Compare 2013 Audi TTS vs 2013 BMW Z4

2013 Audi TTS
2013 BMW Z4
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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 22 31 $44,035 $47,350
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 31 $44,035 $47,350
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 31 $46,825 $50,350
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 31 $46,825 $50,350
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2-Door Roadster sDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i 22 34 $43,560 $47,350
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $50,740 $55,150
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $59,065 $64,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,035
$43,560
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,350
$47,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$789 / month
$789 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW Z4 is spirited and purposeful, and balances fun and comfort quite well, but it's pricier than other roadsters.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 53.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.900 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.200
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 98.300
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 70.500
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 59.500
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.100
Length, Overall (in)
165.3 167.000
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 50.800
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 10.900/6.400
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.800 x 0.800
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)
13.4 x - TBD - 13.000 x 0.900
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 14.500
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.000
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 14.400
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.96 35.100
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R19 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35R19 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3219 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 8.700
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 260 @ 1250 - 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 240 @ 5000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 (Est) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 (Est) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 (Est) 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.264 3.350
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.957 2.060
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.769/3.444 3.080
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.032 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.871 0.680
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.923 3.680
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.400 1.310
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.077 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name
Audi TTS BMW Z4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 (2012) 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2012) 7

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