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Compare Audi S4 Avant B7 [Manual] vs Audi S4 Avant B8 [Manual] vs Audi S4 Avant B9 [3.0 TDI]

Reviews

Neo score
72%
69%
65%
Pros
  • 40-valve NA V8 lived on
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • 6-speed manual transmission still offered
  • Good supercharged V6 engine
  • Beautiful styling
  • New DCT transmission, while 6-speed manual also available
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
  • Good 8-speed automatic transmission
Cons
  • Somewhat underpowered for an "S"
  • Not the best design from Audi
  • Not as distinct as an RS vehicle
  • Loss of V8
  • Rather over-styled
  • Switched to diesel in Europe

Price

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Variants

Manual
Tiptronic
Manual
S tronic
3.0 TDI
3.0 TFSI

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
442 L / 15.6 cu-ft ~ 1354 L / 47.8 cu-ft
490 L / 17.3 cu-ft ~ 1430 L / 50.5 cu-ft
420 L / 14.8 cu-ft ~ 1435 L / 50.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
11.1 L / 11.7 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
6.2 L / 6.6 qt
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
58.0 L / 15.3 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
550 kg / 1213 lbs
570 kg / 1257 lbs
555 kg / 1224 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link on trapezoidal lever
Multi-link on trapezoidal lever
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/40 R18
245/40 R18
245/40 R18 97 Y XL
Turning Circle
11.5 m / 37.7 ft
11.5 m / 37.7 ft
11.6 m / 38.0 ft

Construction

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

Dimensions

Size | Height
1441 mm / 56.7 in
1415 mm / 55.7 in
1437 mm / 56.6 in
Size | Length
4586 mm / 180.6 in
4717 mm / 185.7 in
4750 mm / 187.0 in
Size | Width
1781 mm / 70.1 in
1826 mm / 71.9 in
1842 mm / 72.5 in | 2022 mm / 79.6 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1516.0 mm / 59.7 in
1552.0 mm / 61.1 in
1565.0 mm / 61.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1512.0 mm / 59.5 in
1539.0 mm / 60.6 in
1546.0 mm / 60.9 in
Weight
1720.0 kg / 3792.0 lbs
1705.0 kg / 3758.9 lbs
1820.0 kg / 4012.4 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 18
8J x 18
8.0J x 18
Wheelbase
2651 mm / 104.4 in
2811 mm / 110.7 in
2825 mm / 111.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.8 sec
5.2 sec
4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.5 sec
4.9 sec
4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
322 g/km
229 g/km
164 ~ 165 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
0.325
0.31
Fuel Economy
13.4 L/100km / 17.6 MPG (combined) | 19.6 L/100km / 12.0 MPG (urban) | 9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (highway)
9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (combined) | 13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 MPG (highway)
6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (combined) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (urban) | 5.7 L/100km / 41.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1700 kg / 3748 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Euro 6d
Engine
BBK
CAKA, CCBA
DEWB
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
10.3:1
15.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.2 L / 254.0 cu-in / 4163.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2995.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
Engine | Power
344.0 hp / 256.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
333.0 hp / 248.3 kW @ 5500-7000 rpm
347.0 hp / 258.8 kW @ 3850 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
82.6 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
111.2 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
117.0 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
410 Nm / 302.4 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
440 Nm / 324.5 lb-ft @ 2900-5300 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
Supercharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
2004 ~ 2008
2009 ~ 2011
2019 ~ 2019
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