The new Audi A6 Allroad will provide stiff competition to the Volvo XC70, a spectacular car that is expected to be the market leader. It’s spectacular off-road abilities are not compromised in any way for the vehicles performance on it. We take a look at why the Audi A6 Allroad looks like it could be a great success here in the UK.

The Audi A6 Allroad is basically an off-road version of the Audi A6 Avant. It looks the part, being very stylish in the right areas and classy at the same time. The interior has a lot going for it with Milano leather being placed as standard. You’ll certainly feel as if you surrounded by luxury when within the All Roader.

Driving and Performance
The Audi A6 Allroad performs wonderfully on the road as well as off it. Audi’s Drive Select System ensures that the car can be altered for every different type of situation. The car’s “Allroad” mode raises the height of the vehicle which prepares the vehicle for the difficulties of driving off road. During the vehicle normal driving mode you will be able the bulk of the vehicle but in general there is a satisfying amount of agility to please most owners.

Engine options
There will be a 306 BHP V6 supercharged petrol engine available for petrol heads that require that extra amount of power. However the most popular engine choice is sure to be diesel, coming in three different variants with the power reach 202 BHP, 242 BHP and 309 BHP (which comes with twin turbochargers). All diesel’s will be 3.0 litres V6’s, with the 242 BHP model expected to be the most popular. In just 0 – 62 MPH the vehicle will hit a time of 6.6 seconds, meaning it strikes the best balance between performance and economy.

Running costs
You won’t be paying as much as you may think in the Audi A6 Allroad, despite the size of the car. All new generation Audi’s contain plenty of efficiency technology helping to lower the emissions and fuel consumption of the car. The 242 BHP model, expected to be the best seller will return a fantastic 44.8 MPG and emit just 165g/km of C02 emissions.

The vehicle is extremely practical with a great amount of space within. This time round the car has been made a lot wider helping to enhance the great deal of storage capacity as well the head and leg room.