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2006 Audi A6 vs. 1991 Audi Coupe

To start off, 2006 Audi A6 is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Audi Coupe. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Audi Coupe would be higher. At 3,130 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A6 (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 81 more horse power than 1991 Audi Coupe. (174 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 1991 Audi Coupe. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A6 weights approximately 336 kg more than 1991 Audi Coupe. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 1991 Audi Coupe is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Audi A6. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Audi Coupe 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 A6 (330 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 81 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Audi Coupe. (249 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Audi Coupe.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 1991 Audi Coupe
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 Coupe
Year Released 2006 1991
Body Type Sedan Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3130 cc 2770 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 255 HP 174 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 249 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 86.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 13.0:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1174 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4370 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2560 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


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