Audi A4 Named 2018 Cars.com Luxury Car of the Year

  • 2018 A4 awarded Luxury Car of the Year by Cars.com at North American International Auto Show in Detroit
  • Vehicles evaluated based on quality, innovation and value
  • Cars.com editors praised A4 for “luxurious trimmings, chassis dynamics, spacious interiors and well-executed electronics”

HERNDON, Virginia, January 16, 2018 – The 2018 Audi A4 has been named the 2018 Luxury Car of the Year by Cars.com at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The annual award is presented as part of the 2018 Cars.com Best of Awards, with vehicles judged on quality, innovation and value. Cars.com editors praised the Audi A4 for its “balance of sport, luxury, function, amenities, quality and comfort” in the compact luxury sedan category.

“The versatility and competency of the A4 is unshakable, and combined with unwavering interior material quality, the A4 remains an outstanding luxury car,” said Cars.com editors.

Cars.com editors also praised the “luxurious trimmings, chassis dynamics, spacious interiors and well-executed electronics” of the 2018 A4, in addition to its breadth of variants. The A4 sedan is available with a 2.0-liter TFSI® with FWD, quattro® or quattro with manual transmission. The S4 sedan is available with a 3.0-liter TFSI®. In addition, the A4 allroad with 2.0T engine offers the driving dynamics of the A4 sedan with the versatility of a wagon.

As one of the brand’s bestselling models, the A4 line represents the best in design, driving dynamics, infotainment and available driver assistance systems.

The A4 interior features driver-focused technologies such as the available Audi virtual cockpit and standard Audi smartphone interface for compatible devices that supports Apple CarPlay™ and Google™ Android Auto integration. Advanced driver assistance systems such as standard Audi pre sense city® and available adaptive cruise control with stop & go and traffic jam assist help drivers navigate the road with increased confidence.

Cars.com Best of Awards include six categories: Best of 2018, Best Pickup Truck of 2018, Eco-Friendly Car of the Year, Family Car of the Year, Luxury Car of the Year and Most Fun-to-Drive Car of the Year. To be eligible, the vehicle must be a 2018 model and excel in three key criteria: quality, innovation and value. Pickup trucks are judged on power, capability and value. To qualify for the top award – Best of 2018 – models must be all-new or fully redesigned.

For more information on the Audi A4, please visit www.audiusa.com.

 

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