HERNDON, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - The Audi A4 was recently named a Top Vehicle for Commuters by AAA. Top vehicle picks are selected by AAA Auto Buying experts who test drive and evaluate hundreds of vehicles each year for their fuel efficiency, comfort and overall performance. The 2013 Audi A4 -- praised for its beautiful finish, superior handling and overall driving pleasure -- was named a winner in the "sedan" category.
"Audi prides itself on delivering state-of-the art design, technology and safety in all of our vehicles," said Mark Del Rosso, Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America. "We're pleased that the Audi A4 has been recognized by AAA as a top vehicle for commuters."
The 2013 Audi A4 boasts an athletic, elegant exterior and refined interior. Dynamic hood lines, reconfigured bumpers with angular air inlets, sleek headlamps and new LED daytime running light design give the A4 a dynamic look, while optional static halogen cornering lamps make the car's segment-leading adaptive front lighting system even more illuminating for the driver. Inside, the 2013 Audi A4 features reconfigured climate and infotainment controls, exclusive wood inlays and chrome and high-gloss trim applications.
The 2013 Audi A4 features the groundbreaking turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, TFSI® engine, which provides 211 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque with an EPA estimated fuel efficiency of 24 city/ 31 highway/ 26 combined MPG. The chassis of the A4 is striking with its sporty precision, high ride comfort and superior safety. To ensure exceptional grip on wet or dry roads, the A4 offers the available quattro® all-wheel drive system.
Aluminum components in the front and rear suspension provide responsive handling and are optimized to reduce weight. The electromechanical power steering reduces emissions up to 11g/mile. In addition, the steering system is lighter than the previous generation further improving efficiency through its reduced weight.
The 2013 Audi A4 features the award-winning infotainment system Audi connect®, which enhances the driving experience by providing the benefits of access to information and content, when needed, through interfaces that are designed for the in-vehicle environment. Audi is the first company worldwide to feature factory-installed wireless Internet, allowing up to eight wireless devices to be connected at once. With Audi connect, the onboard Audi MMI Navigation system is enhanced with Google Earth™ maps and real-time SiriusXM® Traffic information for a true aerial view of the route.
Audi connect also features real-time localized weather, news and live fuel prices; Google™ Local Search for detailed information about travel destinations, such as restaurant or hotel hours, pricing and customer reviews; and the myAudi Destination feature, which allows registered users to log on to Google Maps™ from any location and download up to 50 destinations to the vehicle.
Audi of America, Inc. and its U.S. dealers offer a full line of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AUDI AG is among the most successful luxury automotive brands globally. Audi was a top-performing luxury brand in Europe during 2012, and broke all-time company sales records in the U.S. Through 2016, AUDI AG will invest about $17 billion on new products, facilities and technologies. Visit www.audiusa.com or www.audiusanews.com for more information regarding Audi vehicle and business issues.
Where stated, fuel economy values are EPA estimates; actual mileage will vary.