2014 Audi A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic Automatic V6 Sedan Diesel AWD 

  • $58k
  • 3.0L Diesel V6
  • 24 city 38 hwy
7.6 Out of 10
$57,500
 
It's a flexible, fairly muted powerplant-but it's easily outstripped by the 420-horsepower turbocharged V-8 engine found in the S6.
by The Car Connection (Mar, 2014)
Audi says it's good for 0-60 mph times of 5.4 seconds, and the same governed top speed of 130 mph.
by The Car Connection (Mar, 2014)

RideNerd Review Our evaluation of the Audi A6 TDI

Affordability

Will it break the bank?

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
7.1
BMW M3
6.8
Annual cost

Fuel economy

Is it a gas sipper or guzzler?

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
8.5
BMW M3
7.9
Fuelly MPG and EPA highway mileage

Air quality

Help the world breathe easier with higher scores.

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
7.3
BMW M3
6.9
NMOG/mile, carbon monoxide/mile and nitrogen oxide/mile

Climate friendly

Higher scores leave less of an impact on global warming.

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
n.d.
BMW M3
n.d.
combined CO2/mile, methane/mile and EPA greenhouse gas score

7.6

RideNerd Score

Affordability, Fuel economy, Air quality and Climate friendly

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
7.6
BMW M3
7.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Audi A6 TDI

Annual Cost The yearly cost to drive 15,000 miles, including fuel and car payments.

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
$13,534
BMW M5
$21,404

Average MPG of Fuelly Users Owners report actual MPG based on their experience.

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
33 MPG
BMW M5
16 MPG
BMW M3
18 MPG

Annual Fuel Cost The cost of fuel to drive 15,000 miles each year.

A6 TDI 3.0 Premium Plus quattro Tiptronic
$2,034
BMW M3
$3,364

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Audi
Body style Sedan
Model year 2014
City range 475 miles
Highway range 752 miles
MSRP $58k
Annual cost $13,534

Manufacturing Emissions

Water per car made 3.69 m³
CO2 per car made 0.66 metric ton
Energy per car made 2,680 kWh/vehicle
Waste per car made 72.31 kg

power & handling

Max torque 428 ft-lb @ 1,750 RPM
Max HP 240 HP @ 3,500 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio 17.41 lb/hp
Curb-to-curb turning radius 39 feet

stereo & entertainment

Brand Generic
Speakers 10 speakers
Wattage 180 watts
Has a speed sensitive volume Yes
Has a subwoofer No
Auxiliary input No
AM/FM radio Standard
CD player Standard
CD changer N/A
Satellite radio Standard
Entertainment system N/A

features

Cruise control Standard
Front A/C N/A
Front passenger A/C N/A
Keyless entry Standard
Keyless ignition N/A
Sun roof N/A
Navigation system N/A, 10 GB
Roof rails N/A
Power locks Standard
Power mirrors Standard
Power outlets Standard
Power steering Standard
Power windows Standard

emissions

Carbon monoxide/mile 0.33 g
Methane/mile 0.03 g
NMOG/mile 0.02 g
Nitrogen oxide/mile 0.04 g
Vapor canisters 0
Bleed canisters 0
Catalytic converters 3
Stops the engine instead of idling Yes
Disables engine cylinders under low loads No
Recirculates exhaust gas Yes

engine & drivetrain

Engine size 3.0L
Air compressor None
Fuel Diesel
Cylinders V6
Paddle shifters N/A
Gearing type Traditional
Transmission 8-speed Automatic 4x4

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front suspension Multi link
Rear suspension Multi link
Front brakes 13.58 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes 12.99 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheel width 245 mm
Front wheel diameter 18 inch
Front wheel aspect ratio 45

safety features

Active head restraints Yes
Airbags
  1. Head curtain
  2. Knee
  3. Driver
  4. Passenger
  5. Side
Antilock brakes Standard
Child door locks Standard
Electronic stability control Standard
Traction control Standard
Rear camera N/A
Rear sensor Standard
Park assist system N/A
Communication system None

physical dimensions

Width 73.8 in
Front track width 64.1 in
Height 57.8 in
Ground clearance 4.6 in
Length 193.9 in
Wheelbase 114.7 in
Curb weight 4,178 lb
Has a rear spoiler No
Seats 5 seats
Front seat room 51 ft³
Rear seat room 46 ft³
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