If you want a relatively compact estate with a premium badge, there's lots to like about the A4 Avant – particularly if you avoid the most powerful engines and highest trim levels. Just be aware that much bigger estates are available for considerably less money, the best of which is the Skoda Super Estate.get the best price
On top of the option to have more than 148bhp under the bonnet of your A4, Sport trim adds larger 18in wheels, sports front seats with leather upholstery and a heating function, adjustable lumbar support and a better stereo. It's our pick of the range.
Offers a considerable performance boost over the entry-level 35 TFSI petrol, without pushing up running costs too much. The pick if you want a petrol.
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