Audi A6 1997 Sedan

This generation of Audi A6 has been produced from April, 1997 to June, 2001. We can provide information about 31 modification of this generation. 1997 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 (14 versions), as well as automatic (17 versions) gearbox.

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Audi A6 1997 sedan average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 8.5 to 13 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 5.6 to 8.9 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Audi A6 1997 sedan petrol engine version is Audi A6 1.8 5V Turbo, consuming 8.5 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Audi A6 1997 sedan diesel - Audi A6 1.9 TDI for 100 kilometers consumes 5.6 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Audi A6 real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 4 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 1997 sedan CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 204 to 312 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 150 to 240 grams per kilometer. From Audi A6 with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Audi A6 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 1.9 TDI - 150 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.9 seconds has Audi A6 4.2 V8 Quattro version, conversely the tardiest one is Audi A6 1.9 TDI reaching this speed only in 14.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 4.2 petrol 300 hp version (Audi A6 4.2 V8 Quattro).

Lenght of Audi A6 is 480 cm, it is large car. For comparison - Audi A6 is about 2 cm longer than BMW 5 series sedan, but 2 cm shorter than Ford Scorpio sedan. Audi A6 gross weight is from 1940 to 2290 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 11 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Audi is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 €. According to user reviews, average Audi A6 repair costs are 230 € per year. Users calculated Audi A6 1997 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2200 € cost per year and 0.17 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 63%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 25% 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. 91% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Audi A6 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Audi A6 1997 1.8 5V Aug 1997 — 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 1997 1.8 5V Aug 1997 — Jan 2001 1.8 Petrol 125 HP 9.2 l/100km Automatic (4) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 1.8 5V Turbo

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 150 HP 8.5 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 1.8 5V Turbo Apr 1997 — Jan 2001 1.8 Petrol 150 HP 9.6 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2001 1.8 5V Turbo Jan 2001 — Jun 2001

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 150 HP 8.5 l/100km Automatic Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 1.8 5V Turbo Quattro 4x4 1.8 Petrol 150 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1997 1.9 TDI Apr 1997 — Jan 2001

Most fuel efficient diesel version by real consumption

1.9 Diesel 110 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 1.9 TDI Apr 1997 — Jan 2001 1.9 Diesel 110 HP 6.8 l/100km Automatic (4) Front wheel
Audi A6 2001 1.9 TDI Jan 2001 — Jun 2001

Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.9 Diesel 115 HP 5.6 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.4 5V 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.4 5V Apr 1997 — Jan 2001 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 10.7 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2001 2.4 5V Jan 2001 — Jun 2001 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.4 5V Quattro 4x4 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 10.9 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.4 5V Quattro 4x4 2.4 Petrol 165 HP 11.2 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.5 TDI Sep 1997 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.5 TDI Sep 1997 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 8.0 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 Sep 1997 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 Sep 1997 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 150 HP 8.9 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 2000 2.5 TDI Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 180 HP 8.1 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2000 2.5 TDI Quattro 4x4 Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.5 Diesel 180 HP 7.9 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A6 2000 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 2.7 5V Turbo Jan 1999 — Jan 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 10.4 l/100km Manual (6) Front wheel
Audi A6 1999 2.7 5V Turbo Jan 1999 — Jan 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 11.0 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1999 2.7 5V Turbo Quattro 4x4 Jan 1999 — Jun 2001 2.7 Petrol 230 HP 11.6 l/100km Manual (6) All wheel
Audi A6 1999 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 1997 2.8 5V 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 9.9 l/100km Manual (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.8 5V Apr 1997 — Jan 2000 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 10.6 l/100km Automatic (5) Front wheel
Audi A6 2000 2.8 5V Jan 2000 — Jun 2001 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic Front wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.8 5V Quattro 4x4 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 10.8 l/100km Manual (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1997 2.8 5V Quattro 4x4 2.8 Petrol 193 HP 11.5 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Audi A6 1999 4.2 V8 Quattro 4x4 Apr 1999 — Jun 2001

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds

4.2 Petrol 300 HP 13.0 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 1997 - 2001 sedan price in Latvia is from 700 € to 2500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Audi A6 price is above average - Audi A6 is approximately for 8 percents cheaper then average sedans of this age (compare sedans 1997 - 2001 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Audi A6 2001 price 1000 € 1500 € 2200 €
Audi A6 2000 price 800 € 1600 € 2500 €
Audi A6 1999 price 900 € 1600 € 2300 €
Audi A6 1998 price 700 € 1200 € 1600 €
Audi A6 1997 price 900 € 1300 € 2000 €

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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 1997 sedan features (options)

Percentage of Audi A6 with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
76%
Conditioning
72%
Adjustable steering wheel
64%
Metallic paint
55%
Electrically adjustable seats
52%
Heated seats
32%
Leather upholstery
29%
Xenon headlights
21%
Cruise control
20%
Rear parking sensors
16%
Sunroof
13%

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Audi A6 reviews

Total 105 Audi A6 owner reviews

Audi A6 2000 Estate car/wagon Petrol 2 litres, Manual gearbox
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Purchase year:2018 age of car 18 years)Owned for48`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
   male, age 22
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