The Audi A6, the Class APart

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16 Jan 2017
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Audi A6

With multi-range of engines A6 has made its ground secure among of its rivals.


The Audi A6 is a compact executive saloon that offers luxury, efficiency, quality and class that matches the price.

The Audi A6 is one of the most established brands of the executive saloon class. After the appearance of BMW 5-Series on the stage, no parallel of this class of luxury, performance and drive could sustain the pressure but the Audi A6 is the best answer to it. Along with this tough competition with BMW 5Series the Jaguar XF, Mercedes E-Class, Lexus GS and Volvo S90 are the rivals of this car.

Audi A6 Interior

Audi A6 Interior

There are variant available in this model as Audi Avant and Audi A6 Allroad.

The Audi A6 has good engine range and every engine feels more than efficient and capable   

The entry-level 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine gives good performance and efficiency with the power of 187bhp. This engine has more than enough low-rev shove to haul along a fully loaded A6 and you can get even a brisk speed on motorway with confidence. Fuel consumption rate is also economical because of S-Tronic gearbox. Though the 2.0-litre TDI with manual gearbox gives its best and takes the car from 0-62m/h in 8.5 seconds, but with S-Tronic version the performance of this engine is more refined and smooth.

After that there is 3.0-litre TDI available in two different massive outputs of power 215bhp and 268bhp. Both of them are equipped with Audi’s Quattro four-wheel drive system as standard. The 215bhp version pulls strongly from low revs along with good speed at high revs and 268bhp version is built for cruising. After these two powerful engines Audi has introduced a twin- turbo BiTDI 3.0-litre diesel engine with lots of power of 316bhp.

Audi A6 Engine

Audi A6 Engine

This version is astonishingly quick. The engine has the ability to take the A6 from 0-62m/h in 5.5 seconds. The six-cylinder design means the engine is even quieter and smoother than the basic four-cylinder models. This bi-turbo diesel maintains good average with speed and power and reaches 50m/g, a handsome amount for such a big monster like A6.

In diesel engine range of the Audi A6 the 2.0litre diesel engine is the largest selling item among all. It is the most frugal, greenest and it also makes the car feel more nimble than the heavier 3.0-litre diesel units available in line up.

Petrol engines are made for speed with perfect drive

The Audi A6 with 3.0-litre TFSI V6 petrol engine is good enough to compete any rival of its class. It takes only 4.4 seconds to get from a standing start to 62m/h and reaches at the highest speed of 155m/h. The S 6 comes with 4.4litre turbocharged TFSI engine with the power of 444bhp and RS6 Avant has a 552bhp version. Three gearboxes are available in

Audi A6 Rear View

Audi A6 Rear View

The S 6 comes with 4.4litre turbocharged TFSI engine with the power of 444bhp and RS6 Avant has a 552bhp version. Three gearboxes are available in A6 range: a six-speed manual gearbox for front-wheel drive, seven-speed S-Tronic comes as standard on the Quattro models and eight-speed Multitronic gearbox.

Hybrid version of A6

In the year of 2012 Audi A6 has introduced its first hybrid engine with 2.0-litre petrol engine with electric motor. The combined production of 242bhp, equipped with an automatic gearbox to deliver strong acceleration coupled with decent economy.

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