Price Details for 2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6 four-door luxury sedan has successfully joins the relatively fast, elegant, and comfortable German cars. Besides the 2012 Audi A6 four-door luxury sedan, there is a new  BMW 5-Series will set you back $45,050 for the 528i, and you won’t exactly be scraping the bottom of the barrel either, as the Bavarians will provide you with about 240 hp for relaxed highway cruising or dynamic driving. Meanwhile, if you go for the Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse, you will be paying $49,400 for the E350, which is fitted with a 3.5-liter V6 giving 268 horsepower.

Audi has come up with the much more attractive base price for the 2012 Audi A6 four-door luxury sedan of $41,700 (excluding $875 destination charge) in the case of the 2012 Audi A6, which will arrive at dealerships later this year. However, in its efforts to undercut the opposition, the Ingolstadt carmaker is also giving you less. Both the Mercedes-Benz  and the BMW have V6 engines, but the A6 only has a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder churning out 211 horsepower. In addition, the base Audi has front-wheel drive chassis and a lack-luster yet efficient CVT transmission.

If you want your 2012 Audi A6 four-door luxury sedan to be a true match for BMW and Mercedes’ base model saloons, you’ll have to opt for the 3.0-liter turbocharged TFSI V6 that has an impressive 310 horsepower to offer. But you can expect to pay a smidgen under $50k for that – $49,900.

2012 Audi A6 four-door luxury sedan has no plans to bring the A6 Avant to the States any time soon. “We don’t have plans to bring the [new] 2012 Audi A6 four-door luxury sedan to the U.S,” said Audi of America spokesman Andrew Lipman.

 

The 2012 Audi A6 Revealed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Audi participated on the 2011 Detroit Show which originally named the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) by introducing the 2012 Audi A6. Audi’s Chief Designer, Wolfgang Egger comments the revealing of 2012 Audi A6, “You should never interrupt history. If you want to sharpen the emotion of the brand, you look back at the Audi R8, Audi A7, or E-Tron, not the Audi A6.” While the Audi A8 asserts it plutocratic status and the A4 screams upwardly mobile, the A6 has been the choice of those who want the trapping of success but don’t need to tell the world. Audi claimed that the 2012 Audi A6 is the most sensible car and no surprise to discover that the latest incarnation is a subtle evolution of the old.

Compared to the previous Audi A6, the 2012 edition is slightly shorter and lower in overall length and height; there is unusual shrinkage in this era of ever-growing models because the width is up to 0.7 inches.  A 3.0-inches wheelbase is the most significant dimensional alteration, a change made possible by the A6’s reengineered front differential and axle.

There are important differences between European and North American of the 2012 Audi A6 engines. In Europe, Audi offers five powertrains including two diesels and three gas engines. For the North America, Audi A6 available in 2.0-liter gas turbo and supercharged 3.0-liter. The power figures range about 211 horsepower and 358 lb-ft of torque. The front-wheel-drive 2.0-liter four cylinder is offered with a CVT, while all V6 Quattro models get the new ZF-sourced eight-speed Triptonic. Extra gears, overall lighter weight, plus reduced powertrain and driveline friction reduced fuel consumption compared to 2011 models.

The 2012 Audi A6 has a check in every box, finally bringing life to the segment for Audi which its shape is in line with Audi’s corporate vision. The features are ranging from the truly functional to dynamic safety. The base price ranges between $45,000 t0 $60,000.