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2020 Audi A6
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Starting Price (MSRP)
8.4
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Horsepower
335 hp @ 5000 rpm
523 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1370 rpm
553 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.4 ft
40.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR19
P245/40YR19
Rear Tire
P245/45HR19
P275/35YR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
20 MPG
City
22 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) Tons/yr
8.9 (2019) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.3 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
424.6 miles
324 miles
Cruising Range Highway
559.7 miles
450 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.4 in
195.4 in
Height
57.4 in
57.8 in
Max Width
74.3 in
73.5 in
Front Width
64.2 in
63 in
Rear Width
63.7 in
62.9 in
Wheelbase
115.1 in
117.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
38.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.4 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
37.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
55.9 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
4,266 lbs
4,372 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.7 ft³
18.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Carat Beige Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Firmament Blue Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Almandin Brown II Metallic, Priority 1.
  • Azurite Black II Metallic, Priority 1.
  • Champagne Quartz II Metallic, Priority 1.
  • Rhodonite Silver Metallic, Priority 1

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pearl Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White w/Dark Coffee, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Night Blue, Dakota Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White w/Dark Coffee, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Caramel/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Smoke White/Black, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo, Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
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
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

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
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles