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Audi A4 2.5 TDi Quattro

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A4 2.5 TDi Quattro

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in, 133.0 kW / 178.4 hp / 178.4 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 370.0 N·m / 272.9 lb·ft / 272.9 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 226 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed, consumption 7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA4 2.5 TDi QuattroIssued until
SerieA4Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)445 l / 15.72 cu ft / 15.72 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4550 mm / 179.1 in / 179.1 inTotal (curb) weight1590 kg / 3505 lb / 3505 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity550 kg / 1213 lb / 1213 lb
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight2140 kg / 4718 lb / 4718 lb
Track frontTowing weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.16 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.1 kW / 21.6 hp / 21.6 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore78.3 mm / 3.08 in / 3.08 in
FueldieselStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.03 cm3/cylinder / 25.388 cu in/cylinder / 25.388 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power133.0 kW / 178.4 hp / 178.4 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque370.0 N·m / 272.9 lb·ft / 272.9 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)53.2 kW / 71.3 hp / 71.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.3 kW/l / 1.171 bhp/cu in / 1.171 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque148.2 N·m/l / 1.30 lb·ft/cu in / 1.30 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed226 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio113.8 kW/ton / 86.2 bhp/ton / 86.2 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)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range868 km / 540 mi / 540 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A4 2.5 TDi Quattro

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