2009 Audi A4 vs. 1999 Ford Laser

To start off, 2009 Audi A4 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Ford Laser. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Ford Laser would be higher. At 2,698 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Audi A4 (187 HP @ 3500 RPM) has 82 more horse power than 1999 Ford Laser. (105 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Audi A4 should accelerate faster than 1999 Ford Laser. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Audi A4 weights approximately 555 kg more than 1999 Ford Laser. 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, 2009 Audi A4 (400 Nm @ 1400 RPM) has 255 more torque (in Nm) than 1999 Ford Laser. (145 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2009 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1999 Ford Laser.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Audi A4 1999 Ford Laser
Make Audi Ford
Model A4 Laser
Year Released 2009 1999
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2698 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 187 HP 105 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 400 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 1400 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 83.1 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 83.1 mm 81.3 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 1670 kg 1115 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 4260 mm
Vehicle Width 1830 mm 1710 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2620 mm


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