Because the problems with diesel engine,. the German brand Audi has no plans to offer diesel versions of the new A4 in the US. Instead of customers across the ocean will be available ultraikonomichen petrol model. It is labeled A4 Ultra and offers a combined fuel consumption of 7.6 l / 100 km. The petrol A4 Ultra uses the 2.0-liter TFSI engine in version with 190 hp and 320 Nm. Indicators allow sprint from standstill to 100 km / h in 7.3 seconds with a maximum speed of 240 km/h. Such modification will be available in the US only with front-wheel drive. Her average consumption according to American standards was 7.6 l / 100 km. Consumption of highway is 6.35 l / 100 km and this city – 8.7 l / 100 km.
These indicators become Audi A4 Ultra in the most economical petrol offer in the segment, according to the information. The main competitors in the US market – BMW 320i, Mercedes-Benz C300 and Lexus IS 200t, an average consumption of respectively 8.4, 8.4 and 9.0 l / 100 km.
Sales of the A4 Ultra in the US beginning this fall. The starting price for the version Premium is 35,850 dollars, while the higher level Premium Plus starts at 39,650 dollars.
European A4 Ultra is similar drive, but significantly lower fuel consumption – 4.8 liters per 100 km. in mixed mode. The reason for the significant difference is the way of measurement. In Europe, consumption is detected in cycle NEDC, which relies on theoretical cross-sections. From next year the continent will introduce new method WLTP.