2014 Audi A6 and S6 Receive 5-Star Safety Rating Feb27

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2014 Audi A6 and S6 Receive 5-Star Safety Rating

Audi A6 - Audi Mission ViejoRemember those old crash-test dummy commercials? Although they’re no longer starring in ad campaigns, those dummies are still taking part in important work. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tests all new cars for safety and crashworthiness. The NHTSA grades vehicles on multiple important categories including Frontal, Side, Rollover, and Overall Vehicle Score, but they’re using an evolved version of those fun-loving dummies┬áto help with the results nowadays.

Under recent tests for the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program, the Audi A6 and S6 both received 5-star ratings. Out of all the mid-sized luxury German sedans, the Audi A6 and S6 are the only vehicles to achieve the maximum 5-star crash safety ratings. We’re all extremely proud that the Audi A6 and S6 received the highest ratings possible in U.S. government testing, but we’re not surprised!

Safety Features of the 2014 Audi A6 and S6

The 2014 Audi A6 and S6 are unmatched in their class when it comes to impact protection. Both vehicles include reinforced high-strength steel and aluminum, reinforced bumpers, and extensive crash test modeling. The A6 and S6 also include hydraulic brake assist features as standard equipment. The hydraulic brake assist feature automatically senses emergency braking and applies the maximum available power boost to reduce stopping distance. .

Everyone knows that airbags and seatbelts can save lives in high-impact crashes. The 2014 Audi A6 and S6 both come equipped with front, side, head curtain and knee airbags – and safety belts with automatic pretensioning and force limiters. These vehicles also come equipped with crash sensors that automatically unlock doors, activate interior lighting and hazard warning lights, and switches off the fuel pump and engine. So, in the event that you’re ever in a crash, the 2014 Audi A6 and S6 do everything possible to protect you and your passengers.

If you want to learn more about the 2014 Audi A6 and S6, stop by our Audi dealership in Mission Viejo or give us a call at (949) 218-5050 today.