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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $44,501 $47,850
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $45,245 $48,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,151 $50,700
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,895 $51,500
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $49,476 $53,200
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $52,127 $56,050
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 17 24 $65,379 $70,300
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 Wagon Avant 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Wagon Avant Celebrate 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 4.2 17 25 $44,031 $49,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,501
$30,621
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,850
$34,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$798 / month
$573 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 37.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 98.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.4 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3 17.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.4 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) 11.8 x 1.1 11.34 x .984
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.24 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.2 38.3
Steering Type Variable Rate 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 215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55HR16 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) 3460 3560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 232 @ 3000-4800 207 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 5600 200 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode) 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Audi A6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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