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Audi A5 Sportback
2021 Audi A5 Sportback
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$41,800
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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$43,000
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Tesla Model 3
2021 Tesla Model 3
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 35 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
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
21.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
201 hp @ 4475 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
N/A
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
295 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
N/A
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,759 lbs
3,472 lbs
3,554 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
27 MPG
141 MPGE
City
25 MPG
23 MPG
148 MPGE
Highway
34 MPG
35 MPG
132 MPGE

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
17.4 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
382.5 miles
400.2 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
520.2 miles
609 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.2 in
184.5 in
184.8 in
Height
54.6 in
56.8 in
56.8 in
Max Width
72.6 in
71.3 in
72.8 in
Front Width
62.5 in
61.5 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61.7 in
60.9 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
111.2 in
111.8 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.8 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
37.7 in
37.1 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.7 in
55.3 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.2 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 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
N/A
12.6 ft³
15 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
21.8 ft³
N/A
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
21.8 ft³
N/A
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.4 ft
36.8 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
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
P245/40HR18
P225/45HR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P245/40HR18
P245/40HR18
P235/45WR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Ibis White
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • 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
Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • District Green Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
N/A
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver 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
  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
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

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
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
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

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
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 / 80,000 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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