The wait is over for Audi fans wanting to know how much they’ll shell out for a new 2016 A6 or A7. Audi is releasing all the pricing info on its two top selling cars. The newest models offer better performance, improved fuel economy and class-leading technology to boot. The entry-level A6 starts at $46,200, the A7 at $68,300, and of course there are TDI options, too.
The A6 drivetrains start out with the 2.0-liter that Audi is touting as “the most powerful engine in it’s class”. The base model that falls under what Audi’s “Premium” bracket and gets a turbocharged four-cylinder front-wheel drive model. The A7 falls under Audi’s “Premium Plus” bracket and comes with a 3.0-liter engine.
To upgrade from Premium to Premium Plus within the A6 drivetrain cost about $3,700. For both models, to move up from Premium Plus to the ultimate “Prestige” bracket cost about $4,200, but it comes standard with a Bose audio system and full LED headlights.
For diesel fans, the A6 TDI starts at $59,500 and the A7 TDI starts at $70,400. Both can be bumped up to Prestige.
Even the base models boast improved power, with the A6 getting 252 hp and the base A7 getting 333 hp. Each model also has improved fuel economy with the base A6 now getting a combined 26 mph, and the base A7 getting a combined 24 mpg.
Both models are receiving updated exterior designs as well that include renovated front and rear designs that Audi says gives them a “more dynamic stance and greater presence on the road.” You’ll see new LED headlights and taillights with the former being in the trademark Audi design that is reminiscent of a certain Dark Knight.
If you’re looking for even more in your Audi package, you can step up to the top-of-the-line S7 and RS7 models. Both are only available in the Prestige bracket and have msrp starting prices of $82,900 and $108,900 respectively.
Audi is now also offering top of the line technology with a Driver Assistance option that will include an array of technological safety features such as adaptive cruise control with Stop&Go function, Secondary collision assist, enhanced Night vision assistant with – get this – animal detection and the Audi pre sense system. To complete the safety technology package drivers can additionally add side assist and active lane assist.
A destination charge of $925 will also be added to the prices mentioned above, but other then that, these Audi’s are ready to hit the road running.