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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $39,222 $45,000
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $47,715 $54,700
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,758 $46,400
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,930 $47,600
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,668 $47,400
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,840 $48,600
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $50,256 $54,640
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 15 22 $51,428 $55,840
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual SE 15 21 $55,362 $60,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,222
$42,758
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,000
$46,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$750 / month
$773 / 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 Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 90.1
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 171.6 180.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 13.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.73 x 0.94 13.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.77 x 0.79 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR17 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50ZR18 P235/40ZR18
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2855 3869
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8.0
Front 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 Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6400 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System SMFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4700-6000 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/164 4.2L/254
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 21
Transmission
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) 3.75 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.67
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.46
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Audi S4
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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