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Parkers overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5

Miles per pound (mpp) Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.

Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 30 - 68 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.

New prices undercut equivalent models from BMW and Mercedes-Benz, and the A4 offers higher levels of standard equipment. All engines are frugal given their power outputs, although there is no answer to the clever fuel-saving Efficient Dynamics technology currently being offered by BMW. Audi A4 running costs will be helped by strong resale values, particularly on diesel models, although servicing tends to be expensive.

The four-cylinder engines in the Audi A4 offer significantly better fuel consumption and lower carbon dioxide emissions than the versions used in the previous model. The Audi A4 emissions reduction means the whole range has strong eco-credentials, particularly the 2.0 TDIe which emits just 120g/km and will average an impressive 61mpg making it the most efficient in the range.

Audis tend to perform above average for reliability, and the Audi A4 reliability record should be no different. Audi dealers also perform well when responding to problems or complaints.

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £20 - £330
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Insurance group 19 - 40
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