The 2019 Audi A6 has been finally launched in India, with prices starting at INR 54.20 lakh* and going up to INR 59.20 lakh*. The car is available in two trim levels, the Premium Plus and Technology. Unlike the old model which was available in both petrol and diesel engine options, the all-new model is available with only a petrol engine.
On the outside, the 2019 Audi A6 features a very similar design language as seen on the Audi Prologue concept models. It sports a more angular and larger hexagonal single-frame grille flanked by newly designed HD Matrix LED headlights. The new lights come with five-lined futuristic-looking DRLs. At the rear, it now gets new combination lamps along with a new boot lid. In sync with the front headlamp design, the tail lights get similar designed treatment with nine vertical light signature elements capped by a single horizontal line.
The 2019 Audi A6 measures 4,939 mm in length, 1,886 mm in width and 1,457 mm in height. When compared to the outgoing model, the car is 7 mm longer, 12 mm wider and 2 mm taller. Apart from that, it now uses a 12 mm longer wheelbase which measures 2,924 mm.
On the inside, it get the latest Audi A8 and Audi A7 inspired dual-display setup - a 10.1-inch infotainment display on the top and an 8.6-inch display at the bottom which allows for the climate control, convenience functions, text inputs and much more. The MMI Navigation touchscreen infotainment system is standard, while the Technology trim offers the more advanced MMI Navigation Plus touchscreen infotainment system. Both the units include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.
The Premium Plus trim includes the Audi Sound System (180 watts, 10 speakers, 6 channels), while the Technology trim includes a B&O Premium 3D sound system (705 watts, 16 speakers, 15 channels). The latter benefits from Audi Phone Box, and Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus as well. While the basic equipment line offers 2-zone automatic climate control, the higher equipment line uses a 4-zone automatic climate control system. Park Assist and Parking Aid Plus are also included in only the latter.
Under the hood, the new generation Audi A6 employs a BS-VI compliant 2.0-litre petrol unit (with a 48-volt mild hybrid system) that delivers a higher, 245 PS of maximum power at 5,000-6,000 rpm and 370 Nm of peak torque at 1,600-4,500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The 45 TFSI (FWD) is the engine variant for the Indian market.
The 2019 Audi A6' safety kit packs with features such as Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP), Traction Control System (TCS), full-size airbags along with rear-side airbags, Audi pre sense basic and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The all-new model is offered in a single solid exterior finish – Ibis White – and four metallic exterior colour options - Firmament Blue, Myth Black, Seville Red and Vesuvious Grey.