Costs & verdict
Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is
Costs, insurance groups, MPG and CO2
Fuel economy is also competitive, although, spec for spec, the equivalent 5 Series generally emits less CO2, making it slightly cheaper to run as a company car. If you’re looking for the lowest BIK rates, then you’ll need the TFSIe plug-in hybrid; it’s in the same low tax bracket as the 530e Touring.
Audi finished joint 22nd out of 31 brands in the 2020 What Car? Reliability Survey – ahead of Mercedes, but one place behind Jaguar and a long way behind BMW.
The A6 comes with a three-year or 60,000-mile warranty (whichever you reach first), and you can extend that for up to five years or 90,000 miles for a reasonable additional cost.