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Here's how the 2009 Audi A3 and the 2009 Scion tC measure up.
$26,920
Starting MSRP
$17,000
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

200.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

161.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
24 23 -
Size
169.0" length, 56.0" height 174.0" length, 55.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Platinum

Melange

Ebony

Black

Dark gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small Station Wgn Subcompact -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Rear Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.0 in -
Front Wheel Size
17 x 7.5 in 17 x 7.0 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 162 @ 4000 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/144 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 161 @ 6000 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
435.00 mi 391.50 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
304.50 mi 290.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four Link Independent -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson Strut -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.3 x -TBD- in 10.59 x -TBD- in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x -TBD- in 10.83 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.5 gal 14.5 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 17.7 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.15 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.11 ft 36.1 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/45YR17 P215/45ZR17 -
Rear Tire Size
P225/45YR17 P215/45ZR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D17 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3263 lbs 2932 lbs -

Dimensions

Front Hip Room
N/A 53.2 in -
Length, Overall
169.0 in 174.0 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.6 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A 47.3 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A 12.8 ft³ -
Liftover Height
27.0 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
34.8 in 33.6 in -
Track Width, Front
59.9 in 59.3 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.4 in 54.3 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Track Width, Rear
58.8 in 59.3 in -
Min Ground Clearance
4.0 in 5.2 in -
Front Head Room
39.3 in 37.6 in -
Height, Overall
56.0 in 55.7 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in 50.0 in -
Second Head Room
37.0 in 36.6 in -
Passenger Volume
88.9 ft³ 84.7 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.4 in 69.1 in -
Wheelbase
101.5 in 106.3 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
54.6 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
19.5 ft³ - -

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