2006 Audi A6 vs. 2005 Dodge Ram

To start off, 2006 Audi A6 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Dodge Ram. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Dodge Ram would be higher. At 4,702 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Dodge Ram is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A6 (343 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 108 more horse power than 2005 Dodge Ram. (235 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2005 Dodge Ram. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Dodge Ram weights approximately 777 kg more than 2006 Audi A6.

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, 2005 Dodge Ram (407 Nm) has 164 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Audi A6. (243 Nm). This means 2005 Dodge Ram will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Audi A6.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 2005 Dodge Ram
Make Audi Dodge
Model A6 Ram
Year Released 2006 2005
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3130 cc 4702 cc
Horse Power 343 HP 235 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 243 Nm 407 Nm
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 6 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 2517 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 6350 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 2030 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1930 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 4080 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.9 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 15.7 L/100km 16.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.9 L/100km 15.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 132 L


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