Comparison between:
• Audi S4 (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 Quattro (petrol, 2002)
• Audi S4 Avant (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 Quattro (petrol, 2002)
• Audi S4 Cabriolet (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 40V Quattro (petrol, 2003)
• Audi S4 Cabriolet (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 40V Quattro Tiptronic (petrol, 2003)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerAudiAudiAudiAudi
SeriesS4S4S4S4
Model(8E,B6) 4.2i V8 QuattroAvant (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 QuattroCabriolet (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 40V QuattroCabriolet (8E,B6) 4.2i V8 40V Quattro Tiptronic
First year of production2002200220032003
Last year of production2004200420042004

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)station wagon (estate, combi)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors4 (four)5 (five)2 (two)2 (two)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)4 (four)4 (four)
Wheelbase2651.00 mm (millimeters)
8.70 ft (feet)
104.37 in (inches)
2.6510 m (meters)
2651.00 mm (millimeters)
8.70 ft (feet)
104.37 in (inches)
2.6510 m (meters)
2654.00 mm (millimeters)
8.71 ft (feet)
104.49 in (inches)
2.6540 m (meters)
2654.00 mm (millimeters)
8.71 ft (feet)
104.49 in (inches)
2.6540 m (meters)
Front track1516.00 mm (millimeters)
4.97 ft (feet)
59.69 in (inches)
1.5160 m (meters)
1516.00 mm (millimeters)
4.97 ft (feet)
59.69 in (inches)
1.5160 m (meters)
1523.00 mm (millimeters)
5.00 ft (feet)
59.96 in (inches)
1.5230 m (meters)
1523.00 mm (millimeters)
5.00 ft (feet)
59.96 in (inches)
1.5230 m (meters)
Rear track1512.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.53 in (inches)
1.5120 m (meters)
1512.00 mm (millimeters)
4.96 ft (feet)
59.53 in (inches)
1.5120 m (meters)
1523.00 mm (millimeters)
5.00 ft (feet)
59.96 in (inches)
1.5230 m (meters)
1523.00 mm (millimeters)
5.00 ft (feet)
59.96 in (inches)
1.5230 m (meters)
Length4575.00 mm (millimeters)
15.01 ft (feet)
180.12 in (inches)
4.5750 m (meters)
4575.00 mm (millimeters)
15.01 ft (feet)
180.12 in (inches)
4.5750 m (meters)
4573.00 mm (millimeters)
15.00 ft (feet)
180.04 in (inches)
4.5730 m (meters)
4573.00 mm (millimeters)
15.00 ft (feet)
180.04 in (inches)
4.5730 m (meters)
Width1781.00 mm (millimeters)
5.84 ft (feet)
70.12 in (inches)
1.7810 m (meters)
1781.00 mm (millimeters)
5.84 ft (feet)
70.12 in (inches)
1.7810 m (meters)
1778.00 mm (millimeters)
5.83 ft (feet)
70.00 in (inches)
1.7780 m (meters)
1778.00 mm (millimeters)
5.83 ft (feet)
70.00 in (inches)
1.7780 m (meters)
Height1415.00 mm (millimeters)
4.64 ft (feet)
55.71 in (inches)
1.4150 m (meters)
1440.00 mm (millimeters)
4.72 ft (feet)
56.69 in (inches)
1.4400 m (meters)
1391.00 mm (millimeters)
4.56 ft (feet)
54.76 in (inches)
1.3910 m (meters)
1391.00 mm (millimeters)
4.56 ft (feet)
54.76 in (inches)
1.3910 m (meters)
Ground clearance----
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity445.0 l (liters)
15.72 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.45 m3 (cubic meters)
445000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
442.0 l (liters)
15.61 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.44 m3 (cubic meters)
442000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
246.0 l (liters)
8.69 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.25 m3 (cubic meters)
246000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
246.0 l (liters)
8.69 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.25 m3 (cubic meters)
246000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity720.0 l (liters)
25.43 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.72 m3 (cubic meters)
720000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1184.0 l (liters)
41.81 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.18 m3 (cubic meters)
1184000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
315.0 l (liters)
11.12 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.32 m3 (cubic meters)
315000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
315.0 l (liters)
11.12 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.32 m3 (cubic meters)
315000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1660 kg (kilograms)
3659.67 lbs (pounds)
1720 kg (kilograms)
3791.95 lbs (pounds)
1855 kg (kilograms)
4089.57 lbs (pounds)
1895 kg (kilograms)
4177.76 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2210 kg (kilograms)
4872.22 lbs (pounds)
2270 kg (kilograms)
5004.49 lbs (pounds)
2315 kg (kilograms)
5103.70 lbs (pounds)
2355 kg (kilograms)
5191.89 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank66.0 l (liters)
14.52 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.44 US gal (US gallons)
66.0 l (liters)
14.52 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.44 US gal (US gallons)
63.0 l (liters)
13.86 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.64 US gal (US gallons)
63.0 l (liters)
13.86 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.64 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model----
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, fronttransverse, front
Engine displacement4163 cc (cubic centimeters)4163 cc (cubic centimeters)4163 cc (cubic centimeters)4163 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio11.00 : 111.00 : 111.00 : 111.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)92.80 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.65 in (inches)
0.0928 m (meters)
92.80 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.65 in (inches)
0.0928 m (meters)
92.80 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.65 in (inches)
0.0928 m (meters)
92.80 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.65 in (inches)
0.0928 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power344 hp (horse power)
256.5 kW (kilowatts)
348.8 ps (metric horsepower)
344 hp (horse power)
256.5 kW (kilowatts)
348.8 ps (metric horsepower)
344 hp (horse power)
256.5 kW (kilowatts)
348.8 ps (metric horsepower)
344 hp (horse power)
256.5 kW (kilowatts)
348.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at7000 rpm (revolutions per minute)7000 rpm (revolutions per minute)7000 rpm (revolutions per minute)7000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque410 Nm (newton meters)
41.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
302.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
410 Nm (newton meters)
41.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
302.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
410 Nm (newton meters)
41.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
302.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
410 Nm (newton meters)
41.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
302.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3500 rpm (revolutions per minute)3500 rpm (revolutions per minute)3500 rpm (revolutions per minute)3500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.60 s (seconds)5.80 s (seconds)5.90 s (seconds)6.20 s (seconds)
Maximum speed250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient0.30.310.310.31

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)19.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.29 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
5.15 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
12.06 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.19 mpl (miles per liter)
5.13 km/l (kilometers per liter)
19.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.31 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
5.18 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
12.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.17 mpl (miles per liter)
5.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
19.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.38 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
5.26 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
11.82 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.12 mpl (miles per liter)
5.03 km/l (kilometers per liter)
18.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.00 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.81 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
12.92 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.41 mpl (miles per liter)
5.49 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)9.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.34 mpl (miles per liter)
10.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.16 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.34 mpl (miles per liter)
10.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
10.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.27 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.72 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
22.84 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.03 mpl (miles per liter)
9.71 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.07 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.02 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.61 mpl (miles per liter)
10.64 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)13.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.93 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.69 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.67 mpl (miles per liter)
7.52 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.95 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.54 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.55 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.64 mpl (miles per liter)
7.46 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.04 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.65 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.50 mpl (miles per liter)
7.25 km/l (kilometers per liter)
12.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.77 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.33 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.93 mpl (miles per liter)
7.94 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO IV-EURO IVEURO IV
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions321 g/km (grammes per kilometer)322 g/km (grammes per kilometer)331 g/km (grammes per kilometer)302 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---6 Tiptronic
Type of transmissionmanualmanualmanualautomatic
Number of automatic gears---6 (six)
Number of manual gears6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)-
Final drive ratio----
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter11.50 m (meters)
37.73 ft (feet)
452.76 in (inches)
11.50 m (meters)
37.73 ft (feet)
452.76 in (inches)
11.50 m (meters)
37.73 ft (feet)
452.76 in (inches)
11.50 m (meters)
37.73 ft (feet)
452.76 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
Type of rear suspension - independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- trapezoidal link

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size8J X 188J X 188J X 188J X 18
Tyre code235/40 R18235/40 R18235/40 R18235/40 R18