8 Myths and Facts About the 2018 Audi A4

The 2018 Audi A4 provides the ultimate in power, technology, and comfort in a small luxury sedan. With a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine, the A4 can zoom from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 6 seconds. With a sporty look and feel, the A4 does not disappoint when it comes to comfort. A roomy interior guarantees room for up to 5 adults, with plenty of legroom and headroom. The quiet engine, insulated cabin, and firm seats offer hours of touring in comfort. The A4 also provides plenty of cargo space for active drivers on the go, including 13 cubic feet of trunk space and 40/20/40-split folding rear seats that allow for greater flexibility when transporting passengers and larger objects. The Audi A4 provides the latest technology, including a revised MMI infotainment system that’s both attractive and easy to use. Here are the top myths and facts about the 2018 Audi A4.

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MYTH: The standard features of the A4 Premium trim level aren't that impressive.

The A4 provides a wide range of impressive standard features, even at the base level. These include automatic headlights, forward collision mitigation, adjustable drive settings, a sunroof, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, leather upholstery, heated power front seats, tri-zone climate control and folding rear seatbacks.

FACT: The Audi A4 is offered in three trim levels.

The three trim levels include the Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige.

FACT: The Premium Plus level is the best value for the price.

This trim level builds on the standard features of the base model without costing much more. 

FACT: The Premium Plus trim level adds great features without costing much more.

This package adds what is otherwise known as the Convenience package, which includes power-folding side mirrors, keyless entry and ignition, satellite radio, and driver-seat memory settings. Drivers can also choose to get all-wheel drive, the Tech package with an all-digital gauge cluster display, and a Sport package with sportier suspension settings and front seats with larger bolsters.

MYTH: The engine of the Audi A4 is small and wimpy.

Drivers will enjoy a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, along with smooth handling.

MYTH: Audi is offering nothing new with the 2018 A4.

This year’s model comes with a new Black Optic Plus optional package that offers a sportier look and feel to this small sedan. Included in this package are 18-inch wheels with red brake calipers, gloss black interior with red stitching, glossy exterior pieces, and a flat-bottom steering wheel.

MYTH: Standard technology features leave a lot to be desired.

Standard technology features on the 2018 Audi A4 are impressive, including a rearview camera, Audi's MMI infotainment system with a 7-inch central display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and a 10-speaker audio system with two USB ports.

FACT: The 2018 Audi A4 is priced to compete.

The A4 is priced to compete with other luxury sedans in their class. The A4 retails for between $40,000 and $50,000 depending on trim level and options.