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Audi A4 3.0 TDI Quattro Test Review

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Car 2010 Audi A4 3.0 TDI Quattro

OTR Mumbai: 41,29,034/-

The days of and global slowdown are well and cars in the premium luxury are selling like hot cakes. Mercedes-Benz and BMW doing record so far, Audi have out with a winner yet again in the of the new Audi A4 Quattro, which is going to give its German a good run for their money. the Audi A4 has been around for the  new Audi A4 promises the of luxury and performance.

We drive the top of the Audi A4 Quattro and find out it lives up to the expectations.

Exteriors – The A4 has since it was first launched in The latest version (B8) anything but ordinary and is larger it previous models. An aura of surrounds the car and is enhanced by the LED headlamps. One miss the headlamp cluster, personifies the appeal of the car to a great The parking lights are a chain of which are in a distinct curve the headlamps.

The daytime running (parking lights) can be turned off but it is a feature in Europe and we thought we stick to the norm (concept of running lamps was introduced in as some countries, closer to the pole, have day for 6 months and for 6 months, hence daytime lamps make sure the car is and is an added safety feature).

The front grille is outlined by a rhombus shaped border houses the Audi logo and a look also reveals on the front left side. The profile is rather similar to premium sedans with the being the only things stand out besides the long which is longer than the The rear of the car deserves a mention, as again, the taillight cluster out with neatly placed which do a fantastic job.

The exhaust adds a bit to the sporty and the rear spoiler is integrated the boot which looks good indeed.

Interiors – the door and step inside. You need to press the unlock on the remote, if you have the key on you, the will detect that and the side door will unlock. Once seated, the look sporty and luxurious, the being one of the best available. One may be for mistaking the A4 for its elder sibling the A6, as is a huge similarity in the way the interiors are

The driver side has memory and both the front seats are with 4-way electrically lumbar support and electrically seats with height and adjustment.

The multi-information screen is in the line of sight and besides the functions, the Multi Media (MMI) doubles up as a reversing display which also the direction in which the car will go on steering input. TV reception can be here too. The 4-spoke has volume and phone controls.

The cluster is neat and we can’t but mention, again, that the is superb all around. Audio had provision for iPod connectivity with an option for memory CD player is housed just the MMI.

A 6-CD changer is in the glove box which has a light for visibility at night. Bang and speakers provide good quality.

Rear passengers their own means of entertainment. the front passenger seats are LCD for an all around multimedia experience individual earphones for each of Legroom and headroom is good, to the longer wheelbase but the rear are strictly for two people if you want to in an envelope of luxury.

The air conditioning is effective, in this 40 degree summer it did a fantastic job. As with most premium there is dual-zone air conditioning for the with individual temperature and single zone AC at the rear. has gone a step ahead to cooling seats (or heating as per the

The front seats have vents which blow air your derriere. Very and a relief once you step the car in this scorching heat. adjustable ORVM are standard and sun blinds for the rear window are with manual sun blinds for the windows.

Attention to detail is and an example of that would be on engaging reverse gear, the sun blind will automatically go for better rear view

Built Quality – Audi is for superior built quality and the A4 is in with that. The car is well together. It is very difficult to the slightest of faults with the of eyes. Drive over and the A4 sails over them. The clearance is on the lower side one has to be very careful over breakers.

 No rattles of any sort are and the cabin is well damped to the that one is unable to figure out when the engine is idling.

On the – Buckle up and dab the ‘Start’ button. The V6 engine roars to life an aggressive grunt and settles into a silent idle. into Drive and floor the after a ultra short one is pushed back hard the seat.

The V6 oilburner punches out 240 BHP of peak and a breathtaking 500 NM of peak torque. The is impressive and the gearbox is extremely The new A4 is lighter than the previous model.

The car accelerates without effort and the steering is extremely which is not really good the brutal acceleration of this engine. Even though the is light, its very responsive, means you can drive this car around corners and it will A perfect balance between performance and luxury.

Ride, and Braking – The Audi A4 has exceptional thanks to its full time all drive “Quattro” system. The A4 on line and even on the sharpest inputs with the ESP playing its Handling has improved from the versions. 225/50/17 tires good grip and ride.

The car smoothly over bumpy but as we mentioned earlier, the ground is low and one needs to be careful over breakers. Braking is not the greatest we seen and that is thanks to the torque the car produces (reducing braking). The brakes are working with so much power on and manage to do a decent job in the end.

Performance – The Audi A4 is the fastest sedan in India as yet and the Common TDI produces 240 BHP and 500 NM of torque which can put of the competition to shame. It does 0 – 100 in less than 8 seconds, is faster than its German Gearshift is slick and the tip-tronic is silky smooth in automatic

Manual shifting is an option by the gear lever left and for downshift and upshift respectively but are something which we would liked. Driving in city is comfortable with extremely low end torque. The A4 returned a mileage of 9 kmpl, which was a combination of and highway driving combined.

– The Audi A4 Quattro is an all around but at Rs. 37 lakhs (ex-showroom, Mumbai), its with the entry level A6, is a class above and is considerably compared to its rivals from Having said that, the A4 3.0 TDI can’t be classified into an level premium sedan as the level A4 is cheaper by almost Rs.

10 Pricing aside, the A4 Quattro is a drivers car, its sporty, and offers superb engine with decent fuel Its really hard not to like one.

Quattro – full all wheel drive

Strong performance



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Benelli 250 Quattro

Audi A4 3.0 TDI Quattro

Engine: 2967cc, 6-Cylinder TDI direct injection with VTG

Power: 240PS @ 4000rpm

500Nm @ 1500rpm

Transmission: 6 tiptronic

Top Speed: 250kmph

7.1 seconds

Fuel Consumption: kmpl (City), 12-13 (highway)

Fuel Type:

Suspension: Four link, and lower wishbones, tubular bar (Front), Independent, trapezoidal anti roll bar (Rear)

225/50/17 Tubeless Radials

Ventilated Disc (Front), ( Rear), ABS, EBD

Safety: EBD, Front, side, Airbags, Quattro permanent wheel drive, LED day time lights, Immobilizer

EURO Rating: 5-star

Audi A4 3.0 TDI Dimensions

Overall length x x height: 4703mm X 1772mm X

Wheelbase: 2808mm

Front/Rear 1519/1514 mm

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