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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 14 19 $59,466 $63,600
4-Door Sedan 14 19 $59,466 $63,600
5-Door Wagon 14 19 $59,466 $63,600
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus 18 28 $59,987 $64,500
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Prestige 18 28 $59,987 $64,500
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 TDI Premium Plus 24 38 $62,218 $66,900
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 TDI Prestige 24 38 $62,218 $66,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,466
$59,987
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,600
$64,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1060 / month
$1075 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The basic 2014 Audi A7 is gorgeous, yes--but you'll swoon from the heady mix of raw sex appeal and torrid performance in the S7 and RS 7.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.74 -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.06 37
Front Head Room (in) 38.80 36.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 52.99 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.73 57.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.10 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.72 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.44 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.10 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.40 114.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.50 75.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.00 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.4
Length, Overall (in) 192.00 195.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 58.00 55.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.40 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 58.00 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 24.5
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.00 x 1.26 14
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) 14.70 x 1.10 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.00 19.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.70 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.90 39
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 285/35R19 P255/40HR19
Rear Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Front Tire Size 255/40R19 P255/40HR19
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code Q42 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4398 4200
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 210
Engine
Engine Type Supercharged Gas V8 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 551 @ 3800 325 @ 2900
Engine Order Code LSA NA
Displacement 6.2L/376 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 556 @ 6100 310 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 18
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 3.14
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.63 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 4.71
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 2.11
Trans Type 6 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Audi A7
Body Style 5 Door Wagon quattro Sportback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.14 -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.4 8.5 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 -
 
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