The Audi A6 is mid-size luxury sedan, which also includes the benefit Audi S6. The fourth generation, the Audi A6 offers an appealing blend of luxury, technology and reaction dynamics. The Audi A6 benefits of new standard and optional equipment available for the latest model year. The exterior looks like a scaled-down version of the Audi A6 the Audi A8 full-size sedan, flanked with a similarly large firms grid of narrow headlights. The Audi A6 has a large greenhouse, the view to the outside as well as a more formal roofline helps the mechanically identical but captivating style Audi A7 Hatchback.
Audi A6 Interior
The Audi A6 contains a paneled hallway to the airflow under the vehicle to steer, which developed into a very low 0.26 Cd despite an upright front end to meet European pedestrian safety standards. The latest Audi A6 is about 100 pounds lighter than its predecessor, thanks in part to extensive use of aluminum components.
As per tradition, Audi, Audi A6 features a well-equipped cabin complete with real metal trim and considerable use of aching beautiful matte wood inserts in some models. A wrap-around dashboard is tilted towards the driver and the latest generation of Audi intuitive MMI system (think iDrive) is standard. A highlight in the list of tech options is Audi Connect, which brings the Internet connectivity and the industry’s first Google Earth integration brings complete with panoramic views and a high-resolution 3D satellite and aerial images.
Audi A6 Engine
Entry level Audi A6 models are powered by the Volkswagen Group ubiquitous 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo four that makes 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque in this application. The engine sends power to front wheels through a continuously variable transmission and consumption figures are 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. For an additional cost of four-cylinder can be spec’d with Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive. In combination with Quattro, which uses four eight-speed automatic transmission and 20/30 mpg versa. The upscale mid-engine 3.0-liter supercharged V6 that brings 310 horsepower and a healthy 325 pounds-ft of twist out. It only comes with Quattro and the eight-speed automatic transmission and 18/27 mpg wearing a. Who mpg to maximize the search can be for a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6, which is good for 240 hp, 428 Nm of torque and a econobox like 24/38 mpg is to decide.
Audi A6 Trim Level
The Audi A6 is available in five different flavors: the A6 Premium 2.0, the A6 2.0 Premium Plus, the Audi A6 Premium 3.0, the A6 3.0 Premium Plus and Prestige A6 3.0. As the name implies, the premium A6 2.0 is equipped with the 2.0-liter turbo four, as well as standard with eight-way power adjustable leather seats with memory function, a premium audio system with iPod input, a four- Multi function steering wheel, keyless start, Bluetooth phone integration, three-zone climate control, 17-inch alloy whels and Audi drive select, the driver with provides the ability to configure the vehicle steering, transmission shift characteristics and engine response exactly to their liking, the choice of Comfort, auto, dynamic or individual settings.
The Audi A6 Premium Plus adds a voice-activated navigation system with a 40GB hard drive, xenon headlights along LED daytime running lights, Audi MMI touch handwriting recognition, Audi connect and parking assist system with front and rear sensors. The Audi A6 2.0 Premium and Premium Plus trim levels can either have the FWD / AWD CVT or / 8-speed auto drive combinations.
The Audi A6 Premium and Audi A6 3.0 Premium Plus 3.0 reflect the characteristics of the four-cylinder Premium and Premium Plus colleagues but add the more powerful supercharged V6 engine. New kit comes in the form of S-Line exterior accents that are a sportier front bumper and grille. Also included is the Audi side assist – what the blind spot areas and quickly approaching vehicles monitored – and Audi pre sense rear, which helps mitigate the consequences of a collision by closing the windows and sunroof, tightening safety belts and use partial braking performance.
The range-topping A6 Prestige 3.0 builds on the features of the Audi A6 Premium Plus with ventilated seats, a 630-watt Bose sound system and the Audi advanced key. For the current model year new standard is a four-zone climate control, manual rear window, power rear window sunshades, a head-up display and full LED headlights.
Audi A6 Features
The Audi A6 buyers can cover their cars with a wealth of cosseting optional functions. The Cold Weather package includes heated front and rear seats and a heated steering wheel. The Black Optic package brings black exterior accents along with 20-inch titanium-finish 5-arm rotor design wheels with summer tires. An optional Sport Package includes a lower and firmer suspension, a three-spoke steering wheel with gearshift paddles flappy and depending on the version, special 18, 19 or 20-inch wheels.
The Side Assist package adds a blind spot monitoring system, power-folding mirrors and a Pre-safe system that adjusts the front and rear headrests for maximum support when an imminent collision is detected. A new Warm Weather package includes four-zone climate control, manual rear side windows and rear window power sunshades.
Driver Support Plus package bundles adaptive cruise control, the power folding and heated exterior mirrors with memory and a Topview camera that displays a 360-degree bird’s-eye image of the Audi A6 environment. Also included is the Audi pre sense plus, at the first stage, the pre-sense system by expanding the full braking force in the event of an unavoidable collision. The Innovation Package includes a heads-up display, support night vision and all-LED headlights in addition to distance control and pre sense plus. Finally Audiophiles will be hard pressed to find a better sound system than available 1300 watt, 15-speaker Bang & Olufsen setup of the Audi A6.
Audi A6 Safety
All Audi A6 models are equipped with two front airbags, driver and the front passenger head airbags, “Side Guard” head airbags for both rows of seats, driver and front passenger knee airbags and side thorax airbags. Rear passenger thorax side airbags are optional. Other standard safety features include traction and stability control systems, ABS with electronic brake pressure distribution and a tire monitoring system.
Audi A6 Competitors
Main competitors include the Audi A6 traditional, luxurious Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the distinctive and sporty Jaguar XF and the BMW 5-Series, the courts enthusiasts with a class-exclusive manual transmission option. The Infiniti M37 and the Lexus GS 350 are also worth a look for anyone.