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2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
MSRP
$57,200
Invoice
$53,695
Average Price Paid
$53,869
331 listings nationwide

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2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
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530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
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2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,293
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,403
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

Just two years out from a redesign, the Audi A6 returns for 2021 with a host of upgrades that aim to keep the midsize sedan competitive with iconic rivals like the BMW 5 Series and the...

2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
Guru9Z5JM5 writes:
Handling Ranked 2021 BMW 5 Series 530i RWD better.
"It was great on curves and cornering in sport mode. The A6 steering feels a bit light."
Back Seats Ranked 2021 BMW 5 Series 530i RWD better.
"Lots of leg room and headroom in the BMW. The Audi also has good legroom but I enjoyed my BMW experience better."
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
Guru9Z5JM5 writes:
I enjoyed everything that comes standard with the 530i. Sports mode gives it more power while comfort mode wil...
Handling Ranked 2021 Audi A6 2.0T quattro Premium Sedan AWD worse.
"It was great on curves and cornering in sport mode. The A6 steering feels a bit light."
Back Seats Ranked 2021 Audi A6 2.0T quattro Premium Sedan AWD worse.
"Lots of leg room and headroom in the BMW. The Audi also has good legroom but I enjoyed my BMW experience better."

Specs

2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 19.3 gal 12.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
248 hp @ 4,300 RPM
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Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 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 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning 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 41.4 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,102 lbs 798 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.4 in 195.8 in
Width 83.1 in 83.7 in
Height 57.4 in 58.4 in
Wheelbase 115.1 in 117.1 in

Available Options

2021 Audi A6
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Avalon Green Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Carat Beige Metallic
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Firmament Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Seville Red Metallic
  • Soho Brown Metallic
  • Typhoon Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Premium Plus Package
  • Black Optic Sport Package
  • Executive Package
2021 BMW 5 Series
530e Hybrid Plug-in RWD

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