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Compare Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan vs Audi S4 B5

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Neoscore
50%
58%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • V6TT with 5 valves per cylinder
  • Superb suspension setup
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Weak automatic transmission
  • Avant (the wagon) has better styling

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
325 L / 11.5 cu-ft
440 L / 15.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
550 kg / 1213 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
225/45 R17
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1396 mm / 55.0 in
Size | Length
4504 mm / 177.3 in
4483 mm / 176.5 in
Size | Width
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1733 mm / 68.2 in
Track Width | Front
1545.0 mm / 60.8 in
1498.0 mm / 59.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1519.0 mm / 59.8 in
1490.0 mm / 58.7 in
Weight
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
1510.0 kg / 3329.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2630 mm / 103.5 in
2607 mm / 102.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
5.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
5.3 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
271 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.31
Fuel Economy
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.1 L/100km / 25.8 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (highway)
11.3 L/100km / 20.8 MPG (combined) | 15.8 L/100km / 14.9 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 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) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6
Engine
DNF
AGB, AZB
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
2.7 L / 163.0 cu-in / 2671.0 cc
Engine | Power
310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5450-6500 rpm
265.0 hp / 197.6 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
99.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5450 rpm
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1850-3600 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
Manual

Production

Availability
2020
1997 ~ 2001
Debut
2020-08-11
Made In
Germany
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