Compare 2011 Lotus Elise vs 2011 Audi S5

2011 Lotus Elise
2011 Audi S5
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 21 27 N/A $51,845
2-Door Convertible SC 20 26 N/A $54,990
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2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 14 22 $49,895 $53,650
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 14 22 $49,895 $53,650
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 16 24 $51,011 $54,850
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 16 24 $51,011 $54,850
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 17 26 $54,917 $59,050
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 17 26 $54,917 $59,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$49,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,845
$53,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$864 / month
$894 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 84.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 31.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
149.0 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
44.0 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
90.5 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 78.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 12.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 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)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 37.4
Steering Type
Manual Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17 P255/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/50R16 P255/35R19
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
1984 3858
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5.5 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI DOHC FSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
133 @ 6800 325 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 7800 354 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
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 1.52
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 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.16
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lotus Elise Audi S5
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 5-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Independent Trapezoidal
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Anti-dive
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 3

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