Audi A6 comes with slightly refreshed looks on both front and rear sides. It also offers high performing engine choices of four and six cylinders. The four cylinder A6 gets a new automated transmission, named S tronic as the replacement to the old CVT gearbox. The interior of A6 is heavily decorated and gets an updated infotainment system installed with a faster processor, latest graphics, USB connectivity and 4G LTE connectivity. Overall, the engines are smooth and offer a refined output and strong performance. The 3.0 TDI variant that runs on diesel and it turns out to be ultra responsive, as it takes about 5 seconds to go from zero to 100 km/h. Also, the delivers an outstanding fuel efficiency of 7.4-4.2 l/km (in combined figures).
Audi A6 1.8 TFSI Quattro S-Tronic DC/T comes powered by a 1.8L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces a maximum power of 187 hp and a peak torque of 320 Nm. The engine is paired to a seven-speed automated transmission that delivers power to all four wheels. Meanwhile, Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro S-Tronic DC/T comes with a 3.0L V6 engine that produces 242 hp of power and 500 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a seven-speed DCT that delivers power to all wheels. It is also installed with automatic engine stop-start technology.
Audi A6 comes with premium 18-inch five spoke aluminium wheels with Audi Drive Select technology that includes different driving modes, gas pedal and response to the transmission. It gets new Xenon headlights along with LED running lights and bright tail lights. The new A6 also features auto-dimming mirrors and a sunroof. In Dimension, the exterior measures 4933 mm in length, 1874 mm in width and 1455 mm in height.
The saloon comes with one of the best in class cabin amenities that includes excellent material quality and dashboard layout. The center console gets Audi's MMI infotainment system equipped with an array of functions, and friendly buttons. It also offers USB integration and touchpad with finger recognition. The console also serves well by providing Google Earth data and 4G LTE mobile connectivity via hotspot. The front seats are cozy and comfortable and the rear seats offer good legroom. Boot space of 399L is available, which is average in the segment.
Audi A6 comes with a long array of safety features like front and side airbags, antilock disc brakes, full-length side curtain airbags, and front knee airbags. The quick assistance features like front and rear parking sensor, lane assistance, rear and top view cameras along with a blind-spot warning system are also included in the safety package. A6 is also equipped with the standard Audi Pre-Sense system that warns the driver in case of any incoming collision.
Audi A6 is overall a decent vehicle to drive and offers a great amount of grip on tight corners. The light steering gives the car a smooth and sporty run. The 1.8L and 3.0L mills provide quick and responsive shifts with the all wheel drive 7-speed automated transmission. Moreover, the TDI delivers better fuel economy. The 18 inch wide tires ensure quiet and smooth drive.