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Audi gives facelifted A4 minor updates 2
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Posted by Jonas in audi, Audi A4, Updates on 11 2nd, 2011

Audi recently revealed the 2013 model of the restyled A4 that is expected to hit the market by mid next year.

Consumers in Europe can expect the refreshed A4 coming in as a sedan, Allroad quattro, wagon, and as an S4 version. The car manufacturer said that the S4 version can go from 0 to 62 miles an hour in just 5 seconds. The top speed is recorded at 155 mph. The A4 returns a fuel rating of 29.4 mpg.

The new Audi A4 is expected to meet head on its rivals in the form of the C-Class from Mercedes-Benz and the 3-Series of the BMW. The A4 is ready for the competition as it gets styling upgrades, improved engines, and better interior.

On the outside, the Audi A4 gets more curves for its headlamps with its LED lamps now looking like a continuous band. It also sports a new six corner grille that comes in gray for 4-cylinder versoins and black for 6-cylinder variants. The hood also gets a restyling as well as the bumpers which gets trapezoid fog lamps. The rear bumper was also reworked going well with the chrome twin tailpipes. The tail lights also now feature LEDs similar to the headlamps.

The Audi A4 also features new steering wheel design, better dashboard quality, improved switch gear, and better navigational system.

The Audi A4 has an additional engine option in the form of the 4-cylinder 1.8L TFSI powerplant which is also utilized for the A5 Sportback. This engine gives out 168 horsepower or about 10hp better than the previous version. This new engine is paired wih a 6-speed manual gearbox. Fuel mileage is at 42 mpg. This engine has been released for the European market and is also being considered for the U.S. Audi also has a reworked its 2.0 4-cylinder diesel engine for some variants.

For Europe, the A4 still retains the 4-cylinder 1.8L engine and the 2.0L TFSI powerplant is retained for the U.S. market. The S4 still boasts of its 3.0L V6 that gives out 328 hp.







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