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Audi A6 Avant 1.8 T

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Audi A6 Avant 1.8 T

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed, consumption 8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2005
ModelA6 Avant 1.8 TIssued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE


Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4250 l / 150.09 cu ft / 150.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1590 l / 56.15 cu ft / 56.15 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4800 mm / 189.0 in / 189.0 inTotal (curb) weight1490 kg / 3285 lb / 3285 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity550 kg / 1213 lb / 1213 lb
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight2040 kg / 4497 lb / 4497 lb
Track frontTowing weight1300 kg / 2866 lb / 2866 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output61.8 kW/l / 1.357 bhp/cu in / 1.357 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque117.9 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.7 kW/ton / 76.3 bhp/ton / 76.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions199 g/km / 320 g/mi / 320 g/mi (est.)
  Range824 km / 512 mi / 512 mi


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/60-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A6 Avant 1.8 T


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