Audi A4 Wheat Ridge CO
Colorado Springs, CO
Glenwood Springs, CO
Fort Collins, CO
Wheat Ridge, CO
2003 Audi A4 Sedan and Convertible
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2003 Audi A4 Sedan and Convertible
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Audi's A4 compact-class sedans and avant wagons emerged in 2002 with new generational designs that expanded the structure and stretches the wheelbase to forge a larger package with more cabin space for riders. Entry issue in the A4 series is the 1.8T sedan with a 1.8-liter turbo plant in FrontTrak format linked to a manual five-speed gearbox. In addition, Audi offers its multitronic shifter, a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that approaches the manual's fuel economy and quickness but delivers undetectable shift transitions through an electric clutch. To ensure tire traction on pavement, A4 1.8T is also available with Audi's quattro system, a permanently engaged device that distributes the engine's power to all wheels. Audi also casts A4 in luxury mode as the A4 3.0 sedan and avant wagon. These versions are fired by an aluminum-block 3.0-liter V6 that generates 220 hp. A4 3.0 quattro gets either a manual six-speed or five-speed Tiptronic automatic. The new A4 3.0 Cabriolet, an airy drop-top rigged with power-operated retractable top covered in cloth and etched with a heated rear window, also draws from the 3.0-liter V6 and provides extensive safety gear, including side-impact air bags and ARPS. Power controls for the driver's seat are available on the 1.8T sedan and 17-inch all season ti...
2006 Audi A4 Mid-Size Sedan
By Brian Leshon and Misty Volaski
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New Car Review of the 2006 Audi A4 Mid-Size Sedan
Base MSRP Range: $28,240 - $55,840
Base Invoice Range: $26,043 - $51,428
Options & Features
MSRP As Tested: Not Available
Versions: 2.0, 3.2
Vehicle Category: Mid-Size Sedan
Engine Location: Front Engine
Drive Wheels: Front-Wheel Drive , All-Wheel Drive .
Standard Engine: 2.0-liter , Dual Overhead Cam, 16-valves, I-4 , 200 �' horsepower at 5100 rpm and 207 lb-ft torque at 1800 rpm.
Fuel Economy (city/hwy): Manual 23/34, Automaitc 22/30 CVT 24/32.
Optional Engine as Tested: 3.2-liter, Dual Overhead Cam , 24-valves, V-6 , 255 �' horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 243 lb-ft torque at 3250 rpm.
Fuel Economy (city/hwy): Manual 17/27, Automaitc 19/27 CVT 21/29.
Transmission: Six-speed manual , Six-speed Automatic , CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission).
Standard Safety Features: Dual front airbags, Front side airbags, Curtain side airbags, Antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, Brake assist, Antiskid system, Front-seat active head restraints, Power central locking system with safety unlock feature if airbag deploys, Child safety rear door locks.
Competition: Acura TSX, BMW 3-Series, Cadillac CTS, Lexus ES 330, Infiniti G35, Saab 9-3.
Audi scores again with its 2006 A4. With a spacious, luxuriously-appointed interior, sophisticated exterior lines, and a host of safety features, the A4 far exceeds its brother vehicle, the Volkswagen Passat �' and every other car in its class.
The two model choices �' the common 2.0-liter Turbo and 3.2-liter V6, (not to mention the fabulous but more expensive, BMW M3-like S4) �' can all include Audi's famous Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Indeed, there is so little wrong with this car, we would highly recommend it to anyone from the sporty young adult to the comfort-minded senior citizen.
The Audi A4 2.0-turbo combines their FSI Direct Fuel Injection system with a Dual Overhead Cam (DOHC) turbocharged engine to create a whopping 200 horses and 207 lb.-ft of torque off of just four cylinders. The FSI includes variable valve timing and intake manifold. All of this combines for a 0 to 60 MPH time of 7.1 to 7.5 seconds (depending...