Specifications, features, equipment, technical data, performance figures, options, and color and trim are based upon information available at time of publication, are subject to change without notice, and are for mainland U. Although the A4 is technically a five-seat vehicle, get there early and establish a beachhead on the outside. The highly acclaimed vehicle has earned the Golden Steering Wheel award from German automotive magazine Bild am Sonntag as well as the Auto Express Auto 1 Award. Recall Date 2018-06-22 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. In 2006 replaced by a stronger version of the same engine. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Archived from on 11 October 2007.
The five-link front suspension system and independent rear suspension offer a smooth ride on rough terrain for demanding drivers. For the 2016 model year, the A4 and S4 continued in B8 production. Now the gaping grille has surfaced on the updated 2005 A4. All are available in both the A4 Saloon and A4 Avant. See your dealer for details. The Avant was discontinued, leaving the Allroad quattro as the only station wagon body style. The entire Audi B7 A4 production line from Audi's was dismantled and sent to 's related factory in , Spain.
We liked the old S4 a lot, but it was short on rear-seat legroom and low-end torque. The carmaker has grafted it onto the face of the A8 W12, the all-new A6, and the latest compact A3. For North America, the facelift model Audi A4 sedan is only offered with 2. Fuel economy is solid for a five-passenger vehicle, with 22 mpg in city driving and 30 on the highway; the A4 is available in a six-speed manual transmission with Quattro all-wheel drive along with a choice of Multitronic front-wheel drive and Tiptronic all-wheel drive automatic transmissions. The Audi A4 consists of a , with -type mounted at the rear of the engine. Archived from on 1 June 2013.
The A4 has been built in five generations and is based on the. T-2 based permanent remained as an option on most A4 models. Deeply discounted sticker prices or ultra-low monthly payments entice with the promise of deals seemingly too good to be true. Inside the familiar-looking cockpit, you'll now find a full-color navigation screen a first for A4 and a redesigned steering wheel, which features an airbag cover that mimics the trapezoidal shape of the front grille. Audi has notified owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag with an alternate remedy part, free of charge. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Note: This recall supersedes recalls 16V382, 17V032 and 18V004 and includes vehicles that may have had their air bag previously replaced under one of those campaigns.
Sticking to the asphalt becomes a simpler task as Audi has reworked the front and rear suspensions. Audi also debuted their new automatic transmission on the B5 platform, based on the unit developed for their -generation. The highly acclaimed vehicle has earned the Golden Steering Wheel award from German automotive magazine Bild am Sonntag as well as the Auto Express Auto 1 Award. The Audi A4 consistently gets top rankings in government safety tests and has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in conjunction with the Highway Loss Data Institute. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Controls for air-conditioning, infotainment, and power windows gain chrome clasps. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Increased steering precision is a result of a new electric-assist servotronic steering system, which makes for minimum steering efforts at parking-lot speeds and better accuracy and response when at higher velocities. Once one thing gets repaired another thing acts up. Valve count is down to four per cylinder, as Audi had to ditch valve number five in order to fit the new in-cylinder injector. When I finally hopped in the turbo-four model, I was hooked. The remainder of the B7 A4 range still used the T-2 50:50 default dynamic split centre diff.
Moreover, a special edition of the B5 1. Recall Date 2017-01-11 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. The automaker's internal numbering treats the A4 as a continuation of the Audi 80 lineage, with the initial A4 designated as the B5-series, followed by the B6, B7, B8 and the B9. It all adds up to a car that offers better ride quality than its predecessor, plus improved handling and nimbleness. All-leather seating surfaces, glass slide-and-tile sunroof, power windows and seats and ten speaker surround-sound concert sound system with Sirius satellite radio are all standard features at every trim level. The B9 A4 would not reach the North American market until the 2017 model year, while the S4 variant would not be available until the 2018 model year.
Reception has been mixed, with praise for the Audi A4's increased size, giving it best-in-class rear legroom and trunk space in the compact executive car segment. Worse yet,… ArrayOn the list of life's most soulnourishing pleasures, driving a top-down convertible has to rank right up there with eating free Beluga caviar or hitting the channel-changer the moment Dr. It truely is the perfect car. The B9 is slightly larger than the outgoing B8, but Audi claims the new A4 is around 120 kg 265 lb lighter than its predecessor. Life doesn't just string you along; you live to take life further. . No available for this engine.
Some will want to hold onto the less-polarizing current-generation, but the rest will want to swim with the big fishes and enjoy an even better A4. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. Based on the new-for-'02 A4 platform, the S4 addresses both issues. Coupled to it in the A4 are a new six-speed automatic transmission and quattro all-wheel drive. Req's Extra Cost Customer Paid Subscription After Initial Complimentary Term. You could spend a lot more and not get a vehicle as good as this. Why such a proactive approach? Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
The Audi A4 was the first model in the Volkswagen Group to feature the new 1. I have spent more time getting to know mechanics in the past two years than with any other car that I have owned. Previous A4 quattro models split torque with a default front:rear 50:50. Units Affected 237947 One of the keys to the sport of trapshooting is to know precisely how much to lead the clay pigeon by. However, the has been well-received for its V6 3.