Compare 2012 Ferrari California vs 2012 Audi S5

2012 Ferrari California
2012 Audi S5
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
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2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 14 22 $50,128 $53,900
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 14 22 $50,128 $53,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 16 24 $51,244 $55,100
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 16 24 $51,244 $55,100
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 17 26 $55,150 $59,300
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 17 26 $55,150 $59,300
2-Door Coupe Manual Special Edition 14 22 $63,892 $68,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic Special Edition 16 24 $65,008 $69,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$50,128
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$53,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$898 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Audi S5 / Cabriolet is one of the best-looking performance luxury coupes on the road, and it's one of the best all-around performers, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 31.7
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.0 84.0
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA 26.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 12.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.34 13.6 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)
14.2 x 1.26 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P255/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P255/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3858
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000 325 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 354 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.22
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.15
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California Audi S5
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Trapezoidal
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone 5-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 2

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