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Audi RS3
2022 Audi RS3
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TBC
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BMW M3 Sedan
2022 BMW M3 Sedan
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$69,900
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8.4
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Lexus IS 500
2022 Lexus IS 500
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$56,500
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
5.0L V8 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10 ft³
Trunk Volume
13 ft³
Trunk Volume
10.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-5 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
5.0L V8 Gas
Horsepower
400 hp @ 6000 rpm
473 hp @ 6250 rpm
472 hp @ 7100 rpm
Torque
368 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 2650 rpm
395 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,593 lbs
3,840 lbs
3,748 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
19 MPG
23 MPG
City
19 MPG
16 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
23 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
9.3 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
15.6 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
275.5 miles
249.6 miles
348 miles
Cruising Range Highway
406 miles
358.8 miles
487.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.3 in
189.1 in
185.4 in
Height
55 in
56.4 in
56.5 in
Max Width
70.7 in
74.3 in
72.4 in
Front Width
61.4 in
63.7 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
63.2 in
63.2 in
Wheelbase
103.6 in
112.5 in
110.2 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.2 in
41.6 in
44.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
36.5 in
40.6 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.8 in
56 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
54.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35.6 in
32.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.1 in
37.8 in
36.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
54.6 in
53.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
54 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10 ft³
13 ft³
10.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.1 ft
40 ft
34.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 9.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
19" x 10.5"
19" x 9.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
P275/40YR18
P235/40YR19
Rear Tire
P235/35YR19
P285/35YR19
P265/35YR19
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nardo Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Sao Paulo Yellow
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Grecian Water
  • Infrared
  • Iridium
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Brooklyn Grey Metallic
  • Isle of Man Green Metallic
  • Portimao Blue Metallic
  • Skyscraper Gray Metallic
  • Toronto Red Metallic
  • Aventurin Red Metallic
  • Individual Dravit Grey Metallic
  • Oxide Grey Metallic
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic
  • Frozen Portimao Blue Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Crescendo Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black w/Rock Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (VA)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Ivory White, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Kyalami Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (VA)
  • Yas Marina Blue/Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flare Red w/Ginsumi, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • White w/Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Fiona Red/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Fjord Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Ivory White, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (ZB)
  • Kyalami Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery (VB)
  • Yas Marina Blue/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
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