Audi A6 8th Generation – Model Highlights and everything you need to know

The new Audi A6 Sedan

Audi A6 LaunchThe new Audi A6 Sedan

Audi has launched the 8th generation all new Audi A6 sedan. Launched initially with a choice of two engines and one transmission and all in Quattro, the new A6 is all about the technology.

Audi A6 Launch

Operating system

  • New MMI touch response operating and display concept: two touchscreens with tactile and acoustic feedback and intelligent text input
  • Natural language voice control with onboard and online search
  • Optional Audi virtual cockpit with Full HD resolution (1,920 x 720 pixels) and operation on the steering wheel; the head-up display is available as an option
  • Personalisation of around 400 functions for seven different profiles

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Infotainment and Audi connect

  • MMI navigation plus standard with 10.1-inch display
  • Navigation with self-learning function on the basis of driver preferences; online route planning from HERE, free updates
  • New Audi connect services
  • Car-to-X functions and “Hazard information”
  • New myAudi app to seamlessly connect smartphone and car
  • Optional Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System with 3D sound

Driver assistance systems

  • Up to 39 driver assistance systems in three packages, including new systems such as crossing assist, efficiency assist and adaptive cruise assist
  • Extensive sensor set with permanent fusion of all data in the central driver assistance controller (zFAS)

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Broad-based electrification

  • V6 engine with 48V main electrical system
  • All engines with mild-hybrid technology (MHEV, mild hybrid electric vehicle) via belt alternator starter and additional lithium-ion battery
  • MHEV technology permits coasting with the combustion engine switched off, high recuperation power and extended start-stop operation, up to 0.7 litres fuel saving per 100 kilometres in customer use
  • Linking of the MHEV system with vehicle sensors to boost efficiency and comfort

Audi A6 interior

Body and interior

  • Spacious interior, 21 mm longer than its predecessor, 12 mm more legroom in the rear
  • Luggage compartment with increased loading width and 530 litres capacity, sensorcontrolled activation by means of a kicking movement, with an electric boot lid
  • Body with mixed steel and aluminium construction provides superb rigidity
  • Top performance with aeroacoustics and aerodynamics
  • Newly developed seats: optional sport seats
  • Large panoramic glass sunroof

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  • Greater spread of the Audi drive select modes: superb comfort, unshakable stability and more sportiness
  • Direct ratio progressive steering with new damping concept is standard
  • Optionally available dynamic all-wheel steering with variable ratio at the front axle, and rear wheels that turn in the opposite/same direction
  • Sport suspension, suspension with damper control and adaptive air suspension with controlled dampers available as options
  • electronic chassis platform (ECP) provides networked control of the adjustable components, Audi drive select dynamic handling system with various profiles

Audi A6 engine


  • petrol engines, power output from 140 kW to 250 kW, 320 to 500 Nm torque
  • Agile power development, high efficiency and supreme refinement
  • 2.0 and 3.0 TFSI with seven-speed S tronic, some with ultra quattro all-wheel drive

Audi A6 exterior design

Exterior and lighting design

  • Technical, elegant design with taut roofline and short overhangs
  • Wide, low-set Singleframe grille, powerfully drawn air inlets
  • Side view with striking contours over the wheels, three-dimensionally shaped rear
  • Slight growth compared with predecessor – length: +7 mm to 4,939 mm, wheelbase: + 12 mm to 2,924 mm, width: +12 mm to 1,886 mm, height: +2 mm to 1,457 mm
  • Optionally available HD Matrix LED headlights with high-resolution high beam, dynamic light sequencing in headlights and rear lights

Audi A6 front seats

Interior design, colours and materials

  • Interior with clean design, seamless fusion of architecture and operating concept
  • Almost invisibly integrated 10.1-inch display, only a few buttons and controls
  • Ambient contour lighting for the interior
  • Wide selection of sophisticated materials; new colours; alloy wheels


  • A6 Sedan 45 TFSI quattro 180kW $95,500*
  • A6 Sedan 45 TFSI quattro S line 180kW $105,200*
  • A6 Sedan 55 TFSI quattro S line 250kW $116,000*
  • * Manufacturer List Pricing [MLP] – excludes dealer delivery and government statutory charges

The all-new Audi A6 Sedan is on-sale now and is offered alongside a comprehensive Audi service plan package, including: Three-year service plan, priced at $1,700 or a five-year service plan, priced at $2,630.

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