Compare 2012 Porsche Cayman vs 2012 Audi TTS

2012 Porsche Cayman
2012 Audi TTS
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 27 $46,530 $51,900
2-Door Coupe S 19 26 $55,710 $62,100
2-Door Coupe R 19 27 $59,490 $66,300
2-Door Coupe S Black Edition 19 26 $60,570 $67,500
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $46,500 $50,000
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $46,500 $50,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,530
$43,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,900
$47,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$865 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Porsche Cayman is a potent mix of performance, comfort, and cargo space, and a leader in the sports car segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.5 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 73.9
Front Leg Room (in)
33.5 41.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 32.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 47.5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
51.3 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 97.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 165.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.8 12.2 x 0.9
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)
12.5 x 1.1 13.4 x 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1-13.8 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55R/17 P255/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R/17 P255/35R19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2932 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 19 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 19 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 4400-6000 258 @ 2500-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 7200 265 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-Cyl Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29 (2011)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 21 (2011)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24 (2011)
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.87
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
9.45 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.40
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.12 1.96
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.88 4.77/3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/Manual Shift
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Porsche Cayman Audi TTS
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
MacPherson Strut 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 7 (2011)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.2 (2011)

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