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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan E250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E400 Sport 24 30 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 17 26 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 21 30 $48,546 $52,200
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 19 28 $55,986 $60,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 21 29 $50,871 $54,700
2-Door Coupe E550 RWD E550 18 26 $54,870 $59,000
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 17 26 $62,589 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG 16 23 $86,276 $92,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG S-Model 16 23 $92,786 $99,770
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E63 AMG 15 21 $95,204 $102,370
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Luxury 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Luxury 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Sport 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Sport 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 25 33 $40,084 $43,100
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium 20 29 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 20 29 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 27 $51,244 $55,100
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 27 $51,244 $55,100
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 24 38 $53,477 $57,500
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 25 33 $40,084 $43,100
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0L TDI Prestige 24 38 $53,477 $57,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,084
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$718 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line What, me worry? The Mercedes-Benz E-Class reasserts its alpha status with a tighter forehead, a greener turbodiesel, and a pair of all-wheel-drive AMGs. Brilliance takes many forms in the Audi A6: the diesel-driven TDI, the supercharged A6, or the turbocharged S6 all stand out in ways the sedate body doesn't quite match.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 45 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 97.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.7 63.7
Wheelbase (in) 113.2 114.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 73.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 192.1 193.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 13.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.9 39
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/45HR17 P245/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45HR17 P245/45HR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4200 3726
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 850 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 180
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 195 @ 3800 220 @ 4450
Engine Type Twin Turbo Diesel I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Diesel Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 369 @ 1600 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.1 L/131 2.0 L/121
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 34 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 45 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 25
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.48
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 4.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 3.83 - 0.60
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.23 3.09
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 -
Trans Type 7 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.61
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.2 (Est) 6.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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