Comparison between:
• Audi RS 4 RS4 Avant (B8) (facelift 2011) 4.2 FSI V8 Quattro S Tronic (petrol, 2011)
• Audi RS 4 RS4 Cabrio (8E, B7) 4.2 FSI V8 32V Quattro (petrol, 2006)
• Audi RS 4 RS4 Avant (8D, B5) 2.7 T V6 Quattro (petrol, 1999)
• Audi RS 4 RS4 Salon (8E, B7) 4.2 FSI V8 32V Quattro (petrol, 2005)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerAudiAudiAudiAudi
SeriesRS 4RS 4RS 4RS 4
ModelRS4 Avant (B8) (facelift 2011) 4.2 FSI V8 Quattro S TronicRS4 Cabrio (8E, B7) 4.2 FSI V8 32V QuattroRS4 Avant (8D, B5) 2.7 T V6 QuattroRS4 Salon (8E, B7) 4.2 FSI V8 32V Quattro
First year of production2011200619992005
Last year of production2015200920012009

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

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

Body typestation wagon (estate, combi)cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)station wagon (estate, combi)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors5 (five)2 (two)5 (five)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)4 (four)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2813.00 mm (millimeters)
9.23 ft (feet)
110.75 in (inches)
2.8130 m (meters)
2650.00 mm (millimeters)
8.69 ft (feet)
104.33 in (inches)
2.6500 m (meters)
2607.00 mm (millimeters)
8.55 ft (feet)
102.64 in (inches)
2.6070 m (meters)
2648.00 mm (millimeters)
8.69 ft (feet)
104.25 in (inches)
2.6480 m (meters)
Front track1599.00 mm (millimeters)
5.25 ft (feet)
62.95 in (inches)
1.5990 m (meters)
1522.00 mm (millimeters)
4.99 ft (feet)
59.92 in (inches)
1.5220 m (meters)
1549.00 mm (millimeters)
5.08 ft (feet)
60.98 in (inches)
1.5490 m (meters)
1559.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.38 in (inches)
1.5590 m (meters)
Rear track1586.00 mm (millimeters)
5.20 ft (feet)
62.44 in (inches)
1.5860 m (meters)
1518.00 mm (millimeters)
4.98 ft (feet)
59.76 in (inches)
1.5180 m (meters)
1530.00 mm (millimeters)
5.02 ft (feet)
60.24 in (inches)
1.5300 m (meters)
1569.00 mm (millimeters)
5.15 ft (feet)
61.77 in (inches)
1.5690 m (meters)
Length4719.00 mm (millimeters)
15.48 ft (feet)
185.79 in (inches)
4.7190 m (meters)
4573.00 mm (millimeters)
15.00 ft (feet)
180.04 in (inches)
4.5730 m (meters)
4525.00 mm (millimeters)
14.85 ft (feet)
178.15 in (inches)
4.5250 m (meters)
4589.00 mm (millimeters)
15.06 ft (feet)
180.67 in (inches)
4.5890 m (meters)
Width1850.00 mm (millimeters)
6.07 ft (feet)
72.83 in (inches)
1.8500 m (meters)
1777.00 mm (millimeters)
5.83 ft (feet)
69.96 in (inches)
1.7770 m (meters)
1799.00 mm (millimeters)
5.90 ft (feet)
70.83 in (inches)
1.7990 m (meters)
1816.00 mm (millimeters)
5.96 ft (feet)
71.50 in (inches)
1.8160 m (meters)
Height1416.00 mm (millimeters)
4.65 ft (feet)
55.75 in (inches)
1.4160 m (meters)
1391.00 mm (millimeters)
4.56 ft (feet)
54.76 in (inches)
1.3910 m (meters)
1386.00 mm (millimeters)
4.55 ft (feet)
54.57 in (inches)
1.3860 m (meters)
1415.00 mm (millimeters)
4.64 ft (feet)
55.71 in (inches)
1.4150 m (meters)
Ground clearance----
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity490.0 l (liters)
17.30 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.49 m3 (cubic meters)
490000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
246.0 l (liters)
8.69 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.25 m3 (cubic meters)
246000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
390.0 l (liters)
13.77 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.39 m3 (cubic meters)
390000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
460.0 l (liters)
16.24 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.46 m3 (cubic meters)
460000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1430.0 l (liters)
50.50 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.43 m3 (cubic meters)
1430000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
315.0 l (liters)
11.12 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.32 m3 (cubic meters)
315000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1250.0 l (liters)
44.14 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.25 m3 (cubic meters)
1250000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
720.0 l (liters)
25.43 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.72 m3 (cubic meters)
720000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1795 kg (kilograms)
3957.30 lbs (pounds)
1855 kg (kilograms)
4089.57 lbs (pounds)
1620 kg (kilograms)
3571.49 lbs (pounds)
1650 kg (kilograms)
3637.63 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2345 kg (kilograms)
5169.84 lbs (pounds)
-2170 kg (kilograms)
4784.03 lbs (pounds)
2260 kg (kilograms)
4982.45 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank61.0 l (liters)
13.42 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.11 US gal (US gallons)
63.0 l (liters)
13.86 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.64 US gal (US gallons)
62.0 l (liters)
13.64 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.38 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 systemdirect injectiondirect injectionmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)direct injection
Engine model----
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, fronttransverse, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement4163 cc (cubic centimeters)4163 cc (cubic centimeters)2671 cc (cubic centimeters)4163 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratedturbonaturally aspirated
Compression ratio12.50 : 112.50 : 19.30 : 112.50 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)8 (eight)6 (six)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)5 (five)4 (four)
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)
81.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.19 in (inches)
0.0810 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)
86.40 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.40 in (inches)
0.0864 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 power450 hp (horse power)
335.6 kW (kilowatts)
456.3 ps (metric horsepower)
420 hp (horse power)
313.2 kW (kilowatts)
425.8 ps (metric horsepower)
380 hp (horse power)
283.4 kW (kilowatts)
385.3 ps (metric horsepower)
420 hp (horse power)
313.2 kW (kilowatts)
425.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at8250 rpm (revolutions per minute)7800 rpm (revolutions per minute)6100 - 7000 rpm (revolutions per minute)7800 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque430 Nm (newton meters)
43.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
317.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
430 Nm (newton meters)
43.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
317.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
440 Nm (newton meters)
44.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
324.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
430 Nm (newton meters)
43.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
317.2 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4000 - 6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)2500 - 6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.70 s (seconds)5.90 s (seconds)4.90 s (seconds)4.80 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 coefficient0.34-0.340.31

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)14.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.21 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.86 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.11 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.26 mpl (miles per liter)
6.85 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)
17.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.74 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.49 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
13.84 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.66 mpl (miles per liter)
5.88 km/l (kilometers per liter)
19.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.33 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
5.20 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
11.94 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.15 mpl (miles per liter)
5.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)8.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.87 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.25 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
27.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.31 mpl (miles per liter)
11.76 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)
9.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.98 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.38 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
26.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.90 mpl (miles per liter)
11.11 km/l (kilometers per liter)
10.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.22 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.67 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.29 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.15 mpl (miles per liter)
9.90 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)10.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.35 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.83 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.98 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.81 mpl (miles per liter)
9.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
-12.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.64 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.17 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
19.60 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.18 mpl (miles per liter)
8.33 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.01 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.62 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.17 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.54 mpl (miles per liter)
7.30 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO V--EURO IV
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions249 g/km (grammes per kilometer)-288 g/km (grammes per kilometer)329 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 model7 S tronic---
Type of transmissionautomaticmanualmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears7 (seven)---
Number of manual gears-6 (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 steeringelectric-hydraulic-
Turning circle diameter11.90 m (meters)
39.04 ft (feet)
468.50 in (inches)
11.10 m (meters)
36.42 ft (feet)
437.01 in (inches)
11.40 m (meters)
37.40 ft (feet)
448.82 in (inches)
11.10 m (meters)
36.42 ft (feet)
437.01 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - multi-link suspension - 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
- double wishbones - 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 size9J X 19R88.5J X 188.5J X 18
Tyre code265/35 R19255/40 R18255/35 R18255/40 R18