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Audi S4 Convertible
2009 Audi S4 Convertible
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$57,125
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Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
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$47,000
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Saab 9-3 Convertible
2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible
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$39,490
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Overview

Engine
4.2L V8 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
8.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.2L V8 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
340 hp @ 7000 rpm
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
302 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
9-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,211 lbs
3,241 lbs
3,710 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
15 MPG
28 MPG
25 MPG
City
13 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
19 MPG
32 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.6 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
2
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
18.5 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
215.8 miles
462.5 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
315.4 miles
592 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180 in
162.8 in
182.9 in
Height
54.8 in
51.2 in
56.6 in
Max Width
70 in
71.5 in
70.1 in
Front Width
59.8 in
61.4 in
60 in
Rear Width
59.9 in
61.6 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
104.5 in
95.7 in
105.3 in
Ground Clearance
4 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
2 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42.5 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
39.1 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
52.2 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
32.4 in
N/A
31.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
32.4 in
N/A
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
45.1 in
N/A
44.7 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
8.9 ft³
6.4 ft³
12.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.7 ft
34.5 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.0"
17" x 8.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
4-Link,
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Trapezoidal Link,
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P235/40ZR18
P225/45YR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P235/40ZR18
P245/40YR17
N/A
Spare Tire
P235/40ZR18
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black
  • Mars Red
  • Polar White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Magno Shadow Grey
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Premium leather sport seats
  • Crimson Red, Premium leather sport seats
  • Silver, Premium leather sport seats
  • Ash/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Ash, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Two-Tone Brown/Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
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
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.
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