2019 Audi A6 vs 2018 Audi A6
2019 Audi A6 2018 Audi A6


2.0L Turbo I-4 2.0L Turbo I-4


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  MPG (City/Highway)

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2019 Audi A6 vs 2018 Audi A6

Serving San Diego, CA

Since 1994, the Audi A6 has been a top choice for sophisticated drivers who desire exceptional power and advanced features in their vehicle. This is an executive sedan that ended its fourth generation with the 2018 model year. As you prepare for your upcoming sedan purchase, you may be debating between the well-equipped 2018 Audi A6 and the new-generation A6 for the 2019 model year. While there are notable differences between these two vehicles, you will discover that they are both great picks.


Both the 2018 and the 2019 Audi A6 sedans are equipped with your choice of a 2.0-liter turbo Quattro all-wheel-drive engine or a 3.0-liter variation. The 2.0-liter option provides you with 248 horsepower, and the more advanced engine offers 335 horsepower. If you decide to purchase the 2019 Audi A6, be aware that these two powertrains have a mild-hybrid component for improved efficiency. Also, the 2019 model year is available with a 3.0-liter, V6 direct-injection engine. The new model year’s powertrains are now mated with an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission or a 7-speed S-Tronic variable transmission.


At first glance, the 2018 and 2019 Audi A6 sedans have a similar exterior appearance, but a closer look reveals that the 2019 model has been retouched in many areas. For example, the grille is now larger, and the headlights are placed closer to the grille. The front bumper has been restyled to accommodate the new grille. Along the sides, the panels are more sculpted and defined in the 2019 model. The rear of the 2019 Audi A6 has been revamped considerably. The LED taillights wrap farther around the sides and now have an eye-catching design embedded in them. A metallic strip connects the taillights. The dual exhaust pipes and the lower fascia have an edgier look as well.


When you look inside the 2018 Audi A6 and compare it to the new 2019 model, you will notice that some of the latest and redesigned features have resulted in a modernized look throughout the 2019 A6. In the unique model, the driver benefits from a bigger steering wheel and the addition of a virtual cockpit. The infotainment system screen in the 2018 model year is placed on top of the HVAC vents. In the 2019 model, the air vents are relocated on top of the screen. Both models come with an excellent sound system, smartphone integration, cruise control, ambient lighting, advanced safety features, power-adjusting and heated seats with memory functions and many other quality features.

At our Audi dealership, we are committed to ensuring that each valued customer loves their new vehicle. You can see that the 2018 and 2019 Audi A6 sedans are smart picks with notable differences. Our sales agents are waiting to meet with you and to demonstrate the features and capabilities of the trims that interest you. Reach out to our sales associates soon to learn more about the Audi A6 today.

* EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details.