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Audi A6 Avant
2011 Audi A6 Avant
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2010 BMW 5 Series Wagon
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter V6 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5100-6800 rpm
300 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 2500-5100 rpm
300 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Servotronic Variable Pwr
Turning Diameter
39 ft
39 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Four-Link
Double-Pivot
Rear Suspension
Trapezoidal-Link
4-Link Integral

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45R17
P225/50R17
Rear Tire
P245/45R17
P225/50R17
Spare Tire
Full-Size
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
18 MPG
City
18 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
10.4 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
379.8 miles
296 miles
Cruising Range Highway
548.6 miles
425.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.2 in
191.2 in
Height
58.2 in
58.7 in
Max Width
73 in
72.7 in
Front Width
62.7 in
61.3 in
Rear Width
62.9 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
111.9 in
113.6 in
Ground Clearance
4.6 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.5 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
57.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.9 in
36 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
57.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,255 lbs
4,101 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
17.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
33.9 ft³
58.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic, (REQ: ZMP M Sport Pkg)
  • Deep Green Metallic
  • Deep Sea Blue Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Monaco Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Bronze Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Titanium Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Amaretto Brown, Leather seating surfaces
  • Amaretto/Black, Leather seating surfaces
  • Black, Leather seating surfaces
  • Cardamom Beige, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Gray, Leather seating surfaces
  • Beige, Leatherette seat trim
  • Black, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Black, Leatherette seat trim
  • Cream Beige, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Gray, Dakota leather seat trim
  • Natural Brown, Dakota leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Optional
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Not Available
Optional
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Basic Note
N/A
4 years/50,000 Maintenance Program
Maintenance
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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