Comparison between:
• Volkswagen Passat Variant (B8) 2.0 TDI BMT (diesel, 2014)
• Audi A4 Avant (B9 8W) 2.0 TDI S Tronic (diesel, 2015)
• Audi A6 Avant (4G, C7) 2.0 TDI Ultra S Tronic (diesel, 2011)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

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

ManufacturerVolkswagenAudiAudi
SeriesPassatA4A6
ModelVariant (B8) 2.0 TDI BMTAvant (B9 8W) 2.0 TDI S TronicAvant (4G, C7) 2.0 TDI Ultra S Tronic
First year of production201420152011
Last year of production--2014

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)station wagon (estate, combi)station wagon (estate, combi)
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2791.00 mm (millimeters)
9.16 ft (feet)
109.88 in (inches)
2.7910 m (meters)
2820.00 mm (millimeters)
9.25 ft (feet)
111.02 in (inches)
2.8200 m (meters)
2912.00 mm (millimeters)
9.55 ft (feet)
114.65 in (inches)
2.9120 m (meters)
Front track1584.00 mm (millimeters)
5.20 ft (feet)
62.36 in (inches)
1.5840 m (meters)
1572.00 mm (millimeters)
5.16 ft (feet)
61.89 in (inches)
1.5720 m (meters)
1627.00 mm (millimeters)
5.34 ft (feet)
64.06 in (inches)
1.6270 m (meters)
Rear track1568.00 mm (millimeters)
5.14 ft (feet)
61.73 in (inches)
1.5680 m (meters)
1555.00 mm (millimeters)
5.10 ft (feet)
61.22 in (inches)
1.5550 m (meters)
1618.00 mm (millimeters)
5.31 ft (feet)
63.70 in (inches)
1.6180 m (meters)
Length4767.00 mm (millimeters)
15.64 ft (feet)
187.68 in (inches)
4.7670 m (meters)
4725.00 mm (millimeters)
15.50 ft (feet)
186.02 in (inches)
4.7250 m (meters)
4926.00 mm (millimeters)
16.16 ft (feet)
193.94 in (inches)
4.9260 m (meters)
Width1832.00 mm (millimeters)
6.01 ft (feet)
72.13 in (inches)
1.8320 m (meters)
1842.00 mm (millimeters)
6.04 ft (feet)
72.52 in (inches)
1.8420 m (meters)
1874.00 mm (millimeters)
6.15 ft (feet)
73.78 in (inches)
1.8740 m (meters)
Height1477.00 mm (millimeters)
4.85 ft (feet)
58.15 in (inches)
1.4770 m (meters)
1434.00 mm (millimeters)
4.70 ft (feet)
56.46 in (inches)
1.4340 m (meters)
1468.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.80 in (inches)
1.4680 m (meters)
Ground clearance--117.00 mm (millimeters)
0.38 ft (feet)
4.61 in (inches)
0.1170 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity650.0 l (liters)
22.95 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.65 m3 (cubic meters)
650000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
505.0 l (liters)
17.83 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.51 m3 (cubic meters)
505000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
565.0 l (liters)
19.95 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.56 m3 (cubic meters)
565000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1780.0 l (liters)
62.86 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.78 m3 (cubic meters)
1780000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1510.0 l (liters)
53.33 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.51 m3 (cubic meters)
1510000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
1680.0 l (liters)
59.33 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.68 m3 (cubic meters)
1680000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1505 kg (kilograms)
3317.96 lbs (pounds)
1530 kg (kilograms)
3373.07 lbs (pounds)
1800 kg (kilograms)
3968.32 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2070 kg (kilograms)
4563.57 lbs (pounds)
2145 kg (kilograms)
4728.92 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)
40.0 l (liters)
8.80 UK gal (UK gallons)
10.57 US gal (US gallons)
65.0 l (liters)
14.30 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.17 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 railcommon railcommon rail
Engine model---
Engine locationtransverse, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement1968 cc (cubic centimeters)1968 cc (cubic centimeters)1968 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationturboturboturbo
Compression ratio-16.20 : 118.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)-81.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.19 in (inches)
0.0810 m (meters)
81.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.19 in (inches)
0.0810 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)
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 power150 hp (horse power)
111.9 kW (kilowatts)
152.1 ps (metric horsepower)
190 hp (horse power)
141.7 kW (kilowatts)
192.6 ps (metric horsepower)
190 hp (horse power)
141.7 kW (kilowatts)
192.6 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at3500 - 4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)3800 - 4200 rpm (revolutions per minute)3800 - 4200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque340 Nm (newton meters)
34.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
250.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
400 Nm (newton meters)
40.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
295.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
400 Nm (newton meters)
40.8 kgm (kilogram meters)
295.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1750 - 3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1750 - 3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)1750 - 3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h8.90 s (seconds)7.90 s (seconds)8.50 s (seconds)
Maximum speed218 km/h (kilometers per hour)
135.46 mph (miles per hour)
231 km/h (kilometers per hour)
143.54 mph (miles per hour)
226 km/h (kilometers per hour)
140.43 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient-0.30.26

Fuel consumption

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

Fuel consumption (urban)4.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.06 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.27 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
49.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.95 mpl (miles per liter)
20.83 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.08 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.29 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
48.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.68 mpl (miles per liter)
20.41 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.17 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.40 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
44.38 mpg (miles per gallon)
11.72 mpl (miles per liter)
18.87 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)3.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.81 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
0.98 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
63.57 mpg (miles per gallon)
16.79 mpl (miles per liter)
27.03 km/l (kilometers per liter)
3.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.84 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.00 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
61.90 mpg (miles per gallon)
16.35 mpl (miles per liter)
26.32 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.90 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.08 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
57.37 mpg (miles per gallon)
15.16 mpl (miles per liter)
24.39 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)4.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.90 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.08 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
57.37 mpg (miles per gallon)
15.16 mpl (miles per liter)
24.39 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
0.92 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.11 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
56.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
14.79 mpl (miles per liter)
23.81 km/l (kilometers per liter)
4.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.01 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.22 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
51.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
13.51 mpl (miles per liter)
21.74 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO VIEURO VIEURO VI
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions107 - 110 g/km (grammes per kilometer)109 g/km (grammes per kilometer)119 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-7 S tronic7 S tronic
Type of transmissionmanualautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears-7 (seven)7 (seven)
Number of manual gears6 (six)--
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefront wheel drive (FWD)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 steering--electric
Turning circle diameter11.70 m (meters)
38.39 ft (feet)
460.63 in (inches)
11.60 m (meters)
38.06 ft (feet)
456.69 in (inches)
11.90 m (meters)
39.04 ft (feet)
468.50 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension- - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
- multi-link suspension
Type of rear suspension- - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- 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 discs
Type of rear brakes-ventilated discsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

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

Rim size6.5J X 16, 7J X 177.5J X 177.5J X 16
Tyre code215/60 R16, 215/55 R17225/50 R17225/60 R16