2008 Audi A6 vs. 2008 Audi A4

To start off, both 2008 Audi A6 and 2008 Audi A4 were released in the same year (2008). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,393 cc, 2008 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Audi A6 (168 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 54 more horse power than 2008 Audi A4. (114 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2008 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Audi A6 weights approximately 340 kg more than 2008 Audi A4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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, 2008 Audi A4 (285 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Audi A6. (230 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2008 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Audi A6. 2008 Audi A6 has automatic transmission and 2008 Audi A4 has manual transmission. 2008 Audi A4 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 2008 Audi A4
Make Audi Audi
Model A6 A4
Year Released 2008 2008
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2393 cc 1896 cc
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 168 HP 114 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 230 Nm 285 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 1900 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 19.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 215 km/hour 197 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 9.4 seconds 11.5 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1515 kg 1175 kg
Vehicle Length 4800 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.7 L/100km 5.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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