2011 Audi A6 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$45,200-$59,150
$42,036-$55,010
17 /CITY / 26 /HWY
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The 2011 Audi A6 is a luxury car that's available as a sedan or as a 5-door wagon known as the Avant, with a choice of three engines, three trim levels, and a host of luxury options. The A6 received an extensive upgrading and general makeover for 2011. Some safety features have been added to the upper trims, and a navigation system is standard across the board.

The trim levels for the 2011 Audi A6 are Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. The first two are designated 3.2 or 3.0T, depending on the engine used. The Prestige trim can be designated 3.0T or 4.2, again depending on engine type, with the 4.2 available only as a sedan. Standard features on all trim levels include 17-inch alloy wheels, power sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, satellite radio, voice-activated navigation system, and Bluetooth connectivity. The upper trims build on this base, and many packaged and stand-alone options are available.

The 2011 Audi A6 3.2 features a 265-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 engine, with front-wheel drive and a continuously variable transmission, which is functionally similar to an automatic transmission. It delivers 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. The 3.0T sedan or Avant employs a supercharged, 300-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 engine that delivers 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The A6 4.2 comes with a 350-horsepower, 4.2-liter V-8 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive. This powertrain delivers 16 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Audi A6 include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Rear parking sensors are added as standard on the Premium Plus trim, and a rearview camera is standard on the Prestige trim. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated the A6 \"Good\"-the Institute's highest rating-for frontal-offset and side-impact protection.

Starting MSRPs for the 2011 Audi A6, in its various configurations, ranged from $45,200 to $59,150.

The 2011 Audi A6 is a luxury car that's available as a sedan or as a 5-door wagon known as the Avant, with a choice of three engines, three trim levels, and a host of luxury options. The A6 received an extensive upgrading and general makeover for 2011. Some safety features have been added to the upper trims, and a navigation system is standard across the board.

The trim levels for the 2011 Audi A6 are Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. The first two are designated 3.2 or 3.0T, depending on the engine used. The Prestige trim can be designated 3.0T or 4.2, again depending on engine type, with the 4.2 available only as a sedan. Standard features on all trim levels include 17-inch alloy wheels, power sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, satellite radio, voice-activated navigation system, and Bluetooth connectivity. The upper trims build on this base, and many packaged and stand-alone options are available.

The 2011 Audi A6 3.2 features a 265-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 engine, with front-wheel drive and a continuously variable transmission, which is functionally similar to an automatic transmission. It delivers 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA. The 3.0T sedan or Avant employs a supercharged, 300-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 engine that delivers 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The A6 4.2 comes with a 350-horsepower, 4.2-liter V-8 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive. This powertrain delivers 16 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Audi A6 include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Rear parking sensors are added as standard on the Premium Plus trim, and a rearview camera is standard on the Prestige trim. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated the A6 \"Good\"-the Institute's highest rating-for frontal-offset and side-impact protection.

Starting MSRPs for the 2011 Audi A6, in its various configurations, ranged from $45,200 to $59,150.

Available Trims for the 2011 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 *Ltd Avail* (4dr Sdn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 59150.00 Engine 4.2L/254 City/Hwy MPG 16/23
Name 3.0T Premium *Ltd Avail* (4dr Avant Wgn quattro) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 53310.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/26
Name 3.0T Prem Plus *Ltd Avail* (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 *Ltd Avail* (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
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • 12-way pwr driver & front passenger bucket seats -inc: 4-way pwr lumbar adjustment, lockable head restraints
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats -inc: lockable seatbacks, adjustable head restraints, 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: HDD, high-resolution TFT color 7" display, control knob & buttons in center console that operate climate control/central locking/instrument cluster/vehicle diagnostics/navigation/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 -inc: single DVD player
  • Voice control for phone/CD/radio/navigation
  • HomeLink garage door opener
  • Electronic cruise control
  • Pwr central locking -inc: 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 -inc: auto timed shut off
  • 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
  • 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
  • 8-way pwr driver & front passenger bucket seats w/memory -inc: 4-way pwr lumbar adjustment, lockable head restraints
  • Audi navigation plus system
  • 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
  • S line exterior pkg -inc: S line body-color bumpers, headlight washers, door sills, & trunk spoiler
  • 17" 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/45R17 all-season tires
  • Full-size spare tire w/alloy wheel
  • Pwr tilt/slide glass sunroof -inc: 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 w/memory -inc: manual folding, 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: manual folding, passenger side tilt feature for parking in reverse, door area lighting
  • 18" 10-spoke alloy wheels
  • Self-leveling adaptive/cornering xenon plus headlights
  • Single-frame trapezoidal chrome grille
  • 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), electronic differential lock (EDL)
    • 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 -inc: height adjustment, automatic pretensioners, belt force limiters
    • Rear 3-point seat belts -inc: automatic pretensioners
    • Passenger convertible locking retractors (ELR & ALR modes)
    • ISOFIX & upper tether child seat provisions
    • LATCH system for outboard rear seating positions
    • 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
    • Double-pull to unlock doors from interior handles
    • Emergency trunk release
    • LED daytime running lamps
    • Audi parking system
    • Audi parking system w/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
    • Navigation plus w/CD/DVD player & CD changer -inc: color trip computer, voice recognition for Nav, HDD single DVD
    • Bose surround sound system -inc: (13) speakers, AudioPilot, aerial diversity

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