Audi A4 Avant 30 TDI Vorsprung 5dr S Tronic Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

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RRP £49,805What Car? Target Price£46,873
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

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.

Vorsprung is pricey but comes with everything, including adaptive cruise control, heated rear seats, nappa leather seats and centre console, a sunroof, a B&O stereo, adaptive suspension, Matrix LED headlights, electric front seats, oak veneer interior trim, wireless phone charging, traffic sign recognition, a 360deg camera, blind spot monitoring, a head-up display and keyless entry.

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.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

495

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

142

g/km