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2007 Audi A4 vs. 2009 Audi A5

To start off, 2009 Audi A5 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Audi A4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Audi A4 would be higher. At 3,197 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Audi A5 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Audi A5 (261 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 64 more horse power than 2007 Audi A4. (197 HP @ 5100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Audi A5 should accelerate faster than 2007 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Audi A4 weights approximately 94 kg more than 2009 Audi A5.

Because 2009 Audi A5 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, 2009 Audi A5 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, 2009 Audi A5 (330 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Audi A4. (280 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2009 Audi A5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Audi A4. 2007 Audi A4 has automatic transmission and 2009 Audi A5 has manual transmission. 2009 Audi A5 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Audi A4 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A4 2009 Audi A5
Make Audi Audi
Model A4 A5
Year Released 2007 2009
Body Type Convertible Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 3197 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 261 HP
Engine RPM 5100 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 330 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 238 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 8.2 seconds 6.1 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1630 kg 1536 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4630 mm
Vehicle Width 1400 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1780 mm 1380 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2760 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 9.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 64 L


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