2015 Audi A6  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#12 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#38 of all 2015 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. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. The A6 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 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 2015 Audi A6 has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Audi A6 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0388% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.435%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0388% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.435% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Audi A6 is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Audi A6 is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2015 Audi A6 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 1%.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

9465INFINITI Q70Acura RLXLexus ES-350Lexus GSLexus ISCadillac CTSM.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesVolvo S80Hyundai GenesisM.-B. C-ClassAudi A6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 65 to 94. The 2015 Audi A6 is safer than the 2015 INFINITI Q70, the 2015 Acura RLX, the 2015 Lexus ES-350, the 2015 Lexus GS, the 2015 Lexus IS, and the 2015 Cadillac CTS and less safe than the 2015 Hyundai Genesis, the 2015 Volvo S80, the 2015 BMW 5 Series, and the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It is about as safe as the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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