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4dr Sdn quattro Prestige
$42,500
Starting MSRP
$35,650
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
26 25 -
Size
175.9" length, 54.8" height 168.4" length, 56.5" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Black / Titanium

Basalt Gray / Flannel Gray

Onyx

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in N/A -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 140 -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5400 292 @ 5400 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1900 280 @ 1800 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 (Est) MPG 22 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 (Est) MPG 31 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
449.50 mi 449.50 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
333.50 mi 319.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 (Est) MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in 13.4 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 12.2 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (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

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36 ft 35.8 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P225/40YR18 -
Rear Tire Size
P225/40YR18 P225/40YR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact N/A -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3462 lbs 3305 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
N/A 93.5 ft³ -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
103.6 in 103.5 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Height, Overall
54.8 in 56.5 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.1 in 59.7 in -
Trunk Volume
12.3 ft³ N/A -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 52.7 ft³ -
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.6 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 22.8 ft³ -
Front Head Room
39.6 in 38.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.7 in 70.8 in -
Length, Overall
175.9 in 168.4 in -
Track Width, Front
61.1 in 60.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 4.8 in -
Second Head Room
36.4 in 38.1 in -
Front Leg Room
41.2 in 41.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in 55.9 in -
Second Shoulder Room
53 in 53.9 in -

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