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2006 Audi A6 vs. 2007 Audi A6

To start off, 2007 Audi A6 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Audi A6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Audi A6 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 80 more horse power than 2007 Audi A6. (175 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2007 Audi A6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A6 weights approximately 30 kg more than 2007 Audi A6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 100 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Audi A6. (230 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Audi A6.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 2007 Audi A6
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 A6
Year Released 2006 2007
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3130 cc 2393 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 330 Nm 230 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 13.0:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1510 kg 1480 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4800 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2770 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 9.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 70 L


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