2019 Audi A6  RealSafeCars91Safety Rating

#3 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#11 of all 2019 vehicles


The A6, part of Audi's lineup since 1995, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The A6 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With standard 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 2019 Audi A6 is safe 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 2019 Audi A6 has a score of 91, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Audi A6 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0277% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.1588%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0277% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.1588% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Audi A6 is 42% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Audi A6 is 46% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9670Cadillac XTSLexus GSCadillac CTSAcura RLXAudi A5BMW 5 SeriesAcura MDXLexus RXAudi A6Lincoln ContinentalM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S90Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 70 to 96. The 2019 Audi A6 is safer than the 2019 Cadillac XTS, the 2019 Lexus GS, the 2019 Cadillac CTS, the 2019 Acura RLX, the 2019 Audi A5, the 2019 BMW 5 Series, and the 2019 Volvo S90. It is about as safe as the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2019 Lincoln Continental, the 2019 Lexus RX, and the 2019 Acura MDX.

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