2016 Audi A6  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#16 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#42 of all 2016 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Audi A6
The A6, part of Audi's lineup since 1995, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The A6 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. 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. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 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 2016 Audi A6 has a score of 82, implying a 0.039% chance of driver death (3.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Audi A6 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0392% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4798%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0392% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4798% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Audi A6 is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Audi A6 is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2016 Audi A6 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 1%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9271Lexus GSLexus ES-350Acura RLXCadillac CTSINFINITI QX60Audi A6Lexus RXAudi Q5M.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesVolvo S80M.-B. C-ClassComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 92. The 2016 Audi A6 is safer than the 2016 Lexus GS, the 2016 Lexus ES-350, the 2016 Acura RLX, the 2016 Cadillac CTS, and the 2016 INFINITI QX60 and less safe than the 2016 BMW 5 Series, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2016 Audi Q5, and the 2016 Lexus RX. It is about as safe as the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2016 Volvo S80.

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