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2020 Audi A4

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Audi A4 highlights

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Pros

  • Quick acceleration from turbocharged engine
  • Impeccable cabin construction and assembly
  • Cutting-edge and easy-to-use driver-assist and technology features

Cons

  • Transmission hesitates a beat when accelerating
  • Lacks steering feedback, limits driver engagement

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 34 highway, 27 combined

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Tech upgrades make the 2020 Audi A4 a more compelling pick

Competition moves quickly in the luxury sport sedan class. One year after the refreshed BMW 3 Series arrived with an updated look, more power, and improved infotainment, the 2020 Audi A4 responded in kind with new front-end styling, LED headlights, and similarly updated infotainment. The updates complement the A4's impressive list of attributes: fast, comfortable, stocked with desirable features.

The A4’s roomy cabin has plenty of room for four adults and its tasteful design, punctuated with satin metal accents, makes the A4 feel like a car slightly from the future. That feeling is reinforced by an updated infotainment system with revised software and a 10-inch touchscreen display fixed on the dash, a step up from earlier seven-inch and 8.3-inch displays.

The 2020 Audi A4 generates 188 horsepower from its turbo four-cylinder engine in front-wheel-drive layout or 248 hp with all-wheel drive. Although many of its rivals make more power, the A4 never feels lacking.

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What is new for the 2020 Audi A4?

  • The Titanium Premium trim has been discontinued for 2020.
  • Leather & Suede Seats and Automated Parking features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Premium trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.

2020 Audi A4 trims

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Premium:

  • 188-hp, 236-lb-ft of torque 2.0L
  • 248-hp, 273-lb-ft of torque 2.0L
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroofs
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Power Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Rear View Camera
  • Power Mirrors
  • Side Airbags
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5 reasons to buy the 2020 Audi A4

What We Like

Performance: The 2020 A4 is quick and smooth, with a quieter engine than most other turbo four-cylinder-powered competitors. But that silence doesn’t mean slow, with the A4 dashing to 60 mph in just over 5 seconds. The power is a great complement to the Audi’s impressive traction and neutral handling through curves and corners.

Interior: The A4’s stylish and functional cabin is a showpiece of fit and finish. There’s a clear emphasis on blending cutting-edge tech with traditional luxury details like satin metal accents and knobs and switches that operate with precise action. The design is simple and elegant, highlighted by thoughtful placement of commonly used controls and innovative thinking. The optional digital gauge cluster brilliantly re-creates real analog gauges while displaying navigation and infotainment. You’ll find sufficient legroom for four adults and plenty of ease getting in and out.

Technology: Audi has typically held an edge on its rivals with faster, sharper, and flashier in-car tech and infotainment, and the new 10-inch touchscreen is a return to form. It features revised software for improved processing times and response, and new refinements to the digital display. Some Audi fans might miss the dial controller from earlier models, but the touchscreen is an easy reach for most drivers, and the screen is angled slightly toward the driver.

What Needs Improvement

Engagement: The Audi A4 is well balanced but lacks a certain sizzle behind the wheel. Most of this comes down to steering feel. The best steering communicates to the driver what the tires are doing via resistance, effort, and weight. But the A4 feels a little numb, as if a gauzy layer separates the steering wheel and tires. The electric power steering control shares some of the blame, and many drivers probably won’t even notice. But drivers who like to dash through tight turns may occasionally be frustrated.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.7 out of 5

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RepairPal gave the Audi A4 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Audi A4 35th out of 68 among Luxury Midsize Cars.

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Audi A4 features and specs

Premium 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Bang & Olufsen Audio
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather & Suede Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Smart Key

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

2.0L

Horsepower

188

Torque (ft-lbs)

236

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

15.3

Wheelbase

111"

Overall length

186.1"

Width

72.5"

Height

56.2"

Leg room

F 41.3"/R 35.7"

Head room

F 37.3"/R 37.4"

Front tires

P225/50HR17

Rear tires

P225/50HR17

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

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