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11 Best 2017 All-Wheel Drive Sedans

8. 2017 Audi S6

You can’t miss the 2017 Audi S6 AWD sedan with its lightweight and sleek design that portrays a strong presence. If you want even more performance and style you will want to add the Sport Package available for an additional $3,900.

It is similar to the 2017 Lexus GS series F Sport package that adds bold features making your car unlike the others. The Audi S6 is equipped with Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system known for its handling and traction performance. It sends the necessary power to the four wheels holding you on the road.  The S6 is an adrenaline cultivator with its 4.0L TFSI V8 Engine and 450 HP. To compliment this AWD, it has an advanced 7-speed S-tronic dual clutch transmission.

The following trims come standard with AWD:

  • Premium Plus starting at $70,9
  • Prestige starting at $74,100

The Audi S6 is at the higher end of its class compared to the Lexus GS F Sport starting around $56,555. The entry Premium Plus has a standard offering of navigation, voice control, Bose 14-speaker surround sound, rear camera, front sensors, rear sensors, and more. When you step up to the Prestige you earn standard features such as a heads up display.  The S6 is applauded for its shorter braking distances, acceleration, and precise handling. You are also in control of selecting driver settings for Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, and Individual. The S6 4-door AWD sedan has a heavier driving feel compared to the Lexus GS F.

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