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Video Review - Audi A4 Sedan Mild Hybrid 2.0 TFSI S tronic (A)
14 Sep 2020  |  Audi Reviews
The facelifted Audi A4 now has a new mild-hybrid drivetrain, bringing new levels of efficiency to the popular and comfortable sedan.
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What We Dislike
Tall transmission tunnel eats into leg space for fifth passenger
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Comparison Tests:
Audi A4 vs Jaguar XE vs Volvo S60
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Facelift

The Audi A4 Sedan Mild Hybrid was facelifted on Jul 2020. Read more

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   Consumer Reviews of Audi A4 Sedan Mild Hybrid
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OVERALL RATING
 
3 Reviewers
4 out of 5
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Comfort
4.5/5 Reliability
4/5
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Handling
4/5 Features
3/5
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Exterior Styling
4.5/5 Interior Design
4.5/5
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Value for money
4/5 Engine Performance
4/5
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3 Reviews

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kyo465
Neutral Newbie
3 reviews
0 points
0 forum posts Joined on 11-Oct-2016
Good but not Great  Posted on 08 Dec 2021
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Comfort 4/5 Reliability 4/5
Handling 4/5 Features 3/5
Exterior Styling 4/5 Interior Design 5/5
Value for money 4/5 Engine Performance 4/5
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Collected the car in July 2021 and have been driving it almost daily for 5 months. My trips are always short distances (~5km) city driving but still able to achieve ~11.2mk/l mileage. Exterior makes the car look big and the interior is sufficiently spacious. The finishing are all quality and the HU is very intuitive and smart.

The front bumpers and grilles can be more aggressive. The rear makes the car look elegant.

I also hope the engine was higher powered. But the current 150bhp is sufficient for daily driving, Will consider the MTM upgrade in the future.

What I like
Spacious, elegant and smart. The 17 inch wheels are just right for the car size,

Adequate power (though more will be nice)

Noise insulation

What I do not like
Lack of safety features like Front End collision Prevention (MB has such features for cars of lower price), auto parking.

Stock tyres (Hankook seriously???)

Conan86
1st Gear
6 reviews
39 points
43 forum posts Joined on 07-Jul-2019
Nice, but lack most safety features  Posted on 30 Oct 2021
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Comfort 5/5 Reliability 4/5
Handling 4/5 Features 2/5
Exterior Styling 5/5 Interior Design 5/5
Value for money 3/5 Engine Performance 4/5
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The face lifted A4 looks good, the exterior light designs are always a touch above its two rivals. The drive is good and sufficient for day to day, handling is great and since it's a front wheel drive, it's technically simpler and easier to handle.

I can't understand why the door handles tilts instead of pull, needs a slight adjustment but felt really weird to me. The main deal breaker is that this car does not have any modern safety feature at this price point. No BSM, AEB, whatsoever.

What I like
+ Looks, especially the lights
+ Drive and handling
+ Front passenger ISOFIX with airbag deactivation
+ Digital instrument cluster with nice design and layout
+ Wireless Apple CarPlay

What I do not like
- No servicing coverage, only available as added purchase
- Mediocre sound system
- - - No modern safety features!

CarbonFalcon
Neutral Newbie
42 reviews
0 points
1 forum posts Joined on 22-Nov-2012
Absolute B&O Sound! Most Comfortable among G3 and Japanese  Posted on 20 Jan 2021
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Comfort 5/5 Reliability 5/5
Handling 5/5 Features 5/5
Exterior Styling 5/5 Interior Design 4/5
Value for money 5/5 Engine Performance 4/5
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Review
Deciding between the G3 and Japanese brands for a respectable sedan has been pretty tough. Infiniti is long gone from the mainstream luxury market. BMW's new 3 series, although now VES neutral, remains at the same price point. Mercedes Benz C180 is still of South African make. Effectively leaving the German A4 to take on the Japanese IS300.

The IS300 was clearly a winner. New design, honed at Shimoyama (the Japanese Nurburghring so to say), an output about 50hp higher than the A4 advanced, rear-wheel drive, Apple Carplay - overall a very solid proposition.

What I liked about the A4 was that it doesn't scream luxury - nor even attempts to be luxurious. It simply focused on engineering, technology and being well put together. Great fit, finish and was a lot more spacious than expected. The online configurator also provided plenty more options to consider vs C180. Luxury to Audi, it seems, is about having the freedom to choose.

Quietness on the A4 was top notch - even a tad better than the C180, which i expected to top the segment. Combined with the optional 3D 19sp Bang & Olufsen audio, it felt way more opulent than the standard 10 speaker systems in the other makes. Sadly, nobody really reviews how good the audio is - and I must say, this is probably the best in segment.

Surprisingly, the A4 felt a lot more punchier and faster than the more powerful RWD IS300. Something was v.Wrong here, unless Lexus had purposely made it relaxed for luxury reasons - turns out the 0-100 figures were almost the same.

The final verdict came not from under the hood or the interiors, but the boot. The A4 was decent enough to come with an electric tailgate while the IS300 screamed "Get a Camry". I could forgive the lack of electric tailgate if only the IS300 was less well behaved and punchier. Otherwise, a Camry Hybrid has all the Japanese luxury you'll ever need.

Does the A4 handle better than the evergreen 318i? Maybe not. Is it more comfy than the C180 - most definitely.

Overall, the cheaper starting price on the A4 also meant I could opt for higher specs and be comparable to an entry 318i. Otherwise, 318i vs A4 advanced - Tough choice indeed.

What I like
Truly Made in Germany - Quality Fit & Finish
Ambient Lighting
The whole Audi cockpit experience - Audi Connect, digital display, maps
Electric Tailgate (it is 2021)
B&O 19 Speaker 3D Sound

What I do not like
Could have had a cheaper quattro variant
FWD

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Audi A4 Sedan Mild Hybrid
4 stars - based on 3 reviews