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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Audi A6 Saloon review.

4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Audi A6 Saloon (04-11) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £24,535 - £46,735
Used price £790 - £8,995
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £145 - £570
Insurance group 23 - 40 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Handsome yet understated looks, excellent interior finish, class leading interior space

CONS

Steering lacks feel, not as cosseting as other executive saloons

Audi A6 Saloon rivals

Written by David Ross on

The 2004 Audi A6 saloon was the company's first model to adopt the now familiar bold radiator grille. Offering more interior space than its main rivals and with a broad range of efficient diesel engines the Audi is a good choice if you want a roomy, yet economical executive saloon. The interior finish is as close to perfect as it's possible to achieve and there is a huge range of options giving the A6 a hi-tech feel.

However, as is often the case with Audi, the ride is overly-firm which the optional air suspension only partly resolves, while the steering is light offering very little feedback on the road. In October 2008 the range was facelifted with subtle exterior tweaks (including LED rear lights) and more efficient engines.

Audi A6 Saloon rivals

Other Audi A6 (2004 - 2011) models: