Comparison - Ford Taurus Limited 2018 - vs - Audi A6 3.0 TFSI Prestige quattro 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
39,050
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
$
67,100
Updated: 
15 Feb 2019
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.00gals
19.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Burgundy Velvet
#612626
Magnetic
#676657
Shadow Black
#313131
Ruby Red
#AC1115
White Platinum
#D5CEC8
Ingot Silver
#BEBFC1
Oxford White
#FFFFFF
White Gold
#CABB85
Blue
#406A9A
Color: 
Carat Beige Metallic
#8C8B87
Firmament Blue Metallic
#53586E
Tango Red Metallic
#B8454A
Vesuvius Gray Metallic
#5E6367
Glacier White Metallic
#E7E8EA
Mythos Black Metallic
#000000
Brilliant Black
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#B2B2B2
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
#546465
Ibis White
#FAFAFA

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Ford Taurus ranked #9 in Large Cars. Currently the Ford Taurus has a score of 7.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 58 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Smooth ride
Large trunk
User-friendly SYNC 3 infotainment system

Cons
Dated cabin materials
Cramped interior
Cumbersome handling
Below-average fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Ford Taurus is Ford’s flagship, but only on paper. Rivals are more up-to-date in every way, so shop the competition.

Pros
Soft ride
Comfortable front seats
Good infotainment system option
Big discounts available

Cons
Rear seat is surprisingly small
Subpar visibility
Bland styling inside and out
Mediocre fuel economy
Dated feel overall

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Steering feedback
Massive trunk
Seating comfort
Child-safety seat usability

Cons
Unresponsive transmission with non-turbo V-6
Undersized cabin for a full-size car
Visibility
Interior build quality

By: 
cars.com

Completely redesigned for 2019.New infotainment system.New V6 mild hybrid powertrain.Part of the fifth A6 generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Strong overall performance
Attractive and refined interior
High levels of comfort
Lots of high-tech features

Cons
New infotainment interface can be distracting to use
Engine sounds coarse at full throttle

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Audi A6 ranked #3 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Audi A6 has a score of 8.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 6 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Potent V6 engine power
Cushy ride
Expansive seating
Cutting-edge infotainment and tech features

Cons
Light, numb steering
So-so cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Audi A6 is a mid-size luxury sedan that skips flash and fast for a comfortable ride with an understated exterior.

Pros
Quiet ride
Plenty of passing power
Comfortable interior
Impressive standard tech
Capable new all-wheel-drive system

Cons
Same interior room as outgoing version
Trunk is only average
Very understated
Learning curve with touchscreens

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
254ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
369ft-lbs
at 1 370rpm
Horsepower: 
288hp
at 6 500rpm
335hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.50Feet
36.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather And Simulated Wood Steering Wheel
Adjustable Pedals
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.00in
194.40in
Width: 
76.20in
74.30in
Height: 
60.70in
57.40in
Ground Clearance: 
4.20in
Wheel Base: 
113.00in
115.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.00
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
44.20in
41.30in
Rear leg room: 
38.10in
37.40in
Front Hip Room: 
56.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.90in
57.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
20.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.10cu.ft
13.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4175.00lbs
4266.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
1 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
7 Total Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Sony Premium Brand Speakers
Memory Card Slot
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
16 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
705 Watts Stereo Output
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 In
19 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assist Package
Equipment Group 301A
Driver Assistance Package
Winter Wheel And Tire Package
Individual Contour Seating Package
20" Sport Package
Adaptive Chassis Package
Prestige
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Daytime Running Lamps (Fleet)
Front License Plate Bracket
20" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Rear Spoiler
Power Moonroof
20" Summer Tires
21" 10 Y-Spoke Design Silver Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Paint Protection
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Interior Options: 
Smoker's Pack
Voice-Activated Navigation System
All Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Organizer
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Cargo Box
Single CD/DVD Player
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
Audi Guard Cargo Mat "A6" Logo
Black Cloth Headliner

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Pearl Beige, leather
#C7C1B5
Okapi Brown, leather
#887267
Sarder Brown Valcona, Premium leather
#FFFFFF
Black, leather
#212121
Black Valcona, Premium leather
#212121
Pearl Beige Valcona, Premium leather
#C7C1B5