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2006 Audi A4 vs. 2012 Holden Captiva

To start off, 2012 Holden Captiva is newer by 6 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 3,194 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Holden Captiva is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A4 (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 2012 Holden Captiva. (224 HP @ 6600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 2012 Holden Captiva. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A4 weights approximately 35 kg more than 2012 Holden Captiva. 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 @ 3250 RPM) has 33 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Holden Captiva. (297 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Holden Captiva.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A4 2012 Holden Captiva
Make Audi Holden
Model A4 Captiva
Year Released 2006 2012
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3129 cc 3194 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 224 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6600 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 297 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 3200 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 89 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 85.6 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1880 kg 1845 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1710 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 11.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 65 L


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