2023 Audi S6 review

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  • New base Premium trim
  • Enticing driving dynamics
  • Quick acceleration


  • Limited trunk capacity
  • Short on in-cabin storage
  • Complex infotainment interface

Mileage (EPA estimate)

18 city, 28 highway, 22 combined

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All Audi S6 years

What is new for the 2023 Audi S6?

  • The S6 is available in a new trim called the Premium.
  • S6 trims have been upgraded with Front Seat Heaters as standard equipment this year.
  • The Premium Plus trim now comes with Sunroof(s), Blind Spot Monitor, and Automated Cruise Control as standard equipment.
  • The Prestige trim now comes with Overhead Airbags as standard equipment.

2023 Audi S6 trims

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5 reasons to buy the 2023 Audi S6

1. Impressive performance 

The 2023 Audi S6 stands out with exceptional performance, achieving an estimated 4.3 seconds in a zero to 60 mph sprint, which is quick on its feet for a midsize luxury sedan. Powered by a potent turbocharged 2.7L V6 engine, the 2023 S6 delivers ample power for highway maneuvers. Additionally, the transmission ensures smooth and quick shifts, enhancing the overall driving experience. Sharp braking, responsive steering, and a well-balanced suspension contribute to a dynamic and exhilarating ride, making the 2023 S6 worthy of your attention. 

2. Cruising comfort 

The 2023 Audi S6 provides a luxurious and comfortable cabin, making it an exceptional midsize sedan for daily commuting. Featuring heated sports seats in the front row, the S6 ensures optimal comfort, especially when navigating curves. Standard four-zone climate control keeps all occupants content, and the inclusion of leather upholstery from the base trim adds a touch of sophistication. On the road, the 2023 S6's comfort extends further with the adaptive air suspension, which adjusts the ride height and enhances overall handling, creating a well-tailored driving experience from the inside and out. 

3. Enticing packages 

When shopping for a 2023 Audi S6, you may find models with one of the many optional packages. The Black Optic package introduces a sleek aesthetic with 21-inch black-painted wheels and exterior trim. S6s outfitted with the S Sport package add advanced features like all-wheel steering, a sport exhaust, and a rear differential, complemented by red brake calipers. The Luxury package prioritizes comfort with ventilated and massage-enabled front seats, additional leather interior trim, and passenger seat memory functions. Finally, the S6 Design Edition includes a heated sport steering wheel, contrasting red interior stitching, and dark exterior trim elements for a distinctive touch. Additionally, you can find models with an optional night vision system and an optional 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen® audio system for even more appeal. 

4. Premium connectivity 

The 2023 Audi S6 comes well-equipped with innovative standard tech features from the base trim. Anchoring the dashboard is a 10.1-inch touchscreen with integrated navigation and satellite radio, which are supported by wireless Apple CarPlay® and wired Android Auto smartphone integration. The cabin also boasts four USB ports to keep your devices charged, and an available Wi-Fi hotspot offers remote vehicle monitoring and control.

Opting for the Premium Plus trim unlocks additional features, such as a wireless charging pad with a signal booster and a 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen® audio system, while the Prestige trim includes a head-up display. 

5. Intelligent driver aids 

Enhance your driving experience with the 2023 Audi S6's comprehensive driver assistance features. Standard front and rear parking sensors and a 360-degree camera ensure easy navigation in congested areas. The S6 also incorporates standard advanced technologies, including lane departure warning, forward collision warning, and an automatic front emergency braking system, for confidence in all driving situations. You'll even find a traffic sign reader, front cross-traffic alert, and remote parking assistance on the trim-topping Prestige model.

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Ratings & reliability

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Audi S6 features and specs

Premium Plus 4WD/AWD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bang & Olufsen Audio
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Seat Massagers

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

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Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 41.3"/R 37.4"

Head room

F 38"/R 38.1"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity




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