Audi A6

Price $63,200 – $120,400
Fuel consumption 7.8 – 16.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 83%(view ratings)
The 2021 model year brings in two new members to the A6 family of midsize cars. First, the A6 Allroad is an adventurous wagon sitting on a raised suspension. At the top of the lineup, you’ll find a high-performance wagon called RS 6 Avant which is motivated by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine that puts out nearly 600 horsepower. Other models include the A6 45 TFSI and 55 TFSI, plus the sporty S6.

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Test DrivesRoad Tripping in a 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant
One silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic is more opportunities to discover our beautiful country. This summer, I decided to explore some of the northern parts of Quebec through La Route des Baleines (Whale Route), which stretches along the St. Lawrence River from Tadoussac to Kegaska. My main destination was …
First Drives2020 Audi RS 6 Avant: The Most Badass Wagon
Performance enthusiasts have been waiting for it for a long time, and now it’s about to go on sale in Canada. The 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant arrives next year as a sinister-looking, 590-horsepower wagon and a total badass. Out first drive took place in California’s Malibu area, a hotbed …
First Drives2019 Audi A6: Do-it-all Luxury Sedan
PORTO, Portugal – In a luxury brand’s lineup of vehicles, the midsize sedan might have one of the toughest jobs. It has to be sophisticated to justify a lofty price, but it can’t overshadow the full-size sedan as the technology benchmark. It has to perform better than the compact sedan …
Spotlight on2019 Audi A6: We’re Driving it This Week!
While some automakers are retiring their passenger car lineup to concentrate on SUVs, others are renewing theirs. It’s the case for the Audi brand which, in the last year, introduced the 2019 A8 sedan , the 2019 A7 Sportback and, now, the A6 sedan . A new generation of the …
First Drives2016 Audi A6: Blame it on the SUVs!
When it comes to full-size SUVs, competition for first place is fierce among the top three German automakers. Not only do all three boast prestige—a major consideration for buyers—they also offer such outstanding quality that other contenders have a hard time keeping up. Introduced in 2011, the current generation of …


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New ModelsAudi A6 e-tron Concept Makes Global Debut in Shanghai
The 2021 Shanghai Auto Show marks the world premiere of the new Audi A6 e-tron Concept, which signals the launch of a production model in 2022. The A6 e-tron sedan is based on the new Premium Platform Electric (PPE) architecture, which will also underpin the upcoming Q6 e-tron SUV as …
BuzzThis Audi RS6 Truckster Would Make Clark Griswold Madly Proud
It’s not the first time some tuning enthusiast transforms a car into a replica of the iconic Griswold family wagon from the 1983 movie National Lampoon’s Vacation . However, this one is certainly one of the most stylish. While the original Wagon Queen Family Truckster was based on a 1979 …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Audi A6 and A7
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. It’s no surprise that Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz occupy the top three spots in the midsize luxury car segment. And there’s no better pick this year than the Audi A6/A7.
News2021 Audi RS 6 Avant Has a Price to Match its Madness
Ever since we tested the wicked midsize luxury wagon from Ingolstadt last year and learned that it would be sold in Canada, there was just one thing left to know: the price. We now have the answer on Audi ’s Canadian website. The 2021 RS 6 Avant (not 2020 as …
New Models2020 Audi RS 6 Avant is Coming to Canada
The fourth-generation Audi RS 6 Avant will finally be available in Canada sometime in 2020, much to the delight of performance enthusiasts looking for a car that’s equal parts sporty, elegant and versatile. While many automakers are obsessed with SUVs and crossovers, Audi Canada has decided to expand its RS …
New ModelsAfter the A6 and A6 allroad, Meet the 444-Hp Audi S6
The all-new 2020 Audi S6 is ready to take Canadian roads by storm. This midsize performance sedan features a new twin-turbocharged, 2.9-litre TFSI V6 engine developed specifically to produce a wider range of torque when combined with an electric compressor powered by a 48-volt mild hybrid system. Want some numbers?
NewsThe Audi A6 allroad is Likely Headed to Canada
Last year, the German automaker unveiled the wagon version of its midsize A6. Since we received confirmation that it wouldn’t be sold in Canada, we decided not to talk about it. In early June of this year, Audi struck again by launching the A6 allroad, a high-riding variant of its …


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2014 Audi RS 6 Avant Trailer
There's a lot to the Audi RS 6 Avant: inspiring power, impressive attractiveness and intelligent Audi ultra lightweight engineering.