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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
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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 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 32 mpg
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 73
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 2.4 12.2
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) 13.1 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 37.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Front Tire Size P225/45VR17 P245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3880 3583
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 150
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 277 @ 4800 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5 L/211 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 306 @ 6400 220 @ 4450
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Port/Direct Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.78
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.08 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) 0.72 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 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) 0.59 0.63
Vehicle Name Lexus IS 350C Audi A5
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 7.1 (Est)
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