2009 Audi A3 vs. 2009 Audi TT

To start off, both 2009 Audi A3 and 2009 Audi TT were released in the same year (2009). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. Both 2009 Audi A3 and 2009 Audi TT are equipped with a 1,984 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Audi TT (268 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 71 more horse power than 2009 Audi A3. (197 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Audi TT should accelerate faster than 2009 Audi A3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Audi TT weights approximately 425 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.

Because 2009 Audi TT is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2009 Audi A3. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Audi TT 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, 2009 Audi TT (350 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 70 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Audi A3. (280 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2009 Audi TT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Audi A3. 2009 Audi A3 has automatic transmission and 2009 Audi TT has manual transmission. 2009 Audi TT will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Audi A3 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Audi A3 2009 Audi TT
Make Audi Audi
Model A3 TT
Year Released 2009 2009
Body Type Hatchback Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1984 cc 1984 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 197 HP 268 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 280 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 2500 RPM
Engine Bore Size 82.6 mm 82.6 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92.8 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 9.8:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Acceleration 0-100mph 7 seconds 5.6 seconds
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1030 kg 1455 kg
Vehicle Length 4290 mm 4200 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2580 mm 2470 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.7 L/100km 8.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L 60 L


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