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Audi A4 (2016)

Without waiting for the official presentation, scheduled for the September Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi unveiled the information about the next, the fifth in a row, the generation of the popular model A4. New products will be produced with an index B9 in two body styles - sedan and wagon (Avant).Family Audi A4 2016 model year significantly transformed inside and out, lose a few tens of kilograms of weight, got at the disposal a completely new petrol "four» TFSI and deeply upgraded suspension. Prior to European buyers will get a new generation at the end of 2015, but the timing of its appearance in Russia is not yet known.

Audi A4 2016 - review

Since its introduction in the automotive firmament Audi A4 enjoys unquestioned authority both at home and far beyond its borders. Do not fall out of the total mass and domestic motorists, the lion's share in the search for high-tech and reliable C-Class sedan invariably dealers Deutschmark. Current version of the model for today from Ingolstadt, referred to as B8, sold for seven years, surviving during this time only one update. The deadline for any machine, whatever it was outstanding, very decent. In this regard, a generational change took place looks quite expected and predictable. What is ready to surprise fans of the model, and along with their competitors German engineers?

The exterior design and size

Getting acquainted with the list of updates taking place, you know that the developers have done a car really titanic work, paying maximum attention to each aspect. It begins with the fact that the new Audi A4 B9 2016-2017 based platform MLB second generation - an improved version of the previous framework. "Transfer" has led to an increase in the dimensions of almost all dimensions. Thus, the length of the updated sedan Audi A4 has increased by 12 mm, amounting to 4726 mm, width and wheelbase increased by 16 mm and 12 mm, respectively (until 1842 and 2820 mm). The height of the four-door has remained at the level of 1427 mm. Dimensions wagon only slightly from size sedan - the five-door version of the A4 is 1 mm shorter than 7 mm and above.

The new Audi A4 2016-2017, becoming a little larger than its predecessor, yet not only did not put on weight, but on the contrary, even a little "thin", having thrown off depending on the version up to 120 kg. And fight for every kilogram of engineers conducted on all fronts. Thus, the body immediately lost weight only 15 kg, the main contribution to the relief structure made chair, transmission, electromechanical power steering, brakes, battery and wiring.

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Audi A4 (2016)
Audi A4 (2016)

Visual inspection of the car reveals the main differences between the exterior of the updated model of the pre-reform. The front of the Audi A4 has become more aggressive look by installing narrow-angled headlamps with built boomerangs running lights and an updated grille with pronounced edges. Integrated into the front bumper fog also got another decoration in the style of the other elements of the "front end." The main optics in the base version of the Audi A4 2016 model year includes xenon head light, and as an option available LED headlights or headlamps on the basis of advanced technology LED Matrix. Recent controlled by the computer, making adjustments in the light beam on the basis of data from the front camera.

Foods acquired the German news back lanterns of different shapes and slightly adjust the bumper with a plastic diffuser. The exhaust system depending on the type of engine installed may have one exhaust pipe, a twin tube or two tubes spaced apart at the edges.

Overall, despite some differences in the exterior, the updated Audi A4 with the letter B9 apparently has much in common with their older brothers the Audi A6 and Audi A8, as, indeed, with other members of the A-family. This does not stop the car to keep the charism and to be recognized on the street.

Interior and equipment Audi A4 2016

Once in the interior of the new generation of the Audi A4, it is impossible not to draw attention to the dramatic changes inside. The first glance falls on a thorough perekroennuyu front panel, the main element of which is a display multimedia system, towering above the center console, not built into it as before. Depending on the configuration it can be the size of 7 inches (800x480 pixels) or 8.3 inches (1024h480 pixels). Standard multimedia system MMI has a card reader for SDXC-cards and USB-port, and supports Bluetooth technology and voice control telephone. More advanced systems include a navigation function, a network of LTE, an access point Wi-Fi, DVD-drive, a new interface for smartphones based on IOS and Android, the inductive wireless charging standard, Qi, improved speech recognition system. The control panel MMI, located in the tunnel between the front seats, to change places with the gear lever is now closer to the center console.

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Audi A4 (2016)
Audi A4 (2016)

As the instrument cluster on the new Audi A4 2016-2017 instead of analog dials can optionally be mounted 12.3-inch digital panel, known to us for the latest Audi TT. Comfortable interacting with her and with other authorities will contribute to the new front seats with improved anatomical profile in top versions are equipped with heating and ventilation functions and adjustable lumbar support. By the way, the front seat was a little more due to an increase in the size Audi A4. For example, in the field of arms have additional 11 mm and over the top riders - the extra 24 mm.

Comfort level rose not only for the front, but for the rear passengers. They received 23 mm more freedom in the area of the knees. With regard to the width of the second row of seats, it is enough for the most comfortable accommodation of three riders, one of them a child. Three dimensional rear passengers will be slightly restrained.

Cargo capacity wagon Audi A4 2016 is one of the most spacious in the class. When raised backside of seats it holds up to 505 liters, while in the folded backrest and loaded up to roof - up to 1510 liters. The electric boot lid is included in the list of standard equipment.

Specifications Audi A4 2016 - engine, suspension

The range of engines Audi A4 B9 at the start of sales will be represented by three petrol and four diesel units. Power range of power plants - from 150 to 272 hp

List of gasoline engines opens motor 1.4 TFSI, who gives a maximum of 150 hp power and 250 Nm of torque (in a range of 1500-3500 rev / min). In tandem with the 7-speed S tronic, he accelerates the A4 sedan to 100 km / h in 8.9 seconds. Fuel consumption stands at 4.9 liters per 100 kilometers.

Another petrol unit - a completely new 2.0 TFSI capacity of 190 hp, debuting on the new family of Audi A4 sample 2016-2017. Peak torque Nm motor 320 sends a ranging from 1450 to 4200 rpm. Traction characteristics of the power plant is sufficient for acceleration to "hundreds" of 7.3 seconds for the sedan, station wagon - for 7.5 seconds. Fuel consumption for the first type of body is 4.8 liters, for the second - 5.0 liters. The new 190-hp 1.4 TFSI engine will be one of the most efficient among similar engines. The high efficiency of the unit is achieved by significantly shortened the intake stroke, the increased boost pressure, the modernization of the fuel injection system.

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Audi A4 (2016)
Audi A4 (2016)

The top-end range of petrol engines in the new Audi A4 2016-2017 is another 2.0-liter engine that generates 252 hp maximum traction. Outside the peak torque of the 2.0 TFSI fixed at 370 Nm. Audi A4 sedan with a 252-horsepower engine, S tronic gearbox and Quattro all-wheel drive confidently sprint away, reaching speeds of 100 km / h in 5.8 seconds.

List of diesel German news consists of four positions:

- 2.0 TDI (four cylinder, 150 hp, 320 Nm);

- 2.0 TDI (four cylinder, 190 hp, 400 Nm);

- 3.0 TDI (six cylinder, 218 hp, 400 Nm);

- 3.0 TDI (six cylinder, 272 hp, 600 Nm).

The most powerful diesel engine, 272-hp 3.0 TDI, provides sedan acceleration to 100 km / h in 5.3 seconds is quite athletic.

In addition to petrol and diesel versions will be version Audi A4 g-tron, running on compressed natural gas. In the motion it will result in a 170-hp turbocharged 2.0 TFSI engine with a torque of 270 Nm. It can not only work on the gas is pumped into special containers with a capacity of 19 kg, but a conventional gasoline which automatically starts to be used while reducing the amount of gas in cylinders to 0.6 kg.

Gamma transmission Audi A4 B9 no less impressive than the set of power units. For a car prepared three boxes: a 6-step "mechanics", the 7-speed S Tronic and the 8-speed Tiptronic. Link can be transmitted to them or on the front axle, or the input of all wheel drive Quattro. Last "default" distributes torque between front and rear axles in a ratio of 40:60. When changing road conditions ahead may be directed to the 70% thrust back - up to 85%.

Suspension updated model also has not gone unnoticed engineers Audi. Front to replace the design with double wishbones came five linkage configuration. The same scheme is used at the rear. If you wish, you can order the suspension with adjustable shock absorbers, lowers the vehicle by 10 mm (regular version) or 23 mm (sports version).