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2018 Audi A6 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
MSRP
$51,900
Invoice
$50,314
Average Price Paid
$49,394
138 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$42,600
Invoice
$39,618
Average Price Paid
$39,945
183 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$50,895
Good Price
$48,359
Great Price
$46,909
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$40,569
Good Price
$39,399
Great Price
$38,730

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$53,812
11 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,395
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
Rob Feeman Preview:

Audi makes only a few minor updates to its A6 midsize luxury sedan for 2018, as the next-generation A6 completes road testing in preparation for its unveiling sometime next year. The c...

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

In the $40,000 range, Audi meets your cargo-hauling needs in three different ways. There is the Audi Q5, which is an SUV. There is the Audi A4 Allroad, a station wagon wearing an SUV c...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
writes:
very nice car, but more of a family vehicle.
Power Ranked 2018 Audi A5 Sportback better.
"The A5 has the sport package."
Value Ranked 2018 Audi A5 Sportback better.
"for me and my wife the body style and the different driving modes."
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
writes:
its the wifes car, and she loves it, from the way it drives to the way it looks.
Power Ranked 2018 Audi A6 worse.
"The A5 has the sport package."
Value Ranked 2018 Audi A6 worse.
"for me and my wife the body style and the different driving modes."
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writes:
The A5 looks great and rides just as well. It has a smooth transmission, no jerking between gears, a quiet cab...

Specs

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.8 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
--
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 21.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 194.2 in 186.3 in
Width 82.1 in 79.9 in
Height 57.8 in 54.6 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2018 Audi A6
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Java Brown Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Tornado Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Premium Plus Package
  • 19" Black Optic Package
  • 19" Sport Package
  • 20" Black Optic Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • 20" Wheel Package
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Gotland Green Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Scuba Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation and Telematics Package
  • Convenience Package
  • S Line Sport Package
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package

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