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2013 Audi A4

A bestseller has turn out to be even greater appealing: Audi has up to date the A4 collection. New answers for performance, using dynamics and infotainment, in conjunction with an excellent greater appealing layout, attest the "Vorsprung durch Technik" accomplished with the aid of using the A4 Sedan, the A4 Avant, the A4 allroad quattro and the S4.

The A4 is Audi's bestseller - for 39 years now and in its 8th generation. The emblem has bought ten million such fashions in total. The Audi A4, with its beauty, sportiness and emotional appeal, bureaucracy the center-piece of the Audi emblem. And now the layout has turn out to be even greater in reality described and placing in all fashions - the Sedan, the Avant, the allroad quattro and the S4.

The new appearance in addition accentuates the horizontal traces on the the front quit. The engine hood is greater arched, the top corners of the unmarried body grille are tapered, and the pass ribs and the Audi earrings are highlighted 3-dimensionally. The grille is painted gray, with excessive-gloss black at the six-cylinder fashions or in mixture with the S line outdoors package deal. The redesigned bumpers are placing with their angular air inlets, their revised grilles and the flat the front fog lighting fixtures. The Audi A4 allroad quattro is prominent with the aid of using its grille's horizontal chrome programs and with the aid of using the spherical fog lighting fixtures.

The headlights have additionally modified, with a moderate wave at the lowest edges, and a re-organized indoors. Xenon plus headlights are to be had from Audi on request. The LED sunlight hours walking lighting fixtures shape a narrow, optically homogeneous band that stays open withinside the area of the xenon lens. The adaptive mild collectively with dynamic and static cornering lighting fixtures are to be had on request.

The tail lighting fixtures replicate the form of the headlights, and in mixture with xenon plus have homogeneous strips of LEDs. The bumper with its diffuser insert has been redesigned, with the exhaust device usually terminating in tailpipes.

There is a choice of 15 paint finishes, inclusive of 4 new tones. The Sedan and the Avant provide the S line outdoors package deal, even as the Avant additionally consists of a roof spoiler.

The adjustments have modified the scale most effective with the aid of using some millimeters. The Audi A4 Sedan and the Avant every have a period of four.70 meters (15.forty two ft), even as the A4 allroad quattro and the S4 are four.seventy two meters (15.forty nine ft) lengthy. The wheelbases for all fashions are 2.eighty one meters (nine.22 ft), and the width is 1.eighty three and 1.eighty four meters, respectively (6.zero and 6.04 ft). The peak varies among 1.forty one and 1.50 meters (four.sixty three and four.ninety two ft) relying at the frame version.

The indoors of the Audi A4 fashions has additionally been delicate. Audi gives a large choice of latest guidance wheels with chrome and excessive-gloss inlays, with the leather-based game guidance wheel additionally proposing a flattened decrease rim. The guidance arm and the ignition key were changed. High-gloss programs and the slim chrome trim on the controls upload beauty to the indoors.

The intricate end makes operation even less complicated and greater intuitive. The MMI navigation plus device now capabilities 4 in preference to 8 buttons, with a script feature included withinside the quantity manage dial. Other upgrades situation operation of the automated transmission, the green air con structures, Audi force pick and the multifunction guidance wheel. The seat heating and air con at the moment are at once operated on the respective buttons.

The excessive degree of expertise is as a whole lot a depend of path for Audi as a certain contact withinside the variety of colors. All indoors colors - besides black - were re-coordinated. The upholstery variety has additionally been revised, with Fine Nappa leather-based changing Valcona leather-based. The new, unmarried-component cluster trim has been tailored in colour to the indoors, even as the inlays are to be had in Aluminum Trigon, walnut darkish brown and excellent grain ash natural. Especially beautiful is the Beaufort oak plywood inlay.

The indoors of the S line game package deal is available in black, delicate with notable programs. 18-inch wheels or the non-compulsory 19-inch wheels and an S line game suspension that lowers the frame with the aid of using 30 millimeters (1.18 in) whole the package deal. Audi different and Audi different line provide in addition individualized alternatives.

The Audi A4 Sedan's baggage compartment nevertheless has its 480-liter capacity - 962 liters with the rear seats folded down (sixteen.ninety five and 33.ninety seven cubic ft). The A4 Avant and the A4 allroad quattro have 490 and 1,430 liters, respectively (17.30 and 50.50 cubic ft), with Audi presenting an non-compulsory electrically operated tailgate for each fashions.

The new Audi A4's force device units new standards. The intake ranges have dropped with the aid of using eleven percentage on common, regardless of the multiplied energy and torque of some of the engines. In the Sedan and the Avant every, Audi gives any of six TDI and 4 fuel engines, with 23 viable engine-transmission combinations. All engines are supercharged direct-injection structures; the start-prevent device and the restoration device are widespread throughout.

The TDI engines integrate pulling energy with pioneering performance, with the 4-cylinder variations supplying large adjustments. A new centrifugal pendulum-kind absorber (withinside the 2.zero TDI with a hundred kW, a hundred and twenty kW or one hundred thirty kW with quattro force) withinside the dual-mass flywheel makes engine walking even greater delicate and quieter at low revs, for even in advance upshifting and financial savings of as much as zero.2 liters consistent with a hundred km.

The maximum low-cost version withinside the version own circle of relatives is the Audi A4 2.zero TDI with a hundred kW (136 hp). In the Sedan, this engine desires most effective four.2 liters of gas consistent with a hundred km (56.zero US mpg) on common - a CO2 equal of simply 112 grams consistent with km (a hundred and eighty.25 g/mile). The new A4 2.zero TDI with a hundred and twenty kW (163 hp), additionally optimized for max performance, manages with four.four liters of diesel consistent with a hundred km (fifty three.forty six US mpg). This equates to a hundred and fifteen grams CO2 consistent with km (185.07 g/mile). Both engines are to be had for the Sedan and the Avant.

In addition, 3 different 4-cylinder diesel engines are to be had - with 88 kW (a hundred and twenty hp), one hundred and five kW (143 hp) and one hundred thirty kW (177 hp). They also can be ordered for the allroad quattro, aside from the entry-degree version. Three V6 TDI devices whole the road. The three.zero TDI with one hundred fifty kW (204 hp) (now no longer for the allroad quattro) is the maximum green six-cylinder engine in its magnificence worldwide; withinside the A4 Sedan it consumes a mean of simply four.nine liters of gas consistent with a hundred km (48.zero US mpg). The 2nd version, the three.zero TDI, generates a hundred and eighty kW (245 hp), with an mainly smooth diesel version.

The Audi A4 collection additionally gives the present day nation of the artwork in fuel engine technology. A new spotlight of the TFSI own circle of relatives is the brand new 1.eight-liter engine, to be had for the Sedan and the Avant. The 4-cylinder engine offers sporty thrust, with a energy output of one hundred twenty five kW (a hundred and seventy hp) and 320 Nm (236.02 lb-ft) of torque. The common intake withinside the Audi A4 Sedan is restrained to five.6 liters consistent with a hundred km (forty two.zero US mpg), or 134 grams CO2 consistent with km (215.sixty five g/mile). That is a lower in intake of nineteen percentage in comparison with the predecessor engine.

The new 1.eight TFSI engine capabilities many innovations: withinside the manage of its valves and their lift, withinside the novel thermal control device, withinside the gas injection device, withinside the turbocharger and withinside the integration of the exhaust manifold withinside the cylinder head. The engine weighs three.five kilograms (7.seventy two lb) much less and its inner friction has sharply decreased.

The entry-degree fuel engine is the 1.eight TFSI with 88 kW (a hundred and twenty hp). The 2.zero TFSI - because the most effective spark-ignition engine additionally to be had withinside the Audi A4 allroad quattro - offers a hundred and fifty five kW (211 hp). At the pinnacle of the road is the three.zero TFSI in editions. In the Audi A4 the V6, to comply with a chunk later, offers 2 hundred kW (272 hp). In the sporty Audi S4 pinnacle version its energy is an outstanding 245 kW (333 hp).

The extensive variety of drivetrains is common of Audi. A six-velocity guide transmission is widespread at the Sedan and Avant fashions with the front-wheel force; maximum editions provide constantly variable multitronic as an option. The quattro variations have both the guide transmission or (as of the 2.zero TDI with one hundred thirty kW (177 hp)) the seven-velocity S tronic on board. The Audi A4 allroad quattro employs a guide transmission or S tronic with all engine variations.

The modern thermal control device shortens the warm-up section of the guide transmission, amongst different things, and thereby reduces friction loss. All transmissions are prominent with the aid of using handy and particular operation, excessive performance and a extensive unfold of tools ratios - the lengthy ratios withinside the better gears reduces gas intake, even as the quick ratios withinside the decrease gears advantage the dynamics.

The quattro everlasting all-wheel force is widespread at the Audi A4 allroad quattro, and to be had withinside the Sedan and Avant from the 2.zero TDI with one hundred and five kW (143 hp). The A4 own circle of relatives makes use of the self-locking middle differential here. In ordinary using operation it frequently transmits the engine torque to the rear wheels withinside the ratio of forty to 60. If necessary, redistribution happens in the shortest viable time. The torque vectoring feature dietary supplements the paintings of the middle differential with finely incremented brake programs, to make coping with even greater particular and safer.

In the V6 quattro editions Audi gives the game differential as a complement, lending most precision and excessive traction to the A4 whilst cornering on the coping with limits. The excessive-quit thing actively distributes the energy among the rear wheels as required.

The chassis of the Audi A4 is placing with its sporty precision, excessive experience consolation and advanced protection. The mounts of the rear suspension manage palms and the traits of the surprise absorbers were even greater finely tuned. Most of the additives of the five-hyperlink the front suspension and the trapezoidal-hyperlink rear suspension are manufactured from aluminum.

The electromechanical energy guidance is new in all fashions of the collection. The direct tools ratios bring particular street contact; moderate brake programs counteract pulling to the facet on inconsistently slippery surfaces. The electromechanical energy guidance calls for no power for straight-in advance motion, thereby decreasing gas intake with the aid of using as much as zero.three liters consistent with a hundred km. This is equal to a discount in CO2 emissions of as much as 7 g/km (eleven.27 g/mile).

Another excessive-quit function that offers the Audi A4 a unique popularity in its magnificence is Audi force pick. In the fundamental package deal, the driving force can transfer the feature of the accelerator, the shift factors of the automated transmission, the energy guidance and the automated air con among the 4 modes "consolation," "auto," "dynamic" and "performance." If there may be an onboard navigation device, the additional "individual" mode is likewise included.

Further modules are non-compulsory - adaptive cruise manage or the cruise manage device, the game differential, the suspension with damper manage and dynamic guidance. By approach of a superposition tools, the tools ratio is adjusted in a constantly variable way relying at the pushed velocity; on the coping with limits small interventions atone for understeering and oversteering.

All the front-wheel-force variations of the Audi A4 function the digital stabilization program (ESP) with digital restrained slip differential. In dynamic using the device in addition improves coping with and protection with the aid of using starting up minimal brake interventions on the the front wheel this is challenge to a discounted load at the interior of the curve. The massive wheel brakes - with ventilated the front and rear disks in lots of editions - provide notable preventing energy and may be exactly modulated.

All Audi A4 editions roll off the meeting line on stylish aluminum wheels. Depending at the engine version, they're sixteen or 17 inches in size; tires with optimized rolling resistance belong to the 205/60 and 225/50 collection. The A4 three.zero TFSI has 18-inch wheels with 245/forty collection tires. The line of alternatives degrees to 19 inches with 255/35 collection tires. Four of the 18 to be had wheels are new designs. The A4 allroad quattro gives 4 impartial designs.

Assistance structures

Audi gives enormously evolved help structures for the A4 own circle of relatives, for making using even greater relaxed. Standard on all editions is the brand new motive force facts device with spoil recommendation - it detects and attracts the driving force's interest to deviations from common using conduct on the idea of guidance motions and different parameters.

The adaptive cruise manage help device maintains the Audi A4 at a consistent distance from the previous car at speeds among 0 and 2 hundred km/h (124.27 mph). If the chance of a rear-quit collision turns into impending at speeds underneath 30 km/h (18.sixty four mph), the device will execute a complete brake application. Audi lively lane help helps the driving force in preserving to his lane. A digital digicam detects the lane markings and the device makes moderate corrections to the guidance if necessary. Audi facet help video display units the gap in the back of the Audi A4 with the aid of using radar and detects any motors withinside the blind spot, for example.

Infotainment systemsAudi gives an entire package of cutting-edge infotainment structures for its A4 collection. The refrain CD radio with 8 audio system is widespread, even as the MMI navigation plus device with massive difficult disk, colour monitor, 3-d pictures and DVD participant bureaucracy the pinnacle of the road. Voice manage and the non-compulsory virtual audio broadcasting are in addition upgrades to the device.

The excessive-quit complement to the MMI navigation plus device is the Bluetooth on line automobile phone. Via Audi join the device gives unique offerings withinside the automobile, which includes voice-managed Google searches for factors of hobby and navigation with Google Earth pictures, in conjunction with Google Street View. Audi on line visitors facts, any other such service, offers the driving force the present day information on congestion alongside the chosen route. The WLAN hotspot, any other function of the Bluetooth on line automobile phone, permits passengers withinside the Audi A4 to surf the net and ship e-mails as they please with their cell devices.

The Audi S4, to be had withinside the Sedan and Avant variations, employs the maximum effective engine withinside the line - the three.zero TFSI with 245 kW (333 hp) and 440 Nm (324.fifty three lb-ft) torque. The Sedan's common gas intake is an insignificant eight.zero liters consistent with a hundred km (29.forty US mpg) - with an outstanding performance: The Audi S4 quickens in five.zero seconds from 0 to a hundred km/h (62.14 mph) and achieves an electronically restrained most velocity of 250 km/h (a hundred and fifty five.34 mph).

The changed Audi S4 is identifiable from the modifications to the headlights, the bumpers, the air inlets and colors. The indoors additionally includes diffused modifications in appearance. The S game suspension and 18-inch wheels featured at the S4 supply notable street grip.

The charges of the A4 have modified most effective slightly, regardless of the large upgrading. For example, the Audi A4 2.zero TFSI charges simply 475 euros greater - the sporty Sedan is now indexed at 35,425 euros.