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Compare Audi A4 Avant B6 [1.6] vs Audi RS 4 Avant B5

Reviews

Neo score
49%
71%
Pros
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Multi-link + double-wishbone suspension setup
  • Gorgeous exterior design
  • Great handling
  • 6-speed manual transmission
Cons
  • Bland design that didn't age well
  • Start of FSI fiasco

Price

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Variants

1.6
1.8T 150PS
1.8T 150PS CVT
1.8T 150PS quattro
1.8T 163PS
1.8T 163PS CVT
1.8T 163PS quattro
1.8T 170PS quattro
1.8T 170PS quattro AT
1.8T 190PS
1.8T 190PS quattro
1.9 TDI 100PS
1.9 TDI 115PS
1.9 TDI 130PS
1.9 TDI 130PS CVT
1.9 TDI 130PS quattro
2.0 130PS
2.0 130PS CVT
2.0 FSI 150PS
2.4
2.4 CVT
2.5 TDI 155PS
2.5 TDI 155PS CVT
2.5 TDI 163PS
2.5 TDI 163PS CVT
2.5 TDI 180PS quattro
2.5 TDI 180PS quattro AT
3.0
3.0 CVT
3.0 quattro
3.0 quattro AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
442 L / 15.6 cu-ft ~ 1184 L / 41.8 cu-ft
390 L / 13.8 cu-ft ~ 1250 L / 44.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
3.5 L / 3.7 qt
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
550 kg / 1213 lbs
550 kg / 1213 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
195/65 R15
255/35 R18
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1428 mm / 56.2 in
1386 mm / 54.6 in
Size | Length
4548 mm / 179.1 in
4525 mm / 178.1 in
Size | Width
1772 mm / 69.8 in
1799 mm / 70.8 in
Track Width | Front
1528.0 mm / 60.2 in
1549.0 mm / 61.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1526.0 mm / 60.1 in
1530.0 mm / 60.2 in
Weight
1350.0 kg / 2976.2 lbs
1620.0 kg / 3571.5 lbs
Wheel Size
6J x 15
8.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2650 mm / 104.3 in
2607 mm / 102.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
13.2 sec
4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
12.5 sec
4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
288 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
0.34
Fuel Economy
7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (combined) | 10.9 L/100km / 21.6 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)
12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (combined) | 17.0 L/100km / 13.8 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
186.0 km/h / 115.6 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Engine
ALZ
ASJ, AZR
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.6 L / 97.3 cu-in / 1595.0 cc
2.7 L / 163.0 cu-in / 2671.0 cc
Engine | Power
102.0 hp / 76.1 kW @ 5600 rpm
380.0 hp / 283.4 kW @ 6100-7000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
63.9 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
142.3 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
77.4 mm / 3.0 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
148 Nm / 109.2 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
440 Nm / 324.5 lb-ft @ 2500-6000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 engine with 2 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2001 ~ 2004
1999 ~ 2001
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