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2007 Audi A6 vs. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan

To start off, 2007 Audi A6 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Volkswagen Multivan would be higher. At 3,189 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Volkswagen Multivan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan (232 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 2007 Audi A6. (179 HP @ 3300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Volkswagen Multivan should accelerate faster than 2007 Audi A6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Volkswagen Multivan weights approximately 609 kg more than 2007 Audi A6. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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, 2007 Audi A6 (380 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 65 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan. (315 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 2007 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Volkswagen Multivan.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A6 2006 Volkswagen Multivan
Make Audi Volkswagen
Model A6 Multivan
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type Station Wagon Van
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2698 cc 3189 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 179 HP 232 HP
Engine RPM 3300 RPM 6200 RPM
Torque 380 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 2900 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.1 mm 95.9 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 17.0:1 11.3:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 223 km/hour 205 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.1 seconds 10.5 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1695 kg 2304 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4900 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1910 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1950 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 3010 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 12.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


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