2019 Audi A4 Sedan Review, Pricing, Specs

2019 Audi A4 Review

Key Features

  • Starting at $37,400 MSRP
  • Choice of a 40 TFSI® (2.0T) 4-cylinder with 188 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque and front wheel drive or a 45 TFSI® (2.0T) 4-cylinder with 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque and quattro® all-wheel drive
  • Audi pre sense® city and Audi pre sense® basic
  • Audi smartphone interface including Apple CarPlay® and Google™ Android Auto™
  • Optional MMI® Navigation plus with MMI® touch and Audi connect® (limited time subscription)
  • Available Black optic plus package with Audi Sport® 19-inch 5-V-spoke star design wheels in Titanium finish
  • Optional Audi virtual cockpit (12.3-inch LCD fully digital instrument cluster)
  • Standard panoramic sunroof

About the Audi A4

Offering dynamic performance and eye-catching styling to match, the Audi A4 delivers inspired technology not found on your average luxury sedan. Engineered to a higher standard, the A4 is powered by TFSI® engine variants combined with the confidence of available legendary quattro® all-wheel drive. Intelligent yet unpretentious, the exterior styling of the A4 gives you an unmistakable appearance on the road. Standard Audi drive select and the optional Audi virtual cockpit each keep the driver informed and in complete command of the road ahead. Step inside the interior to be greeted by standard heated power leather front seats along with an Audi smartphone interface featuring Apple CarPlay® and Google Android Auto™ integration. Audi remains committed to building some of the safest vehicles on the road and that tradition continues with the A4. Standard Audi pre sense® city and Audi pre sense® basic act as an extra set of eyes to keep you prepared for the unexpected.

What the Critics Say

"The Audi A4 has wide appeal. Performance enthusiasts looking to spice up their commute should enjoy the A4's corner-carving abilities. If safety, class, and comfort are your top priorities in a daily driver, the A4 is also a good fit. It offers the latest in entertainment and safety technology, along with solid crash test scores and a quiet, upscale interior." -- U.S. News & World Report

"The A4 is a joy to drive, whether you're slicing your way through mountain switchbacks or just tackling your daily commute. On the inside, Audi's understated yet attractive interior design makes operating all of the many high-tech features easy, thanks to the intuitive MMI infotainment system and smartly placed physical buttons for more common functions. To top it off, the A4 also provides plenty of space and comfort for front and rear passengers, accommodating even taller adults in back." -- Edmunds

2019 Audi A4

What's New for 2019

Keen observers will notice a few revisions to the Audi A4 for the 2019 model year. On the exterior, the A4 sedan quattro® receives new standard front and rear S line bumpers while all A4 models get a new rear exhaust system with trapezoidal exhaust pipes. New standard tech features found inside include two USB charge ports for the rear seat passengers and Audi phone box with wireless charging and signal booster as standard for Premium Plus models. An updated Sport package available for the A4 sedan now includes aluminum ellipse inlays. The updated Convenience package now includes Audi side assist and Audi pre sense rear.

Audi A4 Features

2019 Audi A4 Advanced Safety

Advanced Safety

Now standard on every A4 model is Audi pre sense® basic and city, offering groundbreaking safety technologies. Audi pre sense® city detects vehicles and pedestrians at speeds of up to 52 MPH while Audi pre sense® basic helps secure the vehicle during unusual or emergency maneuvers. Available on A4 Prestige models, Traffic sign recognition uses camera-based system to help detect speed limit signs and displays the information in the available Audi virtual cockpit. Use the optional top view camera system for added reassurance when trying to fit into a cramped parking space.

Technology

There are a variety of innovative technologies found in the 2019 A4. Drivers are able to connect their Android or Apple smartphone to access apps and media by using the standard Audi smartphone interface. An optional heads-up display projects vehicle speed and navigation information on the windshield, helping to eliminate unnecessary distractions while driving. Set in a fully digital 12.3 inch instrument display, the Audi virtual cockpit allows drivers to customize information such as audio and available navigation, along with access to available Google Earth™.

2019 Audi A4 Technology
2019 Audi A4 Performance

Performance

For 2019, the Audi A4 is powered by a 2.0 TFSI® turbocharged 4 cylinder engine. A specialized combustion cycle and enhanced Audi valvelift technology combine to produce 190 horsepower and 236 lb ft of torque while maximizing fuel efficiency on FWD A4 Ultra models. When equipped with legendary quattro all-wheel drive, A4 drivers can experience thrilling performance with 252 horsepower and 273 lb ft of torque. Drivers can choose the engine and drivetrain which best fits their driving style in the 2018 Audi A4.

Cars.com Audi A4 Award

The 2019 Audi A4 was named Luxury Car of the Year by Cars.com in their annual Best of Awards. Each year, the experts at Cars.com evaluate the competition in order to determine the best options across an array of classes, shopper needs and lifestyle types. In the Luxury Car segment, the Audi A4 rose above the competitors for its unwavering interior material quality, excellent chassis dynamics, and well-executed electronics. The A4 is also available with legendary quattro® all-wheel drive for unparalleled performance and control in all types of weather conditions.

2019 Audi A4 Technology

Audi A4 Trims

Premium

Audi A4 Premium
  • Starting at $37,400 MSRP
  • Audi music interface with two USB ports and Audi smartphone interface including Apple CarPlay® and Google™ Android Auto™
  • Leather seating surfaces with heated front seats
  • Xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • Audi pre sense® basic and Audi pre sense® city
  • 7-inch MMI® center infotainment display

Premium Plus

Audi Q5 Premium Plus
  • Starting at $42,900 MSRP
  • Bang & Olufsen sound system with 3D sound with 19 speakers
  • Audi advanced key - keyless start, stop and entry with hands-free trunk lid release
  • MMI® touch with handwriting-recognition technology
  • Audi virtual cockpit (12.3-inch LCD fully digital instrument cluster)
  • Audi phone box (signal booster and wireless charger)

Prestige

Audi Q5 Prestige
  • Starting at $46,200 MSRP
  • Audi adaptive cruise control with Traffic Jam assist
  • Top view camera system
  • Ambient LED interior lighting plus package
  • High-beam assistant and Head-up display
  • Audi active lane assist and Traffic-sign recognition
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