Compare 2009 Audi A5 vs 2009 Dodge Challenger

2009 Audi A5
2009 Dodge Challenger
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2-Door Coupe Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A5 2-Door Coupe Automatic 17 26 $39,060 $42,000
A5 2-Door Coupe Manual 16 27 $37,852 $40,700
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2-Door Coupe R/T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Challenger 2-Door Coupe R/T 16 25 $28,170 $30,220
Challenger 2-Door Coupe SE 17 25 $20,890 $22,220
Challenger 2-Door Coupe SRT8 13 19 $37,270 $40,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,060
$28,170
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,000
$30,220
Monthly Payment Estimate
$700 / month
$504 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Midsize sedan
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 58.2
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.0 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.0 91.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.3 33.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 75.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.1 197.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.0 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 116.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.1 16.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 13.6 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 19.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 38.9
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
245/40R18 P235/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TWN
Front Tire Size
245/40R18 P235/55VR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TWN
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3770 3937
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 14.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Engine
Displacement
3.2L/195 5.7L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6500 372 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
DOHC FSI Direct SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
243 @ 3250-5000 401 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
NA EZH
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.89 3.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.59
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A5 Dodge Challenger
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/anti-dive five-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
5-link Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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