Audi A6 40 TDI Quattro Black Edition 4dr S Tronic [Tech] Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

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RRP £50,560What Car? Target Price£46,989
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors

The A6 is quiet, spacious and an impressive luxury car all round, and will also cost you far less than most rivals. Granted, it’s not the most enjoyable car in the class to drive, but it’s up there with the most comfortable, which is arguably more important.

Based on S line, Black Edition adds 20in alloy wheels, black exterior detailing with tinted rear windows and a flat-bottomed steering wheel. We wouldn’t bother as the big wheels don’t do the ride any favours.

In this entry-level 201bhp 2.0-litre diesel form, the A6 is a tad slow off the mark, but only because its standard seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox hesitates when you put your foot down. It's plenty brisk enough thereafter, though with 0-62mph taking 8.1sec, and more efficient than the equivalent BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class in real-world conditions. Automatic only, but available with front or four-wheel drive.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

530

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

151

g/km