Audi A6 2008 vs Audi A5 2009

Audi A6
2008 - 2011
Audi A5
2009 - 2011
Body: SedanHatchback
The hatchback generally has more luggage space thanks to a larger trunk door opening and the ability to convert the rear of the passenger compartment into luggage space. Sedans tend to be quieter than hatchbacks, due to a more isolated rear area.
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 3.0 Diesel3.0 Diesel
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 240 HP240 HP
Torque: 500 NM500 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.8 seconds6.1 seconds
Audi A6 and Audi A5 have the same engine power, the torque is the same for both cars. Audi A6 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.7 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.16.6
Real fuel consumption: 8.8 l/100km8.4 l/100km
The Audi A5 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Audi A6 consumes 0.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Audi A5, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Audi A6 could require 75 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Audi A6 consumes 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Audi A5.
Fuel tank capacity: 80 litres64 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1120 km in combined cycle960 km in combined cycle
1370 km on highway1120 km on highway
900 km with real consumption760 km with real consumption
Audi A6 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 480'000 km480'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 5 years5 years


Length: 4.93 m4.71 m
Width: 1.86 m1.85 m
Height: 1.46 m1.39 m
Audi A6 is larger.
Audi A6 is 22 cm longer than the Audi A5, width is practically the same , while the height of Audi A6 is 7 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 546 litres480 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data980 litres
Audi A6 has more luggage capacity.
Audi A6 has 66 litres more trunk space than the Audi A5.
Turning diameter: 11.9 meters11.5 meters
The turning circle of the Audi A6 is 0.4 metres more than that of the Audi A5, which means Audi A6 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`3652`250
Safety: no datano data

Audi A6 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Audi A5 has serious deffects in 15 percent more cases than Audi A6, so Audi A6 quality is probably better
Average price (€): 660010 600
Rating in user reviews: 9.1/10 9.0/10
Pros and Cons: Audi A6 has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Audi A5 has
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
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