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Audi e-tron
2019 Audi e-tron
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$74,800
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9.1
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BMW X5
2020 BMW X5
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$58,900
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Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 SUV
2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 SUV
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$68,150
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Overview

Engine
Electric
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 74 MPG
Hwy: 73 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
Electric
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
402 hp
335 hp @ 5500 rpm
385 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
N/A
330 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40 ft
41.3 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 9"
19" x 9"
20" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 9"
19" x 9"
20" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P255/50HR20
P265/50HR19
P265/45WR20
Rear Tire
P255/50HR20
P265/50HR19
P265/45WR20
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
74 MPG
23 MPG
19 MPG
City
74 MPG
21 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
73 MPG
26 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
7.6 Tons/yr
9.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
21.9 gallons
24.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
459.9 miles
418.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
569.4 miles
541.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
194.3 in
N/A
Height
65.5 in
68.7 in
69.5 in
Max Width
76.3 in
78.9 in
76.2 in
Front Width
64.8 in
66.1 in
65.1 in
Rear Width
64.6 in
66.9 in
65.9 in
Wheelbase
115.3 in
117.1 in
114.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
39.8 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
40.8 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.6 in
60 in
58.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
37.4 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.6 in
38.7 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
58.1 in
58.4 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,758 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
7,200 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
57 ft³
72.3 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
28.5 ft³
33.9 ft³
38.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
28.5 ft³
33.9 ft³
38.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Brilliant Black
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Antigua Blue Metallic
  • Catalunya Red Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Galaxy Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Siam Beige Metallic
  • Typhoon Gray Metallic
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Ametrin Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Valcona Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Okapi Brown, Valcona Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Pearl Beige, Valcona Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Black w/Brown Stitching, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Coffee, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery (MC)
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, (Ind) Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, (Ind) Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, (Ind) Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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