New 2017 Audi A4 Release Date, Specs & Info

The 2017 Audi A4 is as a result of fascinating esthetics and technology. For anyone looking for a capable small luxury sedan, the new 2017 Audi A4 is arguably a solid pick thanks to its capable turbocharged engine, innovative technology, and exquisite interior. Some of the highlights that best describe it include a peppy turbocharged with a brisk acceleration, user-friendly technology interface, impeccably constructed cabin, a spacious backseat, and cutting-edge safety and technology features. Among other things that have been confirmed by Audi is the A4 release date, read on to learn about the details.

2017 Audi A4 exterior, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

For 2017, the new model gets more horsepower, an all-new interior design, and a suite of new safety and technology features. Additionally, the new model is lighter and bigger than before. Add the changes to an already “A” vehicle and you’ve got yourself a comfortable car that is not only enjoyable to drive, but is also in tandem with the latest there’s in the ever-advancing automotive world. Surprisingly, most of the changes aforementioned can pass by unnoticed by an untrained eye.

2017 Audi A4 front view, headlights and grille

The curved lines the previously model was offered with have been replaced with straighter and more angular lines. Also a new, more trapezoidal grille prominently features upfront. But still, the changes can easily be dismissed as they bear a close resemblance with the previous ones. The most conspicuous changes are perhaps those in the cabin. As is often the case with Audi cars, tons of high-quality materials are plastered on most surfaces, creating an innovative cabin of impeccable quality. Some of the features that represent a step forward for Audi in terms of functionality and aesthetics include the available Virtual Cockpit, a new dash-top screen, and a revised MMI infotainment system.

2017 Audi A4 rear view, yellow color, taillights and tailpipe

Beneath the hood, the new Audi A4 2017 comes equipped with an updated turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine capable of generating 258 horsepower – an increment of 32 more horses over the outgoing model. The power produced is then taken up by the newly standard seven-speed automated manual transmission to either the front wheels or Quattro all-wheel-drive system.

2017 Audi A4 spy photos

Also available for the new model year is the 2017 Audi A4 Allroad Quattro that combined maximum functionality with an extroverted, individual design. It is undoubtedly the most expressive form if driving an Audi A4. Its substantive review is offered elsewhere on our blog.

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In order to keep up with the Joneses, the new Audi A4 offers a wealth of new safety and entertainment features. Some of these include an emergency braking system, and pedestrian/vehicle collision warning. Some of the standard features to expect include keyless ignition and entry, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and a rearview camera – most of these tend to be offered as options on other cars.

2017 Audi A4 exterior, taillights and alloy wheels

Hands down, the new 2017 Audi A4 is impressive. However, some buyers may find these options to be appealing to them too – the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Acura TLX, Lexus IS, and the BMW 3 Series.

2017 Audi A4 Release Date & Price

Pricing info as provided by Audi is as follows: A4 2.0T Premium Sedan – $37,300, A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan – $41,100, A4 2.0T Prestige Sedan – $45,900, A4 2.0T Premium Quattro Sedan – $43,200, A4 2.0T Prestige Quattro Sedan – $48,000, and A4 Premium Plus Quattro Sedan – $43,200.

2017 Audi A4 release date

Its release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017.

2017 Audi A4 Exterior

Audi designers left the dimensions intact, and gave the A4 Sedan and the A4 Avant a striking appearance with harmonious and balanced proportions. There’s no doubt that the elegant, sporty designs have again catapulted Audi to the top of the industry for innovation and design quality.

2017 Audi A4 exterior, blue color, alloy wheels

Both the 2017 Audi A4 and the A4 Avant are available in fifteen colors. With such an extensive color options’ list, buyers have even more choices to influence the details of their car’s exterior.

2017 Audi A4 Interior

2017 Audi A4 lcd scree, dashboard, steering wheel and gear shift knob

Just like the model it replaces, the new A4 is spacious, light, and premium. Even with the 2016 A4 offering one of the nicest cabins in the segment, Audi still went a notch higher and offered even better materials for the new model. some of the standard accessories available include a tri-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, two USB ports, a CD player, a seven-inch central display screen featuring Audi’s MMI infotainment system, leather upholstery, and eight-way power front seats.

2017 Audi A4 interior, leather seats, gear shift knob and steering wheel

Available Trims

Three main trims are offered for the new 2017 Audi A4: Premium Plus, Premium, and Prestige.

Engine Specs

A 252-horsepower –generating turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder is available beneath the hood of the new Audi A4 2017. Quattro is optional and the FWD standard. With that power in its veins, the FWD-equipped A4 is able to spring from 0-60 mph in just 6.1 seconds, and 5.3 seconds with the Quattro-fitted model.

2017 Audi A4 engine

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.6 in. (110.6 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 5.1 in. (185.1 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.9 in. (71.9 in.)
Passenger volume: N/A
Cargo volume: 13.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 3583 lbs.
Top Speed: 145-155 mph
0-60: 5.3
MPG: 22/31 mpg
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, Mythos Black Metallic, Scuba Blue Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A

Safety

2017 Audi A4 red color, exterior

The government is yet to offer the crash impact safety rating for the new A4. Details of the same will be updated here on its release date. Meanwhile, the new model packs quite an impressive slew of safety technologies such as automatic braking, frontal collision warning, and a blind-spot warning system. Others include lane-departure warning system, and adaptive cruise control.

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2017 Audi A3 Release Date and Specs

The new 2017 Audi A3 is even more attractive than before. A raft of changes including newly designed taillights and headlights, new engines, and new driver-assistance systems are available for folks who’ve been waiting for it. And if that’s not enough, the new model also gets an innovative display and operating concept, Audi virtual cockpit. Just like the prior model, four body styles are available for the 2017 A3: Sportback, hatchback (three door), Cabriolet, and Sedan. More updates and news on what to expect, including the estimates for the price, and the release date, are covered in the following review. Please do care to join us.

2017 Audi A3 side view, exterior, headlights and alloy wheels

The dynamic potential of the sporty Audi S3 version has been upped through the various innovations that it sports. The A3 Series, the A3 Sportback e-tron and the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron, on the other hand, offer the most versatile line of drive systems in the compact segment. See, with the Audi A3, the premium badge doesn’t mean it is out of reach. For buyers looking for an excellent cabin stuffed with latest premium features and materials, smooth ride quality, top crash test scores, and powerful yet efficient engines, the $34,745 MSRP the Audi S3 Sedan demands shouldn’t be a big deal on your pocket.

2017 Audi A3 exterior, white color, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

2017 will mark the third year of production for A3 soft-top convertible and compact sedan, and if the photos and images of the new Audi A3 are anything to go by, he honeymoon’s seems to be far from over. Buyers of this pintsize offering from Audi have particularly struck a chord with its modest pricing and dimensions. Talking of dimensions, the newest of the A3 breed will not get any changes over the existing model’s 55.7 inches – height, 175.4 inches – length, and 103.8 inches – wheelbase.

2017 Audi A3 sedan side angle, blue color, alloy wheels

Unlike scores of other entry-level luxury models that have graced this segment, the model under review manages to deliver an authentic performance, quality, and style, and yet keeps the pricing within easy reach. But concessions are of course available. To wit, the cargo and passenger space are limited. But given its dimensions, this is more of an expectation than a surprise. But if you can live with those two major flops, you won’t find much else to gripe about. The Audi A3 2017 more than makes up for the imperfections with its peppy acceleration, sharp handling, well-appointed cabin, and strong fuel economy ratings.

2017 Audi A3 exterior, white color, grille

The truth of the matter is that the new Audi A3 isn’t the only vehicle offered in its class. While the capability, quality fit-and-finish cabin, and exterior style of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class sedan– A3’s primary bogey – are unquestionable, the A3 manages to beat it hands down in various comparison tests. Other rivals include the BMW 2 and 2017 BMW 3 Series, Lexus IS 250, and the 2016 Acura ILX.

2017 Audi A3 Release Date & Price

The Audi A3 with the new 1.0L TFSI engine price has already been confirmed to be $26,542. The rest of the pricing estimates for the other models will be offered sometime later this year. As for the release date, expect it sometimes in early 2017.

2017 Audi A3 release date

2017 Audi A3 Exterior

As already mentioned at the start of this review, the new model will get redesigned headlights, and taillights. As you can see from the available photos, the headlights sport a new, distinctive look with their jagged bottom edges. LEDs and Matrix LEDs are offered as options while xenon plus units are standard across the entire trim lineup.

2017 Audi A3 front view, headlights and grille

According to Audi, the new Audi A3 with the 1.0TFSI engine has the lightest curb weight in its class at just 2,535.3 lbs. Yet, it is more rigid and crashproof than before. The exterior color paint remains unchanged however.

2017 Audi A3 rear angle, taillights and tailpipe

2017 Audi A3 Interior

Typical of Audi, the interior is of top quality. Although the interior features many latest technologies, one feature that however catches the eye instantly is the Audi Virtual cockpit display. It is available for the first time in the compact class. It comes in the form of a 12.3” TFT screen that displays the most crucial information to the driver in high resolution graphics.

2017 Audi A3 steering wheel, lcd screen, gear shift knob and steering wheel

Available Trims

Audi hasn’t offered us the complete trim level for 2017. But if the existing lineup returns unchanged, then the 2017 Audi A3 lineup should consists of three main trim levels: Premium, Prestige, and Premium Plus.

2017 Audi A3 exterior, trims

Engine Specs

Six engines are offered for both the USA and European markets: three diesel and three petrol/gasoline engines. Exact info isn’t clear at this juncture, but Audi says the lowest output is 110 horsepower while the highest is 220 horsepower. Quattro all-wheel-drive system is standard across the lineup.

2017 Audi A3 engine

Safety Review

Driver-assistance systems available for the 2017 Audi A3 include predictive pedestrian protection, active lane assist, adaptive cruise control, Emergency Assist, rear-cross traffic alert, and traffic jam assist. Crash impact assessment is ongoing. Results will be made available by NHTSA closer to the 2017 A3 release date.

2017 Audi A3 lcd screen

Specifications

Wheelbase: 103.8 in
Length: 14 ft. 7.4 in. (175.4 in.)
Width: 77.2 in
Passenger volume: 79 cu ft
Cargo volume: 10.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 3634 lb
Top Speed: 126 mph
0-60: 5.7 sec
MPG: 25/35 mpg city/highway
Available Exterior Colors: Brilliant Red , Brilliant Black, Florett Silver Metallic, Scuba Blue Metallic, Ibis White,Mythos Black Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

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New 2017 Audi A8 – Release Date, Specs & Info

Although some greying areas are starting to show, the 2017 Audi A8 interior arguably remains one of the most important focal point that continues to further its appeal. Furthermore, it comes with stonking engines, an athletic character, and lots of advanced technology features. The Audi A8 release date should be expected this fall.

2017 Audi A8 side view, alloy wheels,gray colo r

Those shopping for an elite luxury sedan have probably come across the Audi A8. Well, there’re a couple of options out there but the A8 has managed to be a standout among them all for certain reasons some of which have been discussed above. The formula used in constructing it is simple: make it ludicrous fast, load it with more technologies than one would ever need, make it supremely comfortable and elegant, and offer it enviable exterior hues. That’s what Audi has been able to do with the A8 in a nutshell.

2017 Audi A8 exterior, rear view, taillights and tailpipe

Granted, German marques have also been able to crack the code Audi A8 engineers have boasted of, but what they haven’t been able to crack is probably the enviable athletic character that A8 boasts of. It is fun and engaging to drive courtesy of the combination of performance feature such as a carefully-tuned suspension system and an all-wheel drive system.

2017 Audi A8 front view, headlights, grille andalloy wheels

It driving dynamics are inspiring even for a professional track enthusiast. It grips the road perfectly regardless of the tires and wheels you choose. An array of engines are available including a TDI mill that offers best-in-class fuel economy ratings.

2017 Audi A8 white color, side view, alloy wheels

Aside from the performance, the Audi A8 2017 interior remains one area that continues to appeal to its fan base. Its rivals also offer great cabins, too, but the A8 interior décor is especially inviting and boasts of upscale materials. It however feels a bit dated when it comes to technologies.

2017 Audi A8 rear view, black color, taillights and badges

Alternatives worth checking out in this segment include the Jaguar XJ, BMW 7 Series, and Mercedes-Benz S-Class for 2017.

2017 Audi A8 Spy Shots for Interior & Exterior

2017 Audi A8 interior, steering wheel, dashboard,lcd screen

Standard accessories offered for the 2017 Audi A8 TDI and 3.0T models include automatic climate control, keyless entry and ignition, power-folding exterior mirrors, LED headlights, nineteen-inch wheels, a telescopic-and-tilt steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, fourteen-way power-adjustable seats, dual-pane acoustic glass, leather upholstery, a rearview camera, voice controls, a navigation system, fourteen-speaker Bose surround-sound system, Audi’s MMI infotainment system, an eight-inch display screen, rear side windows, an adaptive air suspension system, front and rear parking sensors, satellite radio, power door closers, a sunroof, and auto-dimming mirrors.

2017 Audi A8 spy shots

Upgrading to the eight-cylinder Audi A8 4.0T offers you with an upgraded leather upholstery, twenty-inch wheels, a heads-up display, active noise cancellation, a blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert, eighteen-way multicontour front seats, a panoramic sunroof, side sill treatment, a sportier bumper, side- and top-view cameras, and upgraded leather upholstery.

2017 Audi A8 interior,auto show, leather seats

The A8 W12 adds rear seat entertainment screens, an enhanced variable-ratio steering, stainless steel accents, a glovebox-mounted six-CD/DVD changer, power-adjustable outboard rear seats, additional exterior chrome, and a heated steering wheel.

2017 Audi A8 front angle, headlights and grille

Options available include a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, nineteen-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system, interior wood trim accents, a night vision system, a frontal collision warning system, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beam control.

Specifications

2017 Audi A8 auto show, front view, headlights and grille

Wheelbase: 10 ft. 2.9 in. (122.9 in.)
Length: 17 ft. 3.4 in. (207.4 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 4.7 in. (76.7 in.)
Passenger volume: 109 cu ft
Cargo volume: 14.2 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 4464 lbs.
Top Speed: 131 mph
0-60: 4.2 sec
MPG: 18/28 mpg (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Brilliant Black, Cuvee Silver Metallic, Florett Silver Metallic, Glacier White Metallic, Havanna Black Metallic, Ibis White, Mythos Black Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A

2017 Audi A8 Engine Specs

Beneath the hood of the A8 3.0T is a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine good for 333 hp and 325 lbs. feet of torque. The diesel powered 2017 Audi A8 TDI comes equipped with a 240-horsepower – generating 3.0L turbocharged V6 engine that also puts out 428 pounds-feet of torque.

2017 Audi A8 engine

The Audi A8 4.0T Sport models get a 435 hp – generating 4.0L turbocharged V8 engine that gets from 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds finally, the A8 W12 gets a 6.3L naturally-aspirated W12 engine that cranks out a stonking 500 hp and 463 pounds-feet of torque.

Some of the standard safety features available include a rearview camera, antilock disc brakes, full-length side curtains, traction and stability control, front and rear side airbags, side- and top-view camera system, blind-spot monitoring system with rear-cross traffic alerts, and lane-keeping assist system.

2017 Audi A8 Release Date & Cost

2017 Audi A8 release date

Rumors allege the new A8 is most likely to go for sale sometime this fall with the A8 Sedan MSRP expected to start from $81,500.

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2017 Audi A8 exterior, side view, alloy wheels

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2017 Audi A8 interior, leather seats, steering wheel and gear shift knob

2017 Audi A8 interior, gear shift knob

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