2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon)  RealSafeCars93Safety Rating

#3 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#6 of all 2021 vehicles


The A6 Allroad, introduced by Audi in 2012, is a large wagon with seating up to 5. The Audi A6 Allroad has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The A6 Allroad has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. 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 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) is very 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 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) has a score of 93, implying a 0.025% chance of driver death (2.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0248% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.8311%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0248% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.8311% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) is 48% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) is 52% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10069Acura RLXMaserati GhibliBMW 5 SeriesM.-B. E-ClassHyundai Genesis G90Audi A6A. e-tron SportbackAudi Q8Audi Q7BMW X5A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A7Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 100. The 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon) is safer than the 2020 Acura RLX, the 2020 Maserati Ghibli, the 2021 BMW 5 Series, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and the 2021 Hyundai Genesis G90 and less safe than the 2021 Audi Q8 and the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback. It is about as safe as the 2021 Audi A7 and the 2021 BMW X5.

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