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Compare Audi S6 C5 [AT] vs Audi S7 C8

Reviews

Neo score
73%
72%
Pros
  • Elegant yet sporty styling
  • Good fit and finish without gimmicks
  • Naturally-aspirated V8
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good exterior styling
  • Decent performance
  • Good comfort
Cons
  • The Avant looked arguably better
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Weak automatic transmission
  • Loaded with electronic nonsense

Price

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Variants

AT
MT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
434 L / 15.3 cu-ft
525 L / 18.5 cu-ft ~ 1380 L / 48.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
11.0 L / 11.6 qt
13.6 L / 14.4 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
540 kg / 1190 lbs
625 kg / 1378 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Disc
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Multi-link
Tire Size
255/40 R17
255/40 R20 101Y
Turning Circle
11.7 m / 38.3 ft
12.2 m / 40.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
5-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1443 mm / 56.8 in
1417 mm / 55.8 in
Size | Length
4833 mm / 190.3 in
4979 mm / 196.0 in
Size | Width
1850 mm / 72.8 in
1908 mm / 75.1 in
Track Width | Front
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
1646.0 mm / 64.8 in
Track Width | Rear
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
Weight
1760.0 kg / 3880.1 lbs
2010.0 kg / 4431.3 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 17
8.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2759 mm / 108.6 in
2928 mm / 115.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.7 sec
5.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
6.4 sec
4.8 sec
CO2 Emission
343 g/km
170 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.34
0.31
Fuel Economy
14.3 L/100km / 16.4 MPG (combined) | 21.8 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 10.1 L/100km / 23.3 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) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2100 kg / 4630 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
ANK, AQJ
DEWA
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
15.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.2 L / 254.6 cu-in / 4172.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
Engine | Power
340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
349.0 hp / 260.2 kW @ 3850 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
81.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
117.6 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
420 Nm / 309.8 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2500-3100 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Tiptronic
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
1999 ~ 2003
2019
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