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2004 Audi S4 vs. 2005 GMC Sierra

To start off, 2005 GMC Sierra is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Audi S4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Audi S4 would be higher. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Audi S4 (339 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 18 more horse power than 2005 GMC Sierra. (321 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Audi S4 should accelerate faster than 2005 GMC Sierra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 GMC Sierra weights approximately 550 kg more than 2004 Audi S4.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2004 Audi S4 (410 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 GMC Sierra. (370 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2004 Audi S4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 GMC Sierra. 2005 GMC Sierra has automatic transmission and 2004 Audi S4 has manual transmission. 2004 Audi S4 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 GMC Sierra will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Audi S4 2005 GMC Sierra
Make Audi GMC
Model S4 Sierra
Year Released 2004 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4172 cc 5965 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 339 HP 321 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 410 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4000 RPM
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1720 kg 2270 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 5790 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 2000 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 2470 mm 3650 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.4 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 117 L


 

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