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2004 Audi A6 vs. 2009 Audi Q7

To start off, 2009 Audi Q7 is newer by 5 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 3,597 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Audi Q7 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Audi Q7 (276 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 96 more horse power than 2004 Audi A6. (180 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Audi Q7 should accelerate faster than 2004 Audi A6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Audi Q7 weights approximately 578 kg more than 2004 Audi A6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Audi Q7 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2004 Audi A6. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Audi Q7 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2009 Audi Q7 (360 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 125 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Audi A6. (235 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2009 Audi Q7 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Audi A6.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Audi A6 2009 Audi Q7
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 Q7
Year Released 2004 2009
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2496 cc 3597 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 276 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 235 Nm 360 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.3:1 11.0:1
Top Speed 221 km/hour 220 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.5 seconds 8.6 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1662 kg 2240 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 5090 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1990 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1740 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 3010 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.2 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 16.9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.6 L/100km 14.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 100 L


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