2020 Audi A6  RealSafeCars91Safety Rating

#4 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#11 of all 2020 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 has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The A6 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 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 2020 Audi A6 has a score of 91, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 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 2020 Audi A6 is 42% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 Audi A6 is 46% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9968Lexus GSAcura RLXLexus ISBMW 5 SeriesCadillac XT5M.-B. E-ClassBMW X5Volvo S90Audi A6Lincoln ContinentalAcura MDXLexus RXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 99. The 2020 Audi A6 is safer than the 2020 Lexus GS, the 2020 Acura RLX, the 2020 Lexus IS, the 2020 BMW 5 Series, the 2020 Cadillac XT5, and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It is about as safe as the 2020 Lexus RX, the 2020 Acura MDX, the 2020 Lincoln Continental, and the 2020 Volvo S90.

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