Sharpened design, excellent driving dynamics, benchmark technology,
and available quattro® all-wheel drive are just some of the highlights
of the all-new Audi A4, on sale Spring 2016
With class-leading horsepower, the redeveloped 2.0 TFSI® engine
generates 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque
Lightweight aluminum-hybrid construction helps to achieve
significant weight savings
HERNDON, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the bestselling model in Audi history, the all-new 2017 A4, with
innovative design and advanced technologies, sets a new benchmark for
the luxury sedan segment. Boasting class-leading horsepower, confidence
inspiring driving dynamics, as well as available driver assistance and
infotainment systems, the A4 represents the best in every detail from
Audi and exceeds the exceptional standards that have become synonymous
with the four rings.
2017 Audi A4
From the redeveloped engine to the available Audi virtual cockpit,
technological innovations found throughout the 2017 Audi A4 provided
inspiration for the precise and striking design details of the all-new
sedan. The exterior has been redesigned to feature sportier proportions
including a horizontal, contoured Singleframe® grille, powerful wheel
arches and a crisp wrap-around shoulder line which flows seamlessly from
the hood to the rear of the vehicle. The interior has a greater feeling
of spaciousness and lightness due to a three-dimensional decorative
inlay that spans from the door panels across the dashboard. Featuring a
completely redeveloped powertrain, the 2.0 TFSI® engine can generate 252
hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. A significant weight savings was achieved
through the aluminum-hybrid lightweight construction. The A4 also
features a suite of advanced infotainment functions including the
available Audi virtual cockpit and a newly designed infotainment system
with standard Audi smartphone integration, which supports Apple CarPlay™
and Google™ Android Auto. An available 19 speaker, 755 watt Bang &
Olufsen 3D Sound System virtually creates a sense of sound
dimensionality offering a revolutionary, life-like musical experience.
With exceptional attention to detail, dynamic handling, sharpened design
and the latest technologies, the ninth generation A4 sets a new standard
in the luxury sedan segment.
Powertrain and Performance
|A4 2.0 TFSI® FWD||2.0 TFSI||Seven-speed FWD S tronic®||252 hp @ 5,600-6,000 rpm||273 lb-ft @ 1,600-4,500 rpm|
|A4 2.0 TFSI quattro®||2.0 TFSI||Seven-speed quattro S tronic®||252 hp @ 5,600-6,000 rpm||273 lb-ft @ 1,600-4,500 rpm|
Chassis and Suspension
The powertrain and chassis of the all-new A4 have been completely
redeveloped, allowing for a sportier driving experience and more
comfortable ride for long distances. The newly developed S tronic® dual
clutch transmission melds efficiency with dynamic shifting
characteristics to help optimize fuel consumption. New front five-link
suspension allows for greater steering precision and excellent handling
through optimized steering-rack placement direct at wheel centers.
Handling and comfort enhancements have also improved through the reduced
unsprung weight of lightweight aluminum control-arm components and
revised elastokinematic attributes.
Chassis and suspension features include
New generation of the seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission
for both the front-wheel drive and quattro all-wheel drive vehicles
Available quattro all-wheel drive with self-locking center
differential and wheel-selective torque control (torque vectoring)
Standard Audi drive select including four modes – comfort, auto,
dynamic and individual which allows the driver to change gear shift
points, steering, damper control and adaptive cruise control
- Available sport suspension lowers ride height by approximately 23 mm
Available adaptive damping suspension (-10 mm ride height) enables
various suspension and damping combinations which are adjustable via
Audi drive select
Design and Body
The all-new A4 represents the latest refinements in Audi design, from
the crisp, wrap-around lines emphasizing the vehicle’s length to the
powerful wheel arches that accentuate the vehicle’s performance appeal.
The front of the A4 boasts the signature Singleframe® grille which adds
depth and sporty character and a newly designed clam-shell hood which
flows seamlessly into the shoulder line, giving the A4 a dynamic stance.
The available Audi LED headlights with progressive undercut design
provide a focused look and give the A4 an unmistakable appearance. With
the introduction of LED technology on the Audi R8 and A8, which was then
brought to the mass market on the A4, LED headlights are an Audi
signature and have become an industry standard.
Design and body highlights include:
- Singleframe® grille with Aluminum-optic surround
Standard Audi xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights
and dynamic LED taillights with dynamic turn signals, or optional LED
- Standard power-adjustable and heated exterior side mirrors
Standard 17” 5-parallel spoke design wheels with all-season tires,
optional 18” 5-spoke dynamic design wheels with all-season tires or
optional 19” Audi Sport 10-V spoke design wheels with summer tires
Available special First Edition package includes front sport seats
with seat ventilation, aluminum Trimarin inlays, three-spoke
multifunction flat-bottom sport steering wheel and 18” Audi Sport®
5-arm pylon design Black/Silver-finish wheels with all-season tires
The refined interior of the A4, reminiscent of the award-winning
interior in Audi’s flagship sedan, the A8, includes greater attention to
detail through functional refinements and additional driver-focused
technologies. The acoustic windshield was designed to help keep
cabin-noise to an exceptionally low level and standard ambient LED
interior lighting creates a positive sense of space and highlights the
high-quality materials throughout the interior. In addition, the all-new
A4 features improved interior space with increased shoulder and head
clearance for the driver and front-seat passenger as well as increased
Interior features include:
- Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel
- Standard ambient LED lighting
Standard three-zone automatic climate control with wing-design
wrap-around dashboard and diffuser air vent helps recreate natural
- 8-way power front seats with 4-way power lumbar support for driver
- Standard power sunroof with tilt and sliding functionality
Split-folding rear seatback with 40/20/40 configuration including
center armrest and cup holders
The Audi A4 offers benchmark infotainment features such as the available
Audi virtual cockpit and for the first time, a full-color head-up
display, both bring relevant driving information directly front and
center for the driver.
Technology features include:
Available Audi virtual cockpit features a large, 12.3-inch
display that delivers vibrant color at 60 frames per second with
NVIDIA® quad core processing power. The virtual cockpit helps make
viewing and navigating via the large Google Map images supported with
4G LTE (where available) easier on the drivers’ eyes. It also allows
for a better view of the road ahead through full map display and a
placement directly in front of the driver. A high mount 7-inch center
MMI® display is standard or an available 8.3-inch with MMI Navigation
Available full-color head-up display, projecting relevant
driving information directly in the driver’s field of vision.
The available Bang & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System
option creates a completely new in-car audio experience, specifics
- 19 speakers, 755 watts
- 16-channel Class D amplifier
- Anodized aluminum speaker grille insert with “Dynamic Line” design
In addition to the traditional MMI® scroll wheel capabilities, the
optional MMI all-in-touch (MMI® navigation plus package)
features a completely redesigned menu structure and an all-new MMI
search, which operates similar to an Internet search engine making
text input simpler and quicker.
Audi connect packages together all applications that connect the A4 with
the internet, the owner and the surrounding infrastructure. New and
improved functions include online traffic info, weather updates, fuel
prices, Apple Siri® Eyes Free integration, internet radio streaming as
well as picture navigation, read-aloud personalized news headlines and
Twitter® alerts, among other features.
Supported by 4G LTE (where available), newly available in-car Audi
connect infotainment, security and service features include:
Vehicle services such as vehicle status report, online roadside
assistance and service interval notification
- Automatic Crash Notification (SOS)
- Manual Emergency Call (SOS)
- Stolen Vehicle Locator
The Audi connect mobile application has also been updated to support new
remote services designed for the US market which including Curfew,
Speed, and Valet Alerts, remote lock and unlock capability and online
The all-new A4 incorporates many driver assistance features that are
designed to help drivers navigating the road and traffic while making
their driving experience more enjoyable.
Driver assistance features:
In the case of an impending collision, Audi pre sense® basic
can intervene to prepare the vehicle for impact. This process includes
beginning to close the side windows and panoramic sunroof,
pretensioning the front safety belts, and preparing the brake system
for a quicker response during an unexpected or emergency maneuver.
Standard Audi pre sense city detects cornering and stationary
vehicles as well as pedestrians, at speeds of up to 52 mph and can
initiate full braking when a potential collision is detected.
Available traffic sign recognition including vehicle speed
warning detects speed limits and displays the information in the Audi
virtual cockpit or driver information system. Additionally, the system
evaluates various driving conditions, no passing zones and school and
Audi pre sense rear (available on Premium Plus models and
standard with Prestige trim) helps monitor the traffic following the
vehicle and takes similar actions to Audi pre sense basic.
Vehicle exit assist (as part of Audi pre sense rear) can help
prevent accidents with a side assist warning light, which blinks and
notifies the driver when vehicles or cyclists are approaching from
behind as the vehicle doors are opened.
Rear cross traffic alert (as part of Audi pre sense rear)
supports the driver when reversing out of a perpendicular parking
space. Indicator arrows in the MMI® display can inform the driver of
approaching vehicles, and in critical situations, a warning tone and
brake jolt can be applied, prompting the driver to stop the vehicle.
In the event that a sharp maneuver is needed to avoid a collision, collision
avoidance assist supports the driver when turning into the
Turn assist (as part of the Driver Assistance package) can
detect the approach of oncoming traffic, when making a left-hand turn
at an intersection (when the vehicle is stopped or under 7 mph and
turn signal is activated).
Optional Adaptive cruise control with stop & go and
traffic jam assist automatically maintains distance from the
vehicle in front, including braking and accelerating to help maintain
a set distance. Between 0-37 mph, traffic jam assist combines
acceleration, braking and steering guidance, which can take the stress
out of driving in congested traffic.
Model year 2017 A4 starting manufacturer suggested retail prices:
|A4 2.0 TFSI®||$37,300||$41,100||$45,900|
|A4 2.0 TFSI quattro®||$39,400||$43,200||$48,000|
*Prices above exclude destination charge ($950), taxes, title, options,
and dealer charges.
The all-new entry A4 starts at $37,300* compared to $35,900 for the
outgoing model. This ninth generation A4 is now equipped with
significant powertrain improvements and an expanded list of standard
equipment including keyless start/stop, rearview camera, Audi smartphone
interface, LED interior lighting, digital 3-zone automatic climate
control and Audi pre sense city.
For more information on the 2017 Audi A4, please visit www.audiusa.com.
Always pay careful attention to the road, and do not drive while
Driver assistance features are not substitutes for attentive driving.
See Owner’s Manual for further details, and important limitations.
Audi connect should only be used when it is safe and appropriate. Audi
connect services and features are optional, provided with the support of
authorized affiliated and third party service providers, and may require
additional subscriptions with separate terms and conditions. Available
on select models. Certain services collect location information, see
Terms of Service for information about how to disable and for other
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