Audi A4

Price $39,800 – $62,700
Fuel consumption 6.9 – 11.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 83%(view ratings)
The A4 line is available in three flavours, including the S4 sedan and the A4 allroad wagon, which both feature quattro all-wheel drive as standard. A turbocharged four cylinder motivates the A4 variants, while a 354-horsepower turbo V6 is found in the S4. The A4's cockpit offers a wide choice of trims, a modern infotainment system and the Audi virtual cockpit digital instrumentation, while the A4 allroad boasts a more robust appearance with an elevated ride height.

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First Drives2020 Audi A4: New Look and New Touchscreen
The new 2020 Audi A4 flies at more than 150 km/h on a serpentine stretch of autostrada through the rolling hills that separate Bolzano and Bressanone. Even at that speed, the interior remains quiet and serene. Granted, there are few road imperfections along the way, but we still have to …
First Drives2018 Audi S4: The Docile Beast
FRANKFURT, Germany – We love beautiful cars, powerful engines and luxury, but we can’t stand riding in a sports car that has a rock-hard suspension and that’s neither comfortable nor practical. Audi is suggesting we check out their new compact sport sedan, the 2018 S4. You read right, we drove …
Spotlight on2018 Audi S4: We’re Driving it This Week
Audi is on a roll this year, launching a slew of new products one after the other. We crossed the pond to try out the new SQ7 TDI , which will arrive next year, the A4 allroad as well as the A3 and S3 , which will all hit the …
First Drives2017 Audi A4: Rational Transformation
The fifth-generation A4, due to arrive in Canada in the spring of 2016 as the 2017 model, has been completely transformed. But its body looks so much like the previous version, it’s almost as though the designers were trying to hide the new sedan’s technical advancements. The A4 is far …
Spotlight on2017 Audi A4: We’re Driving It This Week
The Car Guide is heading out to test the 2017 Audi A4. Built on the MQB platform, this vehicle is the Ingolstadt brand’s answer to the established contenders, namely the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the new Jaguar XE. Now more spacious, the new A4 sedan draws various style …
Test Drives2011 Audi S4: More docile, but just as desirable
Auto journalists are often asked about their favourite cars – call it an occupational hazard. My response is always the same: although exotic cars turn heads, sport sedans capture my heart. With all that performance and convenience, sport sedans combine the best of all worlds. While the BMW M3 or …
Test Drives2011 Audi S4: Superlative Speed
Automotive journalists are full of crap. For the most part, anyway. Spend enough time around a group of us, and you’ll rapidly realize that the vast majority of our conversations have more in common with excerpts from some bizarre automotive-themed Sweet Valley High that they do a group of professionals.
Test DrivesAudi A4 Avant: A winter trek to Europe
It is often said that European cars – the best ones, anyway – are even more fun to drive in the Old World than they are on our roads. Our contributor Jacques Wong had the chance to drive an Audi A4 Avant during a tour of three European countries last …


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Recalls26,000 Audi Cars Recalled For an Airbag Problem
Each time the words “recall” and “airbags” appear together, the first thing that inevitably comes to mind is the whole Takata mess that affected some 50 million vehicles globally. However, this is not the case here. Audi Canada is conducting a recall on 26,386 late-model cars because, on some of …
New Models2020 Audi A4 Announced with Fresh Styling and Tech
Audi has just introduced a redesigned A4 lineup to replace the current 2019 models in North America. While the exterior changes are rather subtle, designers and engineers made some significant updates inside and under the hood. The A4 has been integrated into the brand’s new design language, seen on the …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Audi A4 and A5
The Car Guide ’s Best Buys is a yearly ranking of the most highly recommended cars and trucks by its team of journalists—in a wide variety of market segments. That obviously includes affordable mainstream brands, but also luxury-brand cars and SUVs. In the category of compact luxury cars, the Best …
Geneva2016 World Car of the Year: Top Three Finalists Announced in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – On the first of two media days at the Geneva International Motor Show, the World Car Awards announced the three finalists in each of their usual five judging categories. A panel made up of 73 automotive journalists from around the world, including yours truly, have submitted their …
GenevaAudi S4 Avant: Can't Touch This
There is a popular type of vehicle in Europe that we don’t get here: the high-performance German wagon. From the Mercedes-AMG C 63 wagon to the BMW M5 Touring and the Volkswagen Golf R Variant, these cars are very desirable for some North-American enthusiasts. The only one we currently get …
NewsAudi revolutionizing quattro AWD system with 'ultra' tech
Audi's quattro all-wheel drive is taking a leap forward with new "ultra" technology that marks the system's first major overhaul in 36 years. Designed to improve the fuel efficiency of Audi's all-wheel drive vehicles, the basis of the new quattro ultra system is software and a separator clutch at the …
News2016 World Car Of The Year Finalists Announced
Every year, the World Car of the Year Awards program recognizes the best new vehicles on the planet automakers have to offer. A panel composed of 73 automotive journalists from around the world – two from Canada, including yours truly – submitted their votes electronically last week. The finalists in …
TokyoAudi At The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
The Japanese market is extremely important for Audi. The German manufacturer sells more vehicles there than in Canada, and that’s why they presented more than seven models at the Tokyo Motor Show. The two focal points were the new Audi A4, which we recently took for a test drive, and …


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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 12
2002 Audi A4 2002 Nissan Altima S 2001 Honda Insight preparing for winter driving 2002 Firehawk squeaky wiper blades Jim Kenzie on continuously variable transmissions.
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 23
Honda intros Pilot 2002 Audi A4 Avant Wagon using proper washer fluid for summer driving Toyota Pod traditional tune-ups a thing of the past Jim Kenzie's memo to Paul McCartney concerning emissions.
Motoring TV 2005 Episode 15
Infiniti M Series 2005 Audi A4 fix minor rust spots before they become major Dodge Charger it pays to heed even small unusual symptoms with your vehicle Infiniti and their future in the auto industry.
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Motoring TV: Wagon of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held it's 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner in the Wagon category. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV 2017 episode #6) …