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2021 Audi S5 Convertible
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2020 BMW M4 Convertible
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Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$2,900)
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
9.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
7.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
349 hp @ 5400 rpm
425 hp @ 5500 rpm
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1370 rpm
406 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$2,900)
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.7 ft
40 ft
36.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 9"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
18" x 10"
17" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40YR18
P255/40YR18
P225/45YR17
Rear Tire
P245/40YR18
P275/40YR18
P245/40YR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
20 MPG
27 MPG
City
20 MPG
17 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
25 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
8.8 Tons/yr
6.6 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
15.8 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
306 miles
268.6 miles
365.7 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.8 miles
395 miles
508.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.9 in
184.5 in
162.8 in
Height
54.5 in
54.6 in
51.3 in
Max Width
72.7 in
73.6 in
71.2 in
Front Width
62.5 in
62.2 in
61.4 in
Rear Width
61.7 in
63.1 in
61.6 in
Wheelbase
108.8 in
110.7 in
95.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
4.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
4 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42.2 in
42.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.3 in
40.4 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
55.3 in
52.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.1 in
33.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
36.3 in
37.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
46.9 in
49.8 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,167 lbs
4,110 lbs
3,384 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9.3 ft³
7.8 ft³
6.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ibis White/Black Roof
  • Quantum Gray/Black Roof
  • Turbo Blue/Black Roof
Alpine White
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Indium Grey Metallic, Delayed availability.
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Patagonia Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Shadow Grey Magno, Limited production capacity.

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect/Black Roof
  • District Green Metallic/Black Roof
  • Glacier White Metallic/Black Roof
  • Mythos Black Metallic/Black Roof
  • Navarra Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Tango Red Metallic/Black Roof
  • Austin Yellow Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Sakhir Orange II Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic
  • Yas Marina Blue Metallic
  • Azurite Black Metallic, Priority 1. Build Out:05/31/2019
  • Champagne Quartz Metallic, Priority 1. Build Out:05/31/2019
  • Smoked Topaz Metallic, Priority 1
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Magma Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray, Fine Nappa Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Amaro Brown, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Cohiba Brown, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Golden Brown, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Nutmeg, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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