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2007 Audi A4 vs. 2006 Audi A4

To start off, 2007 Audi A4 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Audi A4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Audi A4 would be higher. At 3,129 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi A4 (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 2007 Audi A4. (197 HP @ 5100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 2007 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A4 weights approximately 250 kg more than 2007 Audi A4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 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, 2006 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, 2006 Audi A4 (330 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Audi A4. (280 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Audi A4.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A4 2006 Audi A4
Make Audi Audi
Model A4 A4
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 3129 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 5 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 255 HP
Engine RPM 5100 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 330 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 3250 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.5 mm 84.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 92.8 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1630 kg 1880 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4590 mm
Vehicle Width 1400 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1780 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 63 L


 

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