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2011 Audi Q5 vs. 2011 Audi R8

To start off, both 2011 Audi Q5 and 2011 Audi R8 were released in the same year (2011). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 4,200 cc (8 cylinders), 2011 Audi R8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Audi R8 (420 HP @ 7800 RPM) has 209 more horse power than 2011 Audi Q5. (211 HP @ 4300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Audi R8 should accelerate faster than 2011 Audi Q5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Audi Q5 weights approximately 220 kg more than 2011 Audi R8.

Both vehicles are all wheel drive (AWD) - 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, 2011 Audi R8 (430 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 81 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Audi Q5. (349 Nm @ 1500 RPM). This means 2011 Audi R8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Audi Q5. 2011 Audi Q5 has automatic transmission and 2011 Audi R8 has manual transmission. 2011 Audi R8 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Audi Q5 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2011 Audi Q5 2011 Audi R8
Make Audi Audi
Model Q5 R8
Year Released 2011 2011
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Size 2000 cc 4200 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 211 HP 420 HP
Engine RPM 4300 RPM 7800 RPM
Torque 349 Nm 430 Nm
Torque RPM 1500 RPM 4500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type AWD AWD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1855 kg 1635 kg
Vehicle Length 4628 mm 4435 mm
Vehicle Width 1880 mm 1930 mm
Vehicle Height 1654 mm 1252 mm
Wheelbase Size 2807 mm 2649 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 21.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 90 L


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