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Compare Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan vs Audi S6 C5

Reviews

Neoscore
50%
73%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Elegant yet sporty styling
  • Good fit and finish without gimmicks
  • Naturally-aspirated V8
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • The Avant looked arguably better
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Weak automatic transmission

Variants

AT
MT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
325 L / 11.5 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
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
55.0 L / 14.5 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
520 kg / 1146 lbs
540 kg / 1190 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Tire Size
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
255/40 R17
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
11.7 m / 38.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1443 mm / 56.8 in
Size | Length
4504 mm / 177.3 in
4833 mm / 190.3 in
Size | Width
1816 mm / 71.5 in | 1984 mm / 78.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1850 mm / 72.8 in
Track Width | Front
1545.0 mm / 60.8 in
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1519.0 mm / 59.8 in
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
Weight
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
AT1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbsMT1735.0 kg / 3825.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
8J x 17
Wheelbase
2630 mm / 103.5 in
2759 mm / 108.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
AT6.7 secMT5.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
AT6.4 secMT5.4 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
AT343 g/kmMT338 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.34
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)
AT14.3 L/100km / 16.4 MPG (combined) | 21.8 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 10.1 L/100km / 23.3 MPG (highway)MT14.1 L/100km / 16.7 MPG (combined) | 21.0 L/100km / 11.2 MPG (urban) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 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)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6
Engine
DNF
ANK, AQJ
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
11.0:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1984.0 cc
4.2 L / 254.6 cu-in / 4172.0 cc
Engine | Power
310.0 hp / 231.2 kW @ 5450-6500 rpm
340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
81.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5450 rpm
420 Nm / 309.8 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
AT5-speedMT6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
ATAutomatic TiptronicMTManual

Production

Availability
2020
1999 ~ 2003
Debut
2020-08-11
Made In
Germany
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