New 2017 Audi A6 Release Date, Specs & Info

2017 Audi A6 Review

The new 2017 Audi A6 is arguably a benchmark setter when it comes to design, quality, and technology. Judging by its new releases this year, it seems Audi is furthering its appeal by completely reinventing interior comfort, and exterior elegance. Well, if you’ve been looking for the Audi A6 specs without any lack, this blog is undoubtedly the place to be. Here, we cover anything ranging from the car’s release date, price, exterior and interior redesigns, and engine specs. So be our guest today.

2017 Audi A6 side angle, blue color, headlights and alloy wheels

Summary Of Changes

The changes available on the front fascia accentuate horizontally. The new front apron of both the Audi A6 and Audi A6 Avant come with menacing contours that circle the air inlets. The rear bumper and the side sills are also more angular in shape. The rear fascia is given a more dramatic look by the new diffuser. For those whose budgets are not fixed, opting for the S Line exterior package further enhances the exterior appeal as the A6 further gets features such as a corpus painted matt black, a new radiator grille, and chrome struts and rings.

Two New Paint Colors

What’s even more, the exterior aesthetic appeal is further accentuated by the introduction of two new paint colors to the existing color palette. The new additions are: Gotland Green and Matador Red. Also, the Java brown color previously available on the Audi A6 Allroad is also available on the A6. Finally, several new wheel designs are available for the A7 Sportback, A6 sedan and the A6 Avant.

Better Equipment

The 2017 Audi A6 interior has also been reworked and now features several refreshments and updates. For instance, the interior and luggage compartment of both the A6 and the A7 models come with new LED lighting. Also, a fine grain birch natural agate gray and Aluminum silver are available as inlay options. The entertainment and connectivity functions even better an already appealing cabin. The MMI monitor now comes with smartphone integration features such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. Two tablets are also available for the entertainment functions for the rear-seat passengers.

Several Engine Options

Beneath the hood, the new model comes with two engines – a 2.0L four-cylinder Turbocharged, and a 3.0L V6 Supercharged engine that offer an output of around 252 horsepower @5,000rpm and 333 horsepower @5,5000rpm respectively. Seams like it will be competing with vehicles such as the BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Lexus GS 450h, and the Lexus GS 350.

2017 Audi A6 Release Date & Price

Its release date should be expected sometime in early 2017, as the vehicle has already debuted in the automotive landscape. Audi pricing details allege the new model will cost would-be buyers a sum of up to $47,600 for the base model. Leasing will be available.

Details About The Exterior On The New Audi A6

As already mentioned above, the exterior has been reworked and features several changes such additional color palette options. The new additions include the Matador Red and the Gotland Green. Furthermore, the exterior also features new chrome struts and rings, a new radiator grille, and new wheel designs. You can also expect LED running lights and taillights, automatic xenon headlights, auto-dimming mirrors, and automatic wipers. Others include front and rear parking sensors, power-folding exterior mirrors, chrome exterior accents, adaptive LED headlights, and hands-free trunk opening.

2017 Audi A6 exterior, front view, silver color, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

2017 Audi A6 Interior

The cabin design remains unchanged, however, the material quality and inlay have been improved and are now contemporary and competitive with the rest of the new releases from other automakers. Several new entrainment, infotainment, and convenience features are available on the new Audi A6 2017.

Some of the new accessories you can expect include Audi Drive Select, a 10-speaker sound system, a 6.5” display screen, a sunroof, Bluetooth connectivity, smartphone app connectivity, power-adjustable steering wheel, ambient LED cabin lighting, a power rear sunshade, a heads-up display, and leather upholstery.

There’re a couple of optional packages available as well. These include the Warm Weather, Cold Weather, Sport, and the Driver Assistance package. The contents of these packages will be known on its release date.

2017 Audi A6 interior, back seats

Available Trims

Six trims are available: 2.0T Premium, 2.0T Premium Plus, 3.0T Prestige, 3.0T Premium Plus, TDI Prestige, and the TDI Premium Plus.

New Audi A6 Engine Details

As already mentioned, two engines are available: a 2.0L four-cylinder turbocharged engine able to crank out 252 horsepower and 273 pounds-feet of torque, and a 3.0L supercharged V6 engine able to churn out a whopping 333 horsepower and 325 lbs. ft. of torque. Rumors of whether the turbocharged 3.0L diesel V6 will be available have not been substantiated yet.

2017 Audi A6 engine


Government crash tests revealed a super safe Audi A6 with 5/5 stars for every crash tests conducted.

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