2014 Audi A6 Owners Manual – For 2014, the Audi A6 includes a diesel that is fuel-efficient engine to its currently excellent collection of engines. The base four-cylinder that is 2.0-liter a bit better this year as well. Eventually, the trim that is 3.0T begins at the Premium Plus trim degree (the new TDI trim begins as of this degree also).
Options, Trim Levels, and Body Styles
The 2014 Audi A6 is a midsize deluxe sedan for sale in 6-trim levels — 2.0T Premium Plus, 2.0T Premium, 3.0T Prestige, 3.0T Premium Plus, TDI Prestige and TDI Premium Plus. The numbers and characters denote the engine installed (a 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four or a 3.0-liter supercharged V6).
The 2.0T Premium Plus contributes 18-inch tires, LED running lights, xenon headlights, auto-dimming outside decorative mirrors, front and back vehicle parking devices, a voice-activated navigation system, keyless ignition/entry, HD radio, a rearview digital camera, Bluetooth audio connectivity, a sophisticated MMI control and Audi Connect (boosted internet navigation, WiFi access and details).
The 3.0T Premium Plus is equipped much like the 2.0T Premium Plus but includes a fuel-saving stop-start engine system and Audi Pre-Sense Basic, which tightens the seatbelts and shuts the sunroof and part windows if it finds a potential impact situation. The 3.0T Prestige contributes transformative headlights, ambient LED cabin lighting, unique exterior design accents, ventilated front side seats, four-zone climate control, a rear collision caution system, a blind spot warning system, a Bose sound system and a power-adjustable tyre.
Special Features and Interior Design
The 2014 Audi A6 offers among the greatest compartments in its class, with an attractive rush design, outstanding supplies quality and strong match and finish. The MMI (Multi Media Interface) handles activity, communication and navigation functions via the dash-mounted screen that is pop-up a knob and buttons regarding the center unit. The machine boasts sensible menus, clean layouts and a touchpad to boost efficiency, although we still favor BMW’s iDrive or Mercedes’ COMAND for general simplicity.
The A6 also offers a choice of in-car WiFi, which uses a 3G connection and adds Google Earth data towards the navigation system while also providing simplified Google research POIs. It appears a little on the top, but it’s really rather handy if you want to acquire some unexpected work completed on the road and there’s no Starbucks around the corner. The Google Earth nav experience much more a matter of form over purpose, though, and can make the map tougher to understand at a glance.
Regular safety equipment on the 2014 Audi A6 includes antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags, full-length area curtain airbags and front leg airbags. Back side airbags, top and rear parking sensors, way deviation warning/keeping help and a blind-spot caution system are generally optional or included with the top of trims.
The conventional Audi Pre-Sense system can alert the driver, tension the seatbelts and shut the house windows if a potential accident is actually found, as the recommended Audi Pre-Sense Plus system may do all that, plus completely tighten the seatbelts and instantly implement the brakes full force to mitigate the seriousness of an imminent crash. The A6’s Prestige trim additionally boasts Audi Pre-Sense Rear, which makes use of the brake light to warn visitors behind the vehicle in the case of a rear collision, using additional preventive preventative measures if the situation switch critical.
Performance and Powertrains
The 2014 Audi A6 2.0T is running on a turbocharged inline-4 that is 2.0-liter for 220 horse power and 258 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) are regular, and all-wheel drive with an 8-speed automated is present as an alternative. Audi promises a 0-60-mph period of 7.4 mere seconds for CVT types and 6.6 moments aided by the 8-speed automatic, which if correct is actually a bit relative that is slow others when you look at the portion. You will prosper during the fuel push, however, as EPA-estimated gas economic climate is actually 28 mpg combined (25 mpg city/33 mpg highway) and also for the CVT and 23 mpg combined (20 mpg city/29 mpg highway) for the 8-speed automatic and drive that is all-wheel.
The Audi A6 3.0T gets a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 that creates 310 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. An 8-speed automatic, all-wheel drive and stop-start technology are typical common. In Edmunds performance evaluation, the 3.0T sedan went from zero to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds, an instant time among midsize deluxe sedans designed with equally powerful six-cylinder engines. Fuel economy appears at an estimated 22 mpg combined (18 mpg city/27 mpg highway), that is very good.
The 2014 Audi A6 feels light and changes guidelines eagerly. There is lots of grasp, and total, the A6 supplies a gratifying link between car and motorist: not a thing we can state about every midsize luxury sedan. The A6’s direction can feel extremely lightweight at reasonable speeds, however the work degree increases in a reasonably linear fashion when driving through turns at larger speed.