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Compare Audi A6 C6 [2.0 TDI] vs Audi S6 C7

Reviews

Neo score
62%
74%
Pros
  • New ZF 6HP transmission for AWD models
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Nice interior appointments
  • Torquey V8TT engine
  • Fast 7-speed S-tronic DCT
  • Down to 4.6s 0-100kph time
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Start of Audi's hellish CVT era
  • Carbon build-up issues for FSI engines
  • The Avant (wagon) looks better
  • Question mark on long-term reliability

Price

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Variants

2.0 TDI
2.0 TDI CVT
2.0 TFSI
2.0 TFSI CVT
2.4
2.4 CVT
2.4 quattro
2.7 TDI 180PS
2.7 TDI 180PS CVT
2.7 TDI 180PS quattro AT
2.8 FSI
2.8 FSI CVT
3.0 TDI quattro
3.0 TDI quattro AT
3.0 TDI quattro DPF
3.0 TDI quattro DPF AT
3.2 FSI
3.2 FSI CVT
3.2 FSI quattro
3.2 FSI quattro AT
4.2 FSI quattro AT
4.2 quattro AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
546 L / 19.3 cu-ft
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft ~ 995 L / 35.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.8 L / 4.0 qt
8.3 L / 8.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
75.0 L / 19.8 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
580 kg / 1279 lbs
610 kg / 1345 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Tire Size
205/60 R16
255/40 R19
Turning Circle
11.9 m / 39.0 ft
11.9 m / 39.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1459 mm / 57.4 in
1440 mm / 56.7 in
Size | Length
4916 mm / 193.5 in
4931 mm / 194.1 in
Size | Width
1855 mm / 73.0 in
1874 mm / 73.8 in | 2086 mm / 82.1 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1612.0 mm / 63.5 in
1615.0 mm / 63.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
1606.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbs
Wheel Size
7J x 16
8.5J x 19
Wheelbase
2843 mm / 111.9 in
2916 mm / 114.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.3 sec
4.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.8 sec
4.4 sec
CO2 Emission
161 g/km
225 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.30
Fuel Economy
6.0 L/100km / 39.2 MPG (combined) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (urban) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (highway)
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.4 L/100km / 17.6 MPG (urban) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
210.0 km/h / 130.5 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) | 1600 kg / 3527 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), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
BLB, BRE
CEUC
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
19.5:1
10.1:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.7 cu-in / 3993.0 cc
Engine | Power
140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 4000 rpm
420.0 hp / 313.2 kW @ 5500-6400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
71.1 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
105.2 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
95.5 mm / 3.8 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 1400-5200 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
DCT S-tronic

Production

Availability
2004 ~ 2008
2012 ~ 2014
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