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2021 Audi A4 Sedan
2021 Audi A4 Sedan
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$39,100
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8.1
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2021 Mercedes-AMG C43 Sedan
2021 Mercedes-AMG C43 Sedan
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$56,500
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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2021 Tesla Model 3
2021 Tesla Model 3
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$44,990
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 148 MPGE
Hwy: 132 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Range
N/A
Range
N/A
Range
263 miles
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
201 hp @ 4200 rpm
385 hp @ 6100 rpm
N/A
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
N/A
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,682 lbs
3,825 lbs
3,554 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
21 MPG
141 MPGE
City
24 MPG
18 MPG
148 MPGE
Highway
31 MPG
27 MPG
132 MPGE

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
17.4 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
367.2 miles
313.2 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
474.3 miles
469.8 miles
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Range
N/A
N/A
263 miles
Battery Size
N/A
N/A
50 kWh
Charge Time
N/A
N/A
8.5 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.5 in
185 in
184.8 in
Height
56.2 in
56.3 in
56.8 in
Max Width
72.7 in
71.3 in
72.8 in
Front Width
61.9 in
63.1 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
61.3 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
111 in
111.8 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
5.2 in
3.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
41.7 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.3 in
37.1 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.3 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
35.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
37.1 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
55 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
52.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
12.6 ft³
15 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
39.7 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40HR18
P225/45HR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P225/40HR18
P245/40HR18
P235/45WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic, Build Out:12/01/2020
  • designo Diamond White Metallic, Build Out:12/01/2020
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-TEX/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Red Topstitching, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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