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2006 Audi A6 vs. 2006 Audi A4

To start off, both 2006 Audi A6 and 2006 Audi A4 were released in the same year (2006). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. 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 94 more horse power than 2006 Audi A4. (161 HP @ 5700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2006 Audi A4.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than 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 A6 (330 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 105 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Audi A4. (225 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Audi A4.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 2006 Audi A4
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 A4
Year Released 2006 2006
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3130 cc 1780 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5700 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 225 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84.5 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 86.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 13.0:1 9.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1510 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4590 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 8.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 70 L


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