Compare 2009 Lotus Exige vs 2009 Audi S5

2009 Lotus Exige
2009 Audi S5
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2-Door Coupe S 240
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S 240 20 26 N/A $65,690
2-Door Coupe S 260 20 26 N/A $74,995
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 14 22 $47,802 $51,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic 16 24 $49,012 $52,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$47,802
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$65,690
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1095 / month
$857 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Audi S5 looks like no other and performs as well as its top rivals—but you will pay for the privilege.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
41.0 84.0
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 54.3
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Leg Room (in)
- - TBD -
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 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
149.5 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
45.6 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
90.5 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 16.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
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 - TBD -
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 - - 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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR17 255/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50WR16 255/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2077 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 5500 325 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
240 @ 8000 354 @ 6800
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI DOHC FSI Direct
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 (Est) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 (Est) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 (Est) 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 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 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lotus Exige Audi S5
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/anti-dive
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 Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 3

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