The 2014 Audi A4 is a sporty luxury sedan entry-level offering in Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels. The 2014 Audi A4 competes with the Acura TL, Cadillac ATS, Lincoln MKZ, BMW 3 Series, Infiniti Q50, Lexus IS, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Volvo S60. The 2014 Audi A4 2.0T Premium is the least expensive property to the A4 route. The highlight of the list of standard equipment for this car include leather seats, front seats with 8-way power adjustment, automatic climate control, with one-touch operation for the four windows, power sunroof, Bluetooth connectivity and an audio system with 10 speakers with satellite radio and iPod dock. The A4 Premium also includes a universal garage door opener, automatic headlights and wipers, washer jets heated windshield, heated outside mirrors, LED turn signal indicators, and aluminum wheels 17 inches. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is standard, and the A4 Premium is front wheel drive (FWD).
Choose the 2014 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus is equipped with the Audi LED running lights, xenon headlights, LED taillights, The Audi Advanced Key passive entry with push button start, and the treatment S-Line appearance. This version also features 3 control zone climate, heated front seats, memory for the driver’s settings, auto-dimming rearview mirror with compass, side mirrors of self-regulation, 60/40 split folding rear seat window aluminum surrounds.
The 2014 Audi A4 2.0T Prestige adds a standard 8-speed automatic transmission plus adaptive headlights, a navigation system Audi Multimedia Interface (MMI) with voice control, audio system with 14 premium speakers, HD Radio, Bluetooth transmission capacity audio, Audi Side Assist blind spot warning, Audi Parking System Plus with a rearview camera, Audi Connect services with a free trial subscription of 6 months and 4-year subscription for traffic reporting via satellite.
2014 Audi A4 Features
All 2014 Audi A4 can be optioned with metallic paint, wood inlaid dashboard and rear seat side-impact airbags. The Quattro all-wheel drive (AWD) is also offered in all versions of the Audi A4, with a choice between manual and an automatic transmission. Otherwise, the choices are for the most specific level of finish selected. The 2014 Audi A4 Premium can be upgraded with a cold pack climate, package S-Line Style and the Audi MMI Navigation system.
Versions are available with Premium Plus package Audi MMI Navigation Plus (Plus Parking System with rearview camera, Audi Connect services); a Sport package (3-spoke sport steering wheel seats, sports suspension, Audi Drive Select with the comfort, auto, dynamic vehicle settings and individual); Black and packet optical (Optical Black exterior trim, alloy wheels 19-inch performance tires 255/35 summer). In addition, this version of the A4 can be equipped with Audi Side Assist, and a premium audio system. Select the Prestige trim level for exclusive access to a Driver Assist package S-Line Interior package power rear window shade; and the curtains of hand rear side windows. The 2014 Audi A4 Prestige is also offered with the Sport Package and Black optic pack.
2014 Audi A4 Engine
Each 2014 Audi A4 is equipped with a turbo engine with direct injection, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 220 horsepower between 4,450 rpm, 6,000 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque between 1,500 t0 4,300 rpm. The engine delivers power to the front wheels the A4 through a continuously variable transmission. Optionally, buyers can select a Quattro AWD system splits power 40% to the front wheels and 60% to the rear wheels. The Quattro system can be combined with a manual gearbox or 6-speed automatic 8-speed transmission. With train layout standard transmission, the Audi A4 is rated to get 24 mpg city and 32 mpg on the highway. Add the Quattro, and range is between 20 mpg city and 32 mpg on the highway with the optional 8-speed automatic delivering fewer miles per gallon than the manual gearbox.
2014 Audi A4 Safety
In crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Audi A4 receives a 5 star rating, the highest possible score. As is written this scenario, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not established a crash test rating for the 2014 Audi A4.
All 2014 Audi A4 can be optioned with the rear seat side-impact airbags. In order to get a reversing camera for the A4, buyers must choose Premium Plus trim first and then opt for the Audi MMI Navigation Plus package. A warning system Audi Side Assist blind spot is also offered as an option on Premium Plus versions, while 2014 Audi A4 Prestige versions have these features as standard equipment. The adaptive cruise control and dynamic steering is optional only for 2014 Audi A4 Prestige.