Compare 2013 Audi A7 vs 2013 Porsche Panamera

2013 Audi A7
2013 Porsche Panamera
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4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A7 4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium 18 28 $55,894 $60,100
A7 4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus 18 28 $55,894 $60,100
A7 4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Prestige 18 28 $55,894 $60,100
S7 4-Door HB Prestige 17 27 $73,284 $78,800
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4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Panamera 4-Door HB 18 27 $68,085 $75,850
Panamera 4-Door HB 4 18 26 $72,225 $80,450
Panamera 4-Door HB 4 Platinum Edition 18 26 $77,580 $86,400
Panamera 4-Door HB 4S 16 24 $86,535 $96,350
Panamera 4-Door HB GTS 16 23 $99,720 $111,000
Panamera 4-Door HB Platinum Edition 18 27 $72,270 $80,500
Panamera 4-Door HB S 16 24 $82,035 $91,350
Panamera 4-Door HB S Hybrid 22 30 $86,355 $96,150
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo 15 23 $124,605 $138,650
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo S 15 23 $157,590 $175,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,894
$68,085
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,100
$75,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1002 / month
$1264 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Audi A7 and S7 are design standouts, refined performers, and more exciting, practical alternatives to sedans. The 2013 Porsche Panamera continues the success of the brand's unusual-looking fastback sport sedan.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.900 51.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.300 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.0 98.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.000 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
36.900 38.0
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.200 51.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.600 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.900 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.400 65.4
Wheelbase (in)
114.700 114.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.200 76.0
Track Width, Front (in)
64.700 65.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
195.600 195.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - 44.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.500 15.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.000 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
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)
14.000 x - TBD - 14.2 x 1.4
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)
19.800 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.800 13.8 - 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.000 39.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R18 P275/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45R18 P245/50R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4167 3880
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5500-6500 300 @ 6200
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900-4500 295 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.317 4.57
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 0.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 3.31
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.848 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 5.97
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.667 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 2.01
Trans Type
8 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A7 Porsche Panamera
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Five-link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8.5 (2012) 4

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