Audi A6 2008 vs Audi A4 2008

Audi A6
2008 - 2011
Audi A4
2008 - 2011
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 A4 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/100km8.5 l/100km
The Audi A4 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 A4, 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 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Audi A4.
Fuel tank capacity: 80 litres65 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1120 km in combined cycle980 km in combined cycle
1370 km on highway1220 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 m4.70 m
Width: 1.86 m1.83 m
Height: 1.46 m1.43 m
Audi A6 is larger.
Audi A6 is 23 cm longer than the Audi A4, 3 cm wider, while the height of Audi A6 is 3 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 546 litres480 litres
Audi A6 has more luggage capacity.
Audi A6 has 66 litres more trunk space than the Audi A4.
Turning diameter: 11.9 meters11.4 meters
The turning circle of the Audi A6 is 0.5 metres more than that of the Audi A4, which means Audi A6 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`3652`205
Safety: no data
below average

above average
Audi A4 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Audi A6 has serious deffects in 35 percent more cases than Audi A4, so Audi A4 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 66005800
Rating in user reviews: 9.1/10 8.6/10
Pros and Cons: Audi A6 has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
Audi A4 has
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
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