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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster sDrive30i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive30i 18 28 $43,655 $47,450
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $49,080 $53,350
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $57,500 $62,500
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,655
$35,619
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,450
$38,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$791 / month
$638 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 BMW Z4 is an exhilarating sports car, and one of the better choices for touring, but next to other roadsters it's pricey. The 2011 Audi TT straddles the line between sporty cars and true sports cars--or is it the DMZ?
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.1
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 73.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 47.5
Second Leg Room (in) - 29.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 32.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 72.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 167.0 164.5
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 98.3 97.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.9/6.4 13.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.8 11.3 x 0.5
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.9 12.3 x 1.0
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) 14.5 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.4 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45R17 P245/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P225/45R17 P245/40R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3241 3153
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 147 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 6600 211 @ 4300-6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Turbo Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection TFSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 2600 258 @ 1600-4200
Engine Order Code NA - TBD -
Displacement 3.0L/183 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.19 3.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.01 1.79
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.27 4.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 2.92
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.19
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.86
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Dr Conv 2 Door Cpe
Vehicle Name BMW Z4 Audi TT
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut-Type MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Double-Pivot NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Central Link 4-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.5 7.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 7
 
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