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Compare Audi A5 (8F) Cabriolet facelift [1.8 TFSI 170] vs Audi A4 B6 Cabriolet [1.8T 163]

Reviews

Neo score
69%
55%
Pros
  • Slightly improved styling
  • Decent engine reliability
  • Manual transmission
  • Decent engine reliability
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Poor CVT and DCT transmissions
  • Horrible CVT
  • Horrendous ZF 5HP automatic transmission
  • Awkward proportions
  • Mediocre build quality

Price

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Variants

1.8 TFSI 170
1.8 TFSI 170 CVT
1.8 TFSI 177
1.8 TFSI 177 CVT
2.0 TDI 143
2.0 TDI 150
2.0 TDI 163 CVT
2.0 TDI 177
2.0 TDI 177 CVT
2.0 TDI 177 quattro
2.0 TDI 190 CVT
2.0 TFSI 211
2.0 TFSI 211 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 225
2.0 TFSI 225 CVT
2.0 TFSI 225 quattro DCT
2.0 TFSI 230
2.0 TFSI 230 CVT
2.0 TFSI 230 quattro DCT
3.0 TDI 204 CVT
3.0 TDI 218 quattro DCT
3.0 TDI 245 quattro DCT
3.0 TFSI 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
63.0 L / 16.6 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
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
225/50 R17
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
4626 mm / 182.1 in
4573 mm / 180.0 in
Size | Width
1854 mm / 73.0 in | 2020 mm / 79.5 in (mirror unfolded)
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
1620.0 kg / 3571.5 lbs
1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
Wheel Size
7.5J x 17
7J x 16
Wheelbase
2751 mm / 108.3 in
2654 mm / 104.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.7 sec
9.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
8.3 sec
8.9 sec
CO2 Emission
143 g/km
204 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
0.30
Fuel Economy
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 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
222.0 km/h / 137.9 mph
226.0 km/h / 140.4 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) | 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 6
Euro 4
Engine
CJEB
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
170.0 hp / 126.8 kW @ 3800-6200 rpm
163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 5700 rpm
Engine | Redline
6500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
94.5 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
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1400-3700 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
2011 ~ 2015
2002 ~ 2005
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