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Parkers overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5

The A4 received a maximum five-star Euro NCAP crash test rating in the new more stringent tests introduced in 2009. Audi A4 safety has been enhanced by electronic stability control, anti-whiplash head restraints and six airbags. It can also be specified with the optional adaptive cruise control (which maintains a set distance with the vehicle in front), a system that warns the driver when another vehicle is in the blindspot and a lane-departure warning system that vibrates through the steering wheel if the car crosses a line on the road without indicating.

There are Isofix child seat mounting points on the outer rear seats, and additional points on the front passenger seat can be specified at no extra cost.

The minimum boot volume in the A4 is 480 litres - ahead of key rivals from BMW and Mercedes. The boot is user-friendly too with a flat and wide floor plus an optional luggage pack can be chosen, including a net, retaining hooks and a 12-volt power socket. Luggage capacity is increased to 962 litres with the rear seats folded plus there's the option of a 'ski hatch' from the boot to the passenger compartment through the rear armrest.

The glove compartment is a decent size as are the door bins.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Audi A4 Saloon (08-15).

  • 3x3 point rear seat belts
  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Heated mirrors
  • Isofix child seat anchor points
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Headlight washers
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • CD
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
Standard Trim optional equipment
  • Space saver spare wheel

Black Edition equipment

Black Edition standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • Headlight washers
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
Black Edition optional equipment
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cloth seat trim
  • DVD
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Sat Nav

Black Edition Plus equipment

Black Edition Plus standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • Headlight washers
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
Black Edition Plus optional equipment
  • DVD
  • Sat Nav

Dynamik equipment

Dynamik standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Headlight washers
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
Dynamik optional equipment
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim

Executive S Line equipment

Executive S Line standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cruise control
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
Executive S Line optional equipment
  • Headlight washers

Executive SE equipment

Executive SE standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cruise control
  • Space saver spare wheel
Executive SE optional equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Headlight washers
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Sports seats

S Line equipment

S Line standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
S Line optional equipment
  • CD
  • CD Multichanger
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Headlight washers
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav

S Line Special Edition equipment

S Line Special Edition standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • Headlight washers
  • Lumbar support
  • Parking sensors
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Space saver spare wheel
  • Sports seats
S Line Special Edition optional equipment
  • CD Multichanger
  • DVD
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Sat Nav

SE equipment

SE standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
SE optional equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel

SE Technik equipment

SE Technik standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
  • Space saver spare wheel
SE Technik optional equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • DVD
  • Metallic Paint

Technik equipment

Technik standard equipment
  • Audio remote
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Parking sensors
  • Sat Nav
Technik optional equipment
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • Space saver spare wheel