Audi continues to impress and improve everyday and the new 2018 Audi A4 with its bold and elegant looks takes refinement to an all new level. It’s a masterful blend of striking exterior design, luxurious interiors, powerful performance and intelligence in its soul. Its also one the top picks of IIHS for its advanced safety features and has a overall safety rating of 5 stars that places it among the top 5 most valued cars in its range. The San Joaquin Audi dealer informed us about the most amazing set of available accessories made for the A4 that can assist you in many ways from enhancing the look inside-out to making your off-road adventure journey more exciting by adding a variety of roof rails to hold your gear and bicycles to just making a style statement with a Audi Logo beam that falls on the floor when your doors open. There are several remarkable features that mane the A4 an impressive ride which we explore below.
Brief look at the exterior
Like most other cars from Audi the A4 comes in three luxurious trims – the Premium, Premium Plus and the classy Prestige. The design of the Audi is already a head turner and as if this was not enough, Audi has the available S Line package that pumps in more enhanced looks, more sporty aggressiveness, more pizzazz and more class across the vehicle using side sill blades, stainless steel door sills, the S Line Bumper and more. The signature horizontal Singleframe Grille is an absolute charmer. The available full LED headlights completes the cycle. The sculpted dual exhaust outlets in the rear identify well with the Audi when it passes by.
Experienced craftsmanship is immediately visible the moment you open the door and find the leather seating surfaced quite welcoming. The 8 way power front seats with 4 way power lumbar adjustment for the driver’s seat and heated seats are standard across all trims. The rides get more interesting and comfortable with the standard three-one automatic climate control and an array of comfort features everywhere. The state-of-art infotainment system is quite impressive with the 7-inch and 8-inch center display as we go up the trims with the Plus and Prestige featuring a Bang and Olufsen 19-speaker surround sound system. You have cruise control, Bluetooth phone, keyless engine start/stop and everything else in the luxury car solar system.
Engine and Powertrain
The Audi A4 is comes in FWD and AWD variants with the FWD fitted with a 2.0L TFSI Ultra over a 7-speed dual clutch transmission and the AWD with a 2.0L TFSI over a 6-speed manual. According to the San Joaquin Valley Audi dealer the 4-cylinder engine on this beast can take you 0-60 in less than 6 seconds or precisely 5.7 seconds as per specs and is known to delve an EPA estimated mileage of 31 mpg combined on the FWD and 27 mpg combined on the AWD. The electro-mechanical speed-sensitive power steering and the independent five-link steel spring suspensions in the front and back provide a most stable, balanced and impressive ride.