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2008 Audi A4 vs. 2007 Audi A4

To start off, 2008 Audi A4 is newer by 1 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 2,967 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Audi A4 (222 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 61 more horse power than 2008 Audi A4. (161 HP @ 5700 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 2008 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Audi A4 weights approximately 110 kg more than 2007 Audi A4.

Because 2007 Audi A4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Audi A4. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 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 (450 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 225 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Audi A4. (225 Nm @ 1950 RPM). This means 2007 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Audi A4.

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2008 Audi A4 2007 Audi A4
Make Audi Audi
Model A4 A4
Year Released 2008 2007
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1781 cc 2967 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 161 HP 222 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 225 Nm 450 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 1400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.0:1 17.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.4 seconds 7.4 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1430 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2660 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.5 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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