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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 20 29 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 18 26 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S SE 18 26 $52,267 $59,900
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S SE 17 26 $52,267 $59,900
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $41,166 $45,650
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $42,288 $46,800
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $42,056 $46,650
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro AWD Automatic 18 24 $43,178 $47,800
2-Door Cabriolet quattro AWD Manual 15 21 $48,464 $53,850
2-Door Cabriolet quattro AWD Automatic 18 23 $49,586 $55,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,121
$41,166
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,600
$45,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$710 / month
$761 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 90.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.1
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.3
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 170.1 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 69.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 13.4
Brakes
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) 11.7 x 0.95 13.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.8 11.9 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.6
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50ZR16 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR16 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2811 3825.3
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 190
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 4750 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/164 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 6300 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System SMFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.46
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Audi S4
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .73 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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