2008 Audi A6 vs. 2006 Audi A6

To start off, 2008 Audi A6 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Audi A6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Audi A6 would be higher. At 2,393 cc, 2008 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 168 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A6 weights approximately 365 kg more than 2008 Audi A6.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2006 Audi A6 (280 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Audi A6. (230 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2006 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Audi A6. 2008 Audi A6 has automatic transmission and 2006 Audi A6 has manual transmission. 2006 Audi A6 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Audi A6 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Audi A6 2006 Audi A6
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 A6
Year Released 2008 2006
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2393 cc 1983 cc
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 168 HP 168 HP
Torque 230 Nm 280 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 11.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 215 km/hour 227 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.4 seconds 8.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1515 kg 1880 kg
Vehicle Length 4800 mm 4580 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 9.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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