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2008 Audi A6 vs. 2002 Chrysler Sebring

To start off, 2008 Audi A6 is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Chrysler Sebring would be higher. At 2,496 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Audi A6 (178 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 29 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Audi A6 weights approximately 438 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Audi A6 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Audi A6 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, 2008 Audi A6 (370 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 144 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2008 Audi A6 has manual transmission. 2008 Audi A6 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Chrysler Sebring will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Audi A6 2002 Chrysler Sebring
Make Audi Chrysler
Model A6 Sebring
Year Released 2008 2002
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2496 cc 2343 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 178 HP 149 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 226 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 78.3 mm 87.4 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.4 mm 101 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 19.0:1 9.4:1
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1890 kg 1452 kg
Vehicle Length 4820 mm 4850 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1560 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 61 L


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