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2004 Audi A6 vs. 2005 Audi A4

To start off, 2005 Audi A4 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Audi A6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Audi A6 would be higher. At 2,496 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Audi A6 (180 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 80 more horse power than 2005 Audi A4. (100 HP @ 1900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2005 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Audi A6 weights approximately 212 kg more than 2005 Audi A4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Audi A4 (250 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 15 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Audi A6. (235 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2005 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Audi A6.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Audi A6 2005 Audi A4
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 A4
Year Released 2004 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2496 cc 1894 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 100 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 1900 RPM
Torque 235 Nm 250 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 1900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 79.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 77.4 mm 95.5 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.3:1 19.0:1
Top Speed 221 km/hour 191 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.5 seconds 12.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1662 kg 1450 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.6 L/100km 5.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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