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Audi A4 Sedan
2021 Audi A4 Sedan
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$39,100
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8.1
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Volkswagen Passat
2021 Volkswagen Passat
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$23,995
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7.9
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
201 hp @ 4200 rpm
174 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
36.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/40HR18
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P225/40HR18
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
28 MPG
City
27 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 (2020) Tons/yr
6.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
413.1 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
535.5 miles
666 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.5 in
193.6 in
Height
56.2 in
58 in
Max Width
72.7 in
72.2 in
Front Width
61.9 in
62.1 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
61 in
Wheelbase
111 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
5.2 in
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.3 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
56.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
57 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,417 lbs
3,325 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
15.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Atlas Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rock Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles