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Selected Style 250C 2-Door Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $33,573 $36,100
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $35,930 $38,635
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 19 28 $36,841 $39,615
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 19 26 $38,923 $41,850
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $59,148 $63,600
250C 2-Door Convertible 21 30 $39,861 $42,860
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,839 $47,140
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,861
$36,270
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,860
$39,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$714 / month
$650 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Supple and sleek, the Audi A5 coupe and convertible get more rational to us as they reach into S5 and RS 5 territory.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Hip Room (in) 43.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 54.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 36
Second Shoulder Room (in) 44.7 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.9 84
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 -
Second Leg Room (in) 25.9 31.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 182.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 54
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 2.4 12.2
Brakes
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) 12.2 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 16.1
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/45VR17 P245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3816 3583
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 204 @ 6400 220 @ 4450
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4800 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.58 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.32
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 250C Audi A5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.6 7.9 (Est)
 
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