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2012 Audi A5 vs. 2012 Buick LaCrosse

To start off, both 2012 Audi A5 and 2012 Buick LaCrosse were released in the same year (2012). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2012 Buick LaCrosse is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Buick LaCrosse (182 HP @ 6700 RPM) has 14 more horse power than 2012 Audi A5. (168 HP @ 4200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Buick LaCrosse should accelerate faster than 2012 Audi A5.

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, 2012 Audi A5 (350 Nm @ 1750 RPM) has 117 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Buick LaCrosse. (233 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2012 Audi A5 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Audi A5 2012 Buick LaCrosse
Make Audi Buick
Model A5 LaCrosse
Year Released 2012 2012
Body Type Coupe Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1968 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 168 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 4200 RPM 6700 RPM
Torque 350 Nm 233 Nm
Torque RPM 1750 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Fuel Tank Capacity 67 L 59 L


 

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