2010 Audi A6  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#6 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#18 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Audi A6
The A6, part of Audi's lineup since 1995, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the A6 packs some oomph. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Audi A6 is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Audi A6 has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Audi A6 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0403% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6068%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0403% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6068% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Audi A6 is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Audi A6 is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9358Cadillac STSBMW 5 SeriesLexus GSAcura RLSaab 95Acura ZDXM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S80Audi Q5Audi A6Lincoln MKSVolvo C70Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 93. The 2010 Audi A6 is safer than the 2010 Cadillac STS, the 2010 BMW 5 Series, the 2010 Lexus GS, and the 2010 Acura RL and less safe than the 2010 Audi Q5, the 2010 Volvo S80, and the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It is about as safe as the 2010 Volvo C70 and the 2010 Lincoln MKS.

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