Audi A6 Review & Ratings
- 10 April 2015
- Author: Nikolas Perseputto
The Audi A6 was first produced in 1995 and was a truly exciting release from this automaker because of its variety of features and innovative design. The current A6 is definitely a bargain because of its fairly reasonable price and it has quite a bit to offer as a whole. The primary strength of this vehicle is its spacious cabin and the materials that are used for the interior are extremely high quality. This vehicle also handles particularly well in the winter, so it is an especially ideal purchase for those who live in areas where there is snow and ice on the ground for at least part of the year.
The overall quality and performance of the A6 is quite impressive and it definitely stacks up well against many of its competitors. When it comes to luxury sedans, this particular vehicle is both affordable and extremely stylish, which is a relatively rare combination. The 2014 Audi A6 has a turbocharged 2.0 liter inline-4 which is capable of producing 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. There are a number of other engine choices which are available with this vehicle, including the supercharged 3.0 liter V6 with 310 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. There is also the 3.0 liter turbodiesel or TDI which expends an impressive 240 horsepower as well as 428 pound-feet of torque.
Some of the standard features of the Audi A6 2.0T include front-wheel drive as well as a continuously variable automatic transmission or CTV. An eight-speed automatic transmission as well as all-wheel drive comes standard with certain engines and is optional with the 2.0T. As far as fuel economy is concerned, this vehicle is definitely a great choice, especially when compared to many other luxury sedans from other carmakers.
There are a number of trim levels with the Audi A6, including the Premium (2.0T only) as well as the Premium Plus (2.0T, 3.0T, and TDI) and the Prestige (3.0T and TDI). Some of the features that come standard with the Premium include tri-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, a sunroof, parking sensors, keyless ignition, in-car internet connection, upgraded audio, and xenon headlights. The options that are available with this vehicle depend entirely on the trim levels and also include features such has LED headlights, top-view camera system, head-up display, and sport-tuned suspension.
This executive car from Audi AG is currently in its fourth generation and is the successor to the Audi 100. Every generation of the A6 has come with either front-wheel drive or Tosen-based-four-wheel-drive, an option which was marketed as the Quattro system. Both second and third generation models of this vehicle have been built using the same platform. Overall, this vehicle is a very stylish choice with loads of features that are available with the various models. This vehicle is definitely one of Audi’s greatest achievements and that is reflected in its immense popularity in countries all over the world. With this vehicle, Audi has managed to combine sleek stylishness with a somewhat practical design.