Audi A6 Review – Research New & Used Audi A6 Models | Edmunds

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Luxury-car who love value have cheered the Audi A6. And in true fashion, the midsize A6 gives you a lot for a competitive price. One of the A6’s strengths is its deluxe cabin. are first-rate, and the overall design is short of class-leading.

Its winter-weather is another plus as the A6, like Audis, is available with drive.

But the car’s most asset concerns value. In of overall quality, the Audi A6 is up there with other luxury cars, but it typically thousands less. A used A6 an even more affordable though these examples the athleticism of its contemporary rivals.

The A6 benefits from enhanced and increased driver engagement, it a top choice in the segment.

Current A6

The current Audi A6 represents the generation in the car’s lineage and in the 2012 model year. the latest Audi design the A6 is distinctive for its large trapezoidal and more angular headlights. It is notable for improvements in regard to making it the go-to choice as a car.

Powering the base A6 is a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 produces 211 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of Front-wheel drive is standard, as is a variable automatic transmission A supercharged 3.0-liter V6 is also and produces 310 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque.

An automatic and all-wheel drive are Fuel economy for either is quite favorable when to competing sedans.

Trim start with the Premium and Plus (each in either or 3.0T variants to denote and are capped by the 3.0T Prestige. feature highlights include a tri-zone automatic climate partial leather upholstery and front seats (for the Premium Plus trims add wheels, xenon headlights, sensors, Audi’s MMI electronics upgraded audio, a navigation and an in-car Internet connection.

The 3.0T Prestige will get you headlights, unique exterior quad-zone climate control, front seats and a Bose system. Options depend on levels and include LED headlights, a suspension, a head-up display, vision assist, a blind-spot system and a Bang Olufsen system.

In reviews, we rank the Audi A6 highly for its engaging dynamics, excellent interior, V6 engine and its long list of Drivers with a penchant for roads will certainly the A6’s tenacious grip on the and well-balanced weight distribution, others will likely the quiet and attractive cabin is stacked with intuitive wizardry. Whereas previous A6 played second fiddle to its and BMW rivals, this latest is now worthy of the class-leader title.

Used Audi A6 Models

The Audi A6 ran from the 2005 to the model year. Overall, the car represented an admirable mix of attention-getting entertaining driving dynamics and furnishings. A wagon body known as the Avant, was offered the sedan.

In the third generation’s year of production, three were offered: a 265-horsepower V6 a 300-hp supercharged V6 (3.0T) and a V8 (4.2). The 3.2 front-wheel-drive sedan had a variable transmission (CVT), all other A6s came with a automatic transmission and all-wheel The A6 Avant was only available the 3.0T engine, AWD and the automatic.

the production run, trim were generally structured engine selections. For the most three trims were base 3.2 Premium, midlevel Premium Quattro and top-of-the-line 4.2 Quattro. Wagons were only in the 3.0T Premium trim. Standard features as generous as any luxury car for the time, navigation standard for all and the upper coming with heated

Meanwhile, Audi’s easy-to-use Media Interface (MMI) made controlling audio, and Bluetooth functions easy clear and logical menus.

considering third-gen models keep in mind that the V6 made only 255 hp from (later increased to 265 hp). the supercharged V6 (3.0T) wasn’t from 2005-’08, while the V8 produced only 335 hp prior to when output was bumped to 350 hp. In of features, the A6 has stayed mostly though trim packages and were also simplified for and the MMI electronics interface and navigation were upgraded for 2010.

In we’ve found the engines to be and refined. The base V6’s is certainly passable, but our choice be the 3.0T thanks to its broad of torque and relative fuel In fact, we’ve found engine provided quicker than the V8.

The A6 rode comfortably on the highway, and it wasn’t the most athletic car in its our editors applauded its predictable, feel around corners.

The A6 sedan arrived on the market in and benefited from a ground-up an all-new version of the Avant debuted the following year. was the first Audi A6 to ride on a version of the highly regarded A4

For the first two years, only a aspirated V6 was available, but in 2000, added a spirited twin-turbocharged V6 and a V8 to the sedan lineup. Given acceleration tended to be sluggish the base V6, particularly on the hefty A6 wagon, Audi began a more powerful 3.0-liter in 2002. Transmission choices a five-speed automatic and a CVT (which was in 2002).

In reviews, we praised the heavenly and all-wheel-drive utility offered by the A6, and panned its somewhat nonlinear Overall, it represents a solid for used-car shoppers.

The original A6 came to market in 1995 as a revised version of the old Audi 100 and wagon. Although prices on A6 models from this era are low, consumers should be that only one engine a 172-hp V6 — is available on cars. With the lightest A6 weighing in at 3,400 pounds, is modest at best.

However, like newer Audis, A6 was nicely appointed and offered a of front-wheel drive or Quattro drive.

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