Compare 2011 Lexus IS 350C vs 2011 Audi A5

2011 Lexus IS 350C
2011 Audi A5
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350C 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 19 27 $29,966 $33,295
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $31,019 $34,465
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $33,233 $36,925
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 27 $35,748 $39,720
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 18 25 $37,962 $42,180
250C 2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $37,072 $41,190
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $38,124 $42,360
350C 2-Door Convertible 20 27 $41,976 $46,640
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $54,594 $60,660
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2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium 21 31 $34,318 $36,900
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 31 $34,318 $36,900
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 31 $34,318 $36,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $35,526 $38,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $35,526 $38,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $35,526 $38,200
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 22 30 $39,479 $42,450
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 22 30 $39,479 $42,450
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige 22 30 $39,479 $42,450
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $41,525 $44,650
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $41,525 $44,650
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $41,525 $44,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,976
$34,318
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,640
$36,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$777 / month
$615 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Audi A5 Coupe and Cabriolet bear one of the most elegant bodies in autodom, and drive with a light, easy touch.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
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 -
Second Leg Room (in)
25.9 31.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - 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
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 73.0
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)
17.2 16.9
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 P245/40R18
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3880 3583
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 140
Engine
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
Fuel System
Direct Injection TFSI Direct
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 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)
0.71 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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 350C Audi A5
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 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.)
w/Coil Springs w/Anti-Dive
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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