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Average User Score
4.1 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 22 reviews
2000 Audi A6 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 22 reviews
More power, more power, more power! Audi heard the shouts across America and tried to pacify hungry customers by introducing two new engines to its lineup in 2000. New in the 2000 Audi A6 is a 2.7 twin-turbo, 250-hp engine and the 4.2-liter, 300-hp V8 engine borrowed from the Audi A8. These engines are only available with a 5-speed Tiptronic and only as a sedan. The A6 wagon keeps the 2.8-liter, 200-hp V6, which is also available in the base sedan.
Also new for 2000, quattro is standard in all models except for the base sedan, where it remains an option. Tiptronic is standard as well, though a 5-speed manual transmission is offered with the A6 2.8s. Stylistically, the 2000 A6 remains the same, though the 4.2 sedan had to be lengthened somewhat in the front and the fenders restyled to accommodate the bigger engine. Inside, the same quality Audi features dominate, wrapping owners in a luxurious, comfortable, quiet ride with well-laid out knobs and displays. Ample leg and headroom and dual front and side airbags ensure a safe and enjoyable ride. In the 4.2, the rear seat has been reconfigured with bucket seats, suitable only for two instead of three passengers.
Drivers and experts agree the 2.7T is the top choice of the 2000 Audi A6s. It is more responsive and quicker off the line than the 4.2 and feels more like a rocket beneath your feet. Though it has more body roll, Audi engineering provides a firm suspension and confident steering so that the driver never feels out of control even when blowing past comparable mid-size sedans on the highway. Owners also love the elegant interior and the increased horsepower of the 4.2, as they've been complaining for years about the lack of zip in the A6. With the two new engine choices, Audi owners have oomph to go along with the snazzy style and quality performance.
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Audi A6 Questions
Sometimes It Just Won't Start, Then A Couple Hours Later Fires Right Up???
Engine turns ove fine but won't start. It only happens once and a while but seems to be getting more frequent. When it won't start I just leave alone for a couple hours , try again and it start sright...
My 2000 Audi A 6 2.8
I bought my car from my friend with my engine check light on diagnostic said Cadillac converter I bought some caddy clean from autozone and now the check light engine is off but now in the car cuts...
I Have A 2000 Audi A6 2.8 Quattro And I Found A 2001 Audi A6 2.7t With A Ba...
I got into an accident that caused frame damage in a 2000 audi a6 2.8. The engine is good on it has maybe 80k miles on it. Can i swap just the engine into a 2001 2.7t? i would still like the turbos ...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7 Gets 3 Lights And Looses Power
Recently while driving my ABS, Traction and ECS lights will come on and the car will not accelerate, or will but very slowly. If I pull over and turn it off and on a couple time the lights will go ...