2019 Audi A6

The Audi A6 is the luxury brand’s mid-size sedan, competing with the likes of the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, among others. For 2019 the A6 was completely redesigned and features advanced infotainment and safety tech borrowed from the all-new full-size Audi A8. With a starting price of $58,900, the A6 is available in sedan form and comes with standard all-wheel-drive and a turbocharged six-cylinder engine. A four-cylinder is expected to be offered soon and that model will come with…

Exploring the 2019 Audi A8

For 2019 Audi redesigned its flagship sedan, the full-size A8, and loaded it with innovative technology. Initially available with a V-6 and standard Quattro all-wheel-drive, prices start from an MSRP of $83,800. In terms of design the exterior is mostly evolutionary, which is to say understated and handsome in the Audi tradition. No new ground is broken in terms of body sculpting, however the lighting elements put on theatrics, which helps to lemd the design some personality. Unexciting paint colors seem…

Audi Debuts Second Generation Q3

  Audi has released the second-generation of its popular Q3 compact luxury crossover. The exterior styling updates echo the more angular design found on the recently updated midsize Q5. The front end treatment is significantly more elegant and sporty with the reduction of a large overhang that plagued the first generation Q3. Better proportioned headlamps and a more aggressive grille design lend the vehicle a much sleeker look overall. Out back the design has also taken on a more aggressive tone….

2018 Audi A3

The 2018 Audi A3 is the brand’s smallest sedan, slotted below the compact A4. The sub-compact A3 offers shoppers on a budget a gateway into the brand, with a starting MSRP of $31,950. With standard features like leather and heated seats, it offers a compelling choice for shoppers seeking an upgrade over high-end trims of mainstream mid-size sedans, as long as the small cabin still fits. Pros: Starting Price, Minimalist Styling, Engaging Driving Experience Cons: Tight Cabin, No Manual, Comfortable…

2018 Audi Q5

The 2018 Audi Q5 is the brand’s midsize SUV, slotted above the compact Audi Q3 and the full-size Audi Q7 in the brand’s SUV lineup. Fresh off a recent redesign, the Q5 bring style and luxury to buyers looking for something fancier than mainstream offerings, like the Volkswagen Tiguan or Nissan Rogue. From a buyer’s standpoint, the Audi Q5 has an opulent techy interior and provides a smooth and comfortable driving experience. Shoppers looking for something more exciting, and willing to…

2018 Audi Q3

The 2018 Audi Q3 is the brand’s entry-level luxury crossover-style SUV, slotted below the mid-size Audi Q5 and full-size Audi Q7. With a starting MSRP of $32,900, it competes with other small luxury crossovers from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. It comes with many features, which are expensive options on competitors. Pros: Comfortable, Maneuverable, Well-Equipped, Good Value Cons: Lacks Rear Interior Space, Outdated Design, So-So Fuel Economy What You Should Know: Calling all bargain hunters! The Audi Q3 is due for a redesign soon,…

Luxury Brand Sales in October 2017

Wow, Lexus and BMW were neck and neck in October sales! Even closer were Audi and Buick, just a few hundred units difference. Mercedes-Benz numbers includes 2,446 van sales, when we remove those the monthly tall comes out to 29,623, still well ahead of second place BMW. So, what is Mercedes-Benz doing so right to be this far ahead? A combination of a robust SUV lineup and its push downmarket with the CLA and GLA have postured the brand to…