Audi A6 Review

  October 23, 2013


The Audi A6 has been recognised as world's most successful sedan because of its elegant design, all-wheel-drive performance, and stylish cabin. After tasting success with Audi A6, the company introduced the Audi A6 with a redesigned exterior and interior, re-configured suspension, and more efficient engine choices. The car excels in every aspect with regards to style, performance, value, safety, and environment friendliness.

The Audi A6 with refreshed features and technologies embody the company's philosophy of 'Vorsprung durch Technik'. The new design of the Audi A6 also reflects the car's strong personality. The car fulfills company's commitment to offer premium luxury cars with thrilling design and superior technology in the car market.

Powertrain & Performance

The Audi A6 is available in a choice of four engines comprising 3.0L TFSI, 2.8L FSI, 3.0L TDI and 2.0L TDI. The high performance 3.0L TFSI engine replaced the previous 3.2L FSI which provides a combination of dynamic performance and low fuel consumption.

The 3.0L TDI produces 241 bhp, 2.8L V6 petrol engine generates 201 bhp, 2.0L TDI produces 174.3 bhp and the advanced supercharged 3.0L TFSI engine generates an awesome power output of 295 bhp. The high performance engine uses a mechanical turbocharger with intercooler technology. This couples power with efficiency. The engine is very responsive because of this system.

TFSI which is Turbocharged Fuel Stratified Injection technique is the latest advancement in engine technology. It uses a high pressure direct injection pump that ensures injection of fuel directly into the combustion chamber through electronically controlled injection valves. This innovation in engine technology is aimed at allowing higher compression ratios and more efficient fuel intake. This in turn helps deliver high performance and low fuel consumption.

The Audi A6 is comes with two types of transmission system. The multitronic and the 7-speed S tronic transmission are the systems used in Audi A6. It also comprises the quattro four-wheel-drive that ensures improved traction and dynamic driving style by variably distributing the drive forces to both front and rear wheels through mechanical center differential.

Audi has also improved the suspension of A6 to increase the level of comfort and handling. The electronically adapted air suspension with adjustable damping automatically adapts the suspension according to driving situation. Depending on the driving situation the suspension automatically switches over to any of the four basic setting comprising lift, comfort, automatic, and dynamic.

Build & Styling

The design of the Audi A6 radiates a perfect harmonisation of power, elegance, excitement, and style. The design of the new Audi A6 is emphasised by a range of bold new accents, a coupe style roof line, distinctive shoulder line, and unique details like single-frame grill, revamped bumpers, air vents, and fog lights. Furthermore, the xenon plus, LED daytime running lights improve the functionality and appeal of the car.

The interior of the car is fascinating and spacious with elegant contours and perfect craftsmanship. The rear seats have been redefined for better comfort and the instrumentation is refurbished with higher resolution graphics. The steering wheel, dashboard, and centre console form a single cockpit unit around driver's seating position. The interior cabin also carries the advanced Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) system that controls all the functions of the car.

Coupling a range of sensors and cameras Audi pre sense technology takes care of the car by sensing dangerous situations and activating various other systems to come out of such conditions. Head-up display, active lane assist and night vision assist ensure a safer drive under different driving situations. Equipped with ABS with EBD and ESP the possibilities of the car running out of control are less and the airbags in the A6 are designed to protect passengers if there is a collision in an unfortunate situation.

Pros and Cons

  • Pros

    • Electronically Adapted Air Suspension
    • Excellent Handling
    • Impressive Acceleration
  • Cons

    • Low Fuel Efficiency