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2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI Sedan AWD
2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$28,645
Invoice
$27,471
Average Price Paid
$22,464
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2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI Sedan AWD
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2.0T R-Line FWD
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2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI Sedan AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The 2021 Audi A4 gets new standard features and options to follow up last year’s mid-cycle refresh. Currently, in its fifth generation, the A4 competes against other small luxury cars ...

2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Volkswagen builds a full-size car in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and has for nearly a decade. It’s called the Passat, and it gets a restyle for 2020. Huge inside like a full-size automobil...

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

Specs

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI Sedan AWD
2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.3 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
201 hp @ 4,200 RPM
174 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
236 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM
206 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12.2:1
11.7:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
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 --
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 --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 35.7 in 39.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12 cu ft 15.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,014 lbs 926 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.5 in 193.6 in
Width 79.6 in 72.2 in
Height 56.2 in 58 in
Wheelbase 111 in 110.4 in

Available Options

2021 Audi A4
2.0T quattro Premium 40 TFSI Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Carbon Fiber Package
  • Carbon Fiber Package (CSC)
  • Carbon Fiber Trunk Lid Spoiler
  • Convenience Package
  • Wheels: 18" 10-SPK-Dynamic Design Bi-Color Finish
2020 Volkswagen Passat
2.0T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aurora Red Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

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