Compare 2010 Lotus Exige vs 2010 Audi S5

2010 Lotus Exige
2010 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
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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 $48,732 $52,400
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 14 22 $48,732 $52,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 16 24 $49,848 $53,600
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 16 24 $49,848 $53,600
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 17 26 $54,174 $58,250
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 17 26 $54,174 $58,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$48,732
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$65,690
$52,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1095 / month
$873 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Audi S5 / Cabriolet might be the most handsome German luxury two-doors available-and are surely among the best performers.
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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 - 41.3
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
41.0 84.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
- 31.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 78.0
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
149.5 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
45.6 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
90.5 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 12.2
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)
11.5 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
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR17 P255/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/50WR16 P255/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2077 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum 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
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI DOHC FSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
159 @ 5500 325 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 8000 354 @ 7000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.16
Trans Order Code
NA NA
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)
0.82 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.12 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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lotus Exige Audi S5
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 Trapezoidal
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 3

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