What Are the Differences Between
the Audi A4 and Audi A6?

If you’ve decided that you want to invest in an Audi luxury sedan, you already know you want the best that the automotive world has to offer. But which Audi sedan is right for you? If you’re trying to decide between the 2017 Audi A4 and the 2017 Audi A6, we can help you at Audi Burlington. Both of these luxury sedans come packed with power, comfort features and technology, but each has particular strengths that could better suit your needs depending on your driving style and preferences. Learn more about the 2017 Audi A4 and A6, then take your favorite for a test-drive at our Audi dealership near Lexington, MA.

Power and Performance

Both the 2017 Audi A4 and the 2017 Audi A6 come with powerful engines that will let you roar past traffic and conquer the road. The 2017 Audi A4 comes with a base 2.0-liter TFSI® ultra® engine that outputs 190 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque, and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 7.1 seconds. In the larger, brawnier A6, you’ll start out with a 2.0-liter TFSI® engine that muscles out 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, and can shave nearly half a second off your 0-60 mph time.

The 2017 Audi A4 and 2017 Audi A6 can both be outfitted with more advanced engine options, too. In addition to the 2.0-liter TFSI® ultra®, the A4 can be powered by a 2.0-liter TFSI® engine. Meanwhile, the 2017 Audi A6 provides 3.0-liter TFSI® and 3.0-liter TFSI® competition options. Both models come standard with a 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission, and both can be equipped with Audi quattro® all-wheel drive.

Size and Diving Dynamics

Both the 2017 Audi A4 and 2017 Audi A6 are five-passenger luxury sedans that provide ample space, style and power. The Audi A6 is larger than the Audi A4, offering more rear leg and shoulder room, and more cargo volume than the smaller sedan. It also boasts a wider wheelbase and longer body. Conversely, the A4 is lighter than the A6, returning better mpg in base trims.

The Audi A4 and Audi A6 both come standard with Audi drive select. This system allows drivers to adjust their steering, engine, transmission and additional settings to tailor their sedan’s performance to the ride at hand. Drivers can switch between Comfort, Auto, Dynamic and Individual modes thanks to Audi drive select, creating an engaging driving experience each time they get behind the wheel.

Technology and Luxury

When you shop for an Audi you expect the best, and both the new A4 and new A6 deliver with their inviting cabins and state-of-the-art technologies. The 2017 Audi A4 provides standard indulgences like leather seating surfaces, three-zone automatic climate control, a sunroof and more. The 2017 Audi A6 provides even more standard luxuries, including heated front seats, driver seat memory and Dark Brown Walnut wood inlays.

Both the Audi A4 and Audi A6 offer incredible standard safety and convenience features, too. Audi pre sense® basic, a rearview camera and a rain/light sensor for automatic windshield wipers and headlights all come standard in both models. In the 2017 A4, you can add perks like a Bang & Olufsen® 3D Sound System with 19 speakers, MMI® navigation plus with voice control and a Head-up display with navigation and assistance systems information. In the 2017 A6, upgrades include Audi advanced key, a BOSE® Surround Sound system with 14 speakers and much more.

Still not sure whether the 2017 Audi A4 or the 2017 Audi A6 is right for you? Come to Audi Burlington to explore both of these luxury sedans, and speak to our Audi experts to learn even more about their capabilities.

2017 Audi A4 vs. 2017 Audi A6