2009 Audi A6 Wagon Performance
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In addition to a new V6 engine, the A6 Avant receives modifications to its suspension and all-wheel drive settings.
Acceleration and Power
The 2009 Audi A6 Avant features a new 3.0 TFSI V6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission with manual shift is standard.
Handling and Braking
For 2009, the A6 Avant's Quattro all-wheel drive and suspension systems have been altered. Reviewers are quite pleased with the A6 Avant's performance.
- +"All models corner with little body lean and reassuring composure, abetted by the steering's satisfying weight and accuracy. AWD puts A6 near the top of the class for agility, grip, and poise. The brakes deliver smooth, short stops." -- Consumer Guide
- "For negotiating curvy canyons or snowy streets, Audi's famed quattro all-wheel-drive system gives the A6 a real advantage." -- Kelley Blue Book