Audi A4 B9 2016 - price, reviews and release dates - Even stronger, even more economical - as well as numerous new high-end technologies and innovations and an experience full of high tech: Waiting for the new Audi A4 B9 2016 was worth it, the in November 2015 as a saloon and as an Avant (wagon) comes onto the market. In Speed ​​Heads there are already all the details, the specifications of the individual engines and information about new products on board. Prices start at just under 31,000 euros with the 150-hp 1.4 TFSI petrol engine. The most powerful engine in its market entry is 272 hp strong.

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Audi A4 B9 (2016)

Design: Significant growth and to a powerful statement

A lot has changed, one thing has remained: The new Audi A4 continues to rely on a sporty elegance, but in an even sharper version. For this, the Audi A4 was significantly larger: as a sedan, the new Audi A4 is exactly 4,726 feet long (plus 2.5 centimeters compared to its predecessor), 1,842 meters wide (plus 1.6 centimeters) and unchanged 1,427 feet tall - the lowest in premium segment. The wheelbase stretches at 2,820 meters, which represents an increase of 1.2 centimeters. The new Audi A4 Avant is with 4,725 meters one millimeter shorter and with 1,434 meters seven millimeters higher than the sedan - all other dimensions are identical.

The front of the new Audi A4 is dominated by a broad, low single-frame grille with a stressed plastic lattice structure, while the contoured bonnet is a powerful statement, and the upper edges of the fenders encompasses almost. A distinctive light graphic drawing meanwhile the headlights with their distinctively jagged bottom. At the top of the housing - - A light guide, which forms two acute angles, the daytime running lights and the flashing light emits from. "Xenon plus" units are series. In addition, Audi offers LED headlights and matrix LED headlights.

The main beam of the matrix LED headlamps produce 12 LED. Provided by the camera on the interior mirror with information on their LED controller as required individually from time to time or it dims addition in each of 64 stages in order to illuminate the road always similar to daylight, without dazzling other road users. In cooperation with the optional "MMI Navigation plus", the cornering light is thanks to the predictive route data already active before the steering angle. Likewise, cool: the dynamic flashing light that runs from the inside outwards in the direction which strikes the driver.

Sporty looks stretched side view of the new Audi A4. The low roofline begins with limousine sink morning on Avant she runs into flat D-pillars. The standard roof rails is finished in black. Just like a sports car, the exterior mirrors are sitting on the door sills. The wheel arches are curved to muscular.

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In the saloon the boot lid terminates in a spoiler lip, the Avant wears a roof spoiler. As the headlights are drawn diverse in 3D design, the LED tail lights. The exhaust system ends in the diffuser and ends in a single exhaust, a twin tailpipe (TDI from 190 hp) or two separate tailpipes (TFSI from 190 hp).

Audi A4 Avant: The trunk of charge master

For the large luggage compartment of the Audi A4 Avant is responsible, which offers 505 liters in the standard size and the folded rear seat backs even 1,510 liters. The loading lip is only 63 centimeters high, protected from scratches by a standard stainless steel sill cover. With its square-shaped cut allows the luggage compartment optimally use. A partition net and roof rails are standard features, along the electric load compartment cover.

Audi offers a gesture control to open the tailgate and other practical features: A variable foldable luggage compartment mat for dividing and protecting the cargo area, the storage and luggage compartment package with his nets and straps, and a rail system for highly flexible use of storage space. The attached fixing set - telescopic rod, belts and sliding eyelets - the driver can be stored in a compartment in the cargo floor. The trailer coupling unlocked by pressing electrically. The Audi A4 and A4 Avant can pull up to 2,100 kilograms with 8 percent slope.

Engines: powerful, economical and new features

Afford to launch the TFSI (petrol) and TDI engines (diesel) between 150 hp and 272 hp. Compared to its predecessor, Audi was able to reduce fuel consumption by up to 21 percent, while the operating performance increased by up to 25 percent. All engines comply with the limits of the Euro-6 emissions standard.

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The standard, enhanced start-stop system provides innovations that reduce fuel consumption even further: When the driver moving in its direction through a red light, the system can the engine already below 7 km / h speed disable (Audi A4 3.0 TDI with Tiptronic automatic transmission 3 km / h).

Manual, "S tronic" (dual clutch transmission) and Tiptronic (automatic), front- and all-wheel drive - for power transmission in the new A4 models, there are many different solutions. The manual 6-speed transmission is responsible for all TFSI and TDI four-cylinder standard. For all engines except the top TDI Audi offers the new 7-speed S-Tronic, the 3.0 TDI with 218 hp it is series.

The soft, fast and spontaneously switching 8-speed tiptronic is the 3.0 TDI with 272 hp reserved. Their high transfer coefficient allows the engine very often operate close to the ideal load point. A new speed adaptive absorber lets the V6 diesel even at only 850 U / min rotate around. Both automatic transmission (Tiptronic S tronic and) are characterized by a wide spread: your lower gears are sporty, cropped, the upper gears and speed- translated consumption lowering long. The driver can change gears manually at any time with the selector lever, also available with the standard shift paddles on the steering wheel.

Gasoline engines:

Audi A4 1.4 TFSI (150 PS): For the petrol entry with the 1.4 TFSI is done. The compact four-cylinder turbo with a displacement of 1,395 cc are 150 hp and 250 Nm of torque from a range from 1500 to 3,500 revolutions / min. In cooperation with the 7-speed S-Tronic (double clutch transmission) accelerates the 1.4 TFSI sedan in just 8.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h, and further to 210 km / h. When Avant the values ​​are 8.9 seconds and also 210 km / h top.

On average, the 1.4 TFSI consumes with the "S tronic" in the saloon only 4.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, corresponding to CO2 emissions of 114 g corresponds / km. Compared with the 1.8 TFSI in the previous model, resulting in a drop in consumption of 21 percent.

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Audi A4 2.0 TFSI ultra (190 PS): The 2.0 TFSI, with its 1,984 cc capacity is available in two versions to choose from. The smaller version of the four-cylinder turbo generates 190 hp. From 1450-4200 U / min 320 Nm of torque in addition are available. Thus equipped, the sedan sprints with the "S tronic" in 7.3 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h achieved a top speed of 240 km / h. When Avant there are 7.5 seconds and 238 km / h. Combined consumption sets new top values: The saloon is located 100 kilometers with only 4.8 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions 109 g / km) and the Avant with 5.0 liters of petrol per 100 kilometers satisfied (CO2 emissions 114 g / km).

Audi A4 2.0 TFSI (190 PS): In the top version of the 2.0 TFSI makes whopping 252 bhp and presses 1600-4500 tours 370 Nm of torque. The new Audi A4 sedan with quattro drive (all-wheel) and 7-speed S-Tronic sprints in 5.8 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h, and ends the propulsion limited electronically to 250 km / h. The Avant comes to 6.0 seconds, and also 250 km / h. The sedan with front-wheel drive and "S tronic" consumed per 100 kilometers on average only 5.7 liters of fuel, which corresponds to a CO2 emission of 129 g corresponds / km.

Diesel engines:

Audi A4 2.0 TDI (150 PS): The bestseller in the Audi A4 is the 2.0 TDI, which the makers offer in two performance variants. The four-cylinder diesel with a displacement of 1,968 cc comes to a lesser degree to 150 hp and 320 Nm maximum torque 1500-3250 tours. The A4Limousine with 7-speed S-Tronic and front-wheel drive reaches 100 km / h mark from a standing start in 8.7 seconds and 219 km / h. When corresponding A4 Avant are 9.0 seconds and 213 km / h.

Combined with the 6-speed manual gearbox, the sedan and the Avant on average 3.8 liters and 4.0 liters per 100 kilometers consumption, which corresponds to CO2 emissions of 99 g / km and 104 g / km.

The Audi A4 2.0 TDI with manual transmission even ultra consumes just 3.7 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions 95 g / km). The corresponding A4 Avant ultra comes to 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers or CO2 emissions of 99 grams per kilometer. For the lower consumption of the "ultra" version drawing modifications to the translation, to the body, the chassis and the use of low rolling resistance tires in charge.

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Audi A4 2.0 TDI (190 PS): In the second embodiment makes the 2.0 TDI 190 hp strong. The maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1750-3000 tours. The performance of the powerful four-cylinder diesel convinced: From 0 to 100 km / h concern with the limousine in conjunction with front-wheel drive and "S tronic" in 7.7 seconds (Avant 7.9 seconds). The maximum speed is 237 km / h (231 km / h).

This contrasts with an average fuel consumption of 4.1 liters diesel per 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions 107 g / km). When Avant there are 4.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions 109 g / km) in the middle.

Audi A4 2.0 TDI (122 PS): After the market launch of the new Audi A4 followed by a further 2.0 TDI engine, which will make 122 hp. More info about this engine gave Audi not yet known.
Audi 3.0 TDI (218 PS): The six-cylinder TDI is available in two power levels and combines superior power with cultivated refinement and efficiency. The 3.0 TDI of 2,967 cc in the smaller version 218 hp. The 400 Nm maximum torque are available 1250-3750 U / min. On average, the A4 saloon and the Avant content expected with 4.2 liters diesel per 100 kilometers. This means a CO2 emission of 110 g / km. The TDI engine would allow the currently most efficient six-cylinder engine in the world. The performance values ​​shared with Audi yet.

Audi 3.0 TDI (272 PS): In the top version, the standard has a four-wheel drive, the 3.0 TDI offers strong 272 hp and a maximum torque of 600 Nm 1500-3000 tours. With this engine, the A4 saloon accelerates in just 5.3 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h to an electronically limited top speed of 250 km / h. Combined consumption is limited to only 4.9 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions 129 g / km). The values ​​for the A4 Avant: 5.4 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h and also 250 km / h top and an average of 5.1 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (CO2 emissions 134 g / km).

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Natural gas drive (CNG):

Audi A4 Avant g-tron (170 PS): The available from the end of 2016 Audi A4 Avant g-tron is the second model after the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron, which the customer can operate with natural gas (CNG). The 2.0 TFSI engine comes to 170 hp and 270 Nm of torque. The tanks for the gas drive sit under the rear section and save 19 kg gas.

The gas consumption of less than 4 kilograms per 100 kilometers in the average mean extremely low fuel costs for the customer. In the NEDC the dual-mode g-tron model runs on natural gas over 500 kilometers. If the pressure in the tank at about 0.6 kilograms of gas remaining quantity is less than 10 bar, the engine management system automatically switches to petrol mode. So in addition more than 450 km will be added.

Dynamics: For front- and all-wheel drive significantly improved

The exemplary handling dynamics is an essential trait of the Audi A4, the give pleasure both on winding passages and with a high level of comfort to be the perfect companion on long journeys. These properties are not precise acting electromechanical steering and the new chassis. In addition, the driving dynamics "Auto" lets every situation "Audi Drive Select" with the modes "Comfort", "Dynamic" and "Efficiency" adapt, which influences the characteristics of power assistance and pedal as well as the optional controlled chassis.

In the petrol of permanent all-wheel drive quattro for the 2.0 TFSI with 245 hp in the diesel from the 2.0 TDI with 190 hp can be had. At most 3.0 TDI with 272 hp all-wheel drive is standard. The self-locking center differential directs during normal driving 60 percent of the torque to the rear axle and 40 percent to the front. If the system redistributes the forces reach up to 70 percent to the front and up to 85 percent to the rear.

As a partner for the drive operates the advanced torque vectoring, which is now active on all surfaces. When cornering at speed, the software function brakes the inside front wheel (the front-wheel drive) or both inner turning wheels minimal (when all-wheel drive) before they can slip through. The procedure is performed even when the driver is just a gas. By the difference of the driving forces, the car turns easily into a curve - the self-steering behavior remains neutral longer, the driving behavior is more precise, more agile and more stable.

The sport differential, optional for the top TDI from 2016 available, optimized handling and distributes the torque via two superposition stages active between the rear wheels. With a fast pace, the system pushes the car literally into the corner, so it eliminates any approach of understeer. His management integrated Audi in the normal working of the driving dynamics system "Audi Drive Select." In conjunction with a navigation system in addition to the mode comes to individual, in which the driver can adjust the individual systems according to his wishes. The sport differential is designed to appeal even faster than its predecessor.

Premiere: Two different suspensions with damper control

For the first time, the driver can choose between two dampers with sensitively responsive chassis systems with damper regulation an alternative to the standard tuning. One is stressed a sporty and designed for more dynamic driving style, the other balanced comfortably.

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Sensors measure the movement of all four wheels, as well as the accelerations in the longitudinal and transverse direction. Accordingly, the characteristic of the damper is adapted to the road conditions and the driving situation. Increased driving dynamics with even greater comfort are the result. During suspension with damper regulation is the comfort version, the body 10 millimeters compared to the standard suspension. In the Sport variant it will be 23 millimeters.

The factory Audi A4 drives in the baseline at 16 or 17-inch lightweight alloy wheels (depending on engine), with the new Lines "Design" and "Sport" are also mounted 17-inch cast aluminum wheels. The offer optional wheels ranging from 18-inch cast aluminum-flow-forming wheels (standard on the "S line" -Sportpaket and in the "Design Selection") up to 19 inch diameter.

Even with the wheel brakes, the technology is widely spread out. The A4 TDI engines use when up to 163 hp and the 190 hp TFSI to the front axle 16 inch floating-caliper brakes. The top engine versions with delay especially lightweight aluminum fixed caliper brakes in 17-inch format.
On the front axle, the ventilated discs at up to 338 millimeters in diameter. At the rear axle an electromechanical parking brake is integrated, which brings new support and start-up functions. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) presented evolved in many areas. In dynamic mode, the engine intervention is largely deactivated and braking intervention weakened slightly.

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Interior: even bigger and noble
Inside, the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant outperform their predecessors significantly in almost all dimensions. The interior length increased by 1.7 centimeters, the knee room in the rear by as much as 2.3 centimeters. According generous is the feeling of space on all seats. The reference materials offer besides the standard fabric on request up to particularly high-quality Nappa leather and Alcantara enough. Large decorative surfaces, the standard Audi also in silver-gray diamond paint, shape beyond the appearance decisively. Alternatively there are printed aluminum "Ellipse" and Dark Walnut.

The monitor of the MMI infotainment system interacts with its black, rounded at the corners display glass as a high-quality tablet computer. In the top version with the "MMI Navigation plus" monitor a discreet silver frame made of magnesium has beyond.

new Audi A4 B9 2016 interior

Panel of Climate forms another highlight - especially with the optional deluxe automatic air conditioning, with the Audi, the temperature displays in the rotary encoders integrated. A few buttons and controls are sufficient for a comfortable control. When the finger approaches a capacitive Rocker, whose function is displayed and selected larger in the dark LCD display. Chrome strips also border the top of the air vents, the front panel of the climate control system and the automatic transmission selector lever on the center tunnel console.

In the deluxe automatic air conditioning allows the interior into three areas separated air-condition. For the rear passengers there is a separate control panel with digital display. In addition holds Audi a heater prepared which heats the interior very quickly. In conjunction with the optional equipment "Audi Connect vehicle control" allows the heater conveniently programmed via smartphone app.

The seating can be developed from scratch. For many variants Audi keeps ready a heater. Alternatively, there are seats at the request completely or partially additionally electrically adjustable and with electrically adjustable lumbar support and the sports seat - and heated.

High end : The Virtual Cockpit and new menu structure like smartphones

As standard, the new Audi A4 B9 2016 is equipped with large, easy to read analog instruments for rpm and speed. Between them is the display of the driver information system (FIS). In the basic version of the FIS screen has a 5-inch diagonal (12.7 centimeters). Audi assembled a colorful 7-inch monitor (17.8 cm) with the "MMI Navigation plus".

As a high-end option is the "Audi Virtual Cockpit" for the election, which comes in conjunction with the "MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch" including touchpad, on the enter to sign and check back cards. The LCD screen with 12.3 inch-diagonal (31.2 centimeters) and a resolution of 1,440 x 540 pixels offers detailed graphics. The tachometer is about 60 times per second recalculated so that the virtual needle in liquid, high-precision running.

With the "View" button on the multifunction steering wheel plus the driver can change with round dials and a infotainment-oriented view with an extended display area lists and map between a classic view - all from the comfort of the steering wheel. Furthermore, let personal views, such as configure specific values ​​of the onboard computer. The graphics of "virtual cockpit" are razor sharp. Among the high-end options in the new Audi A4 as well as the head-up display, which projects all relevant driving information onto the windscreen belongs.

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Moreover, the "MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch" a fundamentally redesigned menu structure. The operation with their flat hierarchies based on modern smartphones. As helpful the MMI search that is available for all basic menu and runs like a search engine on free text entry proves. In the Restaurants The restaurant's name and the first letter of the town meet - even the matches appear in the results throughout Europe and address. Search for songs, albums and radio stations also runs in this way.

Voice control presents itself also intensively developed and now understands many formulations of everyday parlance. To call a contact, commands suffice as "I want to call with Peter Müller". The navigation also responds to natural language inputs ("Where should I refuel?", "Where is the nearest Italian restaurant?"). The new control system, which also allows you to dictate text messages, as well is in the Radio and Media menus.

Internet and new approaches to Rear-seat entertainment

The "MMI Navigation plus" also brings the Internet on board. The connection to the Internet running, wherever possible, through the super-fast LTE standard, whereby a download rate of up to 100 Mbit / s is possible in the car. The integrated Wi-Fi hotspot which passengers can surf and email freely.

For the driver brings "Audi connect" customized Internet services from Audi in the car, on the navigation with images from Google Earth and Google Street View on-line traffic information to the smartphone app "Audi Music Stream" to access Internet Radio and the great title selection by Napster. News and information services are also available. The online services Facebook and Twitter integrated the makers vehicle properly in the Infotainment. Pandora, Spotify and WhatsApp to follow shortly.

New A4 are other services called "Audi Connect myService". Among these functions are as emergency call, breakdown call online, remote control and service appointment online. When the latter sends the car to customer service-related data via an audio server on the preferred by the customer service. These services can be used free of charge for 10 years

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When Rear Seat Entertainment Audi is breaking new ground. As Fond monitors serve one or two tablets with each optional 10.1-inch diagonal. Thus, a rear passenger, for example send a navigation destination on the Tablet to the navigation, watching movies or surfing the Internet. Even video calls are possible by the integrated full HD camera. After the ride, the user can take the "Audi tablet out of the car and offline or on a wireless network on.

Audi Smartphone Interface: The fully integrated own smartphone

Another feature is the "Audi Smartphone Interface", the "Apple Car Play" and "Android Auto" brings on board. If the customer is an iOS or Android phone to the USB port connects (iOS 7.1 and later, Android 5.0 or Lollipop), smartphone content such as navigation, phone, music, and selected third-party apps are provided in a separate MMI menu. At the heart of this deal is the online music with access to the huge range of "Google Play Music" and "iTunes". Moreover, there are navigation functions, notification and appointment reminders.

Driver Assistance Systems: High-tech can be so beautiful

Even sovereign itself makes driving the new Audi A4 with the highly developed assistance systems. The main wizard combines Audi in the packages "Parking", "city" and "Tour".

Parking: The package "Parking" contains the environment cameras and the parking assistant, which controls the vehicle independently backwards in the longitudinal and perpendicular parking spaces. The driver only has to brake and accelerate.

City: The package "city" includes new systems: The intersection assistant warns the driver of other vehicles when driving slowly backwards. Also on board: a lane change assistant (Side Assist), a parking aid, a rearview camera and the new exit warning that all occupants warns when opening the doors when approaching vehicles from behind.

Tour: The package "tour" put the adaptive cruise control, which keeps the A4 by accelerating and decelerating to 250 km / h to the desired distance from the vehicle ahead. In the top expansion stage, as "ACC Stop & Go, including congestion assistant", the system takes on well-maintained roads, the steering effort as long as the traffic is thick and the pace no more than 65 km / h. A Lane Keeping Assist (Active Lane Assist) and the security system "pre sense front", which can slow down if necessary automatically when an impending rear-end collision, complete the package.

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Also included are the from 65 km / h Active Lane Keeping Assist (Active Lane Assist) and the alternate assistant who assists the driver by intervening in the steering, when he has to drive round an obstacle. The avoidance assistant is active when the Audi A4 has to drive round an obstacle to avoid an accident. Using data from the front camera and radar sensors, the system calculates in a split second, a suitable track and supports the driver in the necessary lane changes with targeted torque interventions in the power steering.

The Blind Spot monitored when turning left in the speed range between 2 and 10 km / h, two-way traffic and slows the Audi A4 B9 2016 in an emergency to a standstill. The system is running in the background as soon as the driver activates the turn signal to turn left. The camera-based traffic sign recognition also recognizes many traffic signs, including digital displays and additional signs, and presents it to the driver as graphics in head-up display and the instrument cluster.

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