40+ reasons to fall in love with the Audi A4 Avant 2016


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According to recent reviews Audi’s new ninth-generation A4 is the car that can do many things and it’s highly impressive. Whether your phone is flat, you’re stuck in a traffic jam or you didn’t know the speed limit changed, this new Audi will sort that out for you. According to Audi this is a ‘powerful and connected car at the forefront of automotive technology.’ We’re taking a look at the new features of the Audi A4 Avant 2016 to see what all the fuss is about. 

Firstly, here’s a visual of the new Audi Avant A4 that will put you in the mood for a driving experience like no other.

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1. Completely redesigned

The new Audi A4 Avant 2016 has been completely redesigned and offers improvements in technology and innovation that are more impressive than any of its predecessors.

2. A new look exterior

Firstly, Audi lovers will be impressed buy a new white 3-D single frame grill and headlight design that gives the Audi a much more sporty appearance. Audi report this is one of the “most exciting cars” they have released with intimate with sharp precise lines, sculpted bumpers and incredible quality that is at the cornerstone of Audi design.

3. Lighting

If you’ve ever seen an Audi on the road, the first thing you will notice is the Audi’s streamlined and beautiful head and tail light design. The new Audi A4 Avant 2016 does not disappoint with even greater improvements in its lighting technology, which is already a leader in the automotive industry. This Audi model includes LED daytime running lights as standard and matrix LED lights as optional. Further, on SL models and above, customers will be treated to dynamic indicators.

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4. Electric tailgate and load cover

If you love a car that delivers space, this Audi has it covered. With the inclusion of an electric tailgate and load cover coming as standard, luggage space is generous at 505 litres. New owners will also enjoy the Avant’s 110-litre capacity when the seats are down.

5. An even more beautiful dashboard

In terms of interior design, craftsmanship and quality, this Audi is setting an industry benchmark. Because of its low-profile horizontal architecture, the driver is literally treated to an “everything at his or her fingertips” experience.  The dashboard literally wraps around the person in the driver’s seat. This feature, in combination with increased shoulder and headroom in the new Avant, makes for an extremely pleasurable and comfortable driving experience.

6. Reduced noise

If driving noise is not your thing, fear not. New and improved aerodynamics greatly reduces wind and road noise making this drive even more relaxing.

7. Beautiful and connected

This is a truly tech-connected car. Features include Audi Connect, a ‘Virtual Cockpit’ and the most modern driver assist systems available on the market. All models come with a smartphone interface, which connects IOS and Android customers effortlessly.

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Here are more impressive features of what the Audi A4 Avant 2016  can do from reviewers around the web: 

  1. Charge your phone wirelessly
  2. Drive itself in traffic jams
  3. Pre-empt speed limit changes via nav-based cruise control
  4. The exterior mirrors shift a little more
  5. There's an aerodynamic lip creased into the boot lid
  6. 90 per cent of the car's components are new (according to Audi)
  7. Better fuel efficiency
  8. Beats the competition for cabin length and front shoulder width
  9. Its 0.24 coefficient of drag is better competitors Mercedes-Benz C-Class / Jaguar XE.
  10. Clean and uncluttered instrument panel design
  11. More computing power in its infotainment system.
  12. Inductive charging of mobile phones
  13. Includes almost every driver-assist item available (approx. 30)
  14. Autonomous emergency braking (slams on the brakes if there's danger of a collision)
  15. Comfort and agile with 17-inch wheel and tire combination
  16. Well-balanced secure connection with the road
  17. Precise steering and superior handling
  18. Frameless interior mirrors
  19. Nautical-themed gear shifter
  20. Leather and Alcantara seats makes it more ‘glamourous’
  21. One metre-wide boot opening.
  22. Venting and massage seat functions (optional)
  23. The 200kW/600Nm powerplant is one of the quietest engines
  24. 250Nm of torque is more than enough for most situations
  25. Very fuel-efficient
  26. Affordable compared to competitor Mercedes C-Class
  27. A ‘fun’ car to drive
  28. There are two variants of the 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine
  29. Good cornering and ample punch
  30. Driver has clearer connection with the road
  31. Good chassis system
  32. Improved braking due to lighter weight
  33. Steering is more direct
  34. Cruise control is very effective
  35. Matrix LED headlights are brilliant (top range models)
  36. Three-zone climate-control with digital rear display
  37. Satellite-navigation
  38. 18-inch alloy wheels (options)

Sources : CarAdvice.com.au, Motoring.com.au

Further Information:

Audi A4 2.0 TFSI Quattro

  • Price: From $60,000 (est)
  • Warranty: 3 years/unlimited km
  • Safety: Not yet tested
  • Engine: 2.0-litre 4-cyl turbo, 185kW/370Nm
  • Transmission: 7-speed DSG; AWD
  • Thirst: 6.3L/100km (est)
  • Dimensions: 4726mm (L), 1842mm (W), 1427mm (H), 2820mm (WB)
  • Weight: 1585kg