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Audi A6
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44.1 Lakhs-53.68 Lakhs

Strong Areas

  • Audi status
  • Powerful power plants
  • Dynamic sphisticated design
  • Responsive dual-clutch gearbox
  • Benchmark comfort, convenience

Weak Areas

  • High price tag
  • Cramped rear seat 
  • Low ground clearance
  • City-practicality question mark
  • Low-slung posture hinders visibility
Audi A6
 

Audi A6 Road Test Review By Ecardlr Expert

Audi has made a best attempt to face the stiff competition created by its other German rivals in the premium luxury sedan market with powerful engine, attractive exterior styling and high quality interior cabin.


Audi A6 Eye Captivating And Elegant

Audi is one of the most expensive and valued brands when it comes to cars. Established in the early 1900s, Audi has become a sign of royalty over last 100 years. The design, quality and overall performance of the car has been beyond any question. Audi6 is the latest addition to the family of Audi vehicles. It’s gorgeous color, attractive design and excellent performance has certainly made Audi 6 a car worth having. Audi has always been at the top of the list ever since the company launched its first car in the year 1904, so it is no surprise that Audi 6 would make a huge impact on the car industry.
 
Ever since it was launched, Audi has concentrated in quality; both in terms of design and performance. The designs of all Audi models portray a sign of royalty and aristocracy.  The fact that this vehicle has ruled the road all over the world for more than 100 years proves that Audi is one of the best car manufacturers in the world.  
 
The Audi A6 battles it out for mid-size luxury patrons, however now and then; the toughest fight comes from within its own house. Of course, it's competition for the sensible new Cadillac CTS, in conjunction with the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class--but it is also the marginally dowdier various to the horny Audi A7 hatchback, or perhaps the smaller and cheaper Audi A4.
 
The Audi A6 and therefore the hot product of Audi S6 units which are handsome, gaudy sedans, with sleekly contoured sheet and tightly drawn details. For years, experts have place Audi style on a pedestal, notably the A6, solely to own it knocked off 2 years passed by the automatically similar, abundant less sure A7 hatchback. That automobile is one amongst the few to earn an ideal ten from our editors for styling; the A6's additional standard lines earn it an additional standard score.
 
So will the Audi A6 score well among the cars of its competitors? Let’s find out…
 
STYLE &DESIGN
 
The Audi A6 breaks all the old opinions of being a subtle and understated car of its kind. It looks like the designer wanted to give an aggressive look to the vehicle which explains the prominent A that stands boldly at the front. The fresh new design on the front face that features a hexagonal grille at the center and aggressive bumpers that flaunts clawed in appliqués on both ends. The headlight assembly has fog lamps and the base trim arrives with headlights with projector beams. The side profile also sports a clean look with straight lines running along the bodyline. It looks like this new Audi adopts the modular longitudinal platform of Volkswagen that offers it a longer wheelbase by 3 inches. The stylists have stuck to the usual boxy style roofline as it would hinder with the look of A7. The taillights of this new car is designed like headlights and the seamless LED strips offers a trendy touch and the crease houses the taillights with ease merging in within the design.
 
            
 
The Audi A6 is 4946 mm in length, 2087 mm in width and 1456 mm in height. Its wheel base is 2912 mm. The front tread of the car is 1627 mm where as the rear tread is 1618 mm. The size of the front headroom is 1046 mm and the size of the rear tread is 1618 mm. The front headroom is 1046 mm in size where as the rear headroom is 962 mm. The kerb weight of the car is 1765 kg; where as the gross weight of Audi 6 is 2330 Kg. The capacity of the fuel tank of Audi A6 in terms of liters is 65, which makes it a perfect option for long distance drives. The cargo volume of the car is 530 liters. The size of the tyre is 255/55 R17. The type of the tyre is Tubeless Radial Type. Size of the wheels of Audi 6 is 8J x 17. The size of its alloy wheel is 17 inches.  
 
CABIN & INTERIORS
 
When it comes to design, Audi 6 is the attractive model ever manufactured by Audi. The design of the car has a touch of elegance to it. One of the most striking features of this car is its weight. Audi 6 is much lighter that the other versions of Audi. Despite of the standard size of the car, it is very light. It is available in multiple colors like white, silver, and blue and grey. The shape of the car has a close resemblance to the earlier versions of Audi; however, the overall look of the car has made it a class apart. In the year 2014, Audi 6 has been ranked 2nd in the category of luxury cars.
 
         
 
Talking of luxury, Audi 6 has everything you can possibly think of. Here is a list of its interior features which make this car impeccable and most stylish yet comfortable. It comes with the feature of automatic climate control and sunroof. It has an excellent audio system which is made up of 10 speakers. Its blue tooth connectivity features are also worth mentioning and even you can have an access to satellite radio to keep yourself entertained while driving. The functions of audio, navigation and the climate inside the car is being controlled by MMI infotainment system of Audi.
 
          
 
It has a camera for back up, parking sensors attached to the front and rear, music streaming system controlled by blue tooth. It also has a blind spot monitoring system. The interior of the car is Wifi enabled where 8 separate devices can be connected. The navigation system of Audi 6 allows viewing the satellite image through Google Earth. As far as the interior of the car is concerned, it has received 5 out of 5 stars in the rankings. It has an excellent blend of modern technology along with royal comfort. Audi 6 will give you the ride of your life. 
 
COMFORT LEVEL
 
When it comes to comfort, there is nothing better that Audi 6. Here is the detail of various comfort features it has to offer. Audi A6 has air conditioners along with rear A/C vents. It has automatic climate control features and it also enables you to control the quality of air inside the car.  It has the power steering facility. The trunk of the car can be opened with a remote, so can be the fuel lid. It has an accessory power outlet. The transmission type of the car is automatic. The foldable rear seat of the car has a split ratio of 60:40. It has an excellent navigation system with adjustable seats.
 
           
 
When it comes to entertaining features inside the car, there are more than enough arrangements. It has an excellent music system which consists of a cassette player, CD/DVD player, AM/Radio/FM player; the audio system can be controlled with the help of a remote. It has speakers installed in both front and rear panel of the car.
 
The car has rear reading lamps with rear seat head rests. The seats of Audi A6 are made of high quality leather. All the seats, both at the front and the rear contain cup holders. The seats of Audi 6 have shock absorbers attached to them, which ensures a comfortable ride even on the bumpiest of roads. It has a vanity mirror along with trunk lights. It has the cruise control features enabled in it along with seat lumbar support. It has a multifunction steering wheel along with touch screen facility. The front suspension and the rear suspension of the car are made up of Audi manufactured air suspension system.
 
SAFETY FEATURES
 
When it comes to safety, the car offers you optimum safety measures. Here are some of the safety features of Audi A6. 
 
Audi A6 has an ant lock breaking system along with parking sensors attached to both front and rear panel of the car. It has a central locking facility along with driver and passenger air bag which offers total protection during any event of collision. It also has side air bags for the rear seats. Along with seat belts for the front seats, Audi 6 has seat belts for the rear seats as well. It has a seat belt warning system along with a brake assistance system. The crash sensor of the car helps it to avoid any disastrous situations. The anti theft alarm system installed in the car protects it from burglars and thefts. Adding to the overall safety features, it has power door locks installed in it. It has both side and front impact beams. When it comes to visibility, Audi 6 has day and night rear view mirror along with passenger side rear view mirror. Audi 6 has made sure that the infants and children travelling in the car are safe and secured, and that is the reason why it has installed child safety locks inside the car. Adding more to the safety features, the car a rear camera installed in it along with traction control features along with automatic head lamps.  
 
All the features of Audi A6 put together has made Audi 6 one of the premium brands in the world. Its comfort level along with the safety features has made it one of the top cars in the world. There is no wonder, why Audi 6 is one of the most expensive cars available today.
 
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
 
It is not only the design of the car that makes Audi A6 one of the world’s premiere brands. The performance this brand has been consistently excellent ever since it was launched. The fact that Audi cars are made with the vision of serving their customers with comfort along with quality, makes them technically superior. With a Maximum Speed of mind boggling 250 kilometers per hour and acceleration time with a mark from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour, of 6 seconds, this car is the perfect match winner. The car delivers 2967 kmph Engine Displacement and can generate maximum power of 242.39 bhp at the rate of 4000 rpm to 4500 rpm which is one of the best in its class and with a torque of 500Nm at the rate of 1400 rpm to 250 rpm and 6 cylinders it can scorch any road. Its 3.0 liter 241.38 bhp 24V V-Type, Diesel Engine and Turbo Charger and 4 valves per cylinder can give you smoothest driving experience. The other features of Audi A6, which will definitely going to amaze you is its all wheel drive system (AWD), Common Fuel Rail Systems (CRDI), 6 speed gear and one of the largest Turning Radius of 11.8 meters in its class and Pinion and Rack Steering Gear Type.
 
         
 
The engine of Audi A6 settles noiselessly that makes you forget that this power mill was already present in Audi A4. The A6's base drive train pairs a 220-horsepower, 2.0-liter four with either a ceaselessly variable transmission (CVT) and front-wheel drive, or associate eight-speed automatic and Quattro all-wheel drive. The four is not slow, either; expect zero to sixty mph times at regarding seven.5 seconds, up to a prime speed of one hundred thirty mph. The CVT here will its best to fake that it is a standard automatic--and even offers a sport mode, paddle-shifters, and simulated ratios--but we'd take the eight-speed automatic and Quattro with the 2.0 any day. And for pure potency, we'd select the superb A6 TDI, with a 240-hp turbo diesel six associated an eight-speed automatic, a 0-60 mph time of regarding five.5 seconds, associated an Environmental Protection Agency rating of 24/38 mpg, or twenty nine mpg combined. 
 
Higher up on the performance scale are the supercharged six and turbocharged eights. The 310-horsepower supercharged V-6 that is offered within the A6 is paired with all-wheel drive associated an eight-speed transmission for a 0-60 mph time of five.3 seconds. It is a versatile, fairly muted power plant--but it's simply outstripped by the 420-horsepower turbocharged V-8 engine found within the S6. The S6's seven-speed S tonic case and performance upgrades guarantee excitement is simply a tap-shift away--and that sixty mph is simply 4.5 seconds away. No matter that version you select, the A6 has sensible handling, in either front- or all-wheel drive; even if its all-wheel drive system is biased to the rear it still prefers nose-heavy under steer. Models with Audi's Drive choose have higher vary and adaptableness in their electrical steering, throttle, transmission and even air-damper.
 
OVERALL VERDICT
 
Even though the older Audi A3 was a good one, the newbie is much impressive in terms of comfort, safety and handling. Even the standard trim has a potent power mill and decent features that makes it very tempting at a decent price tag. Considering all the aspects of the car, Audi 6 is certainly one of the best four wheelers available in the market today. The car has everything you can think of. It is certainly expected to stay in the market for a long time as the demand for this particular model seems to be going up by every month. With all its incredible features, Audi 6 has posed tremendous competitions to other major car manufacturers. It would be fair to say, that the other models of Audi would envy Audi A6. If you wanted an aggressive and stylish looking Audi between 40 lakh to 60 lakh then Audi A6 is a safe bet. The ex-showroom price of Audi A6 in New Delhi is priced from Rs. 39 lakh to 48.74 lakh. 
 
Engine and transmission:                            3.5/5                                        Appearance:                            3/5
 
Comfort:                                                          3/5                                            erformance:                            3.5/5
 
Value for money:                                           3/5                                            Fuel economy:                        4/5
 
Overall Satisfaction:                                      3.5/5                               

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