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Compare Audi A6 C6 [2.0 TDI] vs Audi A5 Sportback B8 [1.8 TFSI 160 CVT]

Reviews

Neo score
62%
48%
Pros
  • New ZF 6HP transmission for AWD models
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Nice interior appointments
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Start of Audi's hellish CVT era
  • Carbon build-up issues for FSI engines
  • Impractical compared to the B8 A4
  • Unreliable drivetrain

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
1.8 TFSI 160 CVT
2.0 TDI 143
2.0 TDI 143 CVT
2.0 TDI 170
2.0 TDI 170 quattro
2.0 TFSI 180
2.0 TFSI 180 CVT
2.0 TFSI 211
2.0 TFSI 211 CVT
2.0 TFSI 211 quattro
2.0 TFSI 211 quattro DCT
2.7 TDI
2.7 TDI 190 CVT
3.0 TDI quattro
3.0 TDI quattro DCT
3.2 FSI quattro DCT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
546 L / 19.3 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft ~ 980 L / 34.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.8 L / 4.0 qt
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
Passengers
5
4
Payload
580 kg / 1279 lbs
530 kg / 1168 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/60 R16
225/50 R17
Turning Circle
11.9 m / 39.0 ft
11.5 m / 37.7 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
5-door Hatchback

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
64 mm / 2.5 in
Size | Height
1459 mm / 57.4 in
1391 mm / 54.8 in
Size | Length
4916 mm / 193.5 in
4711 mm / 185.5 in
Size | Width
1855 mm / 73.0 in
1854 mm / 73.0 in
Track Width | Front
1612.0 mm / 63.5 in
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1618.0 mm / 63.7 in
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
1520.0 kg / 3351.0 lbs
Wheel Size
7J x 16
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2843 mm / 111.9 in
2810 mm / 110.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.3 sec
8.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.8 sec
8.5 sec
CO2 Emission
161 g/km
169 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
0.29
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)
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (urban) | 5.9 L/100km / 39.9 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
241.0 km/h / 149.8 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) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
BLB, BRE
CDHB
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
19.5:1
9.6:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
Engine | Power
140.0 hp / 104.4 kW @ 4000 rpm
160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 4500-6200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
71.1 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
89.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
95.5 mm / 3.8 in
84.1 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1750-2500 rpm
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Multitronic

Production

Availability
2004 ~ 2008
2009 ~ 2011
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