Compare 2012 Audi TT vs 2012 Lotus Exige

2012 Audi TT
2012 Lotus Exige
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
TT 2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 23 31 $35,620 $38,300
TT 2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 23 31 $35,620 $38,300
TT 2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 23 31 $38,410 $41,300
TT 2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 23 31 $38,410 $41,300
TT RS 2-Door Coupe MT quattro 2.5T 18 25 $52,871 $56,850
TTS 2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2012 Lotus Exige
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Invoice Price
$35,620
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,300
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Audi TT gets a burst of testosterone and sports-car cred with a bold new TT RS model; otherwise it's a surprisingly well-rounded (and economical) performer.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg -
Highway
31 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 -
Passenger Capacity
4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Second Leg Room (in)
29.3 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.9 -
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.2 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 -
Liftover Height (in)
31.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
164.5 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.5 -
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 1.0 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P245/40R18 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3153 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9 -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy -
Spare Wheel Material
NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4300-6000 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 -
Fuel System
Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1600-4200 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.0L/121 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 -
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.77/3.44 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 -
Trans Type
6 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 -
Summary
Body Style
Coupe -
Vehicle Name
Audi TT -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -

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