2004 Audi A6 User Reviews

2004 Audi A6 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 23 reviews

  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 13 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"build quality" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews
"expressway" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews

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Erik writes:
2004 Audi A6 2.7T S-Line Quattro Review
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-Massive amounts of turbo boost
-Responsive steering
-Comfortable seats
-Front and rear seat warmers
-All wheel drive
-Sporty version of an already great sedan

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-Slightly oily steering
-Huge turbo lag
-Relatively unimpressive mileage
-Low profile tires can damage very easily
-ABS failed at one point

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A Surprisingly Sporty Sedan That Is Just As Surprisingly Fun To Drive. — The A6 2.7T is an ordinary A6 that has received some styling flairs and a more powerful engine. The seemingly luxurious sedan weighs about 2 tons, but that doesn't stop it from being a pleasing car to drive. The power source is a 2.7 liter V6. Not an especially impressive figure. The Audi's true party pieces are the two turbochargers stuck on the V6, making a respectable 280 hp. The amount of boost is truly incredible. Putting your foot down results in a short pause, and then a surge of torque that propels you to 60 mph in about 5.8 seconds. In order to fully enjoy this car, you have to ignore the automatic transmission mode and use the Tiptronic sequential manual mode, where you are in control of the gearshifts. Driving in automatic mode takes so much away from the experience. There is not very much power steering which adds to the sportiness, but the steering is a bit oily, a common thing in Audis. The permanent all wheel drive gives you tons of grip and more traction in the winter, but compared to a BMW with rear wheel drive, the Audi doesn't really feel like a sports car in the corners. The car is not exactly economic either. It struggled to average 20 mpg. But all in all, if you drive this car every day, you don't notice all the downsides at all. It quickly becomes one of your favorite cars and you can't help but have fun with it.

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Thomas writes:
2004 Audi A6 2.7T S-Line Quattro Review
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Just about everything...

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Mileage, but that's expected with the "hot" 2.7T; Maintenance costs.

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My Audi Rocks! — It has spoiled me completely. The ride, the handling, the performance, the luxury, all the little gadgets, everything. Recently, had the rims painted (platinum gray), face machined, and powdercoated (clear). They look great!

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norbyjaramillo writes:
2004 Audi A6 3.0 Quattro Review
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5

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Luxury Reliable Car

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6 Cylinders so not as cheap as a small car in gas

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Very Good Car — I liked everything about this car. Its looks, the way it drives, the spacious front and back. It is excellent in acceleration, the braking and handling as well. I felt very safe in this car, as it is a high end car.

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jsc8022 writes:
2004 Audi A6 2.7T S-Line Quattro Review
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4

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Pristine interior, very nice shine to paint, has been very reliable. Spare and wheel never used.

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Driver's side has road paint mist, but can be seen only close up. Nicks on rear bumper. CD jamed in player. Engine light has been on, I'm told it is a gas cap sensor that has failed.

jsc8022
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Loved It. — There is nothing I dislike about this car. Nothing. Unless you follow Audi style changes, you can't tell what year. It is sporty, but elegant. Lots of power yet great handling in the snow and rain. I have spent very little on this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dk1992 writes:
2004 Audi A6 3.0 Quattro Review
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5

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Superd awd system great for snow, zippy little engine, comfortable, and spacious

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only thing i dislike is the 23 mpg highway

Dk1992
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Great Car — This is a great little car. Very luxurious and comfortable ride. One could ask for better mpg and a little more umph from the engine. The AWD system is superb with plenty of grip in any driving conditions. Great buy for sure.

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Eric writes:
2004 Audi A6 2.7T S-Line Quattro Review
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AWD navigation

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fuel prices

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A6 S-line Bi-turbo Audi — don't' like $50 half way fill up no paddle-shifters no voice recognition like quattro AWD navigation/blutooth I put in split folding rear seats good performance (check my autologged page) power rear sun shade

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Jbeezy writes:
2004 Audi A6 2.7T S-Line Quattro Review
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Audi's 04 A6 build had all the bugs worked out of it

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None.

Jbeezy
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A Well Maintained Audi Is The Only Audi You Should Buy — 2004 was the final year of production of this particular body/chasis make and as such the 04's have an advantage being that in it's final year the C5 had virtually all the problems and kinks from earlier models worked out. The fit and finish is refinined, the tiptronic a bit more responsive road noise almost eliminated and the 2.7T faster than ever with added comfort of the oil leak problem fixed so no more blown turbo's. Leave it as is or "chip/Flash" it to make it a Monster either way performance is fast and fluid with the high torque put to the pavement through the proven quattro drivetrain. Turn off your ESP on track day's or every day for an extra kick in the pants. These feature's along with Audi's luxury touch's make this a tough vehicle to top.

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Peter writes:
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Turbo is great.

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Maintenance can get expensive.

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Fast And Fun To Drive. — Lots of interior room. Great pickup even at high speed thanks to the Bi-turbo. Rides smooth. Luxury car with the heart of a race car. Fun to drive even with the kids in the back seat. Premium sound system is great as well.

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Brett writes:
2004 Audi A6 2.7T S-Line Quattro Review
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Power, interior, finishes, build quality and appearance

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Expensive parts, lengthy maintenence proceedures that car be expensive to most owners, not ultra conservative on gas.

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2004 Audi A6 2.7t Quattro — The 2.7L Biturbo V6 is an outstanding motor! With 250HP to start with, this car is very smooth and deceiving. Add a performace chip and it's a force to be reckoned with on the roads. The interior is of the best I've ever owned and it definitely ranks equal to most MB and BMWs of the same class. This car is loaded with features. Not just simple features either, features that most other cars won't have for another 5-7 years from this car's build date. Gas mileage is good (20-23MPG) with mixed driving. You can get 400 miles from a full tank. As for cost or ownership, these cars are rather expensive when it comes to repairs. I do them myself but, it's not uncommon for a dealership service labor rate to exceed $100 per/hr. Overall, it's a solid and reliable car with some of the best features and finishes around.

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2004 Audi A6 3.0 Review
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The sound system sounds great in the car.

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Any repairs the car needs are pricey.

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I Love This Car — The car has great performance. Great star-off and great braking system. It's needed some minor repairs that have been costly. No squeaks or rattles though. Gas mileage is great too. The car has a beautiful appearance on the inside and out. The car is absolutely fun to drive. Sound system is perfect too. Oh, the car also handles really well too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1995 Audi A6 Reviews

When You Like To Ride By Niklas

Great car for riding.. not driving I actually have the 2.0 but that option didn't exist in the drop down menu. However, the powerband are awful. Above 3800 rpm NOTHING happens, it just sound great but... Read More

Satisfactory By pages

It is a great car, just that I couldn't get the manual to fully understand the functions. Read More

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1996 Audi A6 Reviews

Sleek, Classic. By flowersbythesea

This car has heated leather seats. In the cold, it feels great. The sound system rocks. Plenty clear and loud enough for me. Plenty of room in back seat. Has a trunk extension through backseat for... Read More

All Around, As Mean As A Raven And Hugs The Road So Tight,you Would Swear Shes Married To The Ground By Rehan

Saved my life plenty of times, has strong qualities, the performance is immaculate, it picks up fast and works like a charm, cost of ownership is cheap, just need oil changes and breaks because of ral... Read More

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1997 Audi A6 Reviews

Audi By Nick

the bad quality about this car was it had alot of things that needed fixed that i never had the time to fix. it also did not have the power i wanted. the performance could have been better the handeli... Read More

Excellent Cruiser. By Segun

Built to last, elegantly styled, very luxurious. 240k miles and still going. It's got a 70 litre tank, and the 1.9 TDi unit manages 200 miles per quarter, quite easily. With respectable performance, i... Read More

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1998 Audi A6 Reviews

Superb Daily (work) Driver For 13 Years By pontificator

This 1998 Audi A6 has been my daily driver as a Real Estate Agent in Canada since I purchased as a 2 years old (lease back) in 2000 for $35,000 CAD. I had driven Acura's up to that point but fell in l... Read More

Its An Audi, If You Can Afford One You Will Love It! By Dustin

Performance: Quick acceleration, great stopping power, and german touring car handling Build Quality: at 160,000 miles all it needs is control arm bushings Appearance: Few dents and scratches, interio... Read More

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1999 Audi A6 Reviews

Reliable, Easy To Drive, Safe Luxury Car. By slsmag

I bought my 1999 Audi A6 Quattro in 2004 with 90,000+ miles on it. Over the last ten years I've put over 100,000 miles on it and it's still running strong. If you can find one now (2014) with under 12... Read More

Audi By frantzevan

Great daily driver. A little hard on gas but very reliable and safe. Quattro gets me to work in any weather. I was a Honda man for years but purchased a Volkswagen Passat (essentially an Audi) some ye... Read More

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