Comparison between:
• BMW X5 (E70) 30d XDrive Automatic DPF (diesel, 2009)
• Audi A6 Avant (4B,C5, facelift 2001) 2.5 TDI V6 Tiptronic (diesel, 2001)
• Audi A6 (4B,C5, facelift 2001) 2.5 TDI V6 Tiptronic (diesel, 2001)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerBMWAudiAudi
SeriesX5A6A6
Model(E70) 30d XDrive Automatic DPFAvant (4B,C5, facelift 2001) 2.5 TDI V6 Tiptronic(4B,C5, facelift 2001) 2.5 TDI V6 Tiptronic
First year of production200920012001
Last year of production201020032004

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

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

Body type-station wagon (estate, combi)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2933.00 mm (millimeters)
9.62 ft (feet)
115.47 in (inches)
2.9330 m (meters)
2760.00 mm (millimeters)
9.06 ft (feet)
108.66 in (inches)
2.7600 m (meters)
2760.00 mm (millimeters)
9.06 ft (feet)
108.66 in (inches)
2.7600 m (meters)
Front track1576.00 mm (millimeters)
5.17 ft (feet)
62.05 in (inches)
1.5760 m (meters)
1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
1540.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.63 in (inches)
1.5400 m (meters)
Rear track1576.00 mm (millimeters)
5.17 ft (feet)
62.05 in (inches)
1.5760 m (meters)
1569.00 mm (millimeters)
5.15 ft (feet)
61.77 in (inches)
1.5690 m (meters)
1569.00 mm (millimeters)
5.15 ft (feet)
61.77 in (inches)
1.5690 m (meters)
Length4854.00 mm (millimeters)
15.93 ft (feet)
191.10 in (inches)
4.8540 m (meters)
4796.00 mm (millimeters)
15.73 ft (feet)
188.82 in (inches)
4.7960 m (meters)
4796.00 mm (millimeters)
15.73 ft (feet)
188.82 in (inches)
4.7960 m (meters)
Width1933.00 mm (millimeters)
6.34 ft (feet)
76.10 in (inches)
1.9330 m (meters)
1810.00 mm (millimeters)
5.94 ft (feet)
71.26 in (inches)
1.8100 m (meters)
1810.00 mm (millimeters)
5.94 ft (feet)
71.26 in (inches)
1.8100 m (meters)
Height1739.00 mm (millimeters)
5.71 ft (feet)
68.46 in (inches)
1.7390 m (meters)
1479.00 mm (millimeters)
4.85 ft (feet)
58.23 in (inches)
1.4790 m (meters)
1453.00 mm (millimeters)
4.77 ft (feet)
57.20 in (inches)
1.4530 m (meters)
Ground clearance---
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity620.0 l (liters)
21.90 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.62 m3 (cubic meters)
620000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
455.0 l (liters)
16.07 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.46 m3 (cubic meters)
455000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
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Maximum trunk/boot space capacity-1590.0 l (liters)
56.15 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.59 m3 (cubic meters)
1590000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
551.0 l (liters)
19.46 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.55 m3 (cubic meters)
551000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight2150 kg (kilograms)
4739.94 lbs (pounds)
1650 kg (kilograms)
3637.63 lbs (pounds)
1595 kg (kilograms)
3516.37 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2755 kg (kilograms)
6073.74 lbs (pounds)
2200 kg (kilograms)
4850.17 lbs (pounds)
2145 kg (kilograms)
4728.92 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank85.0 l (liters)
18.70 UK gal (UK gallons)
22.45 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

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

Type of fueldieseldieseldiesel
Type of fuel systemcommon railindirect injectionindirect injection
Engine model---
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement2993 cc (cubic centimeters)2496 cc (cubic centimeters)2496 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationturboturboturbo
Compression ratio17.00 : 119.50 : 118.50 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
78.30 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.08 in (inches)
0.0783 m (meters)
78.30 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.08 in (inches)
0.0783 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)90.00 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0900 m (meters)
86.40 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.40 in (inches)
0.0864 m (meters)
86.40 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.40 in (inches)
0.0864 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 power235 hp (horse power)
175.2 kW (kilowatts)
238.3 ps (metric horsepower)
180 hp (horse power)
134.2 kW (kilowatts)
182.5 ps (metric horsepower)
180 hp (horse power)
134.2 kW (kilowatts)
182.5 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque520 Nm (newton meters)
53.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
383.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
370 Nm (newton meters)
37.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
272.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
370 Nm (newton meters)
37.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
272.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1750 - 3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 2500 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 2500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h8.10 s (seconds)9.10 s (seconds)8.90 s (seconds)
Maximum speed216 km/h (kilometers per hour)
134.22 mph (miles per hour)
219 km/h (kilometers per hour)
136.08 mph (miles per hour)
221 km/h (kilometers per hour)
137.32 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient-0.320.31

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)10.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.29 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.75 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
22.62 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.97 mpl (miles per liter)
9.62 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.49 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.99 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.82 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.50 mpl (miles per liter)
8.85 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.49 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.99 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.82 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.50 mpl (miles per liter)
8.85 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)7.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.54 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.85 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.60 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.88 mpl (miles per liter)
14.29 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.36 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.94 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.02 mpl (miles per liter)
16.13 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.36 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.94 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.02 mpl (miles per liter)
16.13 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)8.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.80 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.17 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
28.68 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.58 mpl (miles per liter)
12.20 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.78 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.67 mpl (miles per liter)
12.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO IVEURO IIIEURO III
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions-219 g/km (grammes per kilometer)219 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--5 Tiptronic
Type of transmissionautomaticmanualautomatic
Number of automatic gears6 (six)-5 (five)
Number of manual gears-6 (six)-
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)front wheel drive (FWD)front wheel drive (FWD)

Steering

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

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter-11.68 m (meters)
38.32 ft (feet)
459.84 in (inches)
11.68 m (meters)
38.32 ft (feet)
459.84 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - coil springs - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - semi-dependent
- coil springs
- semi-dependent
- coil springs

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 discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size-7J X 167J X 16
Tyre code255/55 R18205/55 R16205/55 R16