2010 Audi A6 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$45,200-$59,150
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The Audi A6 received a facelift for the 2009 model year. For 2010, the big news is the arrival of a direct-injected, 3.2-liter V-6 engine. Compared to last year's 3.2-liter V-6, the new powerplant makes 10 more horsepower and is slightly more fuel efficient. All models with Quattro all-wheel drive receive a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine as standard equipment. In addition, Audi has changed the Sports package content.

  • Minor changes for 2010
  • New 265-hp, 3.2-liter, direct-injected V-6 engine (A6 3.2 FSI)
  • New Sport packages with lowered suspension, sport steering wheel, and 18- or 19-inch wheels
  • LED daytime running lights are now standard on halogen-equipped models
  • Heated steering wheel now offers shift paddles (with optional cold weather package)
  • Premium Plus models receive third-generation navigation system with Sirius traffic reporting
  • Rear heated seats standard on S6 model
  • Brake pads reformulated to reduce brake dust
  • Minor trim changes within the cabin
  • Garnet Red and Dakar Beige exterior colors discontinued

The 2010 Audi A6 is mostly a carryover from 2009-a year in which Audi dbuted a new engine lineup for this model. The A6 is available as a luxury four-door sedan or a five-door wagon-known as the Avant. The A6 is available in four trim levels, with three engine types and numerous luxury options. New for 2010 are LED headlights, and the A6 now features the same fascias used for the Audi A5.

The trim levels are designated according to their engine types: 3.2 FrontTrak Sedan, 3.0 Quattro Sedan, 3.0 Quattro Avant, and 4.2 Quattro Sedan. The FrontTrak Sedan has Audi's Multitronic continuously variable transmission (CVT), while Quattro trims feature a six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode. The A6 sedan has a 16-cu.-ft. trunk, and the Avant offers 59 cu.ft. of cargo space with the rear seats folded.

Standard features on all trim levels include 17-inch alloy wheels, power sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, satellite radio, and Bluetooth connectivity. Various options packages add larger wheels, upgraded lights, Advanced Key passive entry/start, and a voice-activated navigation system.

The A6 3.0T has a 3.0-liter engine that provides 300 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque. The A6 3.2 has a 3.1-liter V6 engine rated at 255 hp and 243 lb.-ft., while the A6 4.2 boasts a 4.2-liter V8 engine (350 hp, 325 lb.-ft.). All three engines are available in the sedan, while the Avant offers only the 3.0T.

The 3.0T fuel efficiency ratings are 18 mpg in the city, 27 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined. The 3.2 offers 18 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined. The 4.2 engine provides fuel economy of 16 mpg city, 23 mpg highway, and 18 mpg combined. The Audi A6 comes with antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tests, the A6 received a \"Good\" rating for frontal-offset and side-impact protection.

On introduction, the 2009 Audi A6 started at $45,200.

The Audi A6 received a facelift for the 2009 model year. For 2010, the big news is the arrival of a direct-injected, 3.2-liter V-6 engine. Compared to last year's 3.2-liter V-6, the new powerplant makes 10 more horsepower and is slightly more fuel efficient. All models with Quattro all-wheel drive receive a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine as standard equipment. In addition, Audi has changed the Sports package content.

  • Minor changes for 2010
  • New 265-hp, 3.2-liter, direct-injected V-6 engine (A6 3.2 FSI)
  • New Sport packages with lowered suspension, sport steering wheel, and 18- or 19-inch wheels
  • LED daytime running lights are now standard on halogen-equipped models
  • Heated steering wheel now offers shift paddles (with optional cold weather package)
  • Premium Plus models receive third-generation navigation system with Sirius traffic reporting
  • Rear heated seats standard on S6 model
  • Brake pads reformulated to reduce brake dust
  • Minor trim changes within the cabin
  • Garnet Red and Dakar Beige exterior colors discontinued

The 2010 Audi A6 is mostly a carryover from 2009-a year in which Audi dbuted a new engine lineup for this model. The A6 is available as a luxury four-door sedan or a five-door wagon-known as the Avant. The A6 is available in four trim levels, with three engine types and numerous luxury options. New for 2010 are LED headlights, and the A6 now features the same fascias used for the Audi A5.

The trim levels are designated according to their engine types: 3.2 FrontTrak Sedan, 3.0 Quattro Sedan, 3.0 Quattro Avant, and 4.2 Quattro Sedan. The FrontTrak Sedan has Audi's Multitronic continuously variable transmission (CVT), while Quattro trims feature a six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode. The A6 sedan has a 16-cu.-ft. trunk, and the Avant offers 59 cu.ft. of cargo space with the rear seats folded.

Standard features on all trim levels include 17-inch alloy wheels, power sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, satellite radio, and Bluetooth connectivity. Various options packages add larger wheels, upgraded lights, Advanced Key passive entry/start, and a voice-activated navigation system.

The A6 3.0T has a 3.0-liter engine that provides 300 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque. The A6 3.2 has a 3.1-liter V6 engine rated at 255 hp and 243 lb.-ft., while the A6 4.2 boasts a 4.2-liter V8 engine (350 hp, 325 lb.-ft.). All three engines are available in the sedan, while the Avant offers only the 3.0T.

The 3.0T fuel efficiency ratings are 18 mpg in the city, 27 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined. The 3.2 offers 18 mpg city, 26 mpg highway, and 21 mpg combined. The 4.2 engine provides fuel economy of 16 mpg city, 23 mpg highway, and 18 mpg combined. The Audi A6 comes with antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags, and full-length side curtain airbags. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tests, the A6 received a \"Good\" rating for frontal-offset and side-impact protection.

On introduction, the 2009 Audi A6 started at $45,200.

Available Trims for the 2010 Audi A6
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 3.2L Premium (4dr Sdn FrontTrak) Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio MSRP 45200.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/28
Name 3.2L Premium Plus (4dr Sdn FrontTrak) Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio MSRP 45200.00 Engine 3.2L/195 City/Hwy MPG 18/28
Name 3.0T Premium (4dr Sdn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 50200.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0T Premium Plus (4dr Sdn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 50200.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0T Prestige (4dr Sdn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 50200.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 4.2L Prestige (4dr Sdn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 59150.00 Engine 4.2L/254 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
Name 3.0T Premium (4dr Avant Wgn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 53310.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0T Premium Plus (4dr Avant Wgn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 53310.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0T Prestige (4dr Avant Wgn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 53310.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
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INTERIOR
  • Valcona leather front bucket seats
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • 12-way pwr front seats w/4-way pwr lumbar adjustment & lockable head restraints
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats w/lockable seatbacks & adjustable head restraints -inc: fold-down rear center armrest, removeable ski sack, fold-down pass-through
  • Full length center console -inc: storage box under front center armrest
  • (2) 12-volt aux pwr outlets -inc: (1) front & (1) rear
  • Front/rear floor mats
  • 4-spoke multifunction leather covered steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Manual adjustable tilt/telescopic steering column
  • 3rd generation multi-media interface -inc: high-resolution TFT color 7" display, control knob & buttons in center console that operate climate control/central locking/instrument cluster/vehicle diagnostics/nav/CD/radio/phone
  • Driver info center -inc: 5-function color trip computer w/fuel range/average fuel mileage/current fuel mileage/average speed/elapsed time, outside temp display, digital speed display, radio/phone display, active auto check system w/speed warning device, pictogram display for open door & decklid
  • Backlit instrument cluster w/auto brightness control -inc: tachometer, speedometer, digital clock w/date, fuel gauge, white illumination w/red pointers, digital odometer w/service level indicator
  • Audi navigation plus system
  • Voice control for phone/CD/radio/nav
  • HomeLink garage door opener
  • Electronic cruise control
  • Pwr central locking w/keyless entry, selective unlocking
  • (2) folding ignition keys w/remote control
  • Emergency key
  • Valet key
  • Pwr windows -inc: pwr retention, 1-touch open/close, pinch-protection
  • Anti-theft alarm system w/immobilizer III transponder system
  • Dual zone auto climate control -inc: (12) front HVAC vents, rear HVAC vents in B pillars & under front seats, pollutant & pollen filter, air quality/humidity/sun angle sensors
  • Electric rear window defogger w/auto timed shut off feature
  • Lockable glove box w/remote release and valet function
  • (2) front & (2) rear cupholders
  • (1) front & (2) rear ashtrays -inc: front ashtray lighter
  • Walnut wood trim
  • Overhead console w/eyeglasses compartment
  • Driver/front passenger sunvisors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Retractable assist handles above each passenger door
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Lighting pkg -inc: interior lights in front and rear headliner, front/rear reading lights, red ambient LED lighting for front center console illumination, illumination for interior door release handles, overhead console lighting, active door reflectors, front door exit lights, front/rear LED footwell lighting, glove box/trunk/lighter/ashtray illumination, fiber optic puddle lights in all four doors, coming home/leaving home function
  • Storage pkg -inc: side cargo net, passenger side storage area, front seatback storage pockets, fold-down grocery bag hooks in cargo area, tie-down eyelets in cargo area floor, tool kit located in storage compartment
  • Driver seat memory
  • Aluminum door sills
  • Auto-dimming interior mirror w/digital compass
  • Heated front seats
  • 4-spoke multifunction leather covered steering wheel w/shift paddles & audio controls
  • Pwr adjustable tilt/telescopic steering column w/memory
  • Audi advanced key
  • Aluminum sill in rear cargo area
  • Storage pkg -inc: side cargo net, passenger side storage area, front seatback storage pockets, rear cargo area telescoping arm & attachment belt for luggage, retractable cargo cover & luggage partition, cargo area 12-volt aux pwr outlet, fold-down grocery bag hooks in cargo area, tie-down eyelets in cargo area floor, tool kit located in storage compartment
EXTERIOR
  • 17" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/45R17 all-season tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/alloy wheel
  • Pwr tilt/slide glass sunroof w/sunshade & pinch protection
  • Halogen headlights
  • Rain/light sensor
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Front/rear fog lights
  • LED brake lights
  • Aluminum window trim
  • Body-colored heated pwr mirrors -inc: passenger side tilt feature for parking in reverse, door area lighting
  • Turn signals w/"3-blink" touch-to-pass feature
  • 18" Y-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/40R18 all-season tires
  • Self-leveling xenon plus headlights
  • Body-colored heated auto-dimming pwr mirrors w/memory -inc: passenger side tilt feature for parking in reverse, door area lighting
  • 18" 10-spoke alloy wheels
  • Self-leveling adaptive/cornering xenon plus headlights
  • Body-colored S line bumper -inc: rear spoiler & diffuser
  • Single-frame trapezoidal chrome grille
  • High-pressure retractable heated headlight washers
  • Body-colored heated auto-dimming pwr folding pwr mirrors w/memory -inc: passenger side tilt feature for parking in reverse, door area lighting
  • Roof rails
  • Pwr lift tailgate w/programmable opening angle & key fob release
MECHANICAL
  • 3.2L DOHC FSI 24-valve V6 engine
  • Multitronic continuously variable transmission (CVT)
  • FrontTrak front wheel drive -inc: anti-slip regulation (ASR)
  • Battery energy management system w/rundown protection
  • Retained accessory pwr
  • Energy-recuperating 180-amp alternator
  • Fully galvanized steel unibody construction
  • Dynamic 4-link front suspension
  • Dynamic trapezoidal-link independent rear suspension
  • Servotronic speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Front ventilated & rear solid disc brakes -inc: auto brake drying, reduced brake dust brake pads
  • Electromechanical parking brake
  • Dual polished-tip exhaust outlets
  • 3.0L DOHC FSI 24-valve supercharged V6 engine
  • 6-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission -inc: dynamic shift program (DSP)
  • quattro all-wheel drive -inc: torque sensing center differential
  • 4.2L DOHC FSI 32-valve V8 engine
  • Energy-recuperating 190-amp alternator
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system -inc: electronic stabilization program (ESP), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA)
    • Audi hill hold assist
    • Daytime running lamps
    • Driver & front passenger advanced dual-stage airbag supplemental restraint system w/passenger sensor
    • Dual front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
    • Sideguard head protection airbags for front & rear occupants
    • Indirect tire pressure monitoring system
    • Front 3-point seat belts w/height adjustment/automatic pretensioners/belt force limiters
    • Rear 3-point seat belts w/automatic pretensioners
    • Passenger convertible locking retractors (ELR & ALR modes)
    • ISOFIX & upper tether child seat provisions
    • LATCH system for outboard rear seating positions
    • Double-pull to unlock doors from interior handles
    • Glow-in-the-dark emergency release handle in interior of trunk
    • Child safety rear door & window locks
    • Safety unlock feature (doors unlock & interior lights turn on w/airbag deployment)
    • First aid kit in rear center armrest
    • LED daytime running lamps
    • Rearview camera
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • DSP extended sound system -inc: (10) speakers, aerial diversity
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/DVD/MP3 changer
    • Audi music interface w/iPod cable
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 3-month free subscription
    • Bluetooth interface
    • Bose surround sound system -inc: (13) speakers, AudioPilot, aerial diversity

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