• Audi S5 Sportback

    Audi S5 Sportback -

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  • Audi S5 Sportback

    Audi S5 Sportback -

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Key facts

2016 Audi S5 Sportback information summary

What body style?
fastback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4752 mm
How heavy?
1735 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2995 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
354 PS / 349 bhp / 260 kW @ 5400-6400 rpm
How much torque?
500 Nm / 369 / 51 kgm @ 1370-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.7 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
9.5/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
166.0 CO2 g/km


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2016 Audi S5 Sportback technical specifications


The Audi S5 Sportback is a fastback with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power to all four wheels.
Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 3 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 349 bhp (354 PS/260 kW) at 5400-6400 rpm and 500 N·m (369 lb·ft/51 kgm) at 1370-4500 rpm respectively.
The power is delivered to the wheels by means of an 8 speed automatic transmission.
Quoted kerb weight is 1735 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 250 km/h or 155 mph, officially stated fuel consumption is 9.5/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 166.0 g/km.
2016 Audi S5 Sportback data
2016 Audi S5 Sportback data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater fastback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2825 111.2
Track/tread (front) 1587 62.5
Track/tread (rear) 1568 61.7
Length 4752 187.1
Width 1843 72.6
Height 1384 54.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1735 kg 3825 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.3 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.29
Frontal area 2.16
CdA 0.63
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3 litre
2995 cc
(182.766 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 89 mm
3.33 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
354 PS (349 bhp) (260 kW)
at 5400-6400 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
116.5 bhp/litre
1.91 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
500 Nm (369 ft·lb) (51 kgm)
at 1370-4500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
166.94 Nm/litre
2.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11.2:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2097.9 kPa (304.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.17 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 203.95 PS/g
150 kW/g
201.15 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.67 kg/kW
11.14 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.5/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.5/5.8/7.3 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre10.5/17.2/13.7 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG29.7/48.7/38.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG24.8/40.6/32.2 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 166.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 169.36 g/km
VED band (UK) H
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 18
Wheel size rear 8½J x 18
Tyres front 245/40 R 18
Tyres rear 245/40 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 2.85
general ID500907
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Audi S5 Sportback added 2016-11-30.
Last modified 2016-11-30.

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