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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
MSRP
$43,700
Invoice
$40,642
Average Price Paid
$39,936
246 listings nationwide

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
MSRP
$42,600
Invoice
$39,618
Average Price Paid
$39,837
46 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
Fair Price
$41,103
Good Price
$37,913
Great Price
$36,090
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Fair Price
$40,463
Good Price
$38,603
Great Price
$37,539

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,989
264 listings nationwide
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47 GOOD deals

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$45,457
23 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Audi’s bread and butter sedan, the A4, is now in its fifth generation, and it continues into 2018 without much in the way of changes. The most notable update is a new Black Optic Plus ...

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

In the $40,000 range, Audi meets your cargo-hauling needs in three different ways. There is the Audi Q5, which is an SUV. There is the Audi A4 Allroad, a station wagon wearing an SUV c...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
20
writes:
Simply outstanding overall
30
writes:
Car is amazing in every respect.
Family Car Ranked 2018 BMW 3 Series 330i Sedan RWD worse.
"Safety"
Value Ranked 2018 BMW 3 Series 330i Sedan RWD worse.
"Power, looks, technology"
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
10
writes:
its the wifes car, and she loves it, from the way it drives to the way it looks.
Power Ranked 2018 Audi A6 worse.
"The A5 has the sport package."
Value Ranked 2018 Audi A6 worse.
"for me and my wife the body style and the different driving modes."
70
writes:
The A5 looks great and rides just as well. It has a smooth transmission, no jerking between gears, a quiet cab...
20
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD better.
"Great materials and space"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD better.
"Roomy, especially width with no hump impeding middle rear seat. Extra frunk in front for space. You could flip down the rear seat and camp out in this thing. Much safer than an ICE car with a heavy engine up front waiting to crush you in an accident."

Specs

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
34 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
252 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41.3 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 21.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 186.1 in 186.3 in
Width 79.6 in 79.9 in
Height 56.2 in 54.6 in
Wheelbase 110 in 111.2 in

Available Options

2018 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium Plus Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Gotland Green Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Quantum Gray
  • Scuba Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation and Telematics Package
  • Premium Plus Package
  • Black Optic Plus Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package with Side Assist
  • Sport Plus Package
  • Black Optic Plus 19" Wheel Package
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Convenience Package
  • Sport Package
  • Ventilated Front Seats (3-Step)
  • 19" Wheel Package
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
2.0T quattro Premium AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Gotland Green Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Scuba Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation and Telematics Package
  • Convenience Package
  • S Line Sport Package
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Winter Wheel and Tire Package

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