Audi 80/90/Coupe

since 1986-1991 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi 80/90/Coupe
- 1.2. Car identification
   1. Maintenance instruction
   1.3. Arrangement of identification plates
   1.4. Dashboard
   + 1.5. Car service
   + 1.6. Independent service of the car
   + 1.7. Specifications
   1.8. Capacities
   1.9. Sizes
   1.10. Loadings
   1.11. Schedule preventive car servicings / greasings
+ 2. Engines, carburetors
3. Greasing system
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Ignition system
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Suspension brackets, wheels
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Steering
+ 12. Body, salon
+ 13. Central air
+ 14. Electric equipment


1.10. Loadings


Loading capacity of the car (the most permissible load) is given on a sticker on inside of a cover of a fuel tank.

The maximum mass of the car, and also the most permissible load of a lobby and back axis are specified on a sticker of compliance to the safety conditions, the left door located on a door pillar.

The maximum mass of the car includes weight of the car plus a full fuel tank, plus mass of oil and cooling liquid, plus the maximum loading which includes weight of passengers (from calculation that the average weight of passengers makes 68 kg or 68 kg on one place in salon) and luggage weight. The most admissible mass of luggage does not increase at luggage carrier installation on a car roof if the weight of passengers respectively does not decrease.

The maximum loading of axes is the maximum loading which can bear each of car axes.


Real load of forward and back axes should not exceed the most admissible and their sum should not exceed the maximum mass of the car.

Excess of a permissible load can lead to damage of the car, failure and traumas.

Values of the most permissible load of the car are valid when loading is evenly distributed in the car (passengers and luggage). At transportation of heavy cargo in a luggage carrier, it it is necessary to arrange as it is possible closer to the back bridge not to reduce controllability the car. It is forbidden to exceed the most permissible load on an axis of the car or to load the car so that its weight will exceed the most admissible. Do not forget that additional loading influences controllability the car therefore at big loading reduce speed of movement.

The most permissible load for a luggage carrier established on a roof of the car, makes 75 kg. Use only a luggage carrier which was developed specially for installation on your car. Do not exceed the most permissible load and distribute weight evenly.

Use only those types of a luggage carrier which were checked and approved by Aуди firm.

Distribute loading evenly and do not exceed the most permissible load (including luggage carrier weight), and also do not increase car weight above the most admissible.

The most allowable weight of the trailer:

The trailer with brakes – 900 kg

The trailer without brakes


Models with the 4-cylinder engine – 560 kg

Models with the 5-cylinder engine – 580 kg

Audi-80 Quattro – 640 kg


Models with the 4-cylinder engine – 560 kg

Models with the 5-cylinder engine – 580 kg

Audi-90 Quattro – 640 kg

The most permissible load on a coupling sphere – 50 kg

Do not exceed the most permissible load for your trailer.