• Cart

2006 Audi A4 vs. 2004 Toyota Highlander

To start off, 2006 Audi A4 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Toyota Highlander. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Toyota Highlander would be higher. At 3,310 cc (6 cylinders), 2004 Toyota Highlander is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A4 (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 25 more horse power than 2004 Toyota Highlander. (230 HP @ 3400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 2004 Toyota Highlander. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A4 weights approximately 95 kg more than 2004 Toyota Highlander. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2006 Audi A4 (330 Nm) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Toyota Highlander. (329 Nm). This means 2006 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Toyota Highlander.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A4 2004 Toyota Highlander
Make Audi Toyota
Model A4 Highlander
Year Released 2006 2004
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3129 cc 3310 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 230 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 3400 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 329 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 92 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 83 mm
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1880 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4700 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2620 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.7 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 73 L


More Comparisons


Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]