Audi A4 Avant 45 TFSI 265 Quattro S Line 5dr S Tronic [C+S] Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £46,655What Car? Target Price£42,376
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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S line has lowered suspension and 19in wheels, so it's firmer-riding than some might like. It also adds leather and Alcantara seats, privacy glass, high-beam assist and even more overtly sporty styling inside and out.

With 261bhp the 45 TFSI is no-questions-asked rapid (0-62mph in 5.7sec). Officially it will average around 35mpg and, with quattro four-wheel drive, it gets off the line cleanly in any weather.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.7 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

34.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

495

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

187

g/km

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