2016 Audi S4 Release Date, Review, Specs, Price – Basically, the S4 will remain unchanged for the 2016 year. The spirited and hyper-fun 2016 Audi S4 sedan is what happens when you decide to inject an extra shot of performance into a conventional Audi A4. That shot in question will come in form of a sublime supercharged V6 capable of pumping out 333 hp, which is about 50% bump than the A4’s 4-cylinder.
Also, the vehicle comes with a sport-tuned suspension for sharp, agile handling and robust, upgraded brakes. Setting the new 2016 Audi S4 from its siblings will be a unique grille, subtle badging, exclusive alloy wheels and distinctive trim accents.
The vehicle also takes pride in providing commendable ride quality, relatively spacious backseat and a well-appointed cabin with high-quality materials. In case of a downside, it might be as a result of overloading the S4’s technology offerings. For instance, the base Premium Plus variant does not include Bluetooth streaming audio. However, to rectify the lack of the features you’ll need the pricey Technology package.
Exterior Review & Interior Photos
First things first, the new 2016 Audi S4 is a top performance model of the luxury sedan that will be made available in two trims: 3.0t Premium Plus and top of the range Prestige trim level. The 2016 Audi S4 Premium Plus model includes selectable drive modes, foglights, LED running lights and taillights, a sunroof, automatic xenon headlights, automatic wipers, 18-inch wheels with summer performance tires, keyless entry, automatic climate control, keyless ignition, auto-dimming mirror, heated eight-way electric seats, leather interior, driver memory settings, 60/40 split, Bluetooth phone connectivity, simulated-suede upholstery, a 10-speaker sound system, and satellite radio.
The top of the range 2016 Audi S4 Prestige package adds a color driver information center, adaptive headlights and a Technology package that includes Audi Connect telematics, a 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, a rearview camera, a blind-spot monitor, HD radio, parking sensors, a navigation system, improved version of MMI, Bluetooth phone connectivity, a CD player.
Audi has managed to retain its prestigious offerings through constant innovations that had led to sumptuous trimmed cabins, stylish designs, among other things. Also, its cabin comes with an understated stylish dashboard that comes fitted with extravagant features and tasteful metallic accents. The S4 has been specially designed as a modern masterpiece and its interior reflects the versatility of the S4 strength. Everyone driving this amazing vehicle shouldn’t experience any problems getting comfortable. You should certainly give it a try.
Engine Specs – 2016 Audi S4
The S4 derives its motivation from a supercharged 3L V6 engine capable of cranking out 333 hp and 325 pounds of torque. AWD and a 6-speed manual transmission are availed as standard equipment, while a 7-speed S tronic transmission system is the own-shifting option. Also, there is an available sport differential which can improve at-the-limit handling through distributing the torque produced to the posterior wheels in terms of milliseconds in order to enhance the S4’s cornering line.
During our exclusive test drive, a manual-fitted 2016 Audi S4 was able to accelerate from standstill to 60 mph in only 4.9 seconds. That’s amazing in its segment. EPA estimates the fuel economy for the 2016 Audi S4 to be 17 city/26 highway/20 mpg combined with a manual system and (18/28/21 mpg) with S tronic.
Safety features to be made available will include antilock brakes, hill start assist, stability control, side curtain airbags, traction control, and front seat side airbags. Aft seat side airbags are available as selectively. The Technology package bags full-stop capability, a rearview camera, a blind-spot monitor, forward mitigation system and rear parking sensors.
In government conducted crash tests, the new 2016 Audi S4 came up aces with an overall rating of 5 stars, including five stars for both side and frontal impacts.
Wheelbase: 110.6 in
Length: 185.71 in
Width: 71.9 in
Passenger volume: 90 ft³
Cargo volume: 12.4 ft³
Curb weight: 3583 lbs
Top Speed: N/A
0-60: 4.9 sec
MPG: 18/28 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Brilliant Black, Daytona Gray Pearl Effect, Florett Silver Metallic, Glacier White Metallic, Ibis White, Misano Red Pearl Effect, Monsoon Gray Metallic, Moonlight Blue Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A
Price & Release Date of the New 2016 Audi S4
The new 2016 Audi S4 will go for sale with an MSRP of $54,676. The exact release date has not been confirmed yet, but the vehicle should be in showrooms before the fall of this year.
In a nut shell, some highlights if the vehicle include a strong and smooth supercharged V6 engine, uptown interior, dynamic handling, accommodating aft seats, compliant ride, and a standard AWD.
On the downside, some cons include no USB ports, unintuitive base MMI control layout, and Bluetooth audio does not come standard as most of the times does.
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