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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score34.91out of 37
Frontal Offset test14.91out of 16
Side impact test15out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP


The tested model of Audi A6 was introduced in Australasia during 2011. This ANCAP rating applies to A6 with a 4 cylinder diesel engine. Further technical information is being sought about other variants.

The Audi A6 scored 14.91 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. There was a slight risk of serious chest and leg injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 15 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. Injury values were all good but the vehicle lost a point because the driver door unlatched. The A6 earned a further two points in the pole test.

 

Important note: The diesel left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) and electronic stability control (ESC) are also standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to both front seats.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. This provides better protection than a two point (lap) seat belt.

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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 14.91 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.79 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 3.12 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The brake pedal moved rearwards by 5mm. The clutch pedal moved upwards 12mm. The steering wheel hub moved 37mm forward, 12mm downward and 6mm sideways. The front ("A") pillar moved 1mm forwards. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash all doors could be opened with nornal effort.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver and contact was stable. There were no knee hazards. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 15 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The driver's door was found to be unlatched after the side impact test.

The vehicle was eligible for pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags. The vehicle earned the maximum two points in this test.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

The 2011 Audi A6 received a whiplash rating of good.

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Pedestrian Summary

Child head impacts 4.71
Adult head impacts 4
Upper leg impacts Zero
Lower leg impacts 6

Total (out of 36) 14.71

The bumper provided good protection for pedestrians' legs. However, the front edge of the bonnet was poor in all areas tested and scored no points. The bonnet was also rated predominantly as poor for the protection it offered to the head of a struck child and to the protection it offered an adult.


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

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4.2 L/100km 110 g/km

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