Audi A6 1998 Avant wagon

This generation of Audi A6 Avant has been produced from April, 1998 to June, 2001. We can provide information about 31 modification of this generation. 1998 Audi A6 is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (12 versions) and front wheel drive (19 versions). Four wheel drive models have AWD (all wheel drive) system (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles).

This Audi is available with six petrol engines with displacement from 1.8 to 4.2 litres and power of from 125 to 300 horsepower un four diesel engines with displacement from 1.9 to 2.5 litres and power of from 110 to 180 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (17 versions), as well as automatic (14 versions) gearbox.

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Audi A6 1998 Avant wagon average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8.5 to 13.1 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.8 to 8.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Audi A6 1998 Avant wagon petrol engine version is Audi A6 Avant 1.8 5V Turbo, consuming 8.5 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Audi A6 1998 Avant wagon diesel - Audi A6 Avant 1.9 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 5.8 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Audi A6 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 3 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +5% for petrol engines and the same for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Audi A6 modification.

Audi A6 1998 Avant wagon CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 204 to 314 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 157 to 240 grams per kilometer. From Audi A6 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Audi A6 Avant 1.8 5V Turbo which produces an average of 204 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Audi A6 diesels least CO2 distributes Audi A6 Avant 1.9 TDI - 157 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 7.1 seconds has Audi A6 Avant 4.2 V8 Quattro version, conversely the tardiest one is Audi A6 Avant 1.9 TDI reaching this speed only in 15 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 4.2 petrol 300 hp version (Audi A6 Avant 4.2 V8 Quattro).

Lenght of Audi A6 is 480 cm, it is large car. For comparison - Audi A6 is about 3 cm longer than Volkswagen Passat estate car / wagon, but 3 cm shorter than Ford Scorpio estate car / wagon. Audi A6 gross weight is from 1995 to 2355 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 11 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Audi A6 trunk space is 455 litres.

This Audi is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 €. According to user reviews, average Audi A6 repair costs are 240 € per year. Users calculated Audi A6 1998 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2300 € cost per year and 0.16 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 62%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 26% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Audi A6 for your situation and driving habits here! Our review authors managed to sell their Audi A6 in average time of 7 months. Below you will find more detailed information about Audi A6 prices and costs.

In user reviews Audi A6 received average grade 7.8 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 87% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Audi A6 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.8 5V Apr 1998 — Jan 2001

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.8 Petrol 125 HP 8.6 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.8 5V Apr 1998 — Jan 2001 1.8 Petrol 125 HP 9.2 l/100km Automatic (4) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.8 5V Turbo Apr 1998 — Jan 2001

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 150 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2001 Avant 1.8 5V Turbo Jan 2001 — Jun 2001

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 150 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.8 5V Turbo Apr 1998 — Jan 2001 1.8 Petrol 150 HP 9.6 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.8 5V Turbo Quattro 4x4 1.8 Petrol 150 HP 9.5 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.9 TDI Apr 1998 — Jan 2001

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.9 Diesel 110 HP 5.8 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 1.9 TDI Apr 1998 — Jan 2001 1.9 Diesel 110 HP 6.8 l/100km Automatic (4) Front wheel
Audi A6 2001 Avant 1.9 TDI Jan 2001 — Jun 2001

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.9 Diesel 115 HP - Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.4 5V 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2001 Avant 2.4 5V Jan 2001 — Jun 2001 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 10.7 l/100km Manual Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.4 5V Apr 1998 — Jan 2001 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 10.8 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.4 5V Quattro 4x4 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 10.9 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.4 5V Quattro 4x4 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 11.2 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.5 TDI 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.5 TDI 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 8.0 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 8.9 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 2000 Avant 2.5 TDI Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 180 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2000 Avant 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 180 HP 8.0 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A6 2000 Avant 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 180 HP 8.9 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1999 Avant 2.7 5V Turbo Jan 1999 — Jan 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 10.5 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A6 1999 Avant 2.7 5V Turbo Jan 1999 — Jan 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 11.0 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1999 Avant 2.7 5V Turbo Quattro 4x4 Jan 1999 — Jun 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 11.7 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A6 1999 Avant 2.7 5V Turbo Quattro 4x4 Jan 1999 — Jun 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 12.2 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.8 5V 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2000 Avant 2.8 5V Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 9.7 l/100km Manual Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.8 5V Apr 1998 — Jan 2000 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 10.7 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.8 5V Quattro 4x4 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 10.8 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1998 Avant 2.8 5V Quattro 4x4 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 11.6 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1999 Avant 4.2 V8 Quattro 4x4 Apr 1999 — Jun 2001

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.1 seconds

4.2 Petrol 300 HP 13.1 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel

Audi A6 safety

During safety testing Audi A6 has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Audi A6 is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Audi A6 got two stars.

Audi A6 prices

Audi A6 1998 - 2001 estate car price in Latvia is from 700 € to 2600 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Audi A6 price is entirely high - Audi A6 is approximately for 33 percents more expensive then average estate cars of this age (compare estate cars 1998 - 2001 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Audi A6 2001 price 1000 € 1500 € 2000 €
Audi A6 2000 price 1100 € 1600 € 2600 €
Audi A6 1999 price 700 € 1100 € 1500 €
Audi A6 1998 price 900 € 1200 € 1700 €

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Audi A6 reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Audi A6 reliability is below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2012 defects were detected in an average of 30.2 percent of Audi A6 of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 26.8%.

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Audi A6 1998 Avant wagon features (options)

Percentage of Audi A6 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
80%
Conditioning
74%
Roof bars (railings)
67%
Adjustable steering wheel
66%
Electrically adjustable seats
57%
Metallic paint
54%
Heated seats
40%
Leather upholstery
37%
Xenon headlights
30%
Cruise control
28%
Sunroof
19%
Rear parking sensors
16%

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Audi A6 reviews

Total 105 Audi A6 owner reviews

Audi A6 2000 Estate car/wagon Petrol 2.4 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2018 (age of car 18 years) Owned for:48`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 12.4 litres per 100km (70% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1032 € (~ 344 € per year)
Total car rating:
5
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