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The Car Coach: The 2012 Audi A6
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The 2012 Audi A6 is completely re-engineered with a bolder and sportier character. Lauren Fix, the Car Coach, takes a closer look.
Model - 2012 Audi A6
MPG - 19 city/ 28 hwy mpg.
Engine - 3.0L Supercharged V-6 with
310 hp. Optional 2.0T FWD
Transmissions: 8-speed automatic with Tiptronic and Quattro drivetrain.
Price - $49,900
Test vehicle: $60,130
Warranty: 4 year / 50,000 miles
The 2012 Audi A6 offers best in technology that features:
•17-inch aluminum wheels, optional 18” wheels
•Bluetooth wireless connectivity, satellite radio and an Audi Music Interface
•Electronic stability and traction control
•Audi Side Assist with blind spot monitor
•Audi Pre-Sense collision mitigation
•Night vision assist
•Adaptive cruise control
I test drove a 2012 Audi A6 Prestige with S-Line trim, 19” sport wheel package with a sport suspension, Audi side assist and a Bose Surround Sound system. The ride was a combination of agile performance and progressive design that made it comfortable on the highway yet sporty and easy to drive on tight roads and in the city.
•Well-crafted interior with high-quality materials
•Easy to use multi-media interface
•Classy design both inside and out
•Heads up display
•Uncomfortable center-rear seating position
•Diesel engine option
The 2012 Audi A6 has all new styling and plenty of high-tech features that will help you enjoy your daily drive in this beautiful midsize luxury sedan.