The modelRead full review
The Audi A6 Avant is a comfortable, quiet and technologically advanced estate that's beautifully built. A BMW 5 Series Touring is better to drive and has a more user-friendly infotainment system, though.
The trimSee full equipment
Entry-level Sport trim gives you all the features you really need, with electric front seats, four-way lumbar adjustment, LED headlights, 18in alloy wheels, leather seat trim, dual-zone climate control, front and rear parking sensors, ambient LED interior lighting, a powered tailgate and keyless start. The standard infotainment system includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, sat-nav, Bluetooth, a DAB radio, an 10.1in touchscreen and a punchy 10-speaker stereo.
The engineSee full engine specs
This is the cheapest engine available in the A6, but it’s still a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol with 201bhp. 0-62mph takes a reasonable 7.3sec and claimed economy is in the high thirties. Like every A6 you can only have it with an automatic gearbox, but it’s the only one that’s exclusively front-wheel drive.
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