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Compare Audi S6 C7 vs Audi A5 Sportback B8 [1.8 TFSI 160 CVT]

Reviews

Neo score
74%
48%
Pros
  • Torquey V8TT engine
  • Fast 7-speed S-tronic DCT
  • Down to 4.6s 0-100kph time
  • Good towing capacity
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
Cons
  • The Avant (wagon) looks better
  • Question mark on long-term reliability
  • Impractical compared to the B8 A4
  • Unreliable drivetrain

Price

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Variants

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
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft ~ 995 L / 35.1 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft ~ 980 L / 34.6 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.3 L / 8.8 qt
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
75.0 L / 19.8 gal
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
Passengers
5
4
Payload
610 kg / 1345 lbs
530 kg / 1168 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Multi-link
Tire Size
255/40 R19
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
1440 mm / 56.7 in
1391 mm / 54.8 in
Size | Length
4931 mm / 194.1 in
4711 mm / 185.5 in
Size | Width
1874 mm / 73.8 in | 2086 mm / 82.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1854 mm / 73.0 in
Track Width | Front
1615.0 mm / 63.6 in
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1606.0 mm / 63.2 in
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbs
1520.0 kg / 3351.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8.5J x 19
7.5J x 17
Wheelbase
2916 mm / 114.8 in
2810 mm / 110.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.6 sec
8.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.4 sec
8.5 sec
CO2 Emission
225 g/km
169 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
0.29
Fuel Economy
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.4 L/100km / 17.6 MPG (urban) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 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
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
241.0 km/h / 149.8 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) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 5
Engine
CEUC
CDHB
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.1:1
9.6:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.7 cu-in / 3993.0 cc
1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
Engine | Power
420.0 hp / 313.2 kW @ 5500-6400 rpm
160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 4500-6200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
105.2 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
89.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
84.1 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 1400-5200 rpm
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
DCT S-tronic
Multitronic

Production

Availability
2012 ~ 2014
2009 ~ 2011
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