2015 Audi A6 vs. Its Competition

2015 Audi A6
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Audi A6 competes in a crowded segment, filled with excellent alternatives.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class looks great, rides well, offers a diesel option, and its E63 AMG is insanely fast.

The BMW 5-Series comes with a similar number of configurations, but feels more like a sports sedan than the Audi.

The Infiniti Q70 is also offered in a long-wheelbase version this year, and comes with excellent handling and enough tech features to rival the Audi.

The Chrysler 300 is an all-American alternative, with better handling than the A6, and a smoking SRT performance variant.

Finally, there's the Cadillac CTS, with excellent driving dynamics, razor-sharp styling, and plenty of feature and safety tech.

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2018 Infiniti Q702018 INFINITI Q70
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2015 BMW 5-Series2015 BMW 5-Series
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2015 Cadillac CTS2015 Cadillac CTS
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2015 Chrysler 300C Platinum2015 Chrysler 300
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2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E550 4MATIC)2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Quick Specs
The 2015 Audi A6 may look a little sedate, but it's a brilliant performer–thanks to its diesel-driven TDI, the supercharged A6, or turbocharged S6 versions.
The 2018 Infiniti Q70 stands alone as a warm take on luxury that others have left behind. It’s not as luxurious as the others—but it’s not as expensive as those, either.
Whether it's more of a classic sport sedan or a technology-packed tourer you seek, the 2015 BMW 5-Series fills both roles admirably.
The 2015 Cadillac CTS sedan is a stunner–especially in V-Sport guise–and it looks great, too.
The 2015 Chrysler 300 adds more style, features, and efficiency to an already confident, capable large family sedan.
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class lineup is many vehicles in one, with comfort and luxury across the board and sporty manners for those who want them.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
17 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Premium Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Regular Unleaded V-6Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
EPA Class     
Midsize CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsMid-SizeLarge CarsMidsize Cars
Style Name     
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium3.7 LUXE RWD4-Door Sedan 528i RWD4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWD4-Door Sedan Limited RWD4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Sport RWD
Front Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
FrontTrak SedanSedanSedan4 Door SedanSedanSedan
CVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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