Cars – The 2021 Audi A6 occupies the fifth place on the list of the best mid-size luxury sedans according to the ratings of the well-known US News site, and this comes as a result of offering a distinguished combination of a luxurious cabin, a smooth ride experience, and powerful engines with a good fuel consumption rate, and today we will learn about it during its review.
The Audi A6 has a sporty, elegant design that starts with the Audi hexagon grille in the front with chrome stripes, which is surrounded by large air outlets and sharp headlights with attractive daytime running lights, in addition to the presence of dynamic prominent lines on the hood and sides.
Moving to the rear, we find an integrated rear diffuser and optional sharp LED taillights matching the design of the headlights, in addition to two wide exhaust outlets.
Cabin and Technologies
As for the interior of the Audi A6 2021, it provides an impressive level of luxury and spaciousness through standard leather upholstery, 8-way adjustable front seats with heating, cooling and massage, in addition to large legroom in the front and rear, as well as good back support and smooth surfaces throughout the cabin.
On the technical side, the Audi MMI system provides an enjoyable use experience through two central touch screens measuring 8.8 inches for the upper screen and 8.6 inches for the lower screen with full support for Amazon Alexa for voice commands, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and navigation, with several USB ports available. 10-speaker audio system, option for a larger 10.1-inch overhead touchscreen, 16- or 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen premium audio system with 4-zone air conditioning and panoramic sunroof.
The Audi A6 has achieved an excellent safety rating of 5 stars in the NHTSA safety tests with a good rating from the American Institute of IIHS, and the mid-luxury sedan offers a wide variety of safety systems including as standard a rear camera, rear collision alert, front and rear parking sensors, lane keep assist Intersection Assist, with an option for a surround camera, night vision system, head-up information display and blind spot monitoring.
performance and consumption
In terms of performance, the Audi A6 is available with several options of engines that vary according to the category and types as follows:
- A 4-cylinder 2-liter turbocharged engine with 248 horsepower, with an average consumption of 11.4 km/l
- A 3-liter V6 turbocharged engine with 335 horsepower, with an average consumption of 10.8 km/l
- 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 444 horsepower, average consumption of 9.7 km/l
- 4-liter V8 biturbo engine with 591 hp, average consumption of 7.8 km/l
All engines come with all-wheel drive and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, except for the high-performance S6 and RS 6 versions that come with an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
The first disadvantage of the Audi A6 2021 is its very high price compared to several competitors in the same category, and at the same time, Audi cars are not known to have high levels of reliability, so it is expected that the cost of owning and maintaining them will be very high, in addition to that, the two-screen infotainment system is an issue It distracts a lot of the driver, and finally we find that the steering feel does not give the driver a real connection to the road, which reduces the sporty experience of the car.
The prices of the Audi A6 2021 in Saudi Arabia start from 249,000 Saudi riyals after tax, while international prices start from 54,900 dollars.