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AUDI A4 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 9
First production year: 1994
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline, Mild hybrid, Ethanol
 

2019 - Present

Unlike most of its predecessors, the fifth generation of the Audi A4 received a pretty large mid-cycle facelift, including a revamped exterior and interior design, not to mention technical upgrades as well. The exterior design became more integrated with the latest evolution of Audi's design language by making a small but comprehensive leap. On the outside, the Singleframe grille is flat...

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diesel engines:

  AUDI A4 30 TDI 6MT (122 HP)

  AUDI A4 30 TDI 7AT (136 HP)

  AUDI A4 35 TDI S tronic 7AT (163 HP)

  AUDI A4 40 TDI quattro S tronic 7AT (190 HP)

  AUDI A4 45 TDI quattro tiptronic 8AT (231 HP)

  AUDI A4 50 TDI V6 quattro tiptronic 8AT (286 HP)

gasoline engines:

  AUDI A4 35 TSFI S tronic 6MT (150 HP)

mild hybrid engines:

  AUDI A4 35 TSFI S tronic 7AT (150 HP)

  AUDI A4 40 TSFI S tronic 7AT (190 HP)

  AUDI A4 45 TFSI quattro S tronic 7AT (245 HP)

2012 - 2016

In 2012 Audi updated the A4 series, fitting it with new solutions for efficiency, driving dynamics, infotainment and styling. The new look further enhances the horizontal lines at the front, the hood is more arched, the upper grille corners are tapered, more angular air inlets are garnishing the bumper and the headlights’ bezel has been changed. The tail lights reflect the shape of the headlight...

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2012 - 2016

Audi introduced in 2012 a long-wheelbase version for the A4 range in China and built it in the factory from Changchun. Together with its local partner FAW (First Automobile Works), the German carmaker unveiled the refreshed fourth generation of the A4 on August 8th, 2012, at Qingdao. There were 40 changes or new elements in the A4 L compared with its non-facelifted sibling. The facelifted A4 ...

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2007 - 2012

The fourth generation of the Audi A4 B8 was a completely new car, compared to its previous generation B7, which was more of a facelift for the B6. In 2007 Audi launched a new generation for its compact-executive car, the A4. It was built on a new platform that allowed the engine to be re-positioned to balance the mass distribution. That was the most important change. The exterior design w...

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2001 - 2004

Riding on a new platform and with a look inspired by the Bauhaus design culture, the second generation of the Audi A4 was introduced in late 2000 at the Paris Motor Show. By 2000, Audi already became a tough contender in the premium automotive market. The compact-segment was another area where it had to face stiff competition from the BMW 3-Series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Its main advan...

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1994 - 2001

Unlike its bigger brother, the A6, the first generation of the A4 was not a facelift and re-badged Audi 80. It was a true first generation of the new trend in Audi's cars lineup. With the new model, Audi put a firm step into the premium-segment territory. To succeed against established brands such as the Mercedes-Benz and BMW, it had to come with a different approach. It was a different ...

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