Wagon followers, Audi is bringing the 2020 A6 Allroad to the U.S. Within the meantime, Canadians might be graced with the big of the model’s two soft-roading wagons.
Audi started promoting the 2020 A6 Allroad in Canada earlier this month, and that makes it one border shy of the U.S. Beforehand, the A6 Allroad was bought in European nations and nowhere in North America. As an alternative, we have made do with the smaller A4-based A4 Allroad. The A6 Allroad rivals the Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain and Volvo V90 Cross Nation. Each of these fashions are bought within the U.S., which suggests Audi might take into account stealing a slice of the quite small raised luxurious wagon pie.
2019 Audi A6 Allroad
Motor Authority contacted Audi USA to see if the model would verify U.S. availability for the brand new wagon. Alas, Audi USA spokesman’s Mark Dahncke stated, “We have now not finalized our choice but however will let you understand as soon as we do.” Not less than we all know there’s an opportunity.
The most recent A6 Allroad relies on the fifth-generation A6 mid-size sedan the model launched within the U.S. for 2019. It rides on the Volkswagen Group’s MLB platform for front- and all-wheel-drive vehicles with longitudinally mounted engines, which is used virtually completely by Audi.
Ought to Audi give it the inexperienced gentle for America, it will present a rugged various to a sea of crossover SUVs. The A6 Allroad sports activities the next floor clearance of seven.three inches at max top and consists of adaptive air suspension with a self-leveling system.
2019 Audi A6 Allroad
Nonetheless, there’s zero likelihood the U.S. will see the only real powertrain introduced for the wagon to date. Audi stated the A6 Allroad will include a three.Zero-liter V-6 turbodiesel that makes 349 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. It additionally comes with a typical mild-hybrid system. Following the VW Group’s diesel emissions scandal, we’ll probably by no means see one other diesel mannequin from the automaker within the U.S.
Within the meantime, preserve fingers crossed that Audi decides to interrupt up the gang of SUVs with a brand new wagon. Double cross them in hopes Audi may also deliver the RS6 Avant stateside.