Audi A6 Saloon 50 TFSI e Quattro S Line 4dr S Tronic

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Service interval indicator
Voice control system
Lane departure warning system
Audi parking system plus with front and rear sensors
Audi drive select
Audi smartphone interface
Audi phone box with wireless charging
Bluetooth interface
Progressive steering
Audi connect safety and service (e-call)
Automatic start/stop system with coasting functionality
Electric boot lid release
7" high resolution colour driver information display system
Audi virtual cockpit
Amazon alexa Integration
MMI navigation with MMI touch + twin touch screens 10.1" and 8.6" with haptic and acoustic feedback
DAB Digital radio
Audi music interface
USB connection
Auxiliary input socket
Privacy glass
Body coloured door mirrors
Electric front/rear windows
Headlight washers
Rain and light sensors
LED rear lights
S Line side skirts
Matrix LED headlights with dynamic rear indicators
S Line front and rear bumpers
Illuminated door sill trims with S logo
S Line badge on front fender
S line air inlet design with inlay in matt aluminium
S line rear diffuser and grille in matt black with matt aluminium tailpipes
Signature rear LED light design
Radiator grille in titanium black matt, single frame in chrome and horizontal struts in matt aluminium silver
Frameless auto dimming interior rear view mirror
Heat insulating glass in side and rear windows
Matt black side air intake grille with inlay in matt aluminium
Windscreen with acoustic glazing
LED signature front daytime running light
Matrix LED headlights
Heat insulating glass in windshield
Front centre armrest
Heated front seats
Tool kit
Rear headrests
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Front head restraints
Leather gear knob
Black cloth headlining
4 way electric lumbar support for driver and front passenger
Stainless steel pedals and foot rest
S line front and rear floor mats with contrast stitching
ISOFIX child seat mounting and Top Tether with front passenger airbag deactivation
Illuminated sun visors with vanity mirrors
4 zone deluxe automatic climate control
40/20/40 split folding 3 rear seat bench in 3 parts with rear centre armrest
Electrically adjustable front seats with driver memory
3 pin 10 amp domestic charging cable
Technology pack - A6
Non smoking pack - A6
3 point seatbelts on all seats
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Electromechanical parking brake
Black seatbelts
Extended pedestrian protection measures
Seatbelt monitoring
Audi pre-sense front
Tyre pressure warning light
EBD - Electronic brakeforce distribution
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) including ABS, ASR and EDL
Airbags - Front side, front and rear including head
Immobiliser
Remote central locking
Keyless Go
Anti theft alarm with tow away protection
Anti-theft wheel bolts and wheel loosening detection
Sports suspension
Quattro on demand
Type 2 socket for AC charging
52 litre fuel tank
Type 2 mode 3 32 amp charging cable
Hybrid propulsion system
Tyre repair kit
CO2 42
Euro Emissions
NOX N/A
CC 1984
Compression Ratio 2110
Cylinder Layout In - Line
Cylinders 4 Cylinder
Fuel Delivery Turbo
Number of Valves 600
Gears 7
Transmission Automatic
Combined 0.00
Urban 0.00
Extra Urban 0.00
Badge Engine CC 1984
Badge Power 299.00
NCAP Rating N/A
Vehicle Homologation Class N/A
0 to 60 mph (Sec) 6.00
0 to 62 mph (Sec) 6.20
Engine BHP 299.00
Engine KW
Engine PS 2010
Engine Torque 450.00
Top Speed 155
Front Tyres 245/45 R19
Rear Tyres 245/45 R19
Spare Tyre TYRE REPAIR KIT
Height 1456
Length 4939
Wheel Base 2924
Width 0
Fuel Tank Size 52.00
Weight 2610
Roof Load Limit
Towing Weight Braked 2010
Towing Weight Unbraked 750
Number Of Seats 5

Ten Second Review

Audi aims to play a key part in the plug-in part of the full-Executive saloon segment with this frugal A6 50 TFSIe model. The figures here make compulsive reading: a 35g/km CO2 return, which means a first year BiK tax payment rated at just 10%. That could save you thousands. But if you can afford the significant PHEV price premium, the other downsides aren't too great. From a very cool, classy Audi.

Background

If you're thinking of a full-sized Executive segment saloon, you have to consider the option of Plug-in hybrid technology these days - the potential Benefit-in-Kind taxation savings are just too good to ignore. Which makes Audi's A6 50 TFSIe model significant. Unlike other larger Audi plug-ins, it uses four cylinder rather than six cylinder power. But for the right kind of business customer, its figures might represent a compulsive argument against the diesel alternative. But this model's two key competitors - the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes E-Class - both claim to offer much the same thing. What can this Audi offer to set itself apart?

Driving Experience

Audi's latest TFSIe plug-in technology comes in a variety of forms. In this A6, it's based around the brand's usual four cylinder 2.0 TFSI petrol engine, to which has been added an electric motor integrated into the auto gearbox. That motor's powered by a 14.1kWh lithium-ion battery pack which, when fully charged, will allow the car to run in all-electric motion for up to 34 miles (WLTP-rated). There's a total system output of 299PS and 62mph from rest takes just 5.5s. In all-electric mode, the car can cruise at up to 84mph - or up to 152mph with the engine in use. Pleasingly, in usual motoring, Audi has engineered the combustion powerplant only to fire up when you really flex your right foot (or obviously when the battery's low on charge). That's particularly the case if you run the car in its provided 'EV' mode which keeps you in electrified motion for as long as possible. More usually, you'll be driving in the 'Auto' setting, which mixes use of petrol and electric power and can be set in a 'Hold' form where the battery saves its charge for urban driving you might have to do at the end of a longer journey. Not particularly good is the response of the dual-clutch 7-speed S tronic auto gearbox which could switch between its ratios a little more smoothly. You might also notice a slightly firmer ride than would be the case in a conventional A6 - blame the extra weight of the hybrid system, which has necessitated firmer springs. Despite the stiffer damping, this front-driven Audi can't match a rear-driven plug-in BMW 5 Series or Mercedes E-Class for driver involvement, but points are regained by something typical executives will value more - low noise levels. There's a barely noticeable shiver when the petrol engine fires up to replace battery power on the move and refinement's excellent, even when you are using fossil fuel.

Design and Build

There are few visual giveaways as to this TFSIe model's plug-in status - unless you're eagle-eyed enough to spot the altered badgework and the extra charging flap. So, as usual with a fifth generation A6, there are taut surfaces, sharp edges and striking lines, plus a long bonnet, a long wheelbase and short overhangs. The wide, low-slung Singleframe grille, the flat headlights and the powerfully contoured air inlets lend a suitably purposeful air. In profile, three striking lines reduce the car's visual height. The powerfully taut contours, which are drawn over the wheels, are testimony to Audi's quattro genes. This shape is certainly very sleek: thanks to advanced aerodynamics, a class-leadingly-slippery drag coefficient of as little as 0.24Cd has been achieved. The interior is of course virtually identical to a conventional model. Up front, the dash features the black-panel design we first saw on the current A8. You're going to need to like screens because this car's classy interior can incorporate no fewer than three of them, the two you'll notice first powering up as soon as the door is opened and dominating the upper and lower parts of the piano black-trimmed centre stack. Legroom in the rear exceeds the space you'll get in core competitors, while headroom and shoulder room measurements in both front and rear are also generous. Not so good is the way the PHEV tech has reduced boot space from 530-litres to just 360-litres, thanks to the battery pack that must sit under the cargo area floor. So you're going to need the split-folding rear bench. You can't have this model in the Avant body style either.

Market and Model

The A6 50 TFSIe only comes as a saloon and pricing starts at around £52,000, which gets you the base 'Sport'-spec variant. Beyond that, there are further 'S line', 'Black Edition' and 'Vorsprung' trim options, the latter taking you up to a £77,000 price point. To give you an idea of price premium here, 'Black Edition' trim (the only spec level shared between conventional and Plug-in A6 models) sees this TFSIe variant costing around £13,000 more than the equivalent 40 TDI diesel and around £10,000 more than the equivalent 45 TFSI petrol model. At least equipment levels are generous, even 'Sport' variants getting 18-inch wheels, full-LED headlights, the Audi 'Parking System Plus' set-up with a rear view camera and the 'Audi phone box' wireless charging mat. Plus, in terms of infotainment, there's the brand's 'MMI Navigation Plus with MMI touch' system. There's also the fully digital 'Audi Virtual Cockpit' instrument binnacle screen and the usual elements of camera safety tech. 'S line' trim adds a mild body kit, 19-inch wheels, intelligent Matrix LED headlights with dynamic rear indicators, privacy glass, sports suspension and leather/Alcantara upholstery. The 'Black Edition' version has a meaner black-finished exterior look with 20-inch wheels and a flat-bottomed sports steering wheel inside. And full 'Vorsprung'-spec gets virtually the whole of the options list emptied into it, with a panoramic glass sunroof, front Super Sports seats in Valcona leather, HD Matrix headlights and a Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, plus the choicest parts of Audi's camera safety and autonomous driving technology.

Cost of Ownership

As with any PHEV, to get the most out of this A6, you'll need to keep the car charged up (which should take around two and a half hours from a 7.2kW garage wallbox) and make the absolute most of the potential all-electric driving range, rated at about 34 miles. If you don't do that, you'll essentially end up with a heavier version of the conventional 45 TFSI petrol variant - and take it from us, one of those isn't going to be cheap to run. This 50 TFSIe derivative, in contrast, very much is. Let's get to the WLTP-rated figures. The combined cycle fuel economy is rated at between 166.2 and 188.3mpg and the CO2 emissions reading is 35-39g/km. That latter figure means a 10% Benefit-in-Kind taxation rating for year one of ownership (and 11% for year 2), saving a 40% tax payer over £4,000 in tax compared to a conventionally petrol-engined A6. This executive saloon's lithium-ion battery is made up of 104 prismatic cells and stores 14.1kWh of energy with a voltage of 381 volts. And the car is supplied as standard with a compact charging system plus a Mode 3 cable with Type 2 plug for use at public charging stations. The system features an LED status display and safety functions such as temperature and residual current monitoring. Audi also offers an optional charging clip, plus a lockable wall-mounted holder for the charging system. The integrated charger replenishes the lithium-ion battery with a maximum power of 7.4kW. Even from a 220V household three-pin plug, an empty battery can be fully and conveniently recharged overnight in roughly six hours.

Summary

Yes, we've seen plenty of Audi PHEV hybrid models in the past, but you might think this to be one of the more credible ones. To be frank, it doesn't really offer much you can't also get from rivals sold by BMW and Mercedes. But it doesn't lack much that these competitors offer. Which means that if you are attracted by this A6's effortlessly cool vibe, classy cabin and uber-smooth refinement - as plenty in this segment are - then there are a few reasons not to sign your cheque Ingolstadt's way. We can't help thinking though, that the that the industry should be further along by now in offering PHEVs like this at more affordable prices, with greater driving range and less compromised luggage compartments. In a few years, it probably will be. For the time being, cars like the A6 50 TFSIe are what we have. Life is what you make it.

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  • All rentals are subject to the necessary finance acceptance criteria
  • Prices shown are indicative and subject to change.
  • No ownership option is available on this lease
  • Manufacturer's maintenance schedule must be observed and addiitional charges (to mileage) may apply for failure to maintain servicing and any non fair wear and tear damage to the vehicle

WLTP (with effect from April 2020) - Your quote also contains indicative CO2 or MPG values. The data could not be retreived while producing the quote, so we have based it on the lowest possible cost.

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