2019 Audi A6 vs. Its Competition

2019 Audi A6
Aaron Cole Aaron Cole Managing Editor

The Audi A6 is most often compared to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5-Series, other mid-size luxury competitors imported from Germany.

Both the E-Class and 5-Series have more permutations than the A6 (for now) and offer plug-in hybrid variants all the way up to snarling V-8s.

The Lexus GS is comparatively old and lacks connectivity and comfort compared to all three.

The Jaguar XF doesn’t offer as much flash either, but offers a wagon variant that’s gorgeous—if you’re into that sort of thing.

The Cadillac CTS is on its way out and could be found with steep discounts.

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Quick Specs
7.0
The 2019 Audi A6 is a mid-size luxury sedan that skips flash and fast for a comfortable ride with an understated exterior.
6.5
The 2019 Cadillac CTS reminds us just how good sports sedans can be.
6.2
The 2019 Jaguar XF mid-size luxury sedan is even better as a wagon; a well-earned break from the crossover craze.
7.2
The 2018 Lexus GS is a worthy rival to its German foes in terms of luxury and handling, but its engine lineup is falling behind the competition.
MSRP From    
N/A$53,400$46,995N/A$46,510
Gas Mileage    
16 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4Turbocharged Gas I4N/AIntercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Mid-Size CarsMid-Size CarsMid-SizeN/AMid-Size Cars
Style Name    
3.0 TFSI Premium Plus quattro AWD530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWDN/AGS 300 RWD
Drivetrain    
All Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveN/ARear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
555N/A5
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
quattro SedanSedan4 Door SedanN/ASedan
Transmission    
Auto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticN/AAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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