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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD w/Moonroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon FWD 3.2L 18 25 $30,221 $32,150
4-Door Wagon FWD w/Moonroof 3.2L 18 25 $30,221 $32,150
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 18 24 $30,221 $32,150
4-Door Wagon AWD w/Moonroof 3.2L 18 24 $30,221 $32,150
4-Door Wagon AWD w/Moonroof 3.0T 17 22 $35,908 $38,200
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium 18 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 3.2L Premium Plus 18 28 $42,036 $45,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $46,686 $50,200
4-Door Sedan quattro 4.2L Prestige 16 23 $55,010 $59,150
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Premium 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Prem Plus 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
4-Door Avant Wagon quattro 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $49,578 $53,310
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,221
$42,036
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,150
$45,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$536 / month
$753 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Audi A6 is elegant and agile, although its cabin design is looking somewhat dated.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.5
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 96.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 63.7
Wheelbase (in) 110.8 111.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 28.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.3 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.5 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 190.5 193.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 63.1 57.4
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 42.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.3 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 72.1 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - - TBD -
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) 11.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/65R16 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA H7E
Front Tire Size P215/65R16 P245/45R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA H7E
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 495 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3985 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 380
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 3200 243 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6400 265 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.75 4.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 2.51-0.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 NA
Trans Type 6 1
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.51
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo XC70 Audi A6
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.3 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 6
 
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