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2018 (68) Audi A6 40 TDI S Line 5dr S Tronic

Glasgow Fiat / Kia / Abarth (North)
Only £30,998
£3100 deposit
£430.88 per month

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Standard specification

Driver Convenience

7" high resolution colour driver information display systemAudi connect safety and service (e-call)
Audi drive selectAudi smartphone interface
Automatic start/stop system with coasting functionalityBluetooth interface
Lane departure warning systemMMI navigation with MMI touch + twin touch screens 8.8" and 8.6" with haptic and acoustic feedback
Power operated tailgateProgressive steering
Service interval indicatorVoice control system

Entertainment

Audi music interfaceAuxiliary input socket
DAB Digital radioMMI radio plus with CD player
SD card slotUSB connection

Exterior Features

Aluminium roof railsBody coloured door mirrors
Electric front/rear windowsFrameless auto dimming rear view mirror
Headlight washersHeat insulating glass in side and rear windows
Illuminated door sill trims with S logoLED signature front daytime running light
Matt black side air intake grille with inlay in matt aluminiumRadiator grille in titanium black matt, single frame in chrome and horizontal struts in matt aluminium silver
Rain and light sensorsS line air inlet design with inlay in matt aluminium
S Line badge on front fenderS Line front and rear bumpers
S line rear diffuser and grille in matt black with matt aluminium tailpipesS Line roof edge spoiler
S Line side skirtsSignature rear LED light design
Windscreen with acoustic glazing 

Interior Features

4 way electric lumbar support40/20/40 split folding 3 rear seat bench in 3 parts with rear centre armrest
Black cloth headliningElectrically adjustable front seats with driver memory
Front centre armrestFront head restraints
Illuminated sun visors with vanity mirrorsISOFIX child seat mounting and Top Tether with front passenger airbag deactivation
Leather gear knobLeatherette on upper instrument panel and door shoulders
Luggage compartment systemRear headrests
S line front and rear floor mats with contrast stitchingStainless steel pedals and foot rest
Tool kit and car jack 

Packs

LED Interior Ambient Lighting Pack - A6Non smoking pack - A6

Safety

3 point seatbelts on all seatsAirbags - side, front and rear including head
Audi pre-sense frontEBD - Electronic brakeforce distribution
Electromechanical parking brakeElectronic Stability Control (ESC) including ABS, ASR and EDL
Extended pedestrian protection measuresSeatbelt monitoring
Tyre pressure warning lightWarning triangle and first aid kit

Security

Anti theft alarm with tow away protectionAnti-theft wheel bolts and wheel loosening detection
ImmobiliserKeyless Go
Remote central locking 

Technical

Diesel particulate filter
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)124Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1968Engine Code4A5BIGWQS
Engine LayoutNORTH SOUTHFuel DeliveryCOMMON RAIL
Gears7 SPEEDTransmissionSEMI-AUTO

Fuel Consumption - ICE

EC Combined (mpg)60.1EC Directive 1999/100/EC AppliesTrue
EC Extra Urban (mpg)64.2EC Urban (mpg)54.3

General

AdBlueTrueBadge Engine CC2.0
Badge Power204Coin DescriptionTDI
Coin SeriesS LineInsurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0738E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
Service Interval Frequency - Months12Service Interval Mileage9000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3
Vehicle Homologation ClassM1 

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)8.3Engine Power - BHP204
Engine Power - KW150Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Power - RPM3750Engine Torque - LBS.FT295
Engine Torque - MKG40.8Engine Torque - NM400
Engine Torque - RPM1750Top Speed149

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleNEDC Correlated 

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front245/45 R19
Tyre Size Rear245/45 R19Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel Style5 TWIN SPOKEWheel Type19" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height (including roof rails)1467Length4939
Wheelbase2924Width (including mirrors)2110

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)63Gross Vehicle Weight2330
Max. Loading Weight620Max. Towing Weight - Braked2000
Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750Minimum Kerbweight1710
No. of Seats5Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb12.1
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Audi A6 Avant

The beautifully finished Audi A6 Avant demonstrates that practicality needn't be prosaic. Jonathan Crouch reports on the fifth generation version.

Ten Second Review

Audi's much improved fifth generation A6 Avant is a large, luxurious estate that combines practicality with panache. In this form, it's even higher-tech, better finished and cleverer than before and aims to offer buyers a little more charisma and driving reward than the previous version could have. You can see why so many buyers in this segment like it.

Background

Audi may not be too far ahead of its arch-rival BMW in terms of overall sales but in one segment at least, the Ingolstadt maker comprehensively beats its closest rival: that of large, luxurious Executive-class estates. Their A6 Avant out-sells the rival BMW 5 Series Touring nearly two-to-one and is even further ahead of estate versions of other key segment competitors like Mercedes' E-Class and the Jaguar XF. What then, might the marque achieve with a car that's smarter, safer and clever? This one, the fifth generation A6 Avant. This isn't the biggest model in its segment but for many buyers, it offers the most complete all-round proposition in terms of model choice, practicality and technology, which explains why the other German brands take this contender so seriously. It's claimed to be the most complete large load carrier Audi has ever made. Let's check it out.

Driving Experience

Audi offers this A6 Avant with a wide range of engines, starting with four cylinder options at the foot of the range. The brand thinks that ideally though, most customers will want to try the mild hybrid technology used in its two powerfully smooth six cylinder engines - one a TFSI and one a TDI. The 3.0 TFSI V6 turbocharged petrol unit powers this estate from rest to 62mph in just over 5 seconds using its 340PS and 500Nm of pulling power, topping out at an electronically limited 155mph. More popular though, will be the 3.0 TDI diesel with 286PS. This unit delivers similar performance thanks to 620Nm of pulling power. As before, all A6 models are exclusively equipped with automatic transmission. The 3.0 TDI unit is paired with an eight-speed tiptronic and the 3.0 TFSI with a seven-speed S tronic. Both engines channel their outputs through quattro all-wheel drive as standard. In conjunction with the tiptronic transmission, the quattro configuration is based on the more familiar self-locking centre differential format, while the S tronic transmission works with the even more efficient ultra variant, which is capable of engaging the rear axle instantly whenever needed but decouples it during cruising to maximise efficiency. The driver can select various driving profiles via the Audi drive select system - the wide spread from Comfort through to Dynamic is even more pronounced than in the outgoing model.

Design and Build

The swept back rear styling means, says Audi, that it won't have to produce an extra stylised large estate model like the Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake. You might wonder though, whether this will impinge on practicality. Apparently not. The boot capacity with all the seats in place remains at 565-litres, aided by a boot floor length that's 27mm longer this time round and particularly wide, at 1,050mm. Drop the rear 40:20:40 split-rear bench and 1,680-litres of space can be freed up, again, the same as with the previous generation model. These figures can't match those of a rival Mercedes E-Class Estate, but Audi thinks potential executive buyers won't care, being attracted by the sleeker looks of this A6. The tailgate and luggage compartment cover open electrically as standard and of course, there's the option of doing that with a wave of your foot beneath the bumper. For passengers, the cabin is more spacious than before, with class-leading front and rear elbow room and rear knee room. Up front, the dash features the black-panel design we first saw on the current A8. As there, the centre console is directed towards the driver, as is the top MMI touch response display, which almost disappears into an aluminium clip when switched off.

Market and Model

Expect a premium of just over £2,000 to own an A6 Avant over the saloon body style. That means asking prices similar to before, starting from just over £40,000. As before, this car's three key rivals will be the Mercedes E-Class Estate, the BMW 5 Series Touring and the Jaguar XF Sportbrake. You'll need to get your A6 Avant's spec right. There are four suspension set-ups: the conventional steel spring suspension, the sport suspension, the suspension with damper control and the adaptive air suspension, also with controlled damping. 'Progressive steering', which becomes even quicker and more direct as the steering angle increases, is standard. And dynamic all-wheel steering can also be added to further enhance this agility. Plus you can add in various autonomous driving features. And even specify Audi's 'parking pilot' and 'garage pilot' systems that will allow you to stand outside of your A6 and remotely park it: brilliant. A sophisticated MMI navigation system comes as standard - or you can add the optional 'MMI navigation plus' set-up. This has a media hub with high speed data transfer using the LTE Advanced standard. With this more advanced infotainment package, you can further add optional modules, including two sound systems headed by the Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System delivering 3D sound. Audi connect online services also provide clever 'car-to-X services' traffic sign and hazard information. They use the swarm intelligence from the Audi fleet and network the Audi A6 with its environment.

Cost of Ownership

Both the six cylinder engines in this fifth generation A6 Avant feature the brand's latest mild-hybrid technology. Here a belt alternator starter (BAS) works together with a lithium-ion battery, enabling the A6 to coast at speeds of between 34mph and 99mph in the interest of fuel economy and to initiate its start-stop function earlier - at speeds of 13mph and below. The engine is restarted from standstill predictively as soon as the vehicle in front starts moving. During deceleration, the BAS recovers up to 12 kW of energy. Let's get to the figures. The volume 2.0-litre 40 TDI diesel version manages 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and 124g/km of CO2. The 3.0 TFSI petrol unit delivers combined fuel economy of around 40mpg (depending on wheel size and trim choice) and CO2 emissions of around 160g/km. The 3.0 TDI delivers combined fuel economy of just over 45mpg, plus combined CO2 emissions of around 155g/km. We'll finish by covering the warranty. All cars in this class get three years of cover, but whereas BMW and Mercedes don't limit your mileage in this period, Audi rather meanly restricts you to 60,000 miles. Optional extra-cost packages can extend the cover to either four or five years.

Summary

This, even BMW and Mercedes would reluctantly have to admit, is a beautiful piece of engineering. It always has been. The A6 Avant was, after all, the first cars in its class to offer things like bonded-in flush glazing, a galvanised bodyshell, V6 TDI power, four wheel drive and advanced twin-clutch automatic gearboxes. And in this improved smart-suited fifth generation guise, the cleverness continues, an extra dose of visual charisma blended with high technology and premium quality unsurpassed in this sector. This car's drawbacks, such as they are, don't appear to bother many potential buyers. No it's still not the most spacious large executive estate in its class - but these days, it's large enough for that not to matter. Yes, the extras can be expensive, but then that's the case with any premium executive car. And it's true that the handling isn't especially aimed at driving enthusiasts, though you can go a long way towards sharpening it by tweaking the 'drive select' dynamic handling system or even by specifying the clever Sport differential. This then, is a very complete product that will doubtless continue as one of the leaders in its class for many years to come. A thorough case, if ever there was one, of vorsprung durch technic.

Performance
70%
Handling
70%
Comfort
80%
Space
70%
Styling
80%
Build
80%
Value
70%
Equipment
80%
Economy
80%
Depreciation
80%
Insurance
70%

This vehicle has previously been registered to a business or a vehicle rental company, or been used by a business, so it may have been driven by more than one driver.

* This vehicle is affected by the new 2017 road tax rules. Find out more

** MPG figures are obtained in laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. Please be aware they're not intended to represent real world efficiency.

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Monthly payment£430.88
Deposit£3100
Term (months)48
Fixed interest rate4.6%
Cash price£30,998
Credit amount£27,898
Completion fee£1
Guaranteed future value£15,114
Total amount payable£38,466.36
Annual mileage8000
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge10.26p per mile
Representative APR8.9%
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