The new 2017 Audi A4 comes with quick acceleration, a revised turbo-four engine and plenty of cooling technologies.
It rides on a new platform now, that makes it lighter than its predecessor car. Not only this, the performance and fuel economy are also improved. Following the Audi A4 is the S4 which comes with all-wheel drive as standard. Audi uses front and all-wheel drive both and comes between smaller A3 and larger A6. What makes it special is the fun behind the wheel. So far it is the best Audi in its department. There is a great balance between comfort and styling especially when it is matted with an optional damping system.
The new Audi A4 inherits its design and technologies from the last year’s TT sports car. This model is going to be the best-selling model for Audi as it is exceptionally good. The model is critically important to the company’s reputation, equally in the manner like the 3 Series serves for BMW. The new A4 is fast, silent, and sporty. This is the standard by which its competitors are measured. The exterior is beautiful, and the interior is handsome and sophisticated, with so many new features to offer, and with materials that are pleasing to see and touch.
Handling is easy with the lighter steering, the cabin looks cool with cutting-edge safety and technology features and the turbocharged engine provides quick acceleration. The Audi A4 has fully received updates in its interior and exterior. These updates include an all-new interior design, more horsepower and new technology and safety features. The turbo 4-power engine is excellent, with better fuel economy, seating space is food and display screens are dazzling. Thus the model continues bringing fame for Audi. Its key competitors include Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Lexus IS, Infiniti Q50 and Volvo S60.
2017 AUDI A4-EXTERIOR
No matter at which angle you look at it, it seems classy, well-proportioned and sleek. It has a strong connection with its predecessor, mostly the exterior is completely new. When we look a little closer, we can easily see the new body panels. The edges are sharper and more pronounced with creases. A lot of effort and work is done to improve the aerodynamics of the car. The drag coefficient is 0.27 which is the best in the class.
Each body component is restyled to give a longer and wider look. The hood of the car features four elegant creases. The headlamps are revised and brighter, with standard bi-xenon or optional all-LED bulbs. Whereas, the wider tail-lamps contain turn-signal strips. The grille is broader and larger and accounts to the catchy look of the car. Overall, the car looks more refreshed and elegant. The wheelbase is grown to 0.5 inches.
The weight of the car has dropped to about 70 to 100 pounds. This is due to the use of lighter materials in key areas, brakes, suspension parts, and stampings. The shape of the car is quite attractive. The front end hulks at the fenders, the rear end rises higher, the grille is framed more geometrically. Down the body sides, there are big glass areas that bend towards the roof.
2017 AUDI A4-INTERIOR
Interior of the car includes the virtual cockpit that replaces gauges with a larger display and multimedia interface. The display screen is 12.3 inches long, along with navigation system, additional damping system, Audi Drive Select system and full LED headlights. Trunk space is really good at 13 cubic feet and can be expanded by folding the back seats. Driver assistance features such as adaptive cruise control system, active lane assistance, high beam assistance are also featured.
Higher trim levels also feature forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind-spot warning. The center console touch controller allows for quick and scroll-free text input. Also, there’s an optional head-up display with crisp graphics, smart alerts, and all the necessary information that you want. Audi is also planning an expanded form of Audi Connect that will include emergency roadside service, smartphone lock/unlock and status reporting, and smartwatch app function.
Inside the cabin, front head- and shoulder space has increased, along with the increase in space in the rear legroom. A horizontally arranged dashboard is present which is decorated with a band that also contains the air vents to help the diffusion of air. There is an extra inch of wheelbase and additional headroom makes it perfectly capable of accommodating passengers easily. The trunk is large and regularly shaped, and cargo space is good.
2017 AUDI A4-ENGINE
The car features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that bears the load of this car and produces a reasonable score of 252 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 273 pound-feet of torque at 1,600 rpm. In addition, it is matted to a seven-speed dual clutch automatic that replaces a conventional eight-speed automatic.
A six-speed manual will be available in early 2017. Audi has also increased the fuel-economy ratings for the 2017 Audi A4. The EPA rating is 25 mpg in the city, 33 at the highway, and 28 mpg as combined, which is a good score. Adding all-wheel drive lowers the figures.
2017 AUDI A4-PRICE
The car will come in the US by this fall with a pretty good price. The price of the entry level is about $44,950, the mid-level trim costs about $47,950. The top range is around $52,350 pricing, including the Audi pre-sense rear and side-assistance.
2017 AUDI A4-RELEASE DATE
The car is expected to come in markets by the end of 2016 or starting of 2017.