Compare 2011 BMW Z4 vs 2011 Audi TT

2011 BMW Z4
2011 Audi TT
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2-Door Roadster sDrive30i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive30i 18 28 $43,655 $47,450
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $49,080 $53,350
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $57,500 $62,500
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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 $35,619 $38,300
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $35,619 $38,300
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 21 29 $38,409 $41,300
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $38,409 $41,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,655
$35,619
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,450
$38,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$791 / month
$638 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 BMW Z4 is an exhilarating sports car, and one of the better choices for touring, but next to other roadsters it's pricey. The 2011 Audi TT straddles the line between sporty cars and true sports cars--or is it the DMZ?
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 73.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.1
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 32.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 47.5
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
50.8 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
98.3 97.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 72.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
167.0 164.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.9/6.4 13.1
Brakes
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)
11.8 x 0.8 11.3 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.9 12.3 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.4 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/45R17 P245/40R18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45R17 P245/40R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3241 3153
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
147 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 2600 258 @ 1600-4200
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
255 @ 6600 211 @ 4300-6000
Engine Type
Gas I6 Turbo Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection TFSI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.19
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.01 1.79
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.27 4.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW Z4 Audi TT
Body Style
2 Dr Conv 2 Door Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Central Link 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-Type MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Double-Pivot NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.2

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