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2020 Audi S6
2.9T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Audi debuts a new S6 for 2020. The S6 runs in the same circles as the BMW M550i and Mercedes-AMG E 53. Audi tends to give its ā€œSā€ performance vehicles subtle exterior improvements ov...

2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Audi last redesigned the S5 compact luxury car in 2018, and, as it received styling and feature updates in the two years since then, it carries over largely unchanged for 2021. This st...

Specs

2020 Audi S6
2.9T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.3 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
444 hp @ 5,700 RPM
349 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
443 lb-ft @ 1,900 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.2:1
Displacement
2,900 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.39 in
3.33 in x 3.5 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.7 cu ft 7.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,102 lbs 882 lbs
Exterior
Length 195 in 184.9 in
Width 83.1 in 79.9 in
Height 56.9 in 54.5 in
Wheelbase 115.3 in 108.8 in

Available Options

2020 Audi S6
2.9T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Avalon Green Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Firmament Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audi Side Assist W/Pre Sense Rear
  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Twill Structured Inlays
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Luxury Package
  • S Sport Package
  • S6 Executive Package
  • Wheels: 21" 5-Twin-Spoke V Design
2021 Audi S5
3.0T quattro Premium Cabriolet AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect/Black Roof
  • District Green Metallic/Black Roof
  • Glacier White Metallic/Black Roof
  • Ibis White/Black Roof
  • Mythos Black Metallic/Black Roof
  • Navarra Blue Metallic/Black Roof
  • Quantum Gray/Black Roof
  • Tango Red Metallic/Black Roof
  • Turbo Blue/Black Roof

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Sport Exhaust Resonator
  • Wheels: 19" 5-Double-Arm Design Bi-Color Finish

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