8 Myths and Facts About the 2018 Audi A6

Drivers looking for a reliable and safe luxury sedan need to look no farther than the 2018 Audi A6. With enough room for four adults, the A6 offers a spacious ride without sacrificing style. For families who have a little bit more to transport, that’s no problem; the trunk has plenty of room for cargo of all kinds. The luxurious interior provides state of the art technology and plenty of headroom and legroom for longer road trips or running errands around town. Standard on the 2018 Audi A6 is the turbocharged inline-4 with 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, combined with an 8-speed automatic and all-wheel drive. If drivers choose the Premium Plus or Prestige trim packages, they can opt for the supercharged 3.0-liter V-6, rated at 340 horsepower. The Audi A6 is a solid competitor in its class, offering state of the art technology, good fuel economy, and a strong safety record. Here are eight myths and facts about the new 2018 Audi A6.

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FACT: The Premium Plus is the best trim level for the money.

This trim package is also the most luxurious, offeringthe features on the base level plus keyless ignition with passive entry, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, front and rear parking sensors, and split-folding rear seats.

MYTH: Drivers can use any type of fuel in the Audi A6.

Drivers, be aware! Premium fuel is required for all Audi A6 engines.

MYTH: The 2018 Audi A6 is not known for safety.

The Audi A6 is one of the safest mid-size luxury sedans on the market, rated as a top safety pick by the IIHS and the recipient of five-star scores from federal testers.

MYTH: Advanced safety features are only available on more expensive trim packages.

Advanced safety features are available on all models, including adaptive cruise control, active lane control, Audi's Pre Sense Plus system, and blind spot monitors.

FACT: The 2018 Audi A6 comes in three trim levels.

Drivers can choose from the Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trim packages with a wide range of luxurious amenities.

FACT: The 2018 Audi A6 offers impressive standard features on the Premium base model.

The Premium trim level comes with a sunroof, power-adjustable front seats, tri-zone climate controls, 18-inch wheels, leather upholstery, a 7.0-inch LCD screen for infotainment, and heated front seats.

MYTH: The 2018 Audi A6 is the most affordable mid-size sedan available.

The Audi A6 is more expensive than most of the other mid-size sedans in its class, with the base price starting at $51,000. Upper trim packages can cost in the mid-$60,000s.

FACT: The Audi A6 gets good fuel economy for its class.

According to the EPA, the 2018 Audi A6 gets 28 miles per gallon combined, breaking down to 25 mpg in the city and 34 on the highway.