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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.4L
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Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L 18 27 $27,854 $29,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 25 $34,364 $36,950
4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic Celebrate 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic Celebrate 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 4.2 17 25 $44,031 $49,400
4-Door Wagon Avant 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Wagon Avant Celebrate 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,854
$30,621
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,950
$34,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$499 / month
$573 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 41.7 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.5 98.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.2 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.6 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.0 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3 17.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel, 4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 9.64 x .39
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.34 x .984
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.2 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3310 3560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 177 @ 4500 207 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/158 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 5500 200 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.06 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.61 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.72 1.41
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz C-Class Audi A6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-arm Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-link Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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