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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 19 27 $44,710 $48,075
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 18 24 $47,035 $50,575
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 20 $52,382 $56,325
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 24 $54,707 $58,825
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $73,052 $78,550
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 19 27 $47,012 $50,550
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 18 23 $49,337 $53,050
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $55,754 $59,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L CVT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $33,552 $37,200
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $35,802 $39,450
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.7T 18 25 $38,650 $42,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 4.2L 17 24 $44,746 $49,500
4-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 25 $36,870 $40,650
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.7T S-Line 18 25 $39,095 $43,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,710
$33,552
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,075
$37,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$801 / month
$620 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.3 95.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 56.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.7 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 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) 11.8 x - TBD - 9.64 x .39
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 11.34 x .984
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.24 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.3
Steering Type Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 225/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3691 3561
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 7.0
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 221 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 5600 220 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 2.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.42 1.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 5.63
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.40
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.95 2.40
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 0.92
Trans Type 5 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.51
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Audi A6
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Control Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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