Comparison between:
• Tesla Model S 85 (electricity, 2012)
• Audi A4 (B6 8E) 1.9 TDI (diesel, 2000)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerTeslaAudi
SeriesModel SA4
Model85(B6 8E) 1.9 TDI
First year of production20122000
Last year of production-2004

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

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

Body typehatchback (liftback, fastback)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors5 (five)4 (four)
Number of seats5 + 25 (five)
Wheelbase2960.00 mm (millimeters)
9.71 ft (feet)
116.54 in (inches)
2.9600 m (meters)
2650.00 mm (millimeters)
8.69 ft (feet)
104.33 in (inches)
2.6500 m (meters)
Front track1662.00 mm (millimeters)
5.45 ft (feet)
65.43 in (inches)
1.6620 m (meters)
1528.00 mm (millimeters)
5.01 ft (feet)
60.16 in (inches)
1.5280 m (meters)
Rear track1700.00 mm (millimeters)
5.58 ft (feet)
66.93 in (inches)
1.7000 m (meters)
1526.00 mm (millimeters)
5.01 ft (feet)
60.08 in (inches)
1.5260 m (meters)
Length4970.00 mm (millimeters)
16.31 ft (feet)
195.67 in (inches)
4.9700 m (meters)
4548.00 mm (millimeters)
14.92 ft (feet)
179.06 in (inches)
4.5480 m (meters)
Width1964.00 mm (millimeters)
6.44 ft (feet)
77.32 in (inches)
1.9640 m (meters)
1772.00 mm (millimeters)
5.81 ft (feet)
69.76 in (inches)
1.7720 m (meters)
Height1445.00 mm (millimeters)
4.74 ft (feet)
56.89 in (inches)
1.4450 m (meters)
1428.00 mm (millimeters)
4.69 ft (feet)
56.22 in (inches)
1.4280 m (meters)
Ground clearance--
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity7447.0 l (liters)
262.99 ft3 (cubic feet)
7.45 m3 (cubic meters)
7447000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
445.0 l (liters)
15.72 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.45 m3 (cubic meters)
445000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity16452.0 l (liters)
581.00 ft3 (cubic feet)
16.45 m3 (cubic meters)
16452000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
720.0 l (liters)
25.43 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.72 m3 (cubic meters)
720000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight2100 kg (kilograms)
4629.71 lbs (pounds)
1405 kg (kilograms)
3097.49 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight-1955 kg (kilograms)
4310.04 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank-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 fuelelectricitydiesel
Type of fuel system-pump-nozzle (unit injector system, UIS)
Engine model-AVF
Engine location-transverse, front
Engine displacement-1896 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratedturbo
Compression ratio-19.50 : 1
Arrangement of the cylinders-inline/straight engine
Number of cylinders-4 (four)
Valves per cylinder-2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)-79.50 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.13 in (inches)
0.0795 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)

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 power362 hp (horse power)
269.9 kW (kilowatts)
367.0 ps (metric horsepower)
130 hp (horse power)
96.9 kW (kilowatts)
131.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6000 - 9500 rpm (revolutions per minute)4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque440 Nm (newton meters)
44.9 kgm (kilogram meters)
324.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
310 Nm (newton meters)
31.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
228.6 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at-1900 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.60 s (seconds)9.90 s (seconds)
Maximum speed200 km/h (kilometers per hour)
124.27 mph (miles per hour)
210 km/h (kilometers per hour)
130.49 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient-0.29

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)-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)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)-4.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.97 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.16 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
53.46 mpg (miles per gallon)
14.12 mpl (miles per liter)
22.73 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)-5.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.21 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.45 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
42.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.30 mpl (miles per liter)
18.18 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard-EURO III
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions--

Transmission, drive type

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

Transmission model--
Type of transmissionautomaticmanual
Number of automatic gears1 (one)-
Number of manual gears-6 (six)
Final drive ratio--
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)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 pinion
Type of power steeringelectrichydraulic
Turning circle diameter11.30 m (meters)
37.07 ft (feet)
444.88 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 - double wishbones - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
Type of rear suspension - dependent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension

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 discsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes

Wheels

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

Rim sizeR19, R217J X 15
Tyre code245/45 R19, 245/35 R21195/65 R15