Audi announced today that it has received remarkable results with its best-selling A4 model, achieving an average fuel-consumption of just 4.4 liters of diesel per 100 km (53.46 US mpg), with CO2 emissions of 115 grams per km (185.07 g/mile).
Regarding the A4 Avant, this model delivered 4.6 liters (51.13 US mpg) and 120 grams (193.12) of CO2 emissions.
The models are powered by a 2.0-liter TDI engine delivering 100 kW (136 hp) and 320 Nm (236.02 lb-ft) of torque, the latter of which is available between 1,750 and 2,500 rpm.
Still, the cars deliver average performances: the sedan can accelerate from zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 9.5 seconds, while the top speed is limited to 215 km/h (133.59 mph); the Avant model can sprint to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 9.8 seconds and a top speed of 208 km/h (129.25 mph).
In order to achieve these performances, the all the gear ratios of their six-speed manual transmissions were lengthened slightly, while the forged 16-inch alloy wheels are wrapped in 206/60 tires that have been optimized with respect to rolling resistance.
Both models are offered in the Attraction trim line, and the Audi A4 2.0 TDI (100 kW 115 g CO2/km) has a base price of €31,600, while the Avant model starts at €33,250.