Looking at the 2015 Audi A6 2.0T Horsepower
When it comes to sport sedans like the 2015 Audi A6 2.0T, horsepower is usually a top priority for drivers, yet the 2016 Acura RLX overpowers the competing Audi by a wide margin. If you’re shopping around for a new luxury sedan in the Chicagoland area, we think the RLX is a better option.
Acura Gives You More Power
There are two key differences between the engines of the Audi and the Acura:
- Audi has a four-cylinder engine while Acura has a V6.
- The Audi A6’s engine is supercharged to give it an extra kick while the Acura embraces traditional i-VTEC engine designs
Despite the turbocharger, the specs don’t lie. The Audi engine still comes up short on power compared to the RLX:
- The 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder of the Audi A6 is rated at 220 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.
- Acura’s 3.5L V6 engine is good for 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque.
The power the Audi A6 does have feels hollow and unresponsive when you put your foot to the pedal. The RLX, on the other hand, releases a full engine note when you need to put the pedal to the floor.
The RLX Offers More Features
While both of these luxury sedans are in the same class, the 2016 Acura RLX with Technology Package comes with features that either require an upgrade or are completely unavailable on the Audi A6 2.0T, including:
- Adaptive cruise control
- Rearview camera
- Navigation with voice controls
- Built-in 15GB hard disk drive
- AcuraLink telematics
- Noise cancellation
With such a long list of features, we think it’s clear that Acura has crafted a more welcoming, more convenient cabin for their luxury sedan, and there are still more upgrades to be had.
Test Drive an RLX Today
The 2015 Audi A6 2.0T horsepower lags behind the 2016 Acura RLX, and it doesn’t look like the next model year for the Audi will do much better. While it’s important to look at the engine specs to compare the power output before you take a drive, the best way to see the 310 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque on the RLX is to sit behind the wheel and put your foot to the pedal. Visit a Chicagoland Acura Dealer today to take a test drive.