Audi is one of the automakers that embodies class and the majors in the attribute of luxury when designing their models. Among those models is the Audi S4. According to its Wikipedia page, it is the high-performance variant of the Audi A4. The 2020 edition of the Audi S4 is available and judging by the reviews, it has met your expectations. This article gives you ten things about the 2020 Audi S4 to give you a sneak peek of what to expect when you come across this vehicle.
1. Exterior style
As hinted above, the Audi S4 is based on the A4, and the 2020 model shares some attributes with the 2020 A4. It is evident in the body style, where the 2020 editions appear more sporty and polished than their predecessors. The S4 sports a larger grille in Audi’s signature honeycomb design. The wheels look bigger too and there are some updates to its side mirrors too. The overall exterior design is simple, making it a versatile car that you can use for everyday office use or fine-tune it a bit and make it more street-oriented.
2. The interior
The exterior of the S4 is a perfect spoiler for what to expect when you open the doors to reveal your interior. Class and comfort are the best words to describe the interior of this new edition of Audi. It ranks average when it comes to spaciousness, especially in the cargo department. To create more space, you can fold down the rear seats. The head and legroom of this five-seater is ample enough for a smooth ride. The driver’s seat is highly adjustable to your preferred angle. Along with the flat-bottomed steering wheel, you have the assurance of a satisfying cruise on the S4.
3. Body styles
One good thing about the S4 is that it comes in two body styles, a 4-door sedan and a 5-door station wagon. The B9 generation, under which the 2020 version sits, has both body styles with a Volkswagen Group MLB platform. You can choose your preferred body style, with the truck being a better option if you are looking for a spacious cargo area.
4. Your performance
Performance is a critical aspect to consider when purchasing a new car. The Audi S4 may seem very subdued when it comes to performance, though don’t be fooled by its laid-back exterior appearance. Under its hood is a 3-liter turbocharged engine that puts out 349 horsepower. That’s impressive power output, and this vehicle can go head-to-head with some of the beefiest muscle cars. The engine adopts a Hot Side In design, where the exhaust ports of the cylinder head and turbocharger are within the V of the engine. This setting increases acceleration power and the vehicle can reach 0-100 km / h in 4.4 seconds. An eight-speed automatic transmission and a Quattro four-wheel drive powertrain maintain the performance of the 2020 Audi S4.
The S4 is a compact executive car, one of the most diverse car classes with various car models underneath. This means that the S4 has fierce competition from various models, although it does its best to stay at the top of the pack. Its competitors include the Mercedes AMG-63 and the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. The Mercedes comes out on top when it comes to performance and luxury, although the Audi is more economical and reliable on the road. The Alfa Romeo is more spacious, but the Audi surpasses it when it comes to power.
6. Available settings
According to Car and Driver, the 2020 edition of the Audi S4 has three trims to choose from. They are Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. Each comes with its own unique features that promise you a great time behind the wheel.
7. Target market
Audi’s new launch is aimed at the corporate or executive market, even more so to the liberal who has a penchant for fun. The S4 satisfies the fun look thanks to speed and overall flawless performance. Its simple design makes it suitable for a daily office car with ample cargo space for your luggage. The truck variant makes a great family car for camping days or any family day out.
8. Fuel economy
Consumption is a vital area to consider when determining the cost of maintaining the vehicle you want to purchase. This 2020 version is classified as intermediate; that is to say, it is not so consuming and cannot be considered economical either. On city roads, it has a consumption value of 22 miles per gallon and 28 on the highway. One look at the numbers and you …