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2006 Audi A4 vs. 2006 Pontiac Solstice

To start off, both 2006 Audi A4 and 2006 Pontiac Solstice were released in the same year (2006). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 78 more horse power than 2006 Pontiac Solstice. (177 HP @ 6600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 2006 Pontiac Solstice.

Because 2006 Audi A4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Pontiac Solstice. 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 105 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Pontiac Solstice. (225 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Pontiac Solstice.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A4 2006 Pontiac Solstice
Make Audi Pontiac
Model A4 Solstice
Year Released 2006 2006
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3129 cc 2376 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 255 HP 177 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 225 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 87.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 97.8 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4000 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1280 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2420 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.7 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 49 L


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