2013 Audi A6  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#10 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#33 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Audi A6
The A6, a mainstay of Audi's lineup since 1995, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The A6 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 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 2013 Audi A6 has a score of 81, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Audi A6 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0404% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6087%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0404% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6087% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Audi A6 is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Audi A6 is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2013 Audi A6 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 1%.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9458Cadillac CTSINFINITI M-37Acura TLCadillac XTSLexus ES-350BMW 5 SeriesAudi Q5Volvo S80M.-B. C-ClassAudi A6Lexus GSHyundai GenesisComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 94. The 2013 Audi A6 is safer than the 2013 Cadillac CTS, the 2013 INFINITI M-37, the 2013 Acura TL, the 2013 Cadillac XTS, the 2013 Lexus ES-350, the 2013 Hyundai Genesis, and the 2013 Lexus GS and less safe than the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the 2013 Volvo S80, the 2013 Audi Q5, and the 2013 BMW 5 Series.

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