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2001 Audi A6 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 23 reviews
The 2001 Audi A6 benefits from the powerful engines added in 2000, giving this already elegantly sophisticated car more muscle and grit to improve the overall driving experience. Five trims are offered in 2001. A 2.8-liter, 200-hp V6 sedan is available in front-wheel drive or quattro. For more punch, owners recommend the 2.7T turbocharged 250-hp sedan or the 4.2-liter, 300-hp V8, both introduced in 2000. Combined with a Tiptronic auto/manual transmission and standard quattro AWD, these beasts are ready for any driving condition thrown at them. The A6 wagon comes only with the 2.8 V6 and quattro technology. All 2.8 trims have a 5-speed manual transmission option.
The 4.2 is the top of the line trim, containing a monster under its hood that makes accleration much more smooth and highway passing a gleeful experience. The turbo provides extra muscle. The 2001 Audi A6 is also stylish, however, offering a sophisticated interior setup, and the wagon combines luxury with cargo versatility. A Sports Package adds stiffer suspension and more supportive seats.
Owners coo over the quiet, smooth ride and balanced handling of the 2001 A6, even in the heavy turbo. While not necessarily a racing sedan, it won't let you down on the highway. The interior ergonomics and red-lit dash are also highlights. Uninformed and unhelpful dealer experiences cast a shadow on Audi ownership, as do the costly repairs.
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Audi A6 Questions
Brake Caliper Piston Will Not Compress
Ok, I have been changing brakes for 30 years. Trying to change brakes on Audi. Last week took the calipers off, with C-clamp compressed piston in caliper. Compressed fine. Unfortunately rotors were wr...
How Much Can I Sell 2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7t With 160k Miles But That Need...
Transmission fluid got put in the brake reservoir by mistake so now car needs brake core: 4 new calipers, brake pads, brake hoses, master cylinder. Don't know if ABS pump needs to be replaced. Will ...
What is the average cost to have a shop replace the turbos
What Kind Of Tool/key Do I Need To Unlock Or Take Off Tire For A 2001 Audi ...
I have a 2001 Audi A6 Quattro. I am trying to change my front brake pads, but I can't get my tire off. I jacked it up took off all the lug nuts, but there is something in the center of the wheel hol...
A-6 A/c Will Not Go On Tried Fused No Good
replaced the fuse no good