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Audi A4 Sedan
2021 Audi A4 Sedan
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$39,100
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Lexus IS
2021 Lexus IS
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TBC
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7.9
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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$41,400
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8.5
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
201 hp @ 4200 rpm
260 hp
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
236 lb-ft
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
N/A
36.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
N/A
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
N/A
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40HR18
N/A
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P225/40HR18
N/A
P245/40HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
N/A
28 MPG
City
27 MPG
N/A
24 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
N/A
35 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A
6.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
N/A
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
413.1 miles
N/A
417.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
535.5 miles
N/A
609 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.5 in
185.24 in
184.5 in
Height
56.2 in
56.49 in
57 in
Max Width
72.7 in
N/A
71.3 in
Front Width
61.9 in
72.4 in
61.5 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
N/A
60.9 in
Wheelbase
111 in
110.2 in
111.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.2 in
N/A
3.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
N/A
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.3 in
N/A
37.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
N/A
55.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
N/A
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
N/A
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
N/A
55 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,417 lbs
N/A
3,472 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
N/A
12.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
N/A
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
N/A
  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles