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2005 Audi A6
2005 Audi A6
Available Price Range $4,904-$10,820 Trims2 Combined MPG 20-22 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Audi A6

Our Take

Unveiled at the 2004 New York International Auto Show, the redesigned Audi A6 sport sedan resembles its predecessor but now leads off with a bold, squarish grille. Available with a choice of V-6 or V-8 power, this is the first Audi with optional adaptive headlight technology. These bi-xenon headl... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • MMI complexity
  • Somewhat hard seats
  • Bouncy ride on some surfaces
  • Glove box space and access

Notable Features

  • V-6 or V-8
  • Standard quattro AWD
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Optional adaptive headlights
  • Head-curtain airbags


Our Expert Reviews

We met as strangers and remained that way. It happens. Sometimes, there is no communication between car and driver. There is a profound disconnect. But that sort of thing often occurs in nondescript economy cars. My estrangement came in the padded luxury of the 2005 Audi A6 4.2 Quattro sedan.It was a matter of dealing with too much. In its obsessive bid to become a high-end automobile manufactu... Read full review for the 2005 Audi A 6

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2005 Audi A6 4.2

by Ed the Engineer from Washinton, D.C. on March 13, 2010

An all around great car. Prefer to Mercedes and BMW. The car is engineered to make driving easy and safe. The features work together so well and seamlessly, that you don't notice how pampered you are ... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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