2008 Audi A6 vs. 1996 Audi A8

To start off, 2008 Audi A6 is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Audi A8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Audi A8 would be higher. At 2,771 cc, 1996 Audi A8 is equipped with a bigger engine.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than 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.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Audi A6 1996 Audi A8
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 A8
Year Released 2008 1996
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2393 cc 2771 cc
Horse Power 168 HP 0 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4800 mm 5040 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2890 mm


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