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2006 Audi A4 vs. 1990 Nissan Pintara

To start off, 2006 Audi A4 is newer by 16 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1990 Nissan Pintara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1990 Nissan Pintara would be higher. At 3,129 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A4 (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 144 more horse power than 1990 Nissan Pintara. (111 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 1990 Nissan Pintara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A4 weights approximately 720 kg more than 1990 Nissan Pintara. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Audi A4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1990 Nissan Pintara. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 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, 2006 Audi A4 (330 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 162 more torque (in Nm) than 1990 Nissan Pintara. (168 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1990 Nissan Pintara.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A4 1990 Nissan Pintara
Make Audi Nissan
Model A4 Pintara
Year Released 2006 1990
Engine Size 3129 cc 1974 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 255 HP 111 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 168 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Vehicle Weight 1880 kg 1160 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2560 mm


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