Compare 2005 Lotus Elise vs 2005 Audi S4

2005 Lotus Elise
2005 Audi S4
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $42,990
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4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,244 $45,850
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,485 $46,100
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,154 $46,850
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 18 24 $43,416 $47,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,395 $47,100
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,657 $47,300
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 18 24 $44,326 $48,050
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,567 $48,300
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $49,615 $53,950
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 17 23 $50,787 $55,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$42,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,990
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$717 / month
$764 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 90.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
45.0 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 60.1
Wheelbase (in)
90.6 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 69.5
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 4.2
Length, Overall (in)
149.0 179.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.9 x 0.87
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)
- TBD - 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/55R16 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17 P235/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
1975 3825.3
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 7800 340 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
138 @ 6800 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 4.2L/254
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 21
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.46
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lotus Elise Audi S4
Body Style
2 Door Open Top 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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