For The A6 Avant has a gorgeous cabin and generous space for four people plus luggage. It is also well equipped and available with some strong engines.
Against Boot capacity is some way short of a Mercedes E-Class Estate's, and the A6 isn't as refined as a BMW 5 Series.
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The Audi A6 Avant is an attractive package – as long as sheer luggage capacity isn't the be-all and end-all.
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There are 17 Audi A6 versions available
Target Price team says:
The Audi A6 Avant isn't the biggest executive estate – the Mercedes E-Class Estate claims that honour – but it's a well-rounded package with much in its favour.
The range is almost entirely diesel-engined, and the big seller is the 2.0 TDI because it combines tax-friendly emissions with all the image and kit of pricier models.
Those with richer tastes – and deeper pockets – will look to the six-cylinder, four-wheel-drive models, which have continent-crushing pace and composure.
Although SE trim provides loads of kit and a more forgiving ride, many people will be drawn to the sportier looks – and handling – of the dearer S line models. We can see the appeal, but you pay the price both financially and in ride comfort.
All versions are well equipped, although some of the luxuries on the extensive options list may prove tempting. The all-LED headlights look the business, for example, although they're expensive.
Reader test team says:
Took delivery of my A6 Avant 2.0 tdi Ultra S-Line S-Tronic on 1st September. Have covered over a 1000 miles since and I'm already getting 57mpg+. I…
I've now done 4500 miles in my A6. Overall it is a very good car. I had a choice between this, a BMW520D Touring, A Merc 220CDI Est & others. I…
I'm around 6 weeks and 1,300 miles into my relationship with my new car and I absolutely love it! I came from a 2011 520d but, as much as I liked it,…
I chose the base 3.0l (204hp FWD) over the 2.0l to have that little extra umph when needed - I have to say that I am happy with that choice as when I…