The Audi A4 sedan can be equipped with either the all-new 2.0 TFSI 4-cylinder engine or the 3.2 FSI V6 engine. The 2.0 TFSI engine can be configured for front-wheel drive or with Audi’s quattro all-wheel-drive system. The 3.2 FSI is offered exclusively in the sedan and with the quattro all-wheel-drive system and a 6-speed Tiptronic transmission. The Audi A4 Avant will be equipped with the 2.0 TFSI engine and the quattro all-wheel-drive system.
New for 2009, the 2.0 TFSI engine features more horsepower (211 hp) and significantly more torque (258 lb.-ft.) than the engine it replaces. Rated at 21 miles per gallon city and 27 mpg highway, the 2.0 TFSI engine delivers better fuel economy, and when compared to the all-wheel-drive versions, better 0-to-60 miles per hour acceleration than the key German and Asian competitors in the segment.
Audi of America released pricing for two of its newest entries, the 2009 model year Audi A4 sedan and Audi A4 Avant. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the Audi A4 sedan will start at $32,700, while MSRP for the Audi A4 Avant will start at $34,500.