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2012 Audi TTS
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $43,710 $47,000
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $46,500 $50,000
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $46,500 $50,000
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2-Door Coupe w/2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $45,136 $49,600
2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $45,136 $49,600
2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $45,136 $49,600
2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $45,136 $49,600
2-Door Convertible w/1LT 16 26 $49,686 $54,600
2-Door Convertible w/2LT 16 26 $49,686 $54,600
2-Door Convertible w/3LT 16 26 $49,686 $54,600
2-Door Convertible w/4LT 16 26 $49,686 $54,600
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $50,960 $56,000
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $50,960 $56,000
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $50,960 $56,000
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $50,960 $56,000
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $54,236 $59,600
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $54,236 $59,600
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $54,236 $59,600
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $54,236 $59,600
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $68,796 $75,600
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $68,796 $75,600
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $68,796 $75,600
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR N/A N/A $104,346 $111,600
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR N/A N/A $104,346 $111,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,710
$45,136
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,000
$49,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$783 / month
$827 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
From fast to insanely fast, yet still practical and affordable, the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette is a great balance and a strong value.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.9 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 43.1
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
165.3 174.6
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 49.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 22.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x 1.2 12.8 x 1.3
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)
12.2 x 0.9 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA XBH
Front Tire Size
P255/35R19 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA XBH
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R19 P285/35ZR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3219 3208
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 11.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500-5000 424 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LS3
Displacement
2.0L/121 6.2L/378.3
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 430 @ 5900
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 (2011) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 (2011) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 (2011) 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 1.78
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA MM6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.77/3.44 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi TTS Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style
Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 (2011) 9.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2011) 3

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