The A6 is quiet, comfortable, spacious and an impressive luxury car all round, even if it isn’t quite as thrilling to drive as the class bestget the best price
Trim: S Line
Stepping up to S line gets a stiffer suspension set-up (which we would actually recommend avoiding), along with bigger 19in wheels, a sporty bodykit and Matrix LED adaptive headlights.
Engine: 50 TDI Quattro
This 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine offers more flexible performance than the 40 TDI, proving much more powerful but remaining very smooth in delivery while being impressively hushed, with a good amount of power for hot-footing along country lanes or powering through motorway miles. It will cost a fair bit extra to buy, though.