2006 Audi A6 vs. 2010 Porsche 911

To start off, 2010 Porsche 911 is newer by 4 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 3,800 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Porsche 911 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Porsche 911 (385 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 42 more horse power than 2006 Audi A6. (343 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Porsche 911 should accelerate faster than 2006 Audi A6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A6 weights approximately 235 kg more than 2010 Porsche 911.

Because 2006 Audi A6 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Porsche 911. 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, 2010 Porsche 911 (420 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 177 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Audi A6. (243 Nm @ 3250 RPM). This means 2010 Porsche 911 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Audi A6.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 2010 Porsche 911
Make Audi Porsche
Model A6 911
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type Station Wagon Coupe
Engine Position Front Rear
Engine Size 3130 cc 3800 cc
Horse Power 343 HP 385 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 243 Nm 420 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1740 kg 1505 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 4460 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1808 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2350 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.9 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 15.7 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 64 L


More Comparisons


Replacing Your Front Disc Brakes Made Simple: The Definitive DIY Guide
Replace the front disc brakes of your vehicle and save money on labour cost. Read this guide to learn how. [read more]
What to look for when buying a used/second hand car.
Diligence through every step of the buying process will help you find a reliable used car and avoid any unpleasant surprises. [read more]
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Perform an Oil Change on Your Car
One of the most effective ways of saving money on car maintenance is to change the oil yourself. [read more]