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Audi A4 Avant (B5, Typ 8D) 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattro vs BMW 5 Series (E39) 523i (170 Hp) | Technical Specs, Dimensions, Fuel consumption

Audi A4 Avant (B5, Typ 8D) 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattroAudi A4 Avant (B5, Typ 8D) 1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattroAudi A4 Avant (B5, Typ 8D)
BMW 5 Series (E39) 523i (170 Hp)BMW 5 Series (E39)

General information

Brand
Audi
BMW
Model
A4
5 Series
Generation
A4 Avant (B5, Typ 8D)
5 Series (E39)
Modification (Engine)
1.8 20V Turbo (150 Hp) quattro
523i (170 Hp)
Start of production
1996 year
1995 year
End of production
1999 year
1998 year
Body type
Station wagon (estate)
Sedan
Seats
5
5
Doors
5
4

Performance specs

Fuel consumption (economy) - urban
12.2 l/100 km
13.1 l/100 km
Fuel consumption (economy) - extra urban
7.3 l/100 km
7.2 l/100 km
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined
8.6 l/100 km
Fuel Type
Petrol (Gasoline)
Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h
8.5 sec
8.5 sec
Maximum speed
216 km/h
228 km/h

Internal combustion engine specs

Power
150 hp @ 5700 rpm.
170 hp @ 5500 rpm.
Torque
210 Nm @ 1750-4600 rpm.
245 Nm @ 3950 rpm.
Position of engine
Front, longitudinal
Front, longitudinal
Engine displacement
1781 cm3
2494 cm3
Number of cylinders
4
6
Position of cylinders
Inline
Inline
Cylinder Bore
81 mm
84 mm
Piston Stroke
86.4 mm
75 mm
Compression ratio
9.5
10.5
Number of valves per cylinder
5
4
Fuel System
Multi-point injection
Multi-point injection
Turbine
Turbocharger
Valvetrain
DOHC
DOHC

Space, Volume and weights

Kerb Weight
1365 kg
1475 kg
Max. weight
1915 kg
1985 kg
Trunk (boot) space - minimum
390 l
460 l
Trunk (boot) space - maximum
1250 l
Fuel tank volume
60 l
70 l

Dimensions

Length
4479 mm
4775 mm
Width
1733 mm
1800 mm
Height
1417 mm
1435 mm
Wheelbase
2607 mm
2830 mm
Front track
1498 mm
1516 mm
Rear (Back) track
1475 mm
1530 mm
Drag coefficient (Cd)
0.32
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter)
11.1 m

Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs

Drive wheel
All wheel drive (4x4)
Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission)
5
5
Front suspension
Wishbone
Wishbone
Rear suspension
Suspension with traction connecting levers
Several levers and rods
Front brakes
Disc
Ventilated discs
Rear brakes
Disc
Disc
ABS
yes
yes
Steering type
Steering rack
Steering rack
Power steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Tires size
195/65 R15
205/65 R15
Wheel rims size
R15
R15