Audi A4 Avant 30 TDI Technik 5dr S Tronic Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £36,220What Car? Target Price£32,864
Review

If you want a relatively compact estate with a premium badge, there are lots of things to like about the A4 Avant – particularly if opt for our recommended 35 TDI diesel engine, which is frugal yet punchy, and Technik trim, which is relatively well-equipped. Much bigger estates are available for considerably less money, the best of which is the Skoda Superb Estate, while the BMW 3 Series Touring is as classy as the A4 Avant but more fun to drive.

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Technik trim gives you all you really need and is our pick. You get 17in alloy wheels, power-folding door mirrors, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, heated front seats, front and rear climate control, cruise control, keyless start, supple Comfort Dynamic suspension, four-way lumbar adjustment, 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera, LED headlights, a 12.3in digital instrument screen, a 10.1in infotainment touchscreen, a DAB radio, eight speakers, two USB ports, Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto and sat-nav. To make life a little easier, there’s also an electric tailgate and an electrically retracting load cover, too. That's not a bad tally.

Avoid the 134bhp 30 TDI because it feels a bit flat for a premium executive saloon with 0-62mph taking 9.8sec. It is smooth and frugal, though, officially averaging just under 60mpg, and it's RDE2 compliant.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

495

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

127

g/km

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