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Vehicle 2009 Chevrolet Impala SS [Discontinued] 2010 Audi A8 4.2 Sedan quattro
General
Body Style Sports Sedan,SDN Luxury Sedan,SDN
EPA Classification LARGE MIDSIZE
Turbo N N
Drive Train
City MPG 16 16
Combined MPG 19 18
Displacement (CC) 5327 4163
Driveline FWD AWD
Final Drive Ratio 2.93 3.31
Fuel Capacity (gal) 17.0 23.8
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Fuel Type Gas Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 24 23
Horsepower @ RPM 303@5600 350@6800
PowerToWeightRatio 12.2 12.5
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 5600 6800
Standard Transmission 4 Speed Automatic 6 Speed Automatic
Torque @ RPM 323@4000 325@3500
Transmission Speeds 4 6
Transmission Type A A
Type of Engine 5.3L V8 4.2L V8
Valves 16 32
Exterior
Crash Test Rating 5*/5* n/a
Curb weight (lbs) 3711 4321
Overall Height (in) 58.7 56.9
Overall Length (in) 200.4 199.3
Overall Width (in) 72.9 74.6
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 121.0
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) n/a 14.6
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.4 37.3
Headroom rear (in) 37.8 38.0
Hip room front (in) 56.4 n/a
Hip room rear (in) 57.2 n/a
Leg room front (in) 42.3 41.4
Leg room rear (in) 37.6 37.6
Passenger Volume 105 100
Seating Capacity - Maximum 5 5
Seating capacity - Standard 5 5
Shoulder room front (in) 58.7 59.1
Shoulder room rear (in) 58.6 57.5
Suspension
Front suspension Ind Ind
Ground Clearance (in) n/a 4.7
Rear Suspension Ind Ind
Track Front 62.4 64.1
Track Rear 61.5 63.6
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 40.0 41.0
Steering Diameter Right 40.0 41.0
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 100000 50000
Powertrain Time (Months) 60 48
Rust Miles 100000 n/a
Rust Time (Months) 72 144
Warranty - Basic Miles 36000 50000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 48






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