2002 Audi A4 Overview

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2002 Audi A4 Overview

A whole new Audi A4 introduces itself in 2002. Almost indistinguishable on the outside from the Audi A6, the 2002 A4 is longer, with more interior room, more rounded edges, and longer roofline. A new chrome-edged grille and flush handles and trim maintains the upscale classiness that you find in all Audi models.

Still available as either a sedan or a wagon, the 1.8, 4-cylinder, turbocharged 170-hp engine is the same. The 2.8 engine has been replaced by a stronger 3.0-liter, 220-hp V6 with 221 lb-foot of torque. Both the 1.8 and 3.0 are available as either a front-wheel drive or AWD quattro. New standard features are added in 2002, including dual climate control, an electronic stability program, anti-skid system, and six-CD changer. This is in addition to the already standard ABS, cruise control, power front passenger's seats, and leather trim. Five-speed manual is standard, with a 6-speed manual available in the quattro. The interior of the 2002 A4 has been redesigned to give more legroom in the back, and it still boasts the largest trunk in its compact class.

Also new in the 2002 Audi A4 is the optional CVT (continuously variable transmission) automatic transmission, which gets better fuel economy and better acceleration performance. It has been around for a while, but never matched with a large V6 engine. With an electric clutch, it should rev immediately to the optimal RPM and move seamlessly through the gears, although it takes some getting used to. Owners either adore it or find it awkward. The CVT is not available in 2002 quattro models.

Owners love the new 3.0 for the extra power that doesn't sacrifice a smooth, quiet ride. The 2002 Audi A4 also has plenty of strength to tackle mountains, and the quattro is always sure-footed in rough weather. The CVT gets mixed reviews, legroom still suffers in the back, and there is some mention of excessive wind noise. But the A4 is a popular choice for its style, practicality, raod-hugging handling, and excellent driveability.

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Car Looses Power While Driving

Hi, my car looses power while driving, then shuts down, accelarator padal goes dead. i have to restart like 20 time to get to work or home. EPC is also on. my machanic says the problem is the air mass...

Engine Shuts Off

Hello , My car has this problem , the engine shuts off when it is cold , transmission is manumatic- tiptronic , it shuts off in every gear (P/D/R) , local auto-service told me that it might be an is...

Clutch Needed But Do I Have The Flywheel Done At The Same Time?

2002 Audi A4 3 litre Quattro Car has done 110k and clutch is slipping which i expected for age, but do I need or should I change the flywheel whilst i am having clutch done?

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Have 2002 Audi Quattro. Check Engine Light Came On, Car Significantly Shak...

Hi. Have an 2002 Audi Quattro. Check engine light came on, car significantly shakes when driven, must push accelerator to floor to have any power. Does this sound like the transmission is getting r...