|Engine||3.0L Turbo Diesel V6||Power Window|
|Max Torque||330 Nm@3250 rmp||Power Steering|
|Max. Power||256 PS @ 6500 rpm||Air Conditioner|
|Transmission||6-Speed Manual||CD Player|
Audi A6 India
Audi A6 made a re entry with beta version in 2009. This new model also fits the luxury sedan bill which is spacious compared to its previous avatar. The car is also better in terms of the mileage with a 15% more fuel economy. The elegant exteriors with the latest safety features and finely tuned suspension system make the Audi A6 India for a tempting buy. The Audi A6 is a smart buy for a C segment car. The Audi A6 sedan goes about its journey without much fuss or noise with a highly comforting cabin.
Audi A6 Engine
The Audi A6 comes in five engine options of 3.0-litre TFSI, 2.8-litre FSI, 3.0-litre TDI, 2.0-litre TDI and 2.7-litre TDI. The 3.0-litre TDI produces 229 bhp, the 2.8-litre V6 petrol engine generates 207 bhp, 2.7-litre V6 turbo-diesel engine churns out 177 bhp, 2.0-litre produces 174.3 bhp and the advanced supercharged 3.0-litre FSI engine generates an awesome power output of 296 bhp.
Audi A6 Exteriors
The latest model of Audi A6 sedan gets a facelift. The one thing you will notice at first sight is the facelift of Audi A6 making it look more aggressive. The Audi A6 brings a wave of fresh air with its signature new-age Audi styling, LED daytime running lights and a bold new front end that makes it look sporty and mean with huge air intakes. An extended lip spoiler is also added and is also slimmer by 80 kgs. The body is intelligently built light, owing to a significant proportion of aluminum components. The stunning exterior of this sedan is very eye catchy and attractive.
Audi A6 Interiors
While the exteriors may feel conservative to some, the interiors is what only a selected few would call as conservative. Audi A6 has spent everything on lavish interiors and has made Audi cabins the last word in quality and the new A6 is no exception. The interior is a complete fashion encyclopedia with lines, curves, and great detailing. All shut lines are within 2mm of each other to emphasize the topnotch fit and finish throughout the cabin. The dashboard ‘blades’ wraps with the option of a special wood veneer gives the interior a quality feel that not even the likes of the BMW or Mercedes can live up to.
Audi A6 Safety Features
The Audi A6 Safety features has standard includes six airbags in front, front side, and front/rear curtain; electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes, LATCH for children, and tire pressure monitor. Optional safety equipment includes Audi Side Assist, rear side-impact airbags, Adaptive Cruise Control, and all-wheel drive as standard features for all the variants.
Audi A6 Colors
The Audi A6 colors are Phantom Black, Ibis White, Ice Silver, Oolong Grey and Moonshine Blue shades.
Audi A6 Ride and Handling
The finely-tuned suspension system of Audi A6 sedan comes with four-link front suspension which offers good road handling, riding and driving comfort. The beam assistance feature helps the car automatically switch between high and low beam. The A6 is quite adept at shrink-wrapping itself around you. It does seem larger than the A4 from behind the wheel. The sedan responds promptly when asked to change direction and the Quattro system provides the tough grip. The A6 is really a fun to drive with a bit of under steer to deal with. On the rev the car comes as a huge disappointment and the steering feels quite dead and non responsive even in the ‘Dynamic’ mode. Drivers might not be in for an interactive feel with mushy brakes spoiling the show.
Audi A6 Specifications
The Audi A6 measures - Length 4915mm, Width 1874mm, Height 1455mm and Wheel base 2912mm. The overall weight is around 1720 kg. The weight of the engine is slimmed down and is down to 193kgs. The CO2 emission is also brought down to 158g/km and which 16% better than its predecessor 3.0 diesel engine. The diesel engine is very quick and achieves 100kms in just 6.1 seconds. The capacity of the engine oil is about 6.8 litres and Fuel tank capacity is 75 litres.
The Audi A6 Price as follows as per as Indian market is concern.
Audi A6 2.0 TDI: Rs. 38, 76,298
Audi A6 2.8 FSI: Rs. 41, 02,270
Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro: Rs. 47, 24,659
Audi A6 3.0 TFSI Quattro: Rs. 47, 29,688
Audi A6 Models
Audi A6 2.0 TDI: This is the base variant of Diesel Audi A6 and possesses 1968cc engine. Top speed of this model is 222kmph. It is blessed with larger multitronic transmission.
Audi A6 2.8 FSI: The base petrol variant is equipped with multitronic transmission, front wheel drive and luxurious comfort features.
Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro: This top-end diesel variant of Audi A6 has a 2967cc engine which produces 180kw power and has high acceleration among the variants. Fuel efficiency is top-class. Other silent features are permanent all wheel drive, larger fuel tank and S tronic transmission.
Audi A6 3.0 TFSI Quattro: This is the Quattro petrol variant of new Audi A6 that comes loaded with S tronic transmission, all wheel drive and luxurious comfort features.
Audi A6 Competitors
The Audi A6 is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury sedan, available in both front- and all-wheel drive configurations and fights against other luxury cars like BMW 5 Series, Volvo S60, and Mercedes E Class in the Indian market.
Compare Audi A6 with Other Models
Audi A6 vs Volvo S60: The Audi A6 price is heavier on the wallet compared to the Volvo S60. The Audi A6 however offers value with better mileage, torque, engine capacity, interior space and exterior design etc.
Audi A6 vs Audi A4: The Audi A6 and the Audi A4 are from the same house but still are considered as the tough competitors in Indian market. The Audi A6 price is costly to that of the Audi A4 but the engine power is good along with the decent mileage. Both the vehicles have got outstanding interior and exterior beauty.
Audi A6 vs BMW 5 Series: The Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series are tit for tat against each other in the market. The BMW 5 Series wins over the Audi A6 with better engine power and torque. The Audi A6 however gets back up with better mileage and looks outstanding compared to the BMW 5 Series.
Audi A6 Mileage
The diesel variants of Audi A6 offer better fuel efficiency gives better mileage compared to the petrol versions. It gives overall mileage of 9.5 to 11.5 Kmpl whereas the petrol versions of Audi A6 delivers around 7-8.8 Kmpl on the Indian roads.
Audi A6 Awards
Audi A6 has won many accolades in the worldwide market. The second-generation A6 was elected in the Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best list for 2000 and 2001. World Car of the Year award for 2005 and “Best of All Classes” in the Faults Report 2011 of the DEKRA testing organization.
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Published on: March 9, 2012 12:10 am
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