,350 $40,600
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 335i 17 26 $37,350 $40,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 335i xDrive 16 25 $39,190 $42,600
2-Door Coupe RWD 335i 17 26 $39,240 $42,650
4-Door Sedan RWD 335d 23 36 $40,435 $43,950
2-Door Coupe AWD 335i xDrive 16 25 $40,985 $44,550
2-Door Convertible 328i 17 26 $41,400 $45,000
2-Door Convertible SULEV 328i 17 26 $41,400 $45,000
2-Door Convertible 335i 17 26 $47,105 $51,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,687
$30,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,900
$33,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$765 / month
$553 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 BMW 3-Series upholds its legacy of superb handling, excellent performance, and high quality, though small rear seats and fussy controls are minor flaws.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.9 93.0
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 41.5
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
164.5 178.8
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 12.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x - TBD - 12.3 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)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 16.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 36.1
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40R18 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3153 3362
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 180
Engine
Fuel System
TFSI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500-5000 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 230 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas I6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.85
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 4.32
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.66
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 3.94
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.46
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi TTS BMW 3 Series
Body Style
2 Door Cpe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Double Pivot
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 6

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