2014 Audi A4 2.0T quattro manual
Sporty Luxury Sedan
short: An agile and efficient luxury sedan.
2014 Audi A4 2.0T quattro manual Review
Simply put: the Audi A4 gets better and better all the time….
With the 2014 edition, you get a similar exterior look than previous models with a few tweaks when it comes to the front facia and LED lights.
Our ibis white German-made (Neckarsulm) sports sedan came with an all-black interior with aluminum Trigon inlays. Take a base car at $34,700 and tack on $10,000 worth of options (A4 Premiun Plus Model, Audi MMI Navigation, Black Optic and Sport package) and you get our sweet-looking tester. Under the hood is the well-known Volkswagen Group 2.0 liter turbocharged I4 engine with FSI direct-injection. We had fun managing the 220 horsepower and abundant 285 pound-feet of torque with the six-speed manual transmission that comes with dual mass flywheel. Of course, you get what you possibly want most in an Audi: the quattro permanent all-wheel-drive with 40:60 torque split keeps the A4 grounded in all conditions. Steering is precise and direct with the electromechanical speed-sensitive power steering. All the basic safety and security systems are there and expected comfort and convenience creatures abound: power glass sunroof with sunshade, rain and light sensor, 8-way power front seats with 4-way lumbar support, automatic climate control, Audi concert radio with premium sound, Bluetooth and driver information system with trip computer.
The Audi A4 2.0T quattro sedan is a perfect all-around sedan for sports-oriented professionals and can grow with the family.
Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty; 12-year/unlimited-mile corrosion warranty; 4-year/unlimited-mile roadside assistance; 12-month/5,000-mile no-charge first scheduled maintenance
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Base Price: $34,700 / As Tested: $44,445
front-engine, all-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan
Engine: 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with direct injection
Horsepower: 220 hp @ 4,450-6,000 rpm
Torque: 258 lb-ft @ 1,500-4,300 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Curb weight: 3,516 lbs
Wheelbase: 110.6 in
Length/Width/Height: 185.1 / 80.3 / 56.2 in
Turning circle: n/a
Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: 5-link front; trapezoidal-link rear
Traction: quattro all-wheel drive system, electronic stability control with traction control
0-60 mph: 6.6 seconds
60-0 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 130 mph
EPA City: 22 mpg
EPA Highway: 32 mpg
Combined MPG: 26 mpg
Seating Capacity: 5
Safety: dual-stage front airbags; front thorax side airbags; side curtain airbags
Likes: Quality-built, performance
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