Audi A4: What Makes It The Best Family Car?

The Series of Audi A4

Audi, a subsidiary company of the Volkswagen Group, built the compact executive car A4 in four generations. They based all of them in the Volkswagen’s B platform. Audi 80 was succeeded by the first generation A4. The internal numbering of the car showed that the manufacturers took it as an extension of the Audi 80. The initial A 4 was designated as the B 5 series. This was subsequently followed by the B6, B7 and B8. The current B8 A4 is based on the Volkswagen MLB platform. This is a common platform which has been used in many models of Audi and also one Porsche model.

The design of A4

The A4 had a longitudinally oriented engine at the front. It had transaxle type engine mounted at the rear of the engine. Some of the cars have front wheel drive. Some of them had the Quattro all wheel drive.

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Technical Characteristics of Audi A4

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Audi A4 Avant 2.0 TFSI quattro Flexible Fuel produced by Audi (DE).

Body Type Estate (station wagon; shooting brake) 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1575 Kg
Length 4703 mm
Height 1436 mm
Wheelbase 2808 mm
Front Track 1564 mm
Rear Track 1551 mm
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity 64 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System SFI
Max Power 180HP (132 kW) @ 4000 rpm
Max Torque 320Nm @ 1500 rpm
CO2 Emissions 174 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1984 cc
Bore 83 mm
Stroke 93 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7?J x 16 / 7?J x 16
Standard Tyres 225/55 R 16 / 225/55 R 16
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 7.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a