Compare 2010 Lexus IS 350C vs 2010 Audi A5

2010 Lexus IS 350C
2010 Audi A5
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350C 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 18 26 $28,929 $32,145
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 29 $29,983 $33,315
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 26 $32,196 $35,775
350 4-Door Sedan 18 25 $33,833 $37,595
250C 2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $35,495 $39,440
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $36,548 $40,610
350C 2-Door Convertible 18 25 $40,399 $44,890
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $52,612 $58,460
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2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0L Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0L Premium 22 30 $33,480 $36,000
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0L Premium Plus 22 30 $33,480 $36,000
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0L Prestige 22 30 $33,480 $36,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0L Premium 21 27 $34,596 $37,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0L Premium Plus 21 27 $34,596 $37,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0L Prestige 21 27 $34,596 $37,200
2-Door Cabriolet CVT FrontTrak Premium 23 30 $39,060 $42,000
2-Door Cabriolet CVT FrontTrak Premium Plus 23 30 $39,060 $42,000
2-Door Cabriolet CVT FrontTrak Prestige 23 30 $39,060 $42,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 3.2L Premium Plus 18 27 $40,920 $44,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 3.2L Prestige 18 27 $40,920 $44,000
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro Premium 20 26 $41,014 $44,100
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro Premium Plus 20 26 $41,014 $44,100
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro Prestige 20 26 $41,014 $44,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,399
$33,480
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,890
$36,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$748 / month
$600 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Audi A5/Cabriolet has a stunning shape and a luxurious touch that run counter to the typical two-doors from Germany.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
25.9 31.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
43.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.9 84.0
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.3
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 108.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.8 12.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x - TBD - - 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)
12.2 x - TBD - - 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)
17.1 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/45VR17 P245/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45VR17 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA 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)
3880 3583
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection TFSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 258 @ 1500-4200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/210 2.0L/121.1
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
306 @ 6400 211 @ 4300-6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 3.78
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.32
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.08 3.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 350C Audi A5
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA 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.)
NA w/Anti-Dive
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone 5-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 7

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