The brand new 2017 Audi A4 with more power, more fuel efficient, lighter, and more comfortable will definitively draw attention worldwide.
Changes and exterior design
2017 Audi A4 will bring some great changes and is going to be a strong completion to BMW 3-series, Jaguar XE and Mercedes-Benz C-class. First of all, this luxury sedan will ride on a new Volkswagen Group’s modular-longitudinal MLB Evo platform which uses the combination of high-strength steel and aluminum. So, the new Audi will be 1.6 inches longer, 0.6 inch lower and 1.3 inches wider. Despite its increased size, it will be lighter for around 265 pounds. This will improve fuel efficiency, handling and performance. Speaking of the exterior, new Audi will keep its well known appearance. However, it will be lower and will look more aggressive. The body will get more angular lines. The headlamps will get standard bixenon lights but it will be offered with LED lighting as well.
2017 Audi A4 interior design and technology
The interior of 2017 Audi A4 will be redesign and equipped with modern tech features. Because of the larger dimensions, new Audi will provide more space inside the cabin. The cabin will be even more comfortable and made of high quality and luxury materials. The dashboard will feature a standard 7-inch display. It will be offered with navigation, an 8.3-inch touch screen, Bang & Olufsen 3D audio system and so on. As for the safety, it will be available with active lane assist, rear cross-traffic alert, parking assist, forward collision warning etc.
Engine and transmission
2017 Audi A4 will be powered with a 2.0-liter four cylinder turbocharged engine. This engine will be able to deliver 248 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. Latest news says that it will also be available with a 2.0-liter four cylinder diesel engine in U.S. As for the transmission, it will be offered with a six-speed manual, a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch and an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic gearbox. New Audi will come with front-wheel drive system. However, Quattro all-wheel drive will be optional.
Release date and price
2017 Audi A4 is expected to hit the market in early 2016. When it comes to price, it should be around $40,000 for the base model.