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Compare Audi S3 (8Y) Sedan vs Audi RS 6 C5

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50%
68%
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Superb suspension setup
  • Powerful 4.2TT ahead of its time
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Not the best styling as a sporty sedans
  • Unreliable automatic transmission
  • No manual option
  • Rather nose-heavy
  • Very high fuel consumption

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
325 L / 11.5 cu-ft
424 L / 15.0 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
7.4 L / 7.8 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
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
225/40 R 18 92 Y XL
255/40 R18
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
1387 mm / 54.6 in
Size | Length
4504 mm / 177.3 in
4858 mm / 191.3 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
1587.0 mm / 62.5 in
Weight
1505.0 kg / 3318.0 lbs
1840.0 kg / 4056.5 lbs
Wheel Size
8 J x 18
8.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2630 mm / 103.5 in
2759 mm / 108.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
165 ~ 166 g/km
350 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)
14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (combined) | 21.8 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
EURO 6
Euro 3
Engine
DNF
BCY
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
450.0 hp / 335.6 kW @ 5700-6400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
156.2 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
107.9 hp/L / 1.8 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
560 Nm / 413.0 lb-ft @ 1950-5500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
2020
2002 ~ 2004
Debut
2020-08-11
Made In
Germany
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