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2019 Ford Shelby GT350 vs. 2019 Audi TT Review

New 2019 Ford Shelby GT350

2019 Ford
Shelby GT350

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New 2019 Audi TT

2019 Audi
TT

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MSRP*
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$59,140
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$44,900
Invoice* $56,183 $42,208
MPG - City 14 23
MPG - Hwy 21 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Shelby GT350 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Audi TT. The Ford Shelby GT350 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi TT.

Convenience
With the Audi TT you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Ford Shelby GT350, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Shelby GT350 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi TT, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Shelby GT350 will cost more in transportation costs than the Audi TT.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Shelby GT350 is much wider than the Audi TT, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Shelby GT350, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi TT.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Shelby GT350 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi TT.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Shelby GT350 has a much more powerful engine than the Audi TT. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Shelby GT350 and the Audi TT. The Ford Shelby GT350 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi TT.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Shelby GT350 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Audi TT.