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Compare Audi A5 (8F) Cabriolet [1.8 TFSI] vs Audi A4 B6 Cabriolet [1.8T 163]

Reviews

Neo score
66%
55%
Pros
  • Improved styling with the top down
  • Improved engine output
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
  • Decent engine reliability
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Bad CVT
  • DCT-related reliability problems
  • Horrible CVT
  • Horrendous ZF 5HP automatic transmission
  • Awkward proportions
  • Mediocre build quality

Price

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Variants

1.8 TFSI
1.8 TFSI CVT
2.0 TDI
2.0 TFSI 180 CVT
2.0 TFSI 211
2.0 TFSI 211 CVT
2.0 TFSI 211 quattro DCT
2.7 TDI
2.7 TDI CVT
3.0 TDI quattro DCT
3.2 FSI CVT
3.2 FSI quattro DCT
1.8T 163
1.8T 163 CVT
1.8T 163 quattro
1.8T 170 CVT
2.0
2.4
2.4 CVT
2.5 TDI
2.5 TDI CVT
3.0
3.0 CVT
3.0 quattro
3.0 quattro AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
320 L / 11.3 cu-ft ~ 750 L / 26.5 cu-ft
246 L / 8.7 cu-ft ~ 315 L / 11.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.6 L / 4.9 qt
4.1 L / 4.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
4
4
Payload
500 kg / 1102 lbs
480 kg / 1058 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/55 R16
205/55 R16
Turning Circle
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Size | Height
1383 mm / 54.4 in
1391 mm / 54.8 in
Size | Length
4625 mm / 182.1 in
4573 mm / 180.0 in
Size | Width
1854 mm / 73.0 in
1777 mm / 70.0 in
Track Width | Front
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
1523.0 mm / 60.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1577.0 mm / 62.1 in
1523.0 mm / 60.0 in
Weight
1610.0 kg / 3549.4 lbs
1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 16
7J x 16
Wheelbase
2751 mm / 108.3 in
2654 mm / 104.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.9 sec
9.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.4 sec
8.9 sec
CO2 Emission
172 g/km
204 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
0.30
Fuel Economy
7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (urban) | 5.9 L/100km / 39.9 MPG (highway)
8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (combined) | 11.6 L/100km / 20.3 MPG (urban) | 6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
218.0 km/h / 135.5 mph
226.0 km/h / 140.4 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1300 kg / 2866 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1400 kg / 3086 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
CDHB
BFB
Engine | Bore
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1798.0 cc
1.8 L / 108.7 cu-in / 1781.0 cc
Engine | Power
160.0 hp / 119.3 kW @ 4500-6200 rpm
163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 5700 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
89.0 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
91.5 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
84.1 mm / 3.3 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1500-4500 rpm
225 Nm / 166.0 lb-ft @ 1950-4700 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2009 ~ 2011
2002 ~ 2005
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