This midsize luxury sedan is available in 6 trim levels: 2016 Audi A6 2.0T Premium, 2.0T Premium Plus, 3.0T Premium Plus, 3.0T Prestige, TDI Premium Plus and TDI Prestige.
Will be produced in three body types: sedan, convertible and station wagon that Audi called Avant. There will also be a hybrid version called Audi A6L E-Tron, which is expected in late 2016.
2016 Audi A6 Exterior
The 2016 Audi A6 2.0T Premium comes as standard with 18” wheels, Audi Drive Select, automatic xenon headlights, LED running lights and taillights.
The 2.0T Premium Plus contains all aforementioned and adds front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, a blind spot monitoring system, Pre-Sense Rear as well as power-folding exterior mirrors.
The 3.0T Premium Plus has the equipment similar to the 2.0T Premium Plus, but also contains chrome exterior accents (window frames, exhaust outlet).
The 3.0T Prestige provides you with adaptive LED headlights, and power trunk opening and closing.
The TDI Premium Plus is equipped similarly to the 3.0T Premium Plus, whereas the TDI Prestige has the same equipment as the 3.0T Prestige.
A great variety of custom exterior colors and finishes are available by special order through the “Audi Exclusive” program.
Interior of Audi A6 2016
The 2016 Audi A6 undoubtedly has one of the best interiors in its class, with a good-looking dashboard and premium quality materials. A wide range of functions utilizing a pop-up screen and a knob and buttons on the center console are controlled by the MMI infotainment system. The “MMI navigation plus” upgrade, which comes standard on all trims except the base 2.0T Premium, includes a touchpad that recognizes fingertip scrawl.
The front seats are supportive and comfortable, thus convenient for long trips. The rear seat provides more than enough legroom. The 14.1 ft3 trunk is slightly below average for the segment, but the rear seatbacks can fold and offer more room if needed.
As for the standard equipment for the 2.0T Premium, it includes automatic wipers, auto-dimming mirrors, a sunroof, driver memory settings, tri-zone automatic climate control, heated eight-way power front seats, leather upholstery, Bluetooth phone connectivity, Audi’s MMI electronics interface, a 6.5” display screen and a 10-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio and an iPod interface, as well as Audi’s Pre-Sense Basic safety system.
The 2.0T Premium Plus comes with all previously mentioned and adds keyless ignition and entry, an 8” display screen, a voice-activated navigation system, Bluetooth audio connectivity, an upgraded version of MMI with an enhanced controller and Audi Connect.
The 3.0T Premium Plus comes with a fuel-saving engine stop-start system and a power-adjustable steering wheel.
The 3.0T Prestige is equipped with a head-up display, ventilated front seats, power lumbar support for the front passenger seat, a 14-speaker Bose audio system and the Warm Weather package.
Engine and Specs
The new Audi A6 2016 2.0T is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine delivering 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive and CVT are standard, but you will more probably see the “Quattro” all-wheel-drive version mated with an 8-speed conventional automatic. New A6 with this engine will accelerate from 0-60 in just 6.7 seconds.
The Audi A6 3.0T has a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with an output of 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. The 8-speed automatic and all-wheel drive are standard, as well as the stop-start technology. As for the EPA fuel economy it should be 24 mpg combined – 20 city/30 highway.
The new A6 TDI is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 that produces 240 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque. It is also paired up with the 8-speed automatic and all-wheel drive. The fuel economy is 29 mpg combined (24 city/38 highway).
2017 Audi A6L E-tron Hybrid
The new Audi A6 will have a hybrid variant, it is the Audi A6L E-Tron which will appear a little later than the standard version. It will be powered by a 2.0 TESI, 4-cylinder gasoline engine with 211 horsepower (155 kW) and 258 pound-foot of torque (350 Nm), effectively combined with an electric motor of 124 horsepower (91 kW) and 162 pound-foot of torque (220 Nm) powered by 14.1 kWh lithium-ion battery .
Fuel consumption at the 2017 Audi A6L E-Tron will be about 2.2 liters for every 100 kilometers (106.9 US mpg) with an emotion rate of 52 gm of CO2 / Km. Only the electric drive will be able to cross about 50 km (35 miles) while accelerate from 0-60 mph for 8.4 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph (210 km / h).
Price and release date
The 2016 Audi A6 should go on sale in the fall this year, and the average price paid for this car should be about $54,000.
2017 Audi A6L E-Tron should to appear on the market in late 2016 or early 2017, the price has not been set for this model.
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