2013 Audi A6 Preview

Pros and Cons*

Great balance between comfort and performance, a number of technological goodies such as stop/start, quality finish, choice of engines and a spacious interior are all excellent features of the 2013 Audi A6.

A long list of expensive options, high maintenance costs and a complex, multifunctional system are definite liabilities.

The 2.0 TFSI starts at $52,500.

The V6 engine raises the base price to $59,800.

Fuel Economy

The Audi A6 4-cylinder engine consumes 10.5 L/100 km city and 6.8 L/100 km highway.

As for the V6, it has ratings of 11.3 L/100 km city and 7.3 L/100 km highway.

Exterior Styling
This classical luxury sedan exudes an imposing presence. Its aluminum body shell and side mirrors, dual-exhaust and numerous front-end chrome accents are distinctive and elegant.

The 2013 Audi A6 can be powered by a turbocharged 4-cylinder 2.0-litre engine that produces 211 hp and 258 lb-ft torque.

The supercharged 3.0 litre V6 option develops 310 hp and 325 lb-ft torque.

Both engine configurations are mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission that powers all four wheels.

Cargo Capacity
The trunk offers an available 399 litres of storage space.

The A6 is delivered with 8 standard airbags as well as four-wheel antilock brakes, electronic stability control, electronic brake force distribution, rigid occupant cell and adjustable headrests that help protect A6 driver and passengers.

Comparable Models

Acura RLX, BMW 5 Series, Cadillac XTS, Infiniti M, Jaguar XF, Lexus GS, Lincoln MKS, Mercedes-Benz E Class, Volvo S80

Crépault Michel, L’annuel de l’automobile 2013, Montréal Transcontinental, 2012, p.104
Raymond Sylvain, Le guide de l’auto 2013, Montréal, Les éditions de l’Homme, 2012, p.142

Source : www.auto123.com

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