1996 Audi A4 2.8 quattro

1996 Audi A4




Trim Levels, Colors and Available Options
Available Trim Levels: 2.8 (Fwd or quattro)
Available Options:
  • All Weather Package: Heated front seats, heated windshield washer nozzles, heated driver door lock, Outside Temperature Gauge
  • Quattro all-wheel drive
  • 5-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Power Glass Sunroof with sunshade and pre-select feature
  • Radio frequency remote activation of locking system, alarm and interior lights
  • Expandable ski/storage sack
  • Cellular telephone (hands-free/voice recognition)
  • Audi/bose premium sound system with anti-theft AM/FM stereo cassette radio and 4 acoustically tuned speaker modules
  • 6-disc CD changer
  • Trip computer
  • 3-spoke sport steering wheel
  • Kodiak Leather upholstery
  • Pearlescent white paint
  • Available Exterior Colors: Pearl White / Casablanca White / Brilliant Black / Laser Red / Aluminum Silver / Europa Blue Mica / Emerald Green Mica / Autumn Red


    Technical Specs
    Model: 2.8
    Engine/Engine Design
    Type: V6 90 degree, gasoline
    Bore: 3.25 in. (82.5 mm)
    Stroke: 3.40 in. (86.4 mm)
    Displacement: 169 cu. in. (2771 cc)
    Compression Ratio: 10.3:1
    Horsepower (SAE Net): 172 @ 5500 RPM
    Torque: 184 ft. lbs.@ 3000 RPM
    Cylinder block: Cast Iron
    Crankshaft: Forged Steel, 4 main bearings
    Cylinder head: Aluminum alloy
    Valve Train: DOHC, belt driven, hydraulic lifters / variable intake valve timing and variable geometry composite intake manifold
    Firing Order: 1-4-3-6-2-5
    Cooling System: Water-cooled, thermostatically controlled radiator fan
    Fuel/Ignition System: Electronic multi-point sequential fuel injection, hot film air mass sensor, solid state direct ignition with multiple coils, dual knock sensors w/cylinder selective knock control and fully adaptive controls.
    Emission System: Dual 3-way catalytic converters w/individual oxygen sensors
    Drivetrain
    Type: Fwd or quattro all-wheel drive
    Transmission: 5-speed manual or five-speed automatic
    Gear Ratios:
    1st
    2nd
    3rd
    4th
    5th
    Reverse
    Final Drive (quattro)
    Manual (Automatic)
    3.500:1 (n/a)
    1.944:1 (n/a)
    1.300:1 (n/a)
    0.943:1 (n/a)
    0.789:1 (n/a)
    3.444:1 (n/a)
    3.889:1 (n/a)
    Steering
    Type: Rack & pinion, servotronic - variable power assist
    Ratio: 17.1:1
    Turns (lock-to-lock): 3.1
    Turning circle (curb-to-curb): 36.4ft. (11.1 m)
    Suspension
    Front: Four link with upper and lower control arms, stabilizer bar, coil spring/shock absorber (gas charged)
    Rear (Fwd): Torsion-beam axle with trailing arms, stabilizer bar, coil spring/shock absorbers (gas charged)
    Rear (quattro): Double control arm (upper and lower), stabilizer bar, coil spring/shock absorbers (gas charged)
    Brakes
    Service brake: Anti-lock brake system (ABS 5.0), vacuum power assist, with asbestos-free linings, dual diagonal circuits and electronic rear brake pressure proportioning
    Front, size and type: 10.9 in. (276 mm) - Ventilated disc
    Rear, size and type: 9.6 in. (245 mm) - Solid disc
    Wheels & Tires
    Wheel size: 7j x 16 inch cast alloy; five spoke design
    Tire size: 205/60 R 16 H speed rated all-season radial (205/55 R 16 ZR or WR speed rated high performance radial optional)
    Body
    Material: Fully galvanized (both sides) steel
    Corrosion protection: Multi-step anti-corrosion process
    Capacities
    Engine Oil: 5.3 U.S. quarts (5 liter)
    Fuel Tank: 16.4 U.S. gallons
    Cooling System: 6.9 U.S. quarts
    Exterior Dimensions
    Wheelbase: 103.0 in. (102.6 quattro)
    Front Track: 58.9. (1498 mm)
    Rear Track: 58.2 in. (58.1 quattro)
    Overall length: 178.0 in. (4522 mm)
    Overall Width: 68.2 in. (1733 mm)
    Height (unloaded): 55.8 in. (1418 mm)
    Ground Clearance: 4.3 in. (110 mm)
    Curb Weight: Fwd manual - 2976 lbs.
    Fwd auto - 3086 lbs.
    Quattro manual - 3228 lbs.
    Interior Dimensions
    Seating Capacity: 5
    Front Leg room: 41.3 (1049 mm)
    Rear Leg room: 33.4 in. (848 mm)
    Interior Volume Front: 49.7 cu. ft
    Interior Volume Rear: 38.0 cu. ft
    Luggage capacity: 13.7 cu. ft
    Performance (quattro models)
    0-50 mph (0-80 kmh): n/a
    0-60 mph (Manual / Auto): 7.8 / 9.0 sec (7.8 sec / 9.6 sec. quattro)
    1/4 Mile: n/a
    Top estimated speed: 130 mph (203 kmh) - Electronically limited for North America
    Fuel Economy
    City (Manual/Auto): 19 / 18 mpg (19 / 18 mpg quattro)
    Highway (Manual/Auto): 27 / 28 mpg (26 / 27 mpg quattro)
    Combined (Manual/Auto): 23 / 23 mpg (22 / 21 mpg quattro)


    Standard Features
    Comfort/Convenience: • Electronic automatic climate control system, including air conditioning
    • Power steel sunroof (tilt and slide)
    • Power windows with one-touch down, lock-out for rear windows, pinch protection and one-touch up for front windows
    • Retained accessory power for windows and sunroof
    • Tinted glass, banded windshield
    • Power rack and pinion steering
    • Convenience close feature for windows and optional sunroof
    • Electronic cruise control with resume and speed up features
    • Dual power mirrors with defog feature
    • Electric rear window defogger
    • Power central locking system including trunk and fuel door; selective unlocking
    • Heat ducts to rear seat area
    • Illuminated glove box, trunk, lighter/ashtrays, engine compartment
    • Ignition key with integral light
    • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors
    • 4-passenger assist handles
    • Time delay interior light
    • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system
    • Cupholders (in center console)
    • Fuel cap hanger feature
    Interior/Seating and trim: • 8-way power front seats with manual lumbar adjustment
    • Front seat map pockets
    • Facette weave cloth
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Fold down rear-center armrest with storage container
    • Rear center armrest
    • Full length center console with forward storage bin, including cupholders
    • 60/40 split/fold rear seat with locking seat back
    • Genuine burled walnut wood trim for dash, door panels and console
    • Front and rear carpet floor mats
    Instrumentation: • Backlit instrument cluster, red illumination
    • Tachometer and electric speedometer
    • Analog clock
    • Outside temperature gauge (separate)
    • Trip odometer
    • Coolant temperature gauge
    • Oil temperature gauge
    • Voltmeter
    • Intermittent wiper mode
    Audio Systems: • AM/FM stereo cassette radio with anti-theft
    • 6-speaker sound package
    • Rear window antenna
    • Preparation wiring for CD changer
    • Preparation for cellular phone
    Exterior: • Aerodynamic 3-way halogen headlights
    • 5 mph bumpers, painted in body color
    • Body color, protective side moldings
    • Retractable headlight washer system
    • Body color, flush door handles
    • Body color, outside mirror: right convex, left side flat
    • Front fog lights (integrated in headlights)
    • Rear fog light (integrated with left light cluster)
    Safety: • Anti-lock brake system
    • Driver and front passenger air bag supplemental restraints
    • Automatic self-tensioning front seat belt system
    • Rear outboard 3-point seat belts with comfort adjustment
    • Rear center lap safety belt with retractor
    • Child-safety rear door locks