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2dr Conv Auto
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2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
2dr Conv Manual Komfort SULEV
  • 2dr Conv Manual Komfort SULEV
  • 2dr Conv DSG Komfort SULEV
  • 2dr Conv Lux SULEV

Prices

MSRP $39,950 $36,900 $32,940
Invoice $37,553 $34,318 $31,622
Avg. Paid $22,058 $24,598 $17,709

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.3 7.9 7.9
Critics' Rating 7.5 8.6 8.4
Performance 7.3 8.0 8.2
Interior 8.3 8.0 8.1
Operating Cost 7.7 7.6 7.9
Safety N/A N/A 10.0
Reliability 2.0 3.0 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Upscale cabin
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Outstanding safety ratings
  • Upscale interior
  • Good handling
  • Convertible top occupies little space when stowed
  • High-quality interior
  • Comfortable handling
  • Numerous standard features
  • Good fuel economy
Cons
  • Limited trunk space with top stowed
  • Uninspiring performance
  • Low reliability score for the class
  • Cramped back seat
  • Rivals are more powerful
  • Cramped back seat and small trunk
  • Underpowered
  • Suspension too soft for some
  • Poor reliability rating

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I5 2.5L/154 Gas I4 2.0L/121.1 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 19 City / 28 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 103.9 108.3 101.5
Length, Overall (in) 181.7 182.1 173.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 73.0 70.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 54.0 56.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Convertible Hardtop Standard Standard
Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3837 3583 3474

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Optional Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 4 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 84 84.0 77.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 39.1 37.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.3 41.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.3 54.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 36.0 35.8
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 31.7 32.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 47.0 52.8 41.5
Second Hip Room (in) 41.5 - TBD - - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.8 12.2 6.6-10.5

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Rollover Protection System Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I5 Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 2.5L/154 2.0L/121.1 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 227 @ 5000 211 @ 4300-6000 200 @ 5100-6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 236 @ 1500 - 5000 258 @ 1500-4200 207 @ 1800-5000
Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Turning diameter 38.7 37.4 35.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 16.9 14.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 5-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trapezoidal Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Dive w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.