In 2014, Audi officially unveiled the updated A6 (C7) family, including the Audi A6 allroad quattro wagon. This model occupies a special place in the lineup, due to its increased functionality and rich equipment – many options available for the regular A6 Avant station wagon for an extra charge, for the all-terrain version are offered by default. Changes that occurred during the restyling of the model include upgraded bumpers and grille, as well as updated door sills and muffler attachments. As an option, the car is equipped with matrix LED headlights. The infotainment system has been updated – it has received a more efficient processor, a new 3D-animated graphics, the ability to work as a mobile Wi-Fi 4G LTE access point for eight devices. The Audi A6 allroad quattro is still offered to the Russian buyer in two versions: gasoline and diesel, both with 3.0-liter V6 engines, while the power of the gasoline version was increased from 310 to 333 hp, the diesel engine gives the same 245 hp
The basic equipment of the updated A6 Allroad Quattro includes 18-inch alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights with washers, LED taillights, light and rain sensor, adaptive brake lights, heated front seats, a front center armrest, a multifunctional sports leather steering wheel, climate control, driver information system. The standard equipment also includes a dual-flow exhaust system with nozzles of a special shape. There is an electric tailgate – with a programmable opening angle, as well as electric opening and closing of the tailgate. The panel has a tilt angle indicator, which graphically displays the position of the car on the descent and ascent. The list of additional equipment is also rich. It includes: 19- and 20-inch wheels, four-zone climate control, electric front seats with ventilation and massage functions. The buyer can also choose luxurious sports seats with beige leather upholstery and contrasting stitching, providing excellent support in corners.
The main innovation of the updated Audi A6 allroad quattro was a three-liter V6 petrol engine with turbocharging and direct injection, which now develops a maximum power of 333 hp. (at 6500 rpm), and the range of maximum torque 440 Nm has expanded to 5300 rpm. From a spot to a speed of 100 km / h, an all-wheel drive wagon accelerates in 5.8 seconds (the result is better than the previous version, by 0.1 seconds). Diesel six-cylinder V-shaped TDI with common-rail direct injection gives the same maximum power of 245 hp, and an impressive torque of 580 Nm is available in the range from 1750 to 2500 rpm. In this version of the Audi A6 allroad quattro accelerates to “hundred” in 6.6 seconds. All cars are equipped with a seven-speed gearbox S Tronic. Average fuel consumption is claimed to be 7.6 l / 100 km for a gasoline engine and 6.3 l / 100 km for a diesel engine. Fuel tank capacity – 65 liters.
Front and rear suspension Audi A6 allroad quattro – independent multi-link. Established adaptive air suspension allows you to adjust the height of the ground clearance in the range of 135-185 mm. Unlike the A6 and A6 Avant, there is no possibility to additionally order a car with a sports suspension, however, the adaptive suspension also provides for this option – by changing the characteristics of the shock absorbers, which allows for the implementation of a sporty driving style. Permanent all-wheel drive improves the throughput of the wagon. Ventilated disc brakes are installed on both axles of the vehicle. The parking brake is electrically operated. Electromechanical power steering – with a dynamically variable gear ratio. The wagon is one of the class leaders in terms of capacity – its luggage compartment has a volume of 565 liters, and with the rear seats folded down – 1,680 liters.
All versions of the Audi A6 allroad quattro are equipped with front and side airbags, curtain airbags, stability control and anti-skidding. A full-time driving assistant maintains a given speed when driving down a slope, while an electronic stability control system improves traction. Additional options include rear side airbags, a projection display, a lane retention system and other advanced features. For the restyled version, even more powerful Audi Matrix LED headlights with new LEDs with adjustable brightness are available – these headlights recreate the shades of daylight, can adjust to the road conditions, light up turns, do not blind drivers of oncoming cars.