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2008 Audi A6 vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, 2012 Buick LaCrosse is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Audi A6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Audi A6 would be higher. At 3,101 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Audi A6 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Audi A6 (255 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 73 more horse power than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (182 HP @ 6700 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Audi A6 should accelerate faster than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Audi A6 weights approximately 10 kg more than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. 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 A6 (331 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 98 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2008 Audi A6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Audi A6 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Audi Buick
Model A6 LaCrosse
Year Released 2008 2012
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3101 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 255 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 331 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 3250 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1750 kg 1740 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 5001 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1857 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1504 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2837 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 59 L


 

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