The new Audi RS 4 Avant (Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.8 [26.7 US mpg]; combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 200-199 [321.9–320.3 g/mi])

Exterior design and body

  • RS design language inspired by the Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO
  • The quattro blisters emphasize the lines over the wheel housings (30 mm [1.2 in] wider compared to the Audi A4 Avant)
  • Additional air intakes/outlets as design elements at the front and rear, RS roof spoiler
  • More sporty single-frame grille: wider and flatter than on the basic model
  • LED headlights as standard Matrix LED headlights with RS-specific design (shaded design) with dynamic indicators at the front and rear, three-dimensional LED rear lights
  • Total weight lowered by 80 kilograms (176.4 lbs) (compared to predecessor)
  • Length: 4,781 millimeters (15.7 ft) (+ 62 millimeters [2.4 in] compared to predecessor)
  • Wheelbase: 2,826 millimeters (9.3 ft) (+ 13 millimeters [0.5 in] compared to predecessor)
  • Width: 1,866 millimeters (6.1 ft) (+ 16 millimeters [0.6 in] compared to predecessor)
  • Height: 1,404 millimeters (4.6 ft) (- 12 millimeters [0.5 in] compared to predecessor)


  • Completely re-developed 2.9 TFSI twin turbo with 331 kW (450 hp)
  • 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque (+ 170 Nm [125.4 lb-ft] compared to the predecessor)
  • From 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 60 mph) in 4.1 seconds (- 0.6 seconds compared to the predecessor)
  • Top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), 280 km/h (174 mph) on request
  • Sporty, direct responsiveness thanks to the positioning of the two turbochargers as an inner V
  • Efficiency increase: 17% less consumption (compared to the predecessor), thanks, among other things, to the B-cycle process with central direct injection
  • Powerful sound of the V6 TFSI

Power transmission


  • Five-link design on the front and rear axle
  • RS sports suspension with sporty design and direct handling as standard
  • Optional: RS sports suspension plus with Dynamic Ride Control (DRC)
  • New electromechanical power steering, or dynamic steering on request
  • Audi drive select dynamic handling system as standard
  • Optional high-performance ceramic brakes with perforated 400 mm (15.7 in) disks at the front


  • RS-specific elements for greater sportiness in the interior
  • Flawless workmanship, high-quality materials and new colors
  • Five seats, generously dimensioned interior with increased space: + 11 millimeters (+0.4 in) shoulder room in the front (compared to the predecessor)
  • 505 liters (17.8 cu ft) of luggage compartment space, rising to 1,510 liters (53.3 cu ft) with the seats folded down
  • Electric luggage compartment cover and electric motor for the luggage compartment lid

Infotainment and controls

Driver assistance systems

The specified equipment, data and prices relate to the model range on offer in Germany. Subject to changes and errors. Figures on the fuel consumption and the CO2-emissions (found from page 2 onwards) vary in case of given ranges depending on the used combination of wheels/tires.

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