The Audi A4 is a small sedan with as all things to all people. For those seeking luxury, Audi A4 has a plush interior and a comfortable ride, aligned for tech customers, it offers the latest connectivity and security technologies and for enthusiasts, it has well-tuned steering and tight handling, although the really benefit you want to check out the more powerful model Audi S4. For current model year, the Audi A4 more standard and available content wins Plus trim levels for their Premium and Premium.
The current Audi A4 is 4.5 inches longer than its predecessor and also larger than many of its competitors. Its means it has a relatively generous interior space for the class, especially in the rear. Audi designers also cut off the overhangs to give the car more sporty look, while the engineers moved the engine more towards the center of the car to ensure a better weight distribution and improved driving dynamics appearance.
Stylistically, the car with a simple visual resemblance to the larger Audi A6 and Audi A8 sedans with similar indications such as Audi large corporate grille, a gently sloping roofline and LED daytime running lights. The interior holds Audi reputation for exceptional cabin design with a simple, uncluttered, yet stylish dashboard and good materials throughout. Audi recently with the latest version of the MMI infotainment interface and Audi Connect, which makes the car a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot and also includes access to Google Maps Audi A4 made available – complete with panoramic views and a high-resolution 3D satellite and aerial photographs.
Audi A4 (Powertrain Options)
Although Audi A4 offered several engine choices, the latest model is exclusively powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine produces PS 220 4300 to 6000 revolutions per minute and 258 ft-lb torque 1500-4200 revolutions per minute. Interestingly, although only one motor, there are three transmission for selection. The first is a six-speed manual gearbox, good for a zero-to-60 spin of just 6.4 seconds while returning 22 city and 30 highway miles per gallon. This is of course covered on athletic quattro all-wheel drive system. The decision for the convenience of an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission is to reduce fuel consumption by 21 city, 29 highway, and add two tenths to the zero-to-60 time. This model also features quattro all-wheel drive.
The final transfer option is the Multitronic CVT, which (is the city mpg rating 21) is the best highway fuel economy of 31 mpg back and the slowest acceleration time from three to 7.1 seconds. This is to use the only transmission to FrontTrak front-wheel drive. Who should offer looking for more grunt than the Audi A4 turbo four account for the Audi S4 that has a supercharged V6 with 333 hp.
Audi A4 Trim Level
Audi A4 2.0T Premium, Premium Plus 2.0T and 2.0T Prestige: The Audi A4 is offered in three trim levels. The entry 2.0T Premium model comes standard with leather upholstery, electrically adjustable front seats, automatic one-zone climate control, a leather steering wheel with audio and cruise control buttons and a ten-speaker audio system. A three-zone climate control, xenon headlights and LED taillights are new standard, as is an S line exterior with a more aggressive body kit and 18-inch RS-design wheels.
On the features 2.0T Premium Plus adds heated seats, Bluetooth phone connectivity and iPod / iPhone integration. The top model 2.0T Prestige adds a navigation system, a 14-speaker, 505 watt Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, rear parking sensors, an advanced key system and adaptive xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights. Notable options include adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring and Audi Drive Select, which offers a variety of different chassis, steering, transmission and engine calibrations.
The Audi A4 S line Style Package brings 18-inch 10-spoke wheels, all-season tires, Audi xenon plus front lighting, dynamic headline leveling system, LED taillights, high-gloss aluminum exterior window trim, S line fender badgers, S line bumpers, side blades, and stainless steel scuff plates with S line emblem. The Black Optic package includes black exterior touches and 19-inch titanium-rotor design wheels. Two options packages are available for the Audi A4 Premium Plus. The technology package combines MMI navigation plus, Audi connect, parking system plus and Audi side assist, Audi A4 Sport Plus package is also available.
Audi A4 Safety
All Audi A4 models include dual front, side thorax and side curtain airbags, stability and traction control systems and electronic brake force distribution equipped with brake assist. Optional on Prestige trim models, the Audi side assist, blind spots, and quickly approaching vehicles monitored.
Audi A4 Competitors
The Audi A4 is targeted at the perennial gold standard of sports sedans, the BMW 3 Series, as well as the improved Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the slightly larger Cadillac CTS and the luxury Lexus IS 250.