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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan EcoStandard
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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
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$38,782
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$102,000
$41,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1700 / month
$695 / month
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TCC Rating
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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
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Subcompact Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.7 37.8
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.4 57.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.9 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.0 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 39.0
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35R22 245/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/35R22 245/45R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5300 3682
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 22 x 9.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 22 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 403 combined 211 @ 4300
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
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
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
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Fisker Karma Audi A6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Trapezoidal-Link
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 5
 
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