The Audi A4 sedan is traditionally the most acquainted automobile in the automaker’s lineup and by some means the most disregarded. Say what? Up coming to manic coupe crossovers and all-electric powered wagons, it can take much more than just a good price to stand out, seemingly. 

We give the A4 a 6.7 TCC Ranking thanks to its stellar safety scorecard and good effectiveness. Fashion is not the A4’s forte, but it is the A5 Sportback’s—they’re kissing cousins. (Study much more about how we rate automobiles.)

Not substantially has modified for the A4 this calendar year. Audi massaged its two.-liter turbo-four in the A4 and A4 Allroad to make just 13 horsepower much more when compared to last calendar year, which is not substantially on paper whilst we haven’t but pushed those automobiles. All-wheel drive is typical on all A4s, which is new this calendar year.

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Beginning from about $40,000, Audi delivers the A4, S4, and A4 Allroad in Top quality, Top quality Moreover, and Prestige trim levels. Aside from the ability bump, Audi included wireless Apple CarPlay compatibility to the A4 lineup, and energetic safety features to Top quality Moreover models. S4 sport sedans start out north of $50,000, and the tiny A4 Allroad wagon that could starts off at much more than $45,000.

The A4’s acquainted shape hasn’t modified in a when, even although some of the particulars ended up redone last calendar year. It is conservative amid rivals but finished in substantial-high-quality supplies, if which is what you’re into.

Each A4 relies on 1 of two turbo-4s for ability, rated at 201 horsepower or 261 horsepower. All those engines are paired to a 7-speed automated transmission and all-wheel drive.

The A4 Allroad pairs the higher-output motor to the similar 7-speed, all-wheel drive, and a taller experience top for improved capability on dusty trails.

S4s steer towards a diverse type of capability. The 3.-liter turbo V-6 spins out 349 hp and drubs -60 sprints in a lot less than 5 seconds. It rides decrease on stiffer springs that can be swapped out for sporty adaptive dampers and can enhance rear-wheel steering and a rear differential to transmute tires to black smoke close to corners.

Even at substantial speed, each and every A4 is comfy thanks to a four-wheel impartial suspension which is tranquil and gathered on any surface area.

4 adults will healthy well within the A4, and rear-seat riders get much more than 35 inches of leg area. The A4 and S4’s trunk skimps on room at just 13 cubic ft, but the A4 Allroad can select up the remainder with gobs of practicality involving its back again seat and rear hatch—up to 60 cubic ft are out there.

Federal and impartial safety officials give the A4 excellent crash-exam scores, and its typical automated crisis braking technique was rated “Superior” by the IIHS at steering clear of forward crashes.

Foundation A4 Top quality models get most of the good stuff: leather-based upholstery, 17-inch wheels, heated ability-adjustable front seats, LED headlights, 3-zone local climate regulate, a sunroof, and a 10.one-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility (only Apple CarPlay runs with out a wire).

Our select is the A4 Top quality Moreover that adds a twelve.3-inch digital instrument cluster, energetic lane regulate and adaptive cruise regulate, bigger wheels, and parking sensors.