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.
Powertrain and performance:
- Evolved 2.0-liter TFSI® engine is more powerful than its predecessor, delivering 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.
Chassis and suspension:
- Newly developed seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission for both the front-wheel drive and quattro all-wheel drive vehicles allowing for a sportier driving experience.
- Standard Audi drive select including four modes – comfort, auto, dynamic and individual – allowing the driver to change gear shift points for increased throttle response, steering assistance and damper control and adaptive cruise control adjustments (if equipped).Lightweight aluminum-hybrid construction helps to achieve significant weight savings (99 lbs lighter on FWD models, and 66 lbs on quattro® models).
- Available quattro all-wheel drive with self-locking center differential and wheel-selective torque control.
Design and Body
- Redesigned exterior featuring 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.
- Standard Audi xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and dynamic LED taillights with dynamic turn signals; optional LED headlights (available for the first time on A4).
- Standard ambient LED lighting highlights high-quality materials throughout the interior.
- Standard three-zone automatic climate control with wing-design wrap-around dashboard and diffuser air vent helps recreate natural airflow.
- Improved interior space from the previous generation with increased shoulder and head clearance for the driver and front-seat passenger as well as increased rear legroom.
- Standard leather seating surfaces.
- Standard power sunroof with tilt and sliding functionality.
- 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.
- New for A4, an available full-color head-up display, projects relevant driving information directly in the driver’s field of vision.
- 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 MMI search, which operates similar to an Internet search engine making text input easier and quicker.
- Available Bang & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System creates a completely new in-car audio experience, which includes 19 speakers, 755 watts, a 16-channel Class D amplifier and anodized aluminum speaker grille insert with “Dynamic Line” design.
- Audi connect equipped vehicles offer a 6 month no-charge trial of Audi connect services, including Wi-Fi.
- Newly launched Audi connect Generation 2 available on the all-new 2017 A4 offers Connect CARE which introduces a suite of peace of mind services to the Audi connect portfolio including Automatic and Manual Emergency Call, Online Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator and Audi Service Reminders.
- With a Connect PRIME subscription, customers receive use of key driver oriented services including the industry leading Google Earth, and Google Street View destination image, Audi Semi-Dynamic Route Guidance and real-time information and streaming content through an AT&T 4G/LTE connection (where available). Connect PRIME also offers value add services such as Curfew, Speed and Valet alerts that offer geo-fencing capabilities, and remote lock and unlock through the MMI® Connect App.
- Connect PLUS offers Wi-Fi connectivity allowing customers to take advantage of an AT&T Mobile Share Value Plan or choose a data plan that best fits their needs (a customer must have an active Connect PRIME subscription in order to be eligible for Connect PLUS).
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