Audi A6 for sale in Sri Lanka
Audi A6 Review
The Audi A6, which is manufactured by Audi AG of Germany, premiered in Sri Lanka as the replacement for the Audi 100, which was an executive car that did not enjoy much popularity amongst the luxury car masses in our country. Audi produces the A6 as a 4-door sedan as well as in a station wagon body style. The Audi A6 has been positioned to compete directly with the BMW 5-series and is currently running in its fourth generation. The A6 has managed to win the hearts of many car enthusiasts due to its build quality, ride comfort, performance and value for money.
The most common models in Sri Lanka belongs to the second and fourth generation. The Audi A6 C5, which is the second generation model, was most commonly found with a 1.8 L inline-four engine 20v (petrol) and a 2.0 L I4 TDI (diesel). Buyers had the option of selecting either a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The latest model of the Audi A6 comes with an assortment of features, that includes Rear HVAC, Speed control, MP3 Decoding, Multifunction steering, a 10 speaker sound system, rain sensing wipers and tire pressure warning. Safety has been improved with the addition of traction control, occupant sensing airbags plus overhead and knee airbags.
Top 10 Reasons to Consider When Buying an Audi A6
1. History and Facts about Audi A6 in Sri Lanka
First introduced to the world in 1994, the Audi A6 can be noted as a practical car built for sensible people. It ticks all the right boxes when it comes to performance, fuel economy, safety and driving dynamics. The range of options included in this particular model makes it an absolute bargain for Sri Lankan car buyers.
The second generation Audi A6 in Sri Lanka featured very conservative design cues and the approach was more evolutionary than revolutionary; the design did not appeal to all and hindered sales to a considerable extent. On the options front it came with Air Conditioning, Power Shutters, Power Mirrors, Automatic Temperature control, a CD Player and radio complete with an 8 speaker sound system along with safety features that included ABS, Dual Airbags, Immobilizer, Electronic stability control and brake assist.
2. Audi A6 Specifications and Performance
The Audi A6 comes with a relatively midrange engine, yet managed to produce a considerably high power to move its capable drivetrain.
Audi A6 Engine Specs:
Type: TFSI in-line 16-valve Turbocharged
Size: 2.0 L
Compression Ratio: 9.6:1
Maximum Output: 188 kW @ 5,000 rpm
Maximum Torque: 380 Nm @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission: 8-Speed Multitronic
Top Speed: 250 km/h
Acceleration: 6.7 seconds (0-100 km/h)
Steering Specs: Electromechanical power steering system
Drive Type: Front Wheel Drive
Suspension (Front / Rear): Five-link front suspension/ Trapezoidal-link rear suspension
Brakes (Front / Rear): 13.6 (ventilated disc)/ 13.0 (ventilated disc)
Dimensions (L x W x H): 4,915 mm x 1,874 mm x 1,455 mm
Curb Weight: 1795 kg
Seating Capacity: 5-seats
3. Audi A6 Fuel Consumption
The most common drive train option for the Audi A6 C7 (fourth generation) in Sri Lanka is the 2.0l TFSI I4 and the hybrid version, which comes with a 2.0 L TFSI 211 engine. It is also coupled with either a 7-speed S Tronic DCT or an 8-speed Tiptronic ZF 8HP automatic Multitronic CVT gearbox.
On the fuel economy front, the C5 variant of the A6 records up to 8-9 km/l in the city and close to 12 km/l on the highway. The A6 non-hybrid version has recorded up to 25 km/l for a combined driving cycle in Sri Lanka whilst the hybrid version can give you up to 34 km/l, making it a worthy performer on local roads.
Fuel Category: Petrol
Recommended Fuel Type: Premium
Fuel Tank Capacity: 65 L
CO2 Emissions: 137 g/km (As tested by LTA)
4. The Design and Features of the Audi A6
For design, the Audi A6 C7 scores high due to Audi’s new design language, which has revolutionized the automotive industry. The car has a very aggressive stance on the road and aerodynamics have been improved greatly, to ensure better handling even at high speeds.
Audi A6 Interior: Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Keyless Engine Start, Paddle Shifters, Cruise Control, Electric Park Brake Button, Navigation System, Bluetooth, Remote Boot Release, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Air-Conditioning, Rear Air-Conditioning, Reverse Camera, Audio Aux/ USB Port, Driver's Electric Seat, Passenger's Electric Seat, Driver's Memory Seat, Passenger's Memory Seat, Knockdown Rear Seats, Leather Seats, Leather Steering Wheel.
Audi A6 Exterior: Side Radiator Grilles, Side Sill Trims, Auto Headlights, Rain Sensing Wipers, Electrical Retractable Side Mirrors, Headlights, Daytime Running Lights, Front Fog Lamps, Rims, Reverse Sensors, Side Mirror Indicators, Sunroof, Headlight Washers.
5. Available Color Options of Audi A6 in Sri Lanka
For Interior: Black Leather, Nougat Brown Leather, Flint Gray Leather, Atlas Beige Leather
For Exterior: Ibis White, Brilliant Black, Glacier White Metallic, Havanna Black Metallic, Mythos Black Metallic, Florett Silver Metallic, Tornado Gray Metallic, Dakota Gray Metallic, Oolong Gray Metallic, Aviator Blue Metallic, Moonlight Blue Metallic
6. Safety Rating and Associated Features of the Audi A6
The safety is one of the strongest aspects of the Audi A6 and the car comes with a wide range of impressive features to keep its passengers safe while on the road.
- Comprehensive Front, Rear and Side Airbags
- Power Central Locking System with Safety Unlock Feature
- Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
- Brake Assist
- Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
- Secondary Collision Brake Assist
- Traction Control (ASR)
- Anti-Theft Alarm System
- Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
- Safety Belt Reminder for Driver and Front Passenger
- Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
- Electromechanical Parking Brake
- Smart Key
- Electric Tailgate
7. Standout Elements of the Audi A6
What makes the Audi A6 standout in the Sri Lankan domestic market is its performance, refinement, durability and a good level of value for money.
The A6 comes with a range of driving assist, safety features and other comfort and convenience options that many of Audi’s competitors have failed to provide at that particular price range.
8. Audi A6, Compared to Other High-Featured Cars in Sri Lanka
As an entry-level luxury car, the Audi A6 can be compared with other similar models from competing brands such as the BMW 520i, the Mercedes-Benz E250 and the Jaguar XF.
Audi A6 vs. BMW 520i - The A6 has a faster acceleration compared to the 520i
Audi A6 vs. Mercedes Benz E250 - The A6 has a more powerful engine when compared to the E250
Audi A6 vs. Jaguar XF - The A6 has a better fuel economy if compared to the XF
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Audi A6
If you are also now considering buying an Audi A6, then do not forget to consider the following aspects of this vehicle for a better buying decision in the future.
- Class leading comfort and convenience options
- Highly praised safety and security features
- Outstanding fuel economy on tough roads
- Excellent power output for being a non-sport sedan
- Superb interior space
One of the most noticeable disadvantages of buying an Audi A6 from the Sri Lankan market is its high price range, which is much higher than the stock price set by Audi due to the luxury vehicle tax in our country. However, compared to some of its competitors the A6 is a much better value for money offering, in the local market.
Apart from that, some reviewers have mentioned that the steering of this car to be a bit numb for its class. Nevertheless, the steering and handling of the Audi A6 is still far better than most other car models found in Sri Lanka.
10. Where to Find an Audi A6 for Sale in Sri Lanka?
As of 2015, the best possible option to buy a brand new Audi A6 car is nothing other than to obtain it from the authorized distributor for the brand, the Senok Automobiles (Pvt) Ltd, which is located in R. A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 05. However, for those who are searching for a used or reconditioned Audi A6 car can do so by getting in touch with third party vehicle distributors, who are based in various cities across the country.
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Audi A6 Price in Sri Lanka
If you are a buyer who wish to buy a second-generation Audi A6 model in Sri Lanka, you will be presented with many options in Colombo and the suburbs. Second-generation models range from 1.5 - 3.5 Million rupees based on the year of manufacturing and trim level. Nevertheless, a fourth generation Audi A6 model in Sri Lanka can fetch between 11 - 15 Million Rupees, based on its year of manufacture and the trim level.
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Price for Brand New Audi A6 (As Of 2015)
Audi A6 2015: Rs. 15,500,000
Price for Reconditioned or Used Audi A6 (As Of 2015)
Audi A6 - 1.8 T 1997: Rs. 2,075,000
Audi A6 2000: Rs. 2,375,000
Audi A6 2001: Rs. 3,000,000
Audi A6 S-Line 2004: Rs. 3,750,000
Audi A6 2.0 TFSI 2011: Rs. 5,950,000
Audi A6 2TDi 2013: Rs. 12,900,000