Compare 2017 Audi R8 vs 2016 Dodge Viper

2017 Audi R8
2016 Dodge Viper
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V10 plus quattro AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
R8 Coupe V10 plus quattro AWD 14 22 $176,607 $189,900
R8 Coupe V10 quattro AWD 14 22 $151,497 $162,900
R8 Spyder V10 quattro AWD 14 22 $162,843 $175,100
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2-Door Coupe ACR
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Viper 2-Door Coupe ACR 12 21 $112,870 $118,795
Viper 2-Door Coupe GT 12 21 $84,133 $87,895
Viper 2-Door Coupe GTC 12 21 $91,573 $95,895
Viper 2-Door Coupe GTS 12 21 $102,826 $107,995
Viper 2-Door Coupe SRT 12 21 $84,133 $87,895

Pricing

Invoice Price

$176,607
$112,870

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$189,900
$118,795

Monthly Payment Estimate

$3165 / month
$1980 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.4
8.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2017 Audi R8 balances thrilling power and handling with everyday livability. The big-engine, rear-drive formula never gets old—not when it's blessed with the 2016 Dodge Viper's stunning shape.

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Fuel Economy

City

14 mpg 12 mpg

Highway

22 mpg 21 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Two Seaters Two Seaters

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.1 53.1

Passenger Capacity

2 2

Front Leg Room (in)

40.9 42.7

Front Head Room (in)

38.5 36.6

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

64.5 62.9

Length, Overall (in)

174.3 175.7

Height, Overall (in)

48.8 49.1

Track Width, Rear (in)

63 61

Wheelbase (in)

104.4 98.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

76.4 76.4

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 5

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

15 15.4

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)

14 14.2

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

19.3 16

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36.7 40.5

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P245/35YR19 P295/25ZR19

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA TXC

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P295/35YR19 P355/30ZR19

Rear Tire Order Code

NA TXC

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3627 3374

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 X 11 19 X 13

Front Wheel Material

Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 X 8.5 19 X 11

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

420 600

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

210 180

Engine

Engine Type

Premium Unleaded V-10 Premium Unleaded V-10

Fuel System

Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

413 @ 6500 600 @ 5000

Engine Order Code

NA EWG

Displacement

5.2 L/318 8.4 L/512

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

610 @ 7800 645 @ 6200

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

14 12

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

17 15

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

22 21

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.59 1.58

Trans Order Code

NA DD1

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.14 1.00

Trans Description Cont.

Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual w/OD

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.65 -

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.88 0.50

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.13 2.26

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.59 3.55

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.88 1.19

Trans Type

7 6

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.90 0.77

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.65 2.90

Summary

Vehicle Name

Audi R8 Coupe Dodge Viper

Body Style

quattro Coupe Coupe

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm

Suspension Type - Rear

Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm

Suspension Type - Front

Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

10.4 11.8

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

- 14.7

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