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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
250C 2-Door Convertible 21 30 $39,861 $42,860
350C 2-Door Convertible 19 27 $43,839 $47,140
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $59,148 $63,600
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$30,227
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$32,500
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$542 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Lexus IS is an important car for the brand, and at first impression, the redesign is off to a good start. Magnificent design and technology sets the Audi A4 apart, but it's not quite as sporty as its BMW and Cadillac competition.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.200
Front Head Room (in) 38.600
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.500
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.000
Second Head Room (in) 37.500
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.300
Front Leg Room (in) 41.300
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.100
Wheelbase (in) 110.600
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.900
Track Width, Front (in) 61.600
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.200
Height, Overall (in) 56.200
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.400
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.800 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.600 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.900
Steering
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.300
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.700
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3505
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 4300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.920
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.180
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.400-0.380
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan
Vehicle Name Audi A4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA
Suspension Type - Front 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating - -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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