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2013 Audi A5 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2013 Infiniti G37
     
Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
  • Manual quattro 2.0T Premium
  • Manual quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • Manual quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • Auto FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • Auto FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • Auto FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
  • Auto quattro 2.0T Premium
  • Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige
  • Manual Premium Plus
  • Manual Prestige
  • Auto Premium Plus
  • Auto Prestige
  • Premium Plus
  • Prestige
  • RS 5
C250 Sport Sedan
  • C250 Sport Sedan
  • C250 Luxury Sedan
  • C250 Coupe
  • C300 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • C300 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • C350 Sport Sedan
  • C350 Coupe
  • C350 4MATIC Coupe
  • C63 AMG Sedan
  • C63 AMG Coupe
Journey
  • Journey
  • x AWD
  • Sport 6MT
  • Journey
  • x AWD
  • Sport 6MT
  • Base
  • IPL 6MT
  • Sport 6MT
  • IPL
  • IPL

Prices

MSRP $37,850 $35,350 $32,850
Invoice $35,201 $32,876 $30,550
Avg. Paid $33,938 $26,944 $24,613

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.2 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.4 8.6 8.8
Performance 8.0 8.1 8.6
Interior 7.9 7.6 8.1
Operating Cost 7.4 7.4 7.6
Safety N/A 8.8 8.9
Reliability 3.5 4.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Stylish, upscale interior
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Good trunk space in both body styles
  • Premium interior design
  • Composed ride and handling
  • Peppy C350 trim
  • Powerful standard V6
  • Sporty handling
  • Sleek, luxurious interior
Cons
  • Cramped back seat
  • Complicated infotainment system
  • Tight rear seats
  • Coupe and convertible have severely cramped back seat
  • Coarse manual shifter and clutch

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Turbocharged Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas V6 3.7L/225
MPG 26 City / 32 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Coupe 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.300 108.7 112.2
Length, Overall (in) 182.100 180.8 187.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.000 69.7 69.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.000 56.3 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Optional
Panoramic Roof Standard Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3583 3319 3628

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional Standard
Keyless Start Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional 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
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
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 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 84.000 88.0 99.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.900 37.1 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.300 41.7 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.300 54.7 55.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.000 36.9 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 31.700 33.4 34.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.800 55.0 55.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 53.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.400 12.4 13.5

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

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

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
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/110 3.7L/225
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 211 @ 4300 201 @ 5500 328 @ 7000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1500 229 @ 2200 - 4300 269 @ 5200
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.400 35.5 36.1

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.900 17.4 20.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front 5-Link Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Trapezoidal-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

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

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