2016 Audi A6 2.0T quattro Tiptronic: Something for Everyone

Published: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 6:22 PM

2016audia6475With a bit of refresh to the front and rear, more powerful engines and 4G LTE connectivity WiFi, the 2016 Audi A6 2.0T quattro Tiptronic is even more attractive for 2016.

In the midsized luxury sedan segment you can’t get better than the Audi A6 for overall handling, fuel economy and sheer driving pleasure. And it looks good too.

The 2016 Audi A6 is a midsize luxury sedan available in six trim levels: 2.0T Premium, 2.0T Premium Plus, 3.0T Premium Plus, 3.0T Prestige, TDI Premium Plus and TDI Prestige. This review will focus on the 2.0T Premium Plus.

The 2.0T Premium Plus gets front and rear parking sensors, rearview camera, blind spot monitoring system, Pre-Sense Rear, power-folding exterior mirrors, keyless ignition and entry, 8-inch display screen, voice-activated navigation system, Bluetooth audio connectivity, upgraded version of MMI with an enhanced controller, USB connectivity and Audi Connect in addition to the standard equipment of 18-inch wheels, Audi Drive Select, automatic xenon headlights, LED running lights and taillights, automatic wipers, auto-dimming mirrors, a sunroof, tri-zone automatic climate control, heated eight-way power front seats, driver memory settings, leather upholstery, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and a 10-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio and Audi’s proprietary digital music interface. Also standard is Audi’s Pre-Sense Basic safety system.

2016audia6intExtras on my model included the warm weather package of four-zone climate control, power rear sunshade and manual rear side window sunshades. It also had the 19” wheel package which upgraded the wheels to all-season and added 10-Y spoke design.

The turbocharged engine is good for 252 horses and 273 pound-feet of torque. The quattro makes it all wheel drive and gives it an 8-speed automatic transmission. Expect to get 22/city, 32/highway, and 26/combined mpg.

The Audi A6 scored a perfect five stars across the board in frontal, side and overall impact protection.

The inside of the Audi A6 is just as attractive as the outside with posh materials and a handsome layout.

A mobile hotspot that can handle up to eight devices is just one of the many tech gadgets that comes with the A6.

Both front and rear seats are comfortable with plenty of leg and headroom. The trunk at 14.1 cubic feet is adequate for most storage needs.

The Audi A6 doesn’t disappoint in the need for speed department, with quick acceleration and nimble handling even speed demons will be happy.

For looks, speed, agility and handling the 2016 Audi A6 2.0Tquattro Tiptronic has something for everyone.