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:

•Power sunroof,
•17-inch aluminum wheels, optional 18″ wheels
•Leather upholstery,
•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.

Competes with:

•BMW 535ix
•E350 4-Matic
•Jaguar XF
•Lexus GS460
•Infiniti M
•Acura RL

Likes:

•Well-crafted interior with high-quality materials
•Easy to use multi-media interface
•Comfortable ride
•Classy design both inside and out
•Heads up display

Dislikes:

•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.

Courtesy of Time Warner/ YNN
Aired: 6/26/2012