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Audi S4 Sedan
2021 Audi S4 Sedan
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$49,900
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8.6
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BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
2020 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
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$44,750
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in Hybrid
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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$47,900
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8.9
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
11.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
45.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
349 hp @ 5400 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
275 hp @ 5550 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1370 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
443 lb-ft @ 1200 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
37.1 ft
36.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40YR18
P225/45VR18
P225/45HR18
Rear Tire
P245/40YR18
P225/45VR18
P245/40HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
27 MPG
30 MPG
City
20 MPG
23 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
34 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
6.5 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
15.8 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
306 miles
363.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
428.4 miles
537.2 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187.5 in
182.7 in
184.5 in
Height
56.2 in
54.7 in
56.8 in
Max Width
72.7 in
71.9 in
72.1 in
Front Width
61.9 in
60.8 in
61.5 in
Rear Width
61.2 in
62.8 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
111 in
110.6 in
111.4 in
Ground Clearance
4.5 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42.2 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.3 in
39.8 in
40.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
54.8 in
55.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.7 in
33.7 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
37.2 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.5 in
54.3 in
55 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,847 lbs
3,680 lbs
3,924 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
N/A
11.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
17 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
45.9 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ibis White
  • Quantum Gray
  • Turbo Blue
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Imperial Blue Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Diamond Silver 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, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather/Alcantara Seats
  • Rotor Gray, Leather/Alcantara Seats
  • Black w/Red Stitching, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Fine Nappa Leather Seats
  • Magma Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seats
  • Rotor Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seats
  • Black w/Blue Stitching, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Hi/Stitch, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
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
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

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
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A