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Compare Audi RS 5 (8T) Cabriolet vs Audi A4 B6 Cabriolet [1.8T 163]

Reviews

Neo score
80%
55%
Pros
  • Good performance
  • Improved styling
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
  • Decent engine reliability
  • Multi-link suspensions all around
Cons
  • Front-heavy
  • No more manual transmission
  • Horrible CVT
  • Horrendous ZF 5HP automatic transmission
  • Awkward proportions
  • Mediocre build quality

Price

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Variants

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
9.7 L / 10.2 qt
4.1 L / 4.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
61.0 L / 16.1 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
Ventilated discs
Disc
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
265/35 R19
205/55 R16
Turning Circle
11.6 m / 38.0 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Size | Height
1380 mm / 54.3 in
1391 mm / 54.8 in
Size | Length
4649 mm / 183.0 in
4573 mm / 180.0 in
Size | Width
1860 mm / 73.2 in | 2020 mm / 79.5 in (mirror unfolded)
1777 mm / 70.0 in
Track Width | Front
1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
1523.0 mm / 60.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
1523.0 mm / 60.0 in
Weight
1920.0 kg / 4232.9 lbs
1540.0 kg / 3395.1 lbs
Wheel Size
9J x 19
7J x 16
Wheelbase
2751 mm / 108.3 in
2654 mm / 104.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.9 sec
9.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.7 sec
8.9 sec
CO2 Emission
249 g/km
204 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
Fuel Economy
10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (combined) | 14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (urban) | 8.5 L/100km / 27.7 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
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
226.0 km/h / 140.4 mph
Towing Capacity
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), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 5
Euro 4
Engine
CFSA
BFB
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
12.5:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
4.2 L / 254.0 cu-in / 4163.0 cc
1.8 L / 108.7 cu-in / 1781.0 cc
Engine | Power
450.0 hp / 335.6 kW @ 8250 rpm
163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 5700 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
108.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
91.5 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
86.4 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
430 Nm / 317.2 lb-ft @ 4000-6000 rpm
225 Nm / 166.0 lb-ft @ 1950-4700 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic S tronic
Manual

Production

Availability
2012 ~ 2015
2002 ~ 2005
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