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2006 Audi A4 vs. 2009 Lexus LS

To start off, 2009 Lexus LS is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Audi A4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Audi A4 would be higher. At 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Lexus LS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Lexus LS (381 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 126 more horse power than 2006 Audi A4. (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Lexus LS should accelerate faster than 2006 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A4 weights approximately 115 kg more than 2009 Lexus LS.

Because 2006 Audi A4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Lexus LS. 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, 2009 Lexus LS (498 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 168 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Audi A4. (330 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 2009 Lexus LS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Audi A4.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A4 2009 Lexus LS
Make Audi Lexus
Model A4 LS
Year Released 2006 2009
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3129 cc 4605 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 381 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 498 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4100 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 94 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 83 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1880 kg 1765 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 5160 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 3100 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.7 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 14.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 84 L


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