2023 Audi A6  RealSafeCars92Safety Rating

#4 of 2023 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#20 of all 2023 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 Audi A6 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Audi A6 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 2023 Audi A6 has a score of 92, implying a 0.026% chance of driver death (2.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Audi A6 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0265% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.0255%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0265% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.0255% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Audi A6 is 43% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2023 Audi A6 is 47% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2023 Audi A6 can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Audi A6: Audi Pre Sense. There are optional safety features on the 2023 Audi A6 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Active Lane Assist and Audi Side Assist.

Another advanced safety feature --- while not cutting edge --- can still improve vehicle safety. 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.

9781M.-B. E-ClassAudi A5BMW 5 SeriesKia StingerGenesis GV80BMW X5A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A6V. V90 Cross CountryVolvo S90 RechargeVolvo S90Acura TLXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Audi A6 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 81 to 97. The 2023 Audi A6 is safer than the 2023 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2023 Audi A5, the 2023 BMW 5 Series, the 2023 Kia Stinger, the 2023 Acura TLX, the 2023 Volvo S90, and the 2023 Volvo S90 Recharge. It is about as safe as the 2023 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon).

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