Comparison between:
• Audi A8 (D4, 4H) 4.2 BiTDI V8 Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2010)
• Audi A8 (D4, 4H) 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2010)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerAudiAudi
SeriesA8A8
Model(D4, 4H) 4.2 BiTDI V8 Quattro Tiptronic(D4, 4H) 3.0 TDI V6 Quattro Tiptronic
First year of production20102010
Last year of production20112011

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)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2992.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.80 in (inches)
2.9920 m (meters)
2992.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.80 in (inches)
2.9920 m (meters)
Front track1644.00 mm (millimeters)
5.39 ft (feet)
64.72 in (inches)
1.6440 m (meters)
1644.00 mm (millimeters)
5.39 ft (feet)
64.72 in (inches)
1.6440 m (meters)
Rear track1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
Length5137.00 mm (millimeters)
16.85 ft (feet)
202.24 in (inches)
5.1370 m (meters)
5137.00 mm (millimeters)
16.85 ft (feet)
202.24 in (inches)
5.1370 m (meters)
Width1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
Height1460.00 mm (millimeters)
4.79 ft (feet)
57.48 in (inches)
1.4600 m (meters)
1460.00 mm (millimeters)
4.79 ft (feet)
57.48 in (inches)
1.4600 m (meters)
Ground clearance120.00 mm (millimeters)
0.39 ft (feet)
4.72 in (inches)
0.1200 m (meters)
120.00 mm (millimeters)
0.39 ft (feet)
4.72 in (inches)
0.1200 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity510.0 l (liters)
18.01 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.51 m3 (cubic meters)
510000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
510.0 l (liters)
18.01 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.51 m3 (cubic meters)
510000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1142.0 l (liters)
40.33 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.14 m3 (cubic meters)
1142000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
906.0 l (liters)
32.00 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.91 m3 (cubic meters)
906000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1995 kg (kilograms)
4398.22 lbs (pounds)
1840 kg (kilograms)
4056.51 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2660 kg (kilograms)
5864.30 lbs (pounds)
2530 kg (kilograms)
5577.70 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank90.0 l (liters)
19.80 UK gal (UK gallons)
23.78 US gal (US gallons)
90.0 l (liters)
19.80 UK gal (UK gallons)
23.78 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

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

Type of fueldieseldiesel
Type of fuel systemcommon railcommon rail
Engine model--
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement4134 cc (cubic centimeters)2967 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationturboturbo
Compression ratio16.50 : 116.80 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)95.50 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.76 in (inches)
0.0955 m (meters)
91.40 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.60 in (inches)
0.0914 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 power350 hp (horse power)
261.0 kW (kilowatts)
354.9 ps (metric horsepower)
250 hp (horse power)
186.4 kW (kilowatts)
253.5 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 - 4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque800 Nm (newton meters)
81.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
590.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
550 Nm (newton meters)
56.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
405.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1750 - 2750 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.50 s (seconds)6.10 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)
Drag coefficient0.270.26

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)9.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.05 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.46 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.29 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.68 mpl (miles per liter)
10.75 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.74 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.09 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.87 mpl (miles per liter)
12.66 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)6.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.39 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.66 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.34 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.86 mpl (miles per liter)
15.87 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.23 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
42.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.10 mpl (miles per liter)
17.86 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)7.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.63 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.95 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
31.79 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.40 mpl (miles per liter)
13.51 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.41 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.69 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
36.75 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.71 mpl (miles per liter)
15.62 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO VEURO V
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions195 g/km (grammes per kilometer)169 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-8 Tiptronic
Type of transmissionautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears8 (eight)8 (eight)
Number of manual gears--
Final drive ratio--
Drive typefour-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 pinion
Type of power steeringelectricelectric
Turning circle diameter12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)
12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - multi-link suspension - multi-link suspension
Type of rear suspension - 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 discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size8J X 178J X 17
Tyre code235/60 R17235/60 R17