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Compare Audi S6 Avant C5 [Manual] vs Audi RS 6 Avant C5

Reviews

Neo score
71%
80%
Pros
  • Multi-link suspensions all-around
  • Great NA V8 engine
  • Good 6-speed manual
  • Good towing capacity
  • Rather clean styling
  • Exceptional mix of elegance and sportiness
  • Wonderful bi-turbo V8 engine
  • The original super wagon
Cons
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Bad auto gearbox
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Unreliable auto gearbox

Price

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Variants

Manual
Tiptronic

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 1590 L / 56.2 cu-ft
455 L / 16.1 cu-ft ~ 1590 L / 56.2 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
11.0 L / 11.6 qt
11.0 L / 11.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
540 kg / 1190 lbs
490 kg / 1080 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link on trapezoidal lever
Double-wishbone
Tire Size
255/40 R17
255/40 R18
Turning Circle
11.7 m / 38.3 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

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

Dimensions

Size | Height
1440 mm / 56.7 in
1390 mm / 54.7 in
Size | Length
4833 mm / 190.3 in
4852 mm / 191.0 in
Size | Width
1850 mm / 72.8 in
1850 mm / 72.8 in
Track Width | Front
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
1578.0 mm / 62.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
1587.0 mm / 62.5 in
Weight
1790.0 kg / 3946.3 lbs
1865.0 kg / 4111.6 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 17
8.5J X 18
Wheelbase
2759 mm / 108.6 in
2759 mm / 108.6 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.8 sec
4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.5 sec
4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
341 g/km
350 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.34
0.35
Fuel Economy
14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (combined) | 21.9 L/100km / 10.7 MPG (urban) | 10.3 L/100km / 22.8 MPG (highway)
14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (combined) | 21.8 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 10.4 L/100km / 22.6 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)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 3
Engine
ANK, AQJ
BCY
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
4.2 L / 254.6 cu-in / 4172.0 cc
4.2 L / 254.6 cu-in / 4172.0 cc
Engine | Power
340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
450.0 hp / 335.6 kW @ 5700-6400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
81.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
107.9 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
420 Nm / 309.8 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
560 Nm / 413.0 lb-ft @ 1950-5600 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
1999 ~ 2005
2002 ~ 2006
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