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Audi A4 Avant
2012 Audi A4 Avant
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2021 Audi S4 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
211 hp @ 4300 rpm
349 hp @ 6300 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
Transmission
N/A
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,814 lbs
3,847 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
23 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
15.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
354.9 miles
306 miles
Cruising Range Highway
490.1 miles
428.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.2 in
187.5 in
Height
56.5 in
56.2 in
Max Width
71.9 in
72.7 in
Front Width
61.6 in
61.9 in
Rear Width
61.1 in
61.2 in
Wheelbase
110.6 in
111 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
37.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.5 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
35.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
54.5 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50.5 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.6 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.7 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
5-Link
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Trapezoidal Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40R18
P245/40YR18
Rear Tire
P245/40R18
P245/40YR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Ibis White
  • Quantum Gray
  • Turbo Blue

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather seating surfaces
  • Cardamom Beige, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Gray, Leather seating surfaces
  • Black, Leather/Alcantara Seats
  • Rotor Gray, Leather/Alcantara Seats

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Optional
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Optional
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Optional
Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Optional
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 5,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles