As Audi continues its relentless march into the exalted German performance territory occupied by BMW and Mercedes-Benz, its A6 mid-size sedan faces off against the E-Class from Daimler and the BMW 5-Series--and acquits itself with credit.
The 2012 Audi A6 is a plainly styled sedan that can deliver good gas mileage, if it's properly specced out. But the price of the highest fuel economy ratings will be enduring Audi's continuously variable transmission (CVT).
We haven't driven the all-new 2012 A6 equipped with the CVT yet, but it's the same powertrain fitted to the previous generation, where its drone of engine noise couldn't disguise somewhat sluggish performance. We can only hope we're wrong, and that Audi has buffed up this powertrain the same way they've redesigned the rest of the A6 range.
The base 2012 Audi A6 is fitted with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and the CVT, along with front-wheel drive.
The EPA rates the 2012 Audi A6 at 25 mpg city, 33 mpg highway, and a high 28 mpg...
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