The German automaker will equip its new sedan with all the standard safety features. The 2017 Audi A6 will come with speed sensitive rain detecting wipers to allow better visibility. Also, an electronic stability control system along with adaptive cruise control will enable the driver to keep the car steady in case immediate application of brakes. The car will also feature heated side mirrors along with tire pressure monitoring system, blind spot monitoring system, and active forward collision warning system.
2017 Audi A6 – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The luxury sedan is expected to receive a few modifications in its exterior looks. The 2017 Audi A6 will sport an aggressive front fascia with a wider and sleeker front grille and sharp horizontal headlights. The nose of the car is more tapered than its previous model. As for its rear, a LED strip will run across the entire length and provide a connection between the taillights.
Wheel size has been maintained at 18-inch diameter while the wheelbase has been enhanced to 114.6 inches. This will allow more interior room. Also, the sedan’s length is increased to 194.2 inches which will allow a total cargo volume of 14.1 cubic feet. Expect LED brake lights along with tinted glasses.
Audi A6 2017 will come with Audi Concept 1 infotainment system which will include 10-speakers of the 180-watt audio system. The dashboard will house an LCD along with sync to the car’s sensors and cameras. Also, expect the sedan to come with a voice-activated navigation system.
Front seats will be heated and 8-way power adjustable along with memory options. Steering wheel will be leather draped to allow better grip along with manual tilt features. Also, 2017 Audi A6 is set to come with day-night Auto-dimming rear view mirror along with cargo space lights and smart cabin temperature control system.
2017 Audi A6 – Engine and Mileage
The 2017 Audi A6 will be available in two trims in the powertrain section. The base version will feature a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine capable of delivering a power output of 252 hp and torque output of 273 lb-ft. This will be combined with a seven-speed automatic transmission system while an eight-speed automatic option will be available.
The higher end model will have under its hood a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with all-wheel drive facility. Also, LSO, eight-speed automatic transmission gearbox. This powertrain will be able to generate a maximum power output of around 333 hp and torque of around 325 lb-ft. Also, this will make the luxury sedan reach a top speed of 128 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4.6 seconds.
Mileage will see an improvement from its previous versions. The Audi A6 2017 will give an EPA rating of around 20 mpg within city limits and around 30 mpg on the highway.
2017 Audi A6 – Competition and Pricing
In conclusion, German automaker Audi is set to improve upon its 2016 facelift model. And will launch the 2017 Audi A6 somewhere around early 2017. The sedan will come with a price tag of around $48,000. Finally, it is expected to boast a more radical design along with more engine power.
Along with competition from BMW and Mercedes class of sedans, Audi A6 2017 may also have to take on Cadillac CTS and Volvo S90 in the price department. Read on to find out what Audi has in store for its customers.