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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.0
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0 17 26 $43,985 $48,335
4-Door Sedan 4.2 16 24 $50,810 $55,835
4-Door Sedan R 15 22 $58,545 $64,335
4-Door Sedan 3.2L FrontTrak
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L FrontTrak 18 27 $39,943 $42,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L quattro 17 25 $42,873 $46,100
4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro 16 23 $52,361 $56,300
4-Door Avant Wagon 3.2L quattro 17 25 $45,570 $49,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,985
$39,943
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,335
$42,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$716 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Jaguar S-Type may look conservative and dated, and its interior is cramped, but it still delivers some of the best performance in its class, especially in one of the V-8 trims. The 2008 Audi A6 has plenty of competition, but its graceful look and feel set it apart from more brutal German and more clinical Japanese iron.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 97.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 193.1 193.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 63.7
Wheelbase (in) 114.5 111.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 63.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.1 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.8 11.9 x 0.47
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) 12.8 x 1.2 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.4 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 245/40HR18 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size 245/40HR18 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3760 3825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 380
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI FSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 216 @ 4100 243 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.2L/191
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 235 @ 6800 255 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.30 1.48
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31 4.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 2.51
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.10
Trans Type 6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 0.64
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.51
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.38
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Jaguar S-TYPE Audi A6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.26 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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