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Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2967 cm3 / 181.1 cu in / 181.1 cu in, 176.7 kW / 237.0 hp / 237.0 hp, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA6 3.0 TDI quattroIssued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4927 mm / 194.0 in / 194.0 inTotal (curb) weight1760 kg / 3880 lb / 3880 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1459 mm / 57.4 in / 57.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2843 mm / 111.9 in / 111.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1612 mm / 63.5 in / 63.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1618 mm / 63.7 in / 63.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.0 hp / 22.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
FueldieselStroke91.4 mm / 3.60 in / 3.60 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyBosch EDC 17 common rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement2967 cm3 / 181.1 cu in / 181.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity494.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.176 cu in/cylinder / 30.176 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio16.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power176.7 kW / 237.0 hp / 237.0 hp at
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)111.7 kW / 149.7 hp / 149.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.6 kW/l / 1.309 bhp/cu in / 1.309 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque168.5 N·m/l / 1.47 lb·ft/cu in / 1.47 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.55
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.7

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio134.7 kW/ton / 102.0 bhp/ton / 102.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.60 s / 6.60 s / 6.60 sFuel 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions179 g/km / 288 g/mi / 288 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7½J x 17Wheels rear7½J x 17
Tyres front225/50 R 17Tyres rear225/50 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro

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