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Audi A6 Avant 4.2 Quattro

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A6 Avant 4.2 Quattro

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA6 Avant 4.2 QuattroIssued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

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

Length4840 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1815 kg / 4001 lb / 4001 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity540 kg / 1190 lb / 1190 lb
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight2355 kg / 5192 lb / 5192 lb
Track frontTowing weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.2 kW / 23.1 hp / 23.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore84.6 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity522.77 cm3/cylinder / 31.901 cu in/cylinder / 31.901 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.4 kW / 118.5 hp / 118.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.0 kW/l / 1.164 bhp/cu in / 1.164 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio165.3 kW/ton / 125.2 bhp/ton / 125.2 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)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range611 km / 380 mi / 380 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A6 Avant 4.2 Quattro

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