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Audi A6 vs. Audi e-tron

In comparing the Audi A6 to the Audi e-tron, the Audi A6 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Audi e-tron has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi A6 versus the Audi e-tron, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Audi A6 versus Audi e-tron Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi A6 ranges from $35,992 to $52,995 while a used Audi e-tron from the same model year range is priced between $52,908 to $69,964. For a new model, the Audi A6's price is between $60,183 and $74,887, with the Audi e-tron priced between $72,432 and $88,910.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi A6’s base engine makes 261 horsepower, and the Audi e-tron base engine makes 402 horsepower. The A6 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 598 miles. The e-tron is rated to deliver an average of 78 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 226 miles. The A6 uses premium unleaded, and the e-tron uses electricity.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Audi e-tron, a electric SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Audi A6, a midsize car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Audi A6 and the Audi e-tron have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, both the Audi A6 and the Audi e-tron have the same Top Safety Pick+ award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$60,183 - $74,887

Used Asking Price:

$35,992 - $52,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

58.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$72,432 - $88,910

Used Asking Price:

$52,908 - $69,964

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

63.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 29
5 / 29

iSeeCars Rankings

4 / 14

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

The Audi e-tron is a roomy two-row crossover. Like all Audis, this EV is upscale and offers the satisfying driving experience that European premium vehicle owners expect.

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Pros and Cons

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Pros and Cons

  • All-wheel drive
  • IIHS Top Safety Pick+
  • 4,000-pound towing capacity

  • Lower than segment average range
  • Priced above many similar offerings
  • Low volume availability

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

quattro Premium 45 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 45 TFSI, quattro Premium 55 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 55 TFSI, quattro Prestige 55 TFSI

Trim Levels

quattro Premium Plus, quattro Chronos, quattro Premium

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not applicable

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

402 hp

Torque:

490 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.070 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 31 / 27

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

463 / 598 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity :

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not applicable

MPGe:

78 / 79 / 79

Range (city/hwy):

226 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

95 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

10 hours (240V)

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

13.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

Not applicable

Overall Interior Volume:

99.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

39 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.2 inches

Cargo Space:

28.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

56.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

133.5 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4101 lbs

Width:

83.1 inches

Height:

57.4 inches

Length:

194.4 inches

Wheelbase:

115.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5765 lbs

Width:

86.2 inches

Height:

65.5 inches

Length:

193 inches

Wheelbase:

115.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 x 9.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/50R20