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1998 Audi A6 Wagon

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Audi A6 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.8 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 200 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 0/0 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Audi A6

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Roomy inside. Impeccable road manners. Tastefully out fitted. Exceptionally comfortable. Optional all-wheel drive system.

  • Cons

    No manual transmission. V6 provides adequate power, but that's all.

  • What's New for 1998

    Stretch an A4 platform, add rounded styling with plenty of edges for character, toss in a sumptuously comfortable interior available in several "atmosphere" styles, blend it all with traditional Germanic handling and what do you get? The excellent new Audi A6 sedan. Our only quibble is with the taillights, which appear to have been inspired by the Chevrolet S-10 pickup. The wagon is carried over from 1997.

Full 1998 Audi A6 Review

What's New for 1998

Stretch an A4 platform, add rounded styling with plenty of edges for character, toss in a sumptuously comfortable interior available in several "atmosphere" styles, blend it all with traditional Germanic handling and what do you get? The excellent new Audi A6 sedan. Our only quibble is with the taillights, which appear to have been inspired by the Chevrolet S-10 pickup. The wagon is carried over from 1997.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Great car

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Vehicle: 1998 Audi A6 2.8 Avant quattro 4dr Wagon AWD

I love this car! That said it takes a lot of money to keep it well feed and healthy. I bought it at a charity auction (Never buy from one, trust me). The car was low miles and a great price. Two months later the transmission went out and cost over 3k to fix. Once she was up and running again, it's been great.



2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Too bad they don't make

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Vehicle: 1998 Audi A6 2.8 Avant quattro 4dr Wagon AWD

We've had gasket and seal issues, but they seem to have been resolved. Electrical is not the greatest, and rear seat legroom is tight - especially for a bunch of tall people. Those things aside, this is the most balanced, smoothest, most well- engineered car we've owned. It is a joy to drive - even if it is a wagon - though a little more power would be nice. If only it were a little bigger...



3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Fun to drive car

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Vehicle: 1998 Audi A6 2.8 Avant quattro 4dr Wagon AWD

A great car, fun to drive, quattro in Wisconsin is wonderful. No problems in the year i have owned it. Starts out in the snow as if the pavement was dry. Buy one you will love it.



3 of 3 people found this review helpful

The suv killer: the a6

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Vehicle: 1998 Audi A6 2.8 Avant quattro 4dr Wagon AWD

Bought my A6 quattro wagon new in RI. Used if for commuting and carpooling and it it also got complements for its looks and ride. Never had a problem in bad weather with the car. Moved to SanDeigo and I put 18" performance tires on the car and handles like a 5 series. Plan on lowering it an inch as well. Best purchase I could have made I have the versitility of an SUV but the comfort of a luxury sedan and the sportness of a sport sedan. Can't wait to purchase my next audi quattro wagon.



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shipo
shipo
12-17-2001
A few years ago BC (before children) I subscribed to virtually every car mag available. At the time of the launches of the previous A4 (1996) and current A6 (1998), I remember that when the new A4 ca...


mpuzach
mpuzach
01-25-2001
Most participants here drive the current generation A6 (1998 model year and newer), so you might not get the answers you're looking for....


camps
camps
05-24-2002
I have an Audi A6 1998 model and every time I take my foot off the accelerator to slow down, the car bucks. It is an uncomfortable feeling and I never noticed it before. I had it serviced but to no av...



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