2022 Audi A6  RealSafeCars91Safety Rating

#4 of 2022 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#17 of all 2022 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 superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2022 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 2022 Audi A6 has a score of 91, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 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 2022 Audi A6 is 42% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2022 Audi A6 is 46% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2022 Audi A6 can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. All trims and versions of the 2022 Audi A6 include the following active safety system: Audi Pre Sense. There are optional safety features on the 2022 Audi A6 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Active Lane Assist and Audi Side Assist.

Another safety feature seems simpler but should still be considered. Standard side mirror turn signals can help when you don't see a vehicle in your blind spot, by alerting them to your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other driver to avoid an accident with you.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9873Volkswagen ArteonINFINITI Q50BMW 5 SeriesM.-B. E-ClassAudi A5A. A4 Allroad (Wagon)A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A6Volvo S90 RechargeAlfa Romeo GiuliaHyundai Genesis G80Lexus RCComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 98. The 2022 Audi A6 is safer than the 2022 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2022 INFINITI Q50, the 2022 BMW 5 Series, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2022 Audi A5, the 2022 Audi A4 Allroad (Wagon), the 2022 Lexus RC, and the 2022 Hyundai Genesis G80.

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