30 Aug 2018 Audi A4 with Turbocharged Engine and Quattro All-Wheel Drive
The 2018 Audi A4 is a premium compact sedan that has been engineered to be more powerful and efficient for a responsive performance at all times. This 8th generation Audi A4 is 260 lb lighter than its predecessors and comes with three high-performance engine options and the iconic Quattro All-Wheel Drive System.
The designers at Audi have left no stone unturned to make the all-new A4 appear aggressive from every angle. It has an eye-catching exterior that demands respect from the onlookers while the interior of the sedan has been laced with luxuries for enhanced convenience and comfort of the occupants.
Audi has introduced a number of advanced technologies in the 2018 Audi A4 for a memorable driving experience. It comes with the latest safety features and advanced driver assistance systems that make it one of the safest sedans in its segment.
Here is a review of the 2018 Audi A4 available in the UAE with a closer look at its design, technologies, performance, safety features and more.
Design of the 2018 Audi A4
The all-new Audi A4 has been designed to leave a lasting impression on onlookers wherever it is driven. It has a sleek S line exterior design that features side sill blades, S line bumpers, stainless steel door sills and fender badges. The interior of the vehicle has been ergonomically designed and features advanced technologies for an incredible in-cabin experience.
The 2018 Audi A4 has an aerodynamic exterior that demands a second look from the onlookers. It has black trim around the windows to make the exterior look even more attractive. With sharp edges and flowing lines, the sedan turn heads wherever it is driven.
At the front, the A4 sedan has a horizontal Singleframe grille with chrome blades that sets the statement for an aggressive exterior. Below the grille is a slim air dam to enhance the engine cooling function and improve the efficiency of the vehicle. The sedan features two large air intakes on the lower side of the front bumper to enable a smooth flow of air to the rear to add to its aerodynamics.
The 2018 Audi A4 comes with Xenon plus headlights to illuminate the road and its surroundings for the driver. It has LED Daytime Running Lights that add to the visibility of the vehicle for other commuters. At the rear, the LED taillights with dynamic turn signals and fog lights make the vehicle look even more aggressive.
It has dual exhaust outlets with chrome tips at the rear that add to the sporty appeal of the vehicle. The 2018 Audi A4 features 16-inch alloy wheels for a strong grip on the road. However, 17-inch alloy wheels and 18-inch alloy wheels come as an option.
The interior of the all-new Audi A4 has been designed around the comfort of the occupants. It has aluminum Ellipse inlays in the cabin to add to the luxury appeal of the cabin. The sedan has a spacious cabin that offers generous headroom and legroom to all 5 occupants.
It has leather upholstered seats in the cabin for enhanced comfort of the occupants. The front of the cabin features 8-way power adjustable heated seats with 4-way lumbar support for the driver’s seat. The rear of the cabin has 40:20:40 split folding seats that can be folded down to increase the cargo capacity whenever required.
The interior of the 2018 Audi A4 has a leather-wrapped multifunctional steering wheel and a 5-inch Monochrome Driver Information System that make the cabin driver-centric. It has a 3-zone Automatic Climate Control System to keep the cabin refreshing, regardless of the changing weather conditions. It features a Sunroof with sunshade and power tilt and slide features for added comfort of the occupants.
Audi has introduced many advanced technologies in the all-new A4 that include 7-inch MMI Centre Infotainment Display, Voice Control System, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Audi Sound System with 10-speakers and a lot more.
The optional interior features include Audi Virtual Cockpit, 12.3-inch Instrument Display, 8.3-inch Touchscreen MMI Infotainment Display, Audi Connect CARE, Audi Connect PRIME, MMI Touch with Handwriting-Recognition Technology, 7-inch Color Driver Information System, HD Radio, Navigation System, Bang & Olufsen Sound System with 19-speakers, Wi-Fi Hotspot, 4G LTE and much more.
Performance Attributes of the 2018 Audi A4
The all-new Audi A4 is a front-wheel drive sedan that is also available with the Quattro All-Wheel Drive System for a more responsive handling and efficient torque distribution. The sedan comes with three powerful engine options, all three of which have been paired with a 7-speed S tronic Dual-clutch automatic transmission for a smooth acceleration
The 2018 Audi A4 has been fitted with Audi Drive Select System that allows the driver to select amongst four driving modes according to the driving preferences. The driving modes are Comfort, Dynamic, Individual and Auto.
— Audi UK (@AudiUK) July 13, 2018
One of the engine option available is a 1.4-litre turbocharged inline 4-Cylinder engine with Direct Fuel Injection System and Audi Valvelift System for efficient performance. This engine produces 150 horsepower and 250Nm of torque. It has a top speed of 210 Km/h and enables the sedan to go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 8.7 seconds and offers a fuel efficiency of 19.2 Km/L.
The other engine option available is a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline 4-Cylinder engine with Direct Fuel Injection System and Audi Valvelift System for enhanced fuel efficiency. This engine is capable of generating 190 horsepower and 320Nm of torque. With this engine, the 2018 Audi A4 can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 7.3 seconds and has a top speed of 240 Km/h. It delivers a fuel efficiency of 19.6 Km/L.
The engineers at Audi have tuned this 2.0-litre turbocharged engine for an enhanced performance. This engine comes with the Quattro All-Wheel Drive System and produces 252 horsepower and 350Nm of torque. With this engine, the all-new Audi A4 has a top speed of 250 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 5.8 seconds. It provides a fuel efficiency of 16.9 Km/L.
The 2018 Audi A4 comes with a number of latest safety features to ensure maximum safety to the occupants. It has advanced driver assistance systems to keep the driver in complete control of the vehicle, regardless of the changing driving conditions.
Some of the notable standard safety features of the 2018 Audi A4 include:
- Advanced Air Bags System
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- Brake Assist
- Anti-Slip Regulation System
- Anti-lock Brake System
- Power Central Locking System
- Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution
- Electronic Stability Control
- Electromechanical Parking Brake
- Cruise Control
- LATCH System
- Hill Assist
- Audi Pre Sense Basic
- Audi Pre Sense City
- Traction Control
- Rear View Parking Camera
- Vehicle Immobilizer
The optional safety features of the 2018 Audi A4 are:
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Head-up Display
- Audi Pre Sense Rear
- Audi Side Assist
- Parking System Plus
- Audi Active Lane Assist
- Traffic Sign Recognition System
Price and Availability in the UAE
The 2018 Audi A4 has been introduced in the UAE with three powerful engine options and multiple trim levels. The starting price of the 2018 Audi A4 is AED 138,000 that can go as high as AED 185,000 with the optional features and selected engine options.
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