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2015 Audi A6

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$17,938 — $34,222 USED
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Sedan
5 Seats
22-29 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?

The Good

  • Supercharged V-6 performance, efficiency
  • Turbo four-cylinder's refinement
  • Interior quality, attention to detail
  • Comfortable front seats
  • Split-folding backseat's utility

The Bad

  • Small backseat
  • Audi Connect requires its own data plan
2015 Audi A6 exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2015 Audi A6
  • Choice of gas or diesel power
  • All-wheel drive with rear torque bias available
  • LED headlights available
  • In-car Wi-Fi available

Our Take

from the Cars.com expert editorial team

Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says Audi's midsize sedan looks great with its upright grille and full LED headlights, and is impressively peppy thanks to its TDI diesel engine. But how does our test model's Sport Package affect ride and fuel economy?

What Is the 2015 Audi A6?

The 2015 Audi A6 is a mid-size luxury sedan with seating for five. It competes with the BMW 5 Series, Cadillac CTS, Jaguar XF and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It's available in four configurations and three trim levels, including the 2.0T Premium, 3.0T Premium Plus and the 3.0 TDI Premium Plus. The S6 performance version is covered separately on Cars.com.

What's New on the 2015 Audi A6?

For the 2015 model year, a new Warm Weather Package is available featuring four-zone automatic climate control as well as a power rear sunshade and manual shades for the rear side windows.

How Does the 2015 Audi A6 Compare to Other Mid-Size Luxury Sedans?

Drivers looking for a luxury vehicle will not be disappointed by the A6's stylish, well-appointed interior. This well-rounded sedan should meet the performance demands of most drivers, even though the base price is a bit steep for a vehicle with only a four-cylinder engine. Drivers looking for a sports sedan will probably prefer the 310-horsepower 3.0T over the 220-hp 2.0T.

What Features on the 2015 Audi A6 Are Most Important?

Under the hood, the base Audi A6 is powered by a 220-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The front-wheel-drive version of the 2.0T comes with a continuously variable automatic transmission, and the all-wheel-drive version is paired with an eight-speed automatic. The 3.0 TDI trim comes with a 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V-6 capable of producing 240 hp. The 3.0T delivers the most power with a 310-hp, supercharged 3.0-liter gas V-6. These higher trims are outfitted with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission as standard equipment.

Significant standard features include 18-inch alloy wheels, a power sunroof, fog lamps, dual exhaust, leather upholstery and heated front seats. Notable options include 19- or 20-inch wheels, the S Line Sport Appearance Package, an MMI multimedia system with Audi Connect, a head-up display, a Bose or Bang & Olufsen sound system, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats and four-zone climate control.

As is required on all new vehicles, the A6 is equipped with front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. Six additional airbags come standard. Available safety features include a blind spot warning system, backup camera and night vision with pedestrian detection.

Should I Buy the 2015 Audi A6?

Most drivers will be impressed with all the A6 has to offer. Its efficient, supercharged V-6 performance is noteworthy, and the automaker's attention to detail when crafting the interior does not go unnoticed. One of the few drawbacks is that the backseat may be a little cramped for taller passengers.

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2015 Audi A6 Overview

By Cars.com Editors
Vehicle Overview

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Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.6
18 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.7)
Performance
(4.7)
Interior Design
(4.8)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.4)
Value For The Money
(4.3)

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(5.0)

Impressive Sports Sedan

by Cesar V. from Whittier CA on September 25, 2018

I've owned three Audi's and was looking to buy a larger vehicle. The A6 checked all the boxes. The overall styling was impressive. It habdkes like a sports car. I enjoy the MMI information center. The ... Read full review

(4.0)

Awesome

by Zip on August 24, 2018

Audi makes awesome cars. This 2025 TDI is a very nice car for under 25,000. Great lines, lots of power, oversized wheels, make this eye candy Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2015 Audi A6 currently has 3 recalls


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2015 Audi A6 2.0T Premium

IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal, or poor.

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
good
Overall Rear
good
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
good

Moderate overlap front

Chest
good
Head/Neck
good
Left Leg/Foot
good
Overall Front
good
Restraints
good
Right Leg/Foot
good
Structure/safety cage
good

Other

Roof Strength
good

Side

Driver Head Protection
good
Driver Head and Neck
good
Driver Pelvis/Leg
good
Driver Torso
acceptable
Overall Side
good
Rear Passenger Head Protection
good
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
good
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
good
Rear Passenger Torso
good
Structure/safety cage
good
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers.

Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Audi

New Car Program Benefits

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Powertrain

    48 months / 50,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    48 months / unlimited distance

Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits

  • Maximum Age/Mileage

    5 model years or newer/less than 60,000 miles

  • Basic Warranty Terms

    1 year/unlimited miles after expiration of new vehicle limited warranty or from date of sale if the new vehicle limited warranty has expired

  • Powertrain

    N/A

  • Dealer Certification Required

    300-plus-point inspection

  • Roadside Assistance

    Yes

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The A6 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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