2016 Audi A6 0-60 Review
The new 2016 Audi A6 0-60 features the finely finished interior with ample, roomy passenger space. The styling is slightly refreshed in overall, both in rear and front, in addition to the availability of more powerful engine options with increases in output offered. With strong supercharged and diesel V6 under the hood, the car also demonstrates the impressive fuel economy for diesel powertrain. It also boasts sporty handling.
Six trim levels are available for this midsize luxury sedan: TDI Prestige, TDI Premium Plus, 3.0T Prestige, 3.0T Premium Plus, 2.0T Premium Plus, and 2.0T Premium. The 2.0T, 3.0T, and TDI labels hint the engine fitted under the hood: A turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder, a supercharged 3.0L V6, and a turbo 3.0L diesel V6, respectively. Some of the standard features available on higher trims are available as optional on lower trims, such as the LED headlights and Prestige’s Bose audio. There are also a vast array of custom exterior finishes and colors, as well as interior materials and colors, available by special order through the Audi Exclusive program.
The 2.0L 4-cylinder engine is rated at 252 horsepower and torque of 273 lb.-ft. The engine is paired with a front-wheel drive system and a 7-speed automated manual transmission as standard, but there is also the “Quattro” all-wheel-drive model with an 8-speed automatic. With front-wheel drive system, the fuel economy rating is expected at 28 mph combined and with all-wheel drive, it’s expected at 26 mpg combined.
The 3.0L supercharged V6 engine is capable of producing 333 horsepower and 325 pound feet of torque. The powertrain is mated with an 8-speed automatic and all-wheel drive system as standard, as well as automatic engine stop-start technology. This engine option hits 24 mpg combined of fuel economy rating. As for the 3.0L diesel V6, it can cranks out total output of 240 horsepower and torque of 428 pound feet, paired with an all-wheel drive and 8-speed automatic transmission. Fuel economy for TDI model reaches at 29 mpg combined, placing the car with other frugal compact sedans.
Considering the heft and size, though, the new 2016 Audi A6 is fun to drive. With plenty of grips from all corners, the car can change directions eagerly. It is also considerably quick. The Audi A6 0-60 for 3.0T shows the car can sprint from null to 60 mph only in 5.3 seconds, while the acceleration for the Audi A6 TDI is slower with 5.6 seconds passed to sprint from 0 to 60.