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2007 Audi A4 vs. 2005 Audi A4

To start off, 2007 Audi A4 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Audi A4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Audi A4 would be higher. At 1,984 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Audi A4 (197 HP @ 5100 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 2005 Audi A4. (171 HP @ 6200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 2005 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Audi A4 weights approximately 30 kg more than 2007 Audi A4.

Because 2005 Audi A4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Audi A4. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Audi A4 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, 2007 Audi A4 (280 Nm) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Audi A4. (225 Nm). This means 2007 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Audi A4.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A4 2005 Audi A4
Make Audi Audi
Model A4 A4
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 1786 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 171 HP
Engine RPM 5100 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 225 Nm
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 81 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.3:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1630 kg 1660 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1400 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1780 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2770 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 63 L


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