2006 Audi A6 vs. 1994 Honda Legend

To start off, 2006 Audi A6 is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1994 Honda Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1994 Honda Legend would be higher. At 3,206 cc (6 cylinders), 1994 Honda Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A6 (343 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 142 more horse power than 1994 Honda Legend. (201 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 1994 Honda Legend. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A6 weights approximately 190 kg more than 1994 Honda Legend. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Audi A6 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1994 Honda Legend. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 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, 1994 Honda Legend (293 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Audi A6. (243 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 1994 Honda Legend will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Audi A6.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 1994 Honda Legend
Make Audi Honda
Model A6 Legend
Year Released 2006 1994
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3130 cc 3206 cc
Horse Power 343 HP 201 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 243 Nm 293 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 1550 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 4960 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1420 mm


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