The Audi A4 is a compact sedan which is manufactured by the German manufacturer Audi, a subsidiary of the Volkswagen group. This 4-door luxury car is based on the platform of Volkswagen Group B and is now in its fourth generation. In September 2007, the German producer has launched this luxurious sedan at the Frankfurt Motor Show. For Indonesian auto markets, this luxury sedan is made available with three petrol engine variants including 1.8 litre TSFI, 2.0 litre TFSI and 2.0 litre TFSI (Ethanol). The TFSI engine combines the benefits of FSI with a supercharger, ensuring better power delivery. The 1.8 litre engine produces the maximum power of 125 kW in between 3800 to 6200 rpm and the maximum torque is about 320 Nm between 1400 to 3700 rpm. While, the 2.0 litre TFSI engine churns 155 kW in between 4300 to 6000 rpm, along with the peak torque generated as 350 Nm at 1500 rpm. The 2.0 litre TFSI engine which can also be operated with ethanol fuel E85, producing the maximum power of about 132 kW.
Modish, yet practical the newly developed Audi A4 is not only for delivering power packed performance, but gives an experience akin to stardom. You can expect plenty of standard aspects from this luxurious sedan such as spacious cabin, impeccable performance and appealing interior design. Its high quality appearance brings a sense of sophistication, sportiness while embracing elegant lines that are extended towards the ceiling. The embedded bi-xenon headlamps incorporated with LED technology and flowing shoulder line with extended hood, provides a sense of dynamism to the exterior design. Talking about its interior, the comfortable seats, and classy design comes finished with chrome detailing to soothe its occupants effectively. Complementing its cozy interiors, the A4’s cabin is provided with Multi Media Interface (MMI) and electrically adjustable leather covered front seats. For safety and reliability, this luxury car comes fitted with ESP embedded with traction control system (TCS) and Anti-lock braking system (ABS).
The equipped engine in all variants of latest Audi A4 is characterized by good fuel consumption and low CO2 emissions. Also, the start-stop system appointed in this luxury sedan helps in reducing the fuel consumption by switching the engine off when the engine is at a standstill. Besides that, all of the versions deliver a fair mileage ranging from 5.7 l/100km to 8.1 l/100km with CO2 emission as low as 134 g/km.
All of the variants of Audi A4 sedan, are powered with Turbo FSI engine which perfectly blends the advantages of FSI with a turbocharger which gives exceptional performance. In case of 1.8-litre engine, it churns 125 kW in between 3800 to 6200 rpm with a maximum torque of about 320 Nm between 1400 to 3700 rotations per minute. While the 2.00-litre TFSI engine delivers the maximum power of about 155 kW in between 4300 to 6000 rpm, with the peak torque of 350 Nm at 1500 rpm. Additionally, this 4-door sedan is provided with recuperation feature which converts the kinetic energy into useful electrical energy when the vehicle is braking or decelerating.
The available 1.8 litre TFSI petrol engine coupled with eight-speed Multitronic transmission gearbox in Audi A4 is able to breach the 100 km/hr speed mark in 8.9 seconds from a standstill. At the same time, it allows the vehicle to attain the top speed of 225 km/h which is a remarkable count for a 1.8-litre engine.
The new Audi A4 is unmistakably a car that reveals the sophistication and elegance with the stylish lines on the complete profile. On the front end, the new sculpted bonnet with three dimensions is finished in a gray stony touch enclosing Audi Singleframe front grille. Combining the overall image, its redesigned fog lights with the angled front brings an harmonious character to this sedan. The bi-xenon headlights not only looks good, but is also incorporated with sophisticated technology, and equipped with the analogous LED daytime running lights. Embellished with clear body lines, the classic silhouette of this luxurious sedan shows a pleasant and balanced appearance to others. The flowing shoulder line and extended hood, provides a sense of dynamism to the design. Further, the voluminous body appointed with body colored electrically adjustable exterior mirrors and bright decorative strips, signals a composed sportiness. Also, the stylish lines extended towards ceiling intensifies the grace of this luxury sedan. Its powerful body signifies a self-assured sportiness, while emphasizing the elegance of extended roof.
The dimensions of Audi A4 are well-framed to give it the dynamic appeal of a sedan. The 5-seater has specific measurements of 4701mm x 1826mm x 1427mm (L x W x H) that ensures enough headroom and space for all passengers. The large wheelbase is about 2808mm.
All of the Audi cars are globally famous, for providing exceptional comfort and luxury feel to its occupants. The numerous high quality equipments and classy interior design makes it a unique vehicle in its class. Internally finished with a platinum touch, the A4 saloon enhances the sense of dynamism inside. Its high quality instrument including light switch, air conditioning system, MMI® rotary or push-button control and AC vents are finished with premium quality chrome detailing, which creates a lavish effect inside. The multi-function steering wheel is covered with leather that accentuates the overall appeal of the cockpit. Further, Audi offers optional climate-controlled seats for the driver and front seat passengers that gives you an exceptional lateral support due to its soft touch and well-shaped side bolsters. Also, the further-developed MMI navigation (optional) features' top-quality 7-inch touch screen with 3D map representation increases the excitement of its occupants.
To provide exceptional comfort and convenience, this luxurious sedan has high quality leather covered seats enhancing the elegant touch inside. Audi never compromises in providing comfort and ease to its consumers. To do so, it is employed with automatic air conditioning system, MMI® audio system and shift paddles which increases the contentment of the occupants. The driver can adjust his seat while driving, as this luxury sedan comprises electrically adjustable driver seat, also it encloses lumbar support for front seats to make your ride more relaxing. Moreover, it has cruise control, front armrest, lighting package and light sensor.
Audi A4 can take five people at a time with ease, and with ample storage cabin to store your essentials, luggage and other items. Although, it does not offer a very big luggage compartment space, but the 490-litres of space is sufficient for routine luggage requirements.
With the variety of petrol engine variants employed with TFSI, the new Audi A4 offers remarkable performance in terms of mileage, power and acceleration. All of the engine variants are a consequent combination of economical direct injection and turbocharging which improves the fuel consumption efficiently. These available engine features a start-stop system as standard that improves the efficiency of the vehicle. The 1.8 litre engine is referred as the most efficient engine which churns 125 kW in between 3800 to 6200 rpm and the maximum torque is about 320 Nm in 1400 to 3700 rotations. Producing 155 kW in between 4300 to 6000 rpm, the 2.0 litre TFSI engine comprises the torque output rating of up to 350 Nm at 1500 rpm. Further, the 2.0 litre TFSI engine can also be operated with ethanol fuel E85, while producing the maximum power of about 132 kW.
For entertainment, the newly designed Audi A4 is equipped with Multi Media Interface (MMI) through which you can listen to a number of radio channels as it employs radio symphony. The employed audio system is the most essential accessory, comprising of high quality features and equipment. The music system which is appointed with DSP (Digital signal processing) and superior quality loudspeakers is able to give good sound quality and a theatrical experience. Also, it offers Bluetooth connectivity which lets you make and receive calls in hands-free mode for your convenience. The centre console also has a 7-inch touch screen display which is very functional and responsive.
Anchored with exclusive 17-inch cast aluminum wheels in 5-twin spoke style, comprising the tire size of 225/50 R17, the new Audi A4 shows its powerful and aggressive character. Further, wheels are available in large size as option.
For amazing road handling and driving comfort, the new Audi A4 is employed with cutting-edge technologies and equipment. Embedded with dynamic braking system which includes ventilated disc brake for front pair of wheels and solid disc brakes for the rear. For further enhancement, it has Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) which is computerized technology, consisting traction control system (TCS) and Anti-lock braking system (ABS) improving vehicle’s stability while detecting and condensing the loss of traction. The luxury A4 sedan is appointed with active suspension system which offers firm handling to its occupants.
The latest edition of Audi A4 sedan is employed with new generation safety elements that offers safe and secure during the ride. On active safety features, this car comes with Electronic Stability Program (ESP) embedded with traction control system (TCS) and Anti-lock braking system (ABS). This ESP system detects the loss of steering control and automatically applies the brakes on wheels individually which results vehicle’s stability. Although, on passive safety features, this luxury is appointed with airbags system (Front, side and head) that activates instantly at the time of collision. For safe parking, the A4 sedan comes with electromechanical parking brake and rear parking sensor.