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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Audi A4
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
MSRP
$42,900
Invoice
$40,328
Average Price Paid
$38,104
266 listings nationwide

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Aero
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2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Audi A4
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,392
33 listings nationwide

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2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,340

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Audi A4
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
Tim O'Sullivan Preview:

The Audi A4 carries itself with a refined air. The premium 4-door sedan is elegant yet understated, and for 2019 Audi has made only a few subtle changes. The most noticeable 2019 upgr...

2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Audi A4
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
40
writes:
This car is so refined. Beats G70 in every aspect!@
20
writes:
I took it for a test drive. Not bad, but I am a BMW person for 40 years. So it;s not fair to sat A4 is a not a...
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
20
writes:
Pretty similar to the Audi, but better handling, more pickup, and overall more comfortable
Power Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"It felt like it had way more pickup"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"The Trunk in the Saab is massive compared to the Audis"

Specs

2019 Audi A4
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
188 hp @ 4,200 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.4 in x 3.4 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 --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- 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 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,058 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 186.1 in 182.9 in
Width 79.6 in 70.9 in
Height 56.2 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 110 in 105.3 in

Available Options

2019 Audi A4
2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Sport Package
  • Premium Plus Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Premium Plus Package
  • 18" Wheel Package
  • 19" Wheel Package
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System W/3D Sound
  • Carbon Fiber Package W/Side Assist
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • Convenience Package
  • Ventilated Front Seats (3-Step)
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Carbon Gray Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Java Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Laser Red
  • Nocturne Blue Metallic
  • Oak Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation Radio
  • Navigation W/Bose Audio
  • Premium PKG

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