AUDI A4 allroad quattro – Turn Eight

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Audi A4 allroad guattro

AUDI A4 allroad quattro

Audi A4 allroad quattro is at $69,900 AUD #8211; that#8217;s for UK readers.)

Pros: great plush ride, distinctive

Cons: modest luggage when rear seat space-saver spare


Australia has added the A4 allroad (complete with infuriating case) to its huge range of and variants.

Arguably, at $69,990 not dear but consider what vehicles of its general type you can buy for price – a diesel Territory with $6K change, a Hyundai Fe Highlander with $20K to buy a car for a good friend, or a BMW X3 diesel and $7K remaining. Closer to home you choose any Audi Q3, the dearest $56K.

If Audi is a specialist in niche then the A4 allroad Quattro be judged one of the best examples. In it is really not much like any of the mentioned above. It’s in the category of its larger A6 allroad sibling or the late and unlamented Adventra.

There is little that the Australian buying gets much excited by car-based SUVs, other the stalwart Subaru Outback.

in the fact that in 2012 the Q3 Audi Australia’s top selling and you begin to question the logic of wagon.

One obvious point in its is pricing relative to other A4 (Audi’s favoured term for variants. The 2.0 TFSI (petrol) Quattro is just $2500


Audi’s engineers actually gone to considerable to differentiate the allroad from A4 wagons. The front track is mm compared with 1564 for the while the rear track is mm compared with 1521.

clearance is 180 mm but the higher centre of is partly compensated for by the increase in The alloy wheels are 17 inches in and a meaty eight inches They are shod with 245/45 tyres.

It probably more differentiated from a A4 quattro than an Outback is a Liberty wagon.


The allroad quattro is described as a generous 4-seater a 5-seater. Rear legroom is and the load area accommodates 490 when the rear seat is Fold it down and you get a load of 1.78m and luggage volume of litres, both of which are for a car that is just 4.72m

Unfortunately, the rear seat not fold down well to complete an entirely flat

There are some ingenious such as separate storage for the luggage cover and the safety but nothing to send Ford Territory architects back to easels.

Full-size spare wheel and Er, no.

You get leather, eight airbags, headlights, a reversing camera, excellent MMI Navigation Plus and it is specified for a European vehicle in the range.

Performance Economy

Audi A4 allroad guattro

The is a beauty. It’s a 2.0-litre which produces 130kW I still remember turbo-diesels of size that offered low combined with 380Nm of from 1750 rpm through to

A 7-speed DSG gearbox (S tronic in teams beautifully with the to deliver strong performance. The to 100 km/h figure is 8.1.

The fuel economy rating is 6.0 per 100 kilometres, which is fantastic. No, you average this in the real but it’s the relativity of these numbers that counts and are usually among the class

Ride Handling

The higher height means a longer suspension. Combine this the 45 series tyres and you get a very ride.

There is a fair bit of roll when you drive through tight corners but the A4 Quattro always feels

You get certain degree of off-road but don’t expect this to go where any HiLux can.

The way to think of the true advantage of vehicle is an elegant wagon for who love to holiday in the alpine it’s ideal for skiers.

Like most Audis, it has lifeless steering, but it’s


This is a thoroughly wagon but it will appeal to a limited market.

Author . and researched by John Cadogan an Journalist from Australia, in chief at John if you are interested in purchasing an Audi A4 Quattro and unsure whether you can it, “estimate your repayments by a car loan calculator”, you can try one here .

Audi A4 allroad guattro
Audi A4 allroad guattro
Audi A4 allroad guattro
Audi A4 allroad guattro
Audi A4 allroad guattro
Audi A4 allroad guattro

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