2007 Audi A4 2.0 T Quattro Review – Sedan – CNET Reviews

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The good: handling makes the 2007 A4 2.0 T Quattro a fun and safe car to drive. cell phone integration is implemented, and it even comes a voice command system.

The The car’s CD changer doesn’t MP3 CDs, something Audi have fixed with a upgrade, and the navigation interface is a clunky.

The bottom line: The Audi A4 handles great and is a joy to Audi offers a full of optional cabin technology, as navigation and Bluetooth, although of it falls a little short.

all-wheel-drive Quattro system the 2007 Audi A4 2.0 T incredible its most impressive feature. The quality from the sound is very nice, too, but else in the A4 is merely good. little sedan gets the city and highways adroitly and is fun to even with the six-speed that we had in our test car.

Audi got on the tech bandwagon which earned models previous years high from our tech-centric perspective. navigation, premium stereo and Bluetooth cell phone we couldn’t help but like cars. But car companies have product cycles, and the car systems looked so good in the 2005 haven’t changed any for the 2007

The navigation interface in the A4 looks and the glove box-mounted CD changer support MP3 CDs.

Navigation or MP3?

The cabin of the A4 well built, with pleasing materials and colors all fitting for Volkswagen’s upscale While not cramped, the interior is on the side, so the car’s electronics are into the center stack. As to the Audi Q7’s console-mounted Interface (MMI) controller, a MMI controller sits just to the of the car’s LCD.

The MMI is a very system and doesn’t take to learn. Its push-button knob for selecting and scrolling through presented on the screen, while buttons let the driver choose displayed at the corresponding four of the screen.

The menu labels for navigation aren’t all that

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The MMI controls navigation, the stereo, cell phones, and other car Although we like how the MMI works, the interface needs improvement, as not all of its labels are very intuitive. need to press the Route to enter a destination, and the Route offers a submenu titled

Given the size of the screen, no need to abbreviate destination . The system also shows its age by retail stores in its points-of-interest although it does have gas stations, and other useful

The navigation works quite The map is bright and relatively easy to while route guidance is and displays upcoming turns. The doesn’t have text-to-speech . a that reads out street and is present on more high-end systems.

When we intentionally got off course, it quickly and quietly, advising us on the turn that would get us to our The route guidance voice also weren’t as insistent as on the Q7 we tested recently. One major of the A4’s navigation system is destinations can’t be chosen the map.

Our A4 came with the premium audio option, the 10 of which include a subwoofer and a channel. The sound quality of system is very good, well-balanced speakers filling the cabin of the A4 and making it difficult to individual sound sources. isn’t particularly heavy, and types of music, such as rock, get muddy at higher

But acoustic music sounds clear and crisp.

Two SD card behind the LCD make up for the lack of an CD changer.

The CD changer in this is downright primitive. It’s in the glove box, the first of trouble, and it doesn’t play MP3 or WMA At least that’s its configuration the car comes with the navigation

Without navigation, the car gets an changer that plays MP3 Making up for the changer, two SD card hidden behind the navigation LCD MP3 tracks. A couple of gigs of should meet most entertainment needs.

Our car also came equipped Sirius satellite radio, the MMI made easy to navigate.

cell phone integration on the A4 very well and includes useful features for accessing a address book and recent from the car interface. Strangely, we pair up a Motorola V551 to the system, which works in cars, but a Sony Ericsson did work. The car also features a command system, but it controls the telephone.

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