2017 Audi A4 Allroad Hits the Streets in Style

Jul 29, 2016

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Audi’s new A4 crossover in a blend of off-road styling cues and interior creature comforts.

The all-new 2017 A4 Allroad features a redesigned five-link suspension, standard Quattro all-wheel drive, adaptive dampers and increased ground clearance compared to the A4 sedan.

The redesigned exterior includes vertical chrome slats on the single-frame grille that emphasize the vehicle’s increased ground clearance, while more powerful wheel arches add to its off-road character.

The interior features a horizontally oriented architecture to create a greater feeling of spaciousness, while infotainment features such as the large MMI display and available Audi virtual cockpit help create a driver-centric space. A newly designed infotainment system includes standard Audi smartphone interface, which provides Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto integration.

The all-new A4 Allroad also features a redesigned 2.0-liter TFSI engine and, for the first time, a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission that melds efficiency with dynamic shifting for an overall sportier drive, according to Audi.

With the cargo capacity and rugged performance of a crossover and the premium luxury and advanced technologies of past Audi models, the A4 Allroad reaches 60 mph in 5.9 seconds.

Interior design highlights include: three-spoke multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles; standard three-zone automatic climate control with wing-design wraparound dashboard and diffuser air vent that helps recreate natural airflow; standard panoramic sunroof; eight-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar support for driver; and split-folding rear seat back with 40/20/40 configuration.

In the case of an impending collision, standard Audi pre sense basic can intervene to prepare the vehicle for impact. This process includes beginning to close the side windows and panoramic sunroof, pre-tensioning the front safety belts, and preparing the brake system for a quicker response during an unexpected or emergency maneuver, according to Audi.

Standard Audi pre sense city can detect cornering and stationary vehicles as well as pedestrians, at speeds of up to 52 mph, and can initiate full braking when a potential collision is detected.

Available traffic sign recognition, including vehicle speed warning can detect speed limits and displays the information in the Audi virtual cockpit or driver information system. Additionally, the system helps evaluate various driving conditions, no passing zones and school and construction zones, according to the company.

Available Audi active lane assist observes lane markings and can provide gentle steering wheel warning vibrations if it is determined that the vehicle is approaching the edge of the lane without signaling.

The vehicle will be available at dealerships in the fall.