2005 Audi A4 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Audi A4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Audi A4 would be higher. At 2,496 cc (6 cylinders), 2005 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 2005 Audi A4. (170 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2005 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Audi A4 weights approximately 34 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 2005 Audi A4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Audi A4 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, 2005 Audi A4 (370 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 152 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2005 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2005 Audi A4 has manual transmission. 2005 Audi A4 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Audi A4 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Audi Honda
Model A4 CR-V
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2496 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 170 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1590 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4550 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 58 L


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