Executive looks, good load-carrying ability.
Pricey, not as good to drive as some rivals
The second generation A4 Avant comes very close to the standards set by the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It's a well built and high quality estate that offers good carrying ability and excellent all round comfort. It's understated looks, solid interior and superb reliability make it a favourite for family buyers and it's a superb used buy.
There's a also a wide range of powerful and efficient petrol and diesel engines.