AUDI A4 gets a major mid-life nip and tuck to bring it up to date

Audi has given its veritable A4 a major makeover. Aimed at keeping it sporty, the facelift brings cutting edge tech and aligns it with the brand’s latest design language too.

The dynamic new look brings a, broader, flatter ‘single frame’ grille, LED headlights more muscular traits. Talking headlamps, base models get new low beam-high beam DRL LED headlamps. 40 TFSI and S4 get dynamic indicators and the option of Matrix LEDs. A4 comes in New standard, Advanced and S trim lines


Inside, new A4 steps up to MMI high-resolution haptic-touch TFT display infotainment. It has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone interface, MMI navigation plus and all-new Car-to-X connectivity. Add ambient LED mood lighting, leather and leatherette, or fine Nappa in S line. Audi’s phone box and Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium Sound are options.

Dials are either analog or multifunction steering-run 12.3-inch HD display in three designs. A4s come in twelve colours including the new show car Terra Grey. 17” wheels are standard, Advanced and S line step up to 18” and there’s 19” option too. S4 offers three 19” designs.

The new A4 also gains soft hybrid electrification and three turbo petrol engines in South Africa. The 110 kW 270 Nm A4 35 and 140 kW 320 Nm 40 TFSIs, both being 12 volt mild-hybrids. The 260 kW 500 Nm turbo V6 S4 3.0 TFSI gets an eight-speed tiptronic automatic and quattro all-wheel drive. It’s good for 0 to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds and a speed limited 250 km/h. A turbodiesel follows early 2021.

The new Audi A4 offers a package concept to reduce complexity when ordering. That offers five Comfort, Technology, Sport, Lighting and Assistance modules. The new one is waiting for you at your Audi dealership now.

Audi A4 Pricing
35 TFSI S tronic                R644K
35 TFSI Advanced S tronic       R663K
40 TFSI S tronic                R681K
40 TFSI Advanced S tronic       R700K
40 TFSI S line S tronic         R726K
S4 TFSI 260kW quattro tiptronic R944K
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