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Audi S5 Convertible
2021 Audi S5 Convertible
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$60,600
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8.3
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Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class
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$49,950
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7.1
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
9.3 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
349 hp @ 5400 rpm
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1370 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40YR18
P225/45YR17
Rear Tire
P245/40YR18
P245/40YR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

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

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

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

Interior Space

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

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,178 lbs
3,384 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
9.3 ft³
6.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ibis White/Black Roof
  • Quantum Gray/Black Roof
  • Turbo Blue/Black Roof
  • 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
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, 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

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles