2009 Audi TT vs. 2006 Audi A3

To start off, 2009 Audi TT is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Audi A3. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Audi A3 would be higher. At 3,189 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Audi TT is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Audi TT (250 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 53 more horse power than 2006 Audi A3. (197 HP @ 5100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Audi TT should accelerate faster than 2006 Audi A3. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Audi A3 weights approximately 534 kg more than 2009 Audi TT.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or 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 TT (320 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 40 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 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 2006 Audi A3.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Audi TT 2006 Audi A3
Make Audi Audi
Model TT A3
Year Released 2009 2006
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3189 cc 1982 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 197 HP
Engine RPM 6300 RPM 5100 RPM
Torque 320 Nm 280 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 84 mm 82.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.9 mm 92.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 936 kg 1470 kg
Vehicle Length 4180 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1370 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2480 mm 2580 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.4 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 60 L


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