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Re: 80 vs 90
Rick H. Louie writes:
> > Anyone know what the difference is between an 80 and a 90. They look the
> > same and can both have 4 or 5 cyl engines.
> In the U.S., starting in 1988, the 80 models had a 4cyl in the fwd
> version and the 80Q had the 5cyl. All 90's had the 5cyl in both the fwd
> and quattro, plus an increased trim level, including body colored front
> and rear spoiler. Then in 1991 (don't quote me on this) Audi did away
> with the 90 nomenclature and just kept the 80 with different trim
> levels. Can anyone dispute this, or verify this?
This is correct, except that the 1988-90 90 FWD automatic models came
with the 4 cylinder 2.0. In 1993 the 80 name was dropped for the U.S.
and the new 90 was introduced with the new nose, new rear end, and
96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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