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Compare Audi S6 C8 vs Audi S6 C5 [AT]

Reviews

Neo score
71%
73%
Pros
  • Good exterior styling
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Decent performance
  • Elegant yet sporty styling
  • Good fit and finish without gimmicks
  • Naturally-aspirated V8
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Downsized engine(s)
  • Limited by emission controls
  • The Avant looked arguably better
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Weak automatic transmission

Price

MSRP
63315 GBP
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Variants

AT
MT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
434 L / 15.3 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
11.0 L / 11.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
635 kg / 1400 lbs
540 kg / 1190 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Disc
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Tire Size
255/40 R20 101Y
255/40 R17
Turning Circle
12.1 m / 39.7 ft
11.7 m / 38.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1446 mm / 56.9 in
1443 mm / 56.8 in
Size | Length
4954 mm / 195.0 in
4833 mm / 190.3 in
Size | Width
1886 mm / 74.3 in
1850 mm / 72.8 in
Track Width | Front
1620.0 mm / 63.8 in
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1603.0 mm / 63.1 in
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
Weight
1955.0 kg / 4310.0 lbs
1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
Wheel Size
8.5J x 20
8J x 17
Wheelbase
2928 mm / 115.3 in
2759 mm / 108.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.0 sec
6.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.8 sec
6.4 sec
CO2 Emission
164 ~ 165 g/km
343 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.34
Fuel Economy
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (urban) | 5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (highway)
14.3 L/100km / 16.4 MPG (combined) | 21.8 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 10.1 L/100km / 23.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Engine
DEWA
ANK, AQJ
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
15.5:1
11.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
4.2 L / 254.6 cu-in / 4172.0 cc
Engine | Power
349.0 hp / 260.2 kW @ 3850 rpm
340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
117.6 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
81.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2500-3100 rpm
420 Nm / 309.8 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Tiptronic
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
2019
1999 ~ 2003
Made In
Germany
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