Compare 2009 Lotus Elise vs 2009 Audi S4

2009 Lotus Elise
2009 Audi S4
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 21 27 N/A $47,250
2-Door Convertible SC 20 26 N/A $54,990
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2-Door Cabriolet Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet Manual 13 19 $53,127 $57,125
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic 14 21 $54,242 $58,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$53,127
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,250
$57,125
Monthly Payment Estimate
$788 / month
$952 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 78.8
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 53.0
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 45.1
Second Leg Room (in)
- 32.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 32.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 25.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 70.0
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 4.0
Length, Overall (in)
149.0 180.0
Height, Overall (in)
44.0 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
90.5 104.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 8.9-10.2
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.6 x 1.18
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)
10.6 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Manual Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.48
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 37.7
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/50R16 P235/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
1984 4211
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 450
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
133 @ 6800 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
189 @ 7800 340 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 13
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 1.46
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lotus Elise Audi S4
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link,
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal Link,
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 2

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