2006 Audi A6 vs. 2013 Volkswagen Beetle

To start off, 2013 Volkswagen Beetle is newer by 7 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 4,163 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A6 (329 HP @ 6600 RPM) has 132 more horse power than 2013 Volkswagen Beetle. (197 HP @ 5100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2013 Volkswagen Beetle. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Volkswagen Beetle weights approximately 105 kg more than 2006 Audi A6.

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 (420 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 139 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Volkswagen Beetle. (281 Nm @ 1700 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Volkswagen Beetle.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Audi A6 2013 Volkswagen Beetle
Make Audi Volkswagen
Model A6 Beetle
Year Released 2006 2013
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4163 cc 2000 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 329 HP 197 HP
Engine RPM 6600 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 420 Nm 281 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 1700 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.6:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1275 kg 1380 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4278 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1808 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1486 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2537 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 9.5 L/100km 6.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 19 L/100km 10.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 55 L


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