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2021 Audi A6
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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A6 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Sport Premium 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Sport Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 23 31 $51,608 $54,900
RS 6 Avant 4.0 TFSI quattro 15 22 $102,460 $109,000
S6 2.9 TFSI Premium Plus 18 28 $69,936 $74,400
S6 2.9 TFSI Prestige 18 28 $69,936 $74,400
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Long Range AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model S Long Range AWD N/A N/A N/A $79,990
Model S Long Range Plus AWD N/A N/A N/A $69,420
Model S Performance AWD N/A N/A N/A $91,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,608
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,900
$79,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$915 / month
$1333 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Audi A6 mid-size luxury sedan or wagon is reserved but flexible in its powertrain offerings and body styles. Growing old though it is, the Tesla Model S still looks and feels as fresh as when it first debuted eight years ago.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55
Front Head Room (in)
38 38.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 94
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 66.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.1 116.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 77.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 65.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.2 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
194.4 196
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 26.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 58.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 14.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 14
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/45WR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/45WR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4101 4883
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Electric
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 -
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4300 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 107
Battery Range (mi)
- 373
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 115
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 111
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 -
Trans Order Code
8Y NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 8.28
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 9.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 -
Trans Type
7 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 Tesla Model S
Body Style
quattro Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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