2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Review

2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Review – The upgraded 2017 Audi A4 sedan is said to be visibly lighter than its predecessor in spite of being somewhat bigger than the outbound model. Audi declares that front-drive A4 designs, which are based upon the car manufacturer’s Modular Longitudinal Set architecture, are 99 pounds lighter than before and that the all-wheel-drive Quattro designs are 66 pounds lighter total. We spent some time on the canyon roads beyond San Diego in some examples of the brand-new cars and truck and put a 2017 Audi A4 Eminence 2.0 Quattro design through its paces at our routine test location. Power for the 2017 Audi A4 sedan comes from the automaker’s turbocharged, 2.0-liter TFSI I-4 mated exclusively to a seven-speed Quattro S Tronic dual-clutch transmission. With a compression ratio of 9.6:1, the turbocharger pumps 21.5 pounds of boost into the direct-injected DOHC engine. The engine makes 252 hp from 5,000 to 6,000 rpm and 273 lb-ft of torque from 1,600 to 4,500 rpm.

Exterior and Interior

Standard exterior functions consist of 17-inch wheels, Audi’s Singleframe grille with an aluminum surround, automated xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights, fog lights, LED taillights, heated windshield washer nozzles, power and heated side mirrors with incorporated LED turn indications, automated windshield wipers, and dual exhaust outlets.

2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Review

Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Exterior

Interior facilities that come basic include three-zone automated climate control, a tilt and telescopic steering column, a sunroof with sunshade, ambient LED lighting and a cooled glove box, cruise controls, keyless entry and ignition, a rearview electronic camera, leather seating surface areas, eight-way power front seats with four-way power back assistance for the driver, divided folding rear seatbacks, an electromechanical parking brake, aluminum door sill inlays, and a leather-wrapped gear shift. For tech, standard features include a 7-inch MMI color display screen, a 5-inch LCD instrument panel, Bluetooth for phone and audio, and an Audi Show 10-speaker stereo with AM/FM/CD, 2 USB ports, and double high-capacity (64GB) SDXC card slots. Safety features consist of Audi Pre Sense Basic and Audi Pre Sense City forward accident caution with emergency situation self-governing braking. It adds 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, S line front and rear bumpers, body-colored side sills, S line fender badges, dynamic headlight range change, aluminum outside window trim, S line stainless-steel door sill inlays, and remote start, a telematics systems, front and rear parking sensors, heated front seats with chauffeur memory, satellite radio, and a Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System with 19 speakers powered by 755 watts.

2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Review

True to Audi’s conservative method to design, the outside of the 2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic isn’t really radically various than the outgoing design, except that it has a sharper, more angular look, while the front gets a new trapezoidal grille. The biggest visual changes are within. A brand new cabin design makes it one of the most good-looking, comfy, and spacious interiors in the sector. The 2017 Audi A4 has a thorough combination of connectivity. The subscription-based Audi Connect system uses an abundance of cloud-based features, include news, weather condition, fuel costs, travel info, parking services, and a Wi-Fi hotspot. The A4 also has Apple CarPlay and Android Car compatibility, each of which provides linked functions that somewhat overlap with Audi’s.

2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Review

Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic Interior

The combination of a rotary controller and its surrounding tactile toggle switches in the center console and the realistically positioned icons on the 8.5-inch on-dash screen make getting to products user-friendly and simple. MMI Touch enables you to input commands by tracing characters on top of the controller; it works well and can be utilized for a range of tasks, from searching for a contact in the address book of a linked phone, to performing a universal search for an Audi Link application.

Performance

The 2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic turbocharged 2.0-liter, 252-horsepower engine is not only more effective, however likewise quieter and more fuel effective than the motor in the outgoing model. And while the A4 has stylish handling on back roads, it’s comfy and also quiet on long highway drives, dealing with bumps and broken pavement with grace. We aren’t delighted with the brand-new transmission. It shifts efficiently and quickly at high speeds but produces a slight doubt when contacted for quick acceleration. The steering also feels a bit numb compared with the standard-bearing BMW 3 Series. Only the most hard-core owning enthusiasts will see these performance quibbles.

In general, the 2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic is a well-rounded small luxury sedan, and sure to be more of a competitor in the section than previous designs. The competition is intense, but if you’re looking for a lorry with loads of tech and interior room to spare, make certain to give the Audi A4 a test drive.

Price

The 2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic $ 49,825.00. The base Premium trim starts at $37,300 for the front-wheel drive version and $39,400 for the four-wheel drive Quattro. Every A4, it includes a turbocharged 2.0-liter, 252-horsepower 4-cylinder engine, and a seven-speed S Tronic automated transmission with paddle shifters.