Compare 2012 Fisker Karma vs 2012 Audi A6

2012 Fisker Karma
2012 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan EcoStandard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan EcoStandard 20 21 N/A $102,000
4-Door Sedan EcoSport 20 21 N/A $110,000
4-Door Sedan EcoChic 20 21 N/A $115,000
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4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 25 33 $38,782 $41,700
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 25 33 $38,782 $41,700
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium 19 28 $46,408 $49,900
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 19 28 $46,408 $49,900
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 19 28 $46,408 $49,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$38,782
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$102,000
$41,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1700 / month
$695 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Fisker Karma is a curious and unique beast, a stylish, luxurious, and pricey sedan with 32 miles of electric range, low gasoline efficiency, and a tiny interior and trunk It's the same V-6 blast to drive as the far more sexy A7, which makes the 2012 Audi A6 a little irrelevant for those not fixated on five seats or four cylinders.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
31.4 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.8 97.2
Second Head Room (in)
35.7 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.0 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
124.4 114.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
66.6 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
196.8 193.9
Height, Overall (in)
52.4 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.9 14.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.4 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
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)
14.6 x 1.3 12.6 x - TBD -
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)
9.0 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.5-16.1 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 39.0
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35R22 225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35R22 225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5300 3682
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
22 x 9.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
22 x 8.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
981 @ 0 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
2.0L/- TBD - 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
403 combined 211 @ 4300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 28
Battery Range (mi)
50 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 33
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA 4.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 3.83-0.61
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Fisker Karma Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Load leveling NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
SLA Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
SLA Trapezoidal-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5

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