1997 Audi A6 specs & colors

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Slate Blue






EPA Classification Compact

Front Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120

Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 172 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 3000

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 25 MPG
Cruising Range - City 400.90 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 19 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 527.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Type 4
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.580
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.407
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.742
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.882
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.330

Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 0.98 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 9.6 x 0.39 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.8 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft

Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs

Base Curb Weight 3,428 lbs

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 91.7 ft³
Front Head Room 38.3 in
Front Leg Room 42.4 in
Front Shoulder Room 56.5 in
Front Hip Room N/A in
Second Head Room 37.6 in
Second Leg Room 34.8 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.2 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 105.8 in
Length, Overall 192.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.2 in
Height, Overall 56.3 in
Track Width, Front 60.1 in
Track Width, Rear 60.0 in
Min Ground Clearance 4.7 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 16.8 ft³

Anti-lock brake system Standard
Automatic climate control system Standard
Pwr central locking system w/windows/sunroof convenience close feature, selective unlocking, trunk/fuel filler door locks Standard
Rear seat A/C & heat vents Standard
63 amp/hr battery Standard
Pwr-assisted 4-wheel disc brakes w/load-sensitive pressure proportioning Standard
Pre-wiring for cellular telephone/CD changer Standard
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system Standard
Protective body-color body-side moldings Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Burled walnut inlays-inc: instrument panel, center console, door panels Standard
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/auto shift lock, dynamic shift program selection, hill detection capability Standard
Integrated rear fog light Standard
Adjustable tilt/telescopic steering column Standard
Height adjustable folding front center armrest w/storage compartment Standard
Aerodynamic projector beam halogen headlights w/integrated front fog lights Standard
21.1 gallon fuel tank w/fuel cap hanger feature Standard
Fully galvanized sheet metal Standard
Intermittent wipers Standard
Analog clock Standard
Low fuel warning light Standard
Front/rear full cushion head restraints w/adjustable front Standard
Active auto check system Standard
Anti-lock brake system Standard
Dual body-color pwr outside mirrors w/defog feature (RH convex) Standard
Front 3-point seat belts w/height adjustment & automatic tensioners Standard
8-way pwr driver/manual front passenger comfort seats w/manual lumbar adjustment, front passenger height adjustment Standard
Front-wheel drive Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo cassette-inc: anti-theft coding, speed-variable volume, 8-speaker sound system Standard
Anti-theft vehicle alarm system w/interior monitoring sensors Standard
Illuminated lockable glove box/lighter/ashtray/trunk Standard
Front/rear carpet floor mats w/embroidered "four rings" logo Standard
Pwr windows w/pinch protection, front/rear 1-touch down, front 1-touch up, rear window lockout Standard
2.8L SOHC SFI V6 engine Standard
Dual 3-way catalytic converters Standard
195/65HR15 all-season SBR tires Standard
Interior lighting w/courtesy delay, fade-out Standard
Retained accessory pwr for windows/sunroof Standard
Full center console w/storage bins, beverage holders, rear air vents/ash tray Standard
120-amp alternator Standard
Front/rear door storage pockets Standard
Rear center seatbelt w/retractor Standard
Jacquard satin cloth upholstery Standard
Vehicle-speed sensitive pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Standard
4 assist handles w/integral reading lamps Standard
Electric remote trunk release Standard
Low glare, red backlit instrumentation-inc: coolant temp/fuel/oil temp gauges, electric 160-MPH speedometer, tachometer, trip odometer, service interval indicator Standard
Electronic differential lock Standard
Ignition key w/integrated light Standard
Electric rear window defogger w/timer Standard
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Standard
15" x 7" 8-spoke cast aluminum light alloy wheels Standard
City 19/hwy 25 (2.8L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Front/rear 5-MPH body-color integrated bumpers Standard
Front suspension w/coil springs, gas charged shock absorber struts, negative steering roll radius, stabilizer bar Standard
Rear child safety door locks, rear window lock-outs Standard
Front seatback map pockets Standard
Rear outboard 3-point seat belts w/comfort adjustment Standard
Electronic cruise control w/resume, coast & speed-up features Standard
Torsion beam axle rear suspension w/coil springs, gas charged shock absorber struts, panhard rod Standard
Outside temp gauge Standard
Tinted glass w/banded windshield Standard
Rear window antenna Standard
Fold-down rear center armrest w/expandable ski/storage sack Standard

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