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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
Upgrading to Vorsprung trim adds 21in alloys, keyless entry, heated rear seats, a panoramic sunroof, soft-close doors, adaptive cruise control and black ash interior wood trim, but it also carries a huge price premium, so we wouldn’t bother.
The engineSee full engine specs
The S6 has a 3.0-litre V6 diesel under the bonnet with 339bhp to give 0-62mph in 5.0sec dead. It has lots of low down urgency and can crack 40mpg according to official figures, too.
Competitive in lots of areas but not outstanding
Bland handling and average performance, but importantly the i3...