2009 Audi A3 vs. 2006 Audi TT

To start off, 2009 Audi A3 is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Audi TT. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Audi TT would be higher. At 3,196 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Audi TT is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Audi TT (250 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 2009 Audi A3. (197 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Audi TT should accelerate faster than 2009 Audi A3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi TT weights approximately 482 kg more than 2009 Audi A3. 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, 2006 Audi TT (320 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Audi A3. (280 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2006 Audi TT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Audi A3.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Audi A3 2006 Audi TT
Make Audi Audi
Model A3 TT
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 3196 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 320 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.6 mm 84 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 95.9 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 1512 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4050 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1350 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2430 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.7 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 62 L


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