Compare 2021 Audi A6 vs 2020 Tesla Model S

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
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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 Coming Soon
Highway
31 mpg Coming Soon
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)
39.7 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
Estimated 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 Drive All Wheel Drive
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)
1.16 -
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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