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Compare Audi S4 B5 vs Audi S7 C8

Reviews

Neo score
58%
72%
Pros
  • V6TT with 5 valves per cylinder
  • Superb suspension setup
  • Simple, elegant design
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good exterior styling
  • Decent performance
  • Good comfort
Cons
  • Weak automatic transmission
  • Avant (the wagon) has better styling
  • Loaded with electronic nonsense

Price

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Capacity

Cargo Capacity
440 L / 15.5 cu-ft
525 L / 18.5 cu-ft ~ 1380 L / 48.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
13.6 L / 14.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
550 kg / 1213 lbs
625 kg / 1378 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Disc
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/45 R17
255/40 R20 101Y
Turning Circle
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
12.2 m / 40.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
5-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1396 mm / 55.0 in
1417 mm / 55.8 in
Size | Length
4483 mm / 176.5 in
4979 mm / 196.0 in
Size | Width
1733 mm / 68.2 in
1908 mm / 75.1 in
Track Width | Front
1498.0 mm / 59.0 in
1646.0 mm / 64.8 in
Track Width | Rear
1490.0 mm / 58.7 in
1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
Weight
1510.0 kg / 3329.0 lbs
2010.0 kg / 4431.3 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
8.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2607 mm / 102.6 in
2928 mm / 115.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.6 sec
5.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.3 sec
4.8 sec
CO2 Emission
271 g/km
170 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
0.31
Fuel Economy
11.3 L/100km / 20.8 MPG (combined) | 15.8 L/100km / 14.9 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)
6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (combined) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (urban) | 5.8 L/100km / 40.6 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)
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), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Engine
AGB, AZB
DEWA
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.3:1
15.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.7 L / 163.0 cu-in / 2671.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
Engine | Power
265.0 hp / 197.6 kW @ 5800 rpm
349.0 hp / 260.2 kW @ 3850 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
99.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
117.6 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1850-3600 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2500-3100 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
1997 ~ 2001
2019
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