Compare 2015 Audi A4 vs 2015 Lincoln MKZ

2015 Audi A4
2015 Lincoln MKZ
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4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium 22 31 $34,968 $37,600
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 31 $34,968 $37,600
A4 4-Door Sedan Automatic quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 31 $34,968 $37,600
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 24 32 $33,017 $35,500
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 24 32 $33,017 $35,500
A4 4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige 24 32 $33,017 $35,500
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Premium 22 32 $33,852 $36,400
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 32 $33,852 $36,400
A4 4-Door Sedan Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 32 $33,852 $36,400
S4 4-Door Sedan Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $45,012 $48,400
S4 4-Door Sedan Manual Prestige 17 26 $45,012 $48,400
S4 4-Door Sedan S Tronic Premium Plus 18 28 $46,314 $49,800
S4 4-Door Sedan S Tronic Prestige 18 28 $46,314 $49,800
allroad 4-Door Wgn Premium 21 28 $39,432 $42,400
allroad 4-Door Wgn Premium Plus 21 28 $39,432 $42,400
allroad 4-Door Wgn Prestige 21 28 $39,432 $42,400
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4-Door Sedan AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKZ 4-Door Sedan AWD 22 31 $35,226 $37,080
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Black Label AWD 22 31 $44,645 $47,495
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Black Label FWD 22 33 $42,869 $45,605
MKZ 4-Door Sedan FWD 22 33 $33,431 $35,190
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Hybrid Black Label FWD 41 39 $42,869 $45,605
MKZ 4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD 41 39 $33,431 $35,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,968
$35,226
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,600
$37,080
Monthly Payment Estimate
$627 / month
$618 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Audi A4 and S4 sedans are tech-laden, trim, handsome alternatives to the other expected German cars, as well as one very good American one. The 2015 MKZ has great potential as a contemporary sports sedan--it's the Lincoln heritage that's missing.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 44.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.3
Front Head Room (in)
38 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91 96.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 57.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 37
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.1 62
Wheelbase (in)
110.6 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 62.3
Length, Overall (in)
185.1 194.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 15.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 17.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 38
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
HM1 NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
HM1 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3693 3874
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 590
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 4450 240 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1500 270 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
NA 999
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.96
Trans Order Code
NA 44W
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.91
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Lincoln MKZ
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 7.1
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
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
Rollover Rating

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