The 2012 Audi A4 is an entry-level luxury sedan powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 211 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, boasting a 0-60 time of 6.5 seconds. Transmission options consist of a standard 6-speed manual, 8-speed automatic or CVT automatic. Depending on drivetrain (FWD vs. AWD), transmission, and engine selection fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 18 mpg city to 30 mpg highway. Features include LED lights, 18-inch alloy wheels, panorama sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, sport front seats, power driver seat, navigation, hands-free phone capabilities, Bang & Olufsen® sound system, and iPod®/iPhone® interface. Safety is comprised of dual-stage front airbags, side thorax airbags, head curtain airbags, electronic stability control, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake-pressure distribution, and brake assist. The A4 is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.

Read more Read less
2012 model year changes View changes +

For 2012, the A4 and S4 return mostly unchanged. Most of the updates have to do with the availability of option packages. A revised S-Line package features added adaptive suspension and Drive Select control, giving the driver control over suspension settings at the touch of a button. New standard equipment includes daytime running lights, automatic headlights and rain sensing wipers.

Competitive comparison View advantages +

Engineering quality; excellent standard feature list; available all-wheel drive; wagon available; S4 model's performance

Special features for 2012 View special features +

The A4 features an impressive 8-speed automatic transmission, and with the sure-footedness of Audi's world-class quattro all-wheel-drive system, a powerful engine, the availability of a wagon and the always-addictive performance of the S4 model, the lineup has a little something for everyone.


A4-4 Cyl. Turbo

© Copyright 2014 NADAguides. All Rights Reserved. NADAguides is an alliance partner of NADA Services Corporation.   © Copyright 2014 NADASC. All Rights Reserved.