2010 Audi S4 Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$45,900-$47,300
$42,687-$43,989
18 /CITY / 27 /HWY
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The big news for 2010 is the elimination of the 4.2-liter V-8 engine from the S4 model. It is replaced by a 3.0-liter supercharged powerplant which is more fuel efficient and offers improved acceleration, the automaker says. Audi also made small changes to the trim designations, added LED taillamps to some models, and reconfigured some of the option packages. Audi offers three different models of the A4/S4 for 2010: A4 2.0T Sedan, A4 2.0T Avant and S4 Sedan.

  • Minor changes for 2010
  • New supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine in the S4
  • Navigation system is now third-generation MMI with Sirius traffic
  • New LED taillamps on Premium Plus and Prestige models
  • Bluetooth and HomeLink are now packaged together as an option on the Premium models
  • Bang & Olufsen premium audio system is optional on the Premium Plus models
  • Prestige models now include navigation with voice control
  • Audi Side Assist (blind-spot assist) is optional with Audi Parking System (back-up assist)
  • New S line wheel design

The Audi S4 is a sportier, more powerful version of the Audi A4. For 2010, both the S4 and the A4 share an all-new platform, and a new supercharged V-6 engine has replaced the V-8 engine that was standard in the S4's first generation. The wagon version of the S4 no longer is imported to the U.S., and the 2-door version is now known as the S5.

The 2010 Audi S4's base trim features 18-inch silver-aluminum wheels as standard equipment, along with summer tires, leather and Alcantara upholstery, a full menu of power accessories (including 8-way adjustable sport seats, heated in front), sliding and tilting sunroof, automatic xenon headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 10-speaker sound system. The S4 Prestige trim upgrades to 19-inch wheels and a premium Bang & Olufsen sound system, and adds a hard-drive-based navigation system, which is optional on the base trim. The Drive Select package of options, available with the Prestige trim, includes various performance enhancements. Adaptive cruise control and full leather seating are among the stand-alone options.

The 2010 Audi S4's standard power plant is a supercharged, 333-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 engine that produces 325 lb.-ft. of torque and delivers 18 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway with the standard 6-speed manual transmission, according to the EPA. Gas mileage is 18/28 with the optional 7-speed automated manual transmission. All-wheel drive is standard, and a sport rear differential is an optional feature.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Audi S4 include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Optional safety features include an aggressive emergency braking system that deploys if impact is imminent: it's part of the adaptive cruise control system. Rear side air bags are also optional.

Starting MSRP for the 2010 Audi S4 is $45,900.

The big news for 2010 is the elimination of the 4.2-liter V-8 engine from the S4 model. It is replaced by a 3.0-liter supercharged powerplant which is more fuel efficient and offers improved acceleration, the automaker says. Audi also made small changes to the trim designations, added LED taillamps to some models, and reconfigured some of the option packages. Audi offers three different models of the A4/S4 for 2010: A4 2.0T Sedan, A4 2.0T Avant and S4 Sedan.

  • Minor changes for 2010
  • New supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine in the S4
  • Navigation system is now third-generation MMI with Sirius traffic
  • New LED taillamps on Premium Plus and Prestige models
  • Bluetooth and HomeLink are now packaged together as an option on the Premium models
  • Bang & Olufsen premium audio system is optional on the Premium Plus models
  • Prestige models now include navigation with voice control
  • Audi Side Assist (blind-spot assist) is optional with Audi Parking System (back-up assist)
  • New S line wheel design

The Audi S4 is a sportier, more powerful version of the Audi A4. For 2010, both the S4 and the A4 share an all-new platform, and a new supercharged V-6 engine has replaced the V-8 engine that was standard in the S4's first generation. The wagon version of the S4 no longer is imported to the U.S., and the 2-door version is now known as the S5.

The 2010 Audi S4's base trim features 18-inch silver-aluminum wheels as standard equipment, along with summer tires, leather and Alcantara upholstery, a full menu of power accessories (including 8-way adjustable sport seats, heated in front), sliding and tilting sunroof, automatic xenon headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity, and a 10-speaker sound system. The S4 Prestige trim upgrades to 19-inch wheels and a premium Bang & Olufsen sound system, and adds a hard-drive-based navigation system, which is optional on the base trim. The Drive Select package of options, available with the Prestige trim, includes various performance enhancements. Adaptive cruise control and full leather seating are among the stand-alone options.

The 2010 Audi S4's standard power plant is a supercharged, 333-horsepower, 3.0-liter V-6 engine that produces 325 lb.-ft. of torque and delivers 18 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway with the standard 6-speed manual transmission, according to the EPA. Gas mileage is 18/28 with the optional 7-speed automated manual transmission. All-wheel drive is standard, and a sport rear differential is an optional feature.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Audi S4 include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, traction control, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. Optional safety features include an aggressive emergency braking system that deploys if impact is imminent: it's part of the adaptive cruise control system. Rear side air bags are also optional.

Starting MSRP for the 2010 Audi S4 is $45,900.

Available Trims for the 2010 Audi S4
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Premium Plus (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 45900.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name Prestige (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 45900.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name Premium Plus (4dr Sdn S Tronic) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 47300.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/28
Name Prestige (4dr Sdn S Tronic) Transmission Automatic w/manual shift MSRP 47300.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/28

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INTERIOR
  • Tool kit in trunk
  • S4 sport seats in leather w/Alcantara inserts -inc: heated pwr front seats, driver & passenger lumbar
  • Front seatback storage nets
  • Split folding rear seat back w/passthrough
  • Adjustable height folding front center armrest w/(2) cupholders
  • Dual rear cupholders
  • S4 aluminum door sill inserts
  • Front & rear floor mats
  • 3-spoke S4 leather steering wheel w/audio controls
  • Tilt & telescoping manually adjustable steering column
  • Backlit instrument cluster w/automatic brightness control, digital trip odometer & service interval indicator
  • 12V pwr outlet
  • Color driver information system w/trip computer
  • Pwr windows w/one-touch up & down, pinch protection
  • Pwr central locking system
  • Interior trunk release
  • Keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Homelink garage door opener
  • 3-zone automatic climate control
  • Rear window defogger
  • Lockable glovebox
  • Ashtray w/lighter
  • Brushed aluminum decorative inlays
  • Front map lights in overhead console
  • (4) assist handles
  • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Illumination for interior door handles, air vent controls, front foot wells, active door reflectors, LED lights in headliner
  • S4 sport seats in leather w/Alcantara inserts -inc: heated pwr front seats, driver & passenger lumbar, driver side memory
  • Advanced key keyless start/stop
  • Autodimming interior mirror w/compass
  • 3-spoke S4 leather steering wheel w/shift paddles, audio controls
EXTERIOR
  • 18" 5-double-spoke alloy wheels
  • P245/40R18 summer performance tires
  • Space saver spare tire
  • Glass sunroof w/slide/tilt functions
  • Automatic xenon plus self leveling headlights
  • Front fog lights
  • LED tail lamps
  • Pwr heated mirrors w/integrated turn signals
  • Touch to pass 3-blink turn signals
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Heated windshield washer nozzles
  • Alarm system w/immobilizer
  • 19" 5-tri-spoke wheels
  • P255/35R19 summer performance tires
  • Autodimming pwr exterior mirrors w/memory, integrated turn signals
MECHANICAL
  • 3.0L TFSI V6 supercharged engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • quattro permanent all-wheel drive system
  • Front/rear locking differential
  • Pwr vented front & solid rear disc brakes
  • S4 sport tuned suspension
  • 5-link front suspension, upper & lower wishbones, tubular anti-roll bar
  • Independent trapeziodal link rear suspension w/rigid subframe mount & anti-roll bar
  • Servotronic pwr steering w/variable input
  • Electromechanical parking brake
  • 7-speed S tronic transmission
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD) for rear brakes
    • Brake assist
    • Electronic stability program
    • Impact protection w/reinforced high strength steel/ aluminum crossmembers, reinforced bumpers, rigid occupant cell
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Driver/front passenger next generation airbags w/dual-threshold, passenger sensor
    • Front seat mounted side airbags
    • Front & rear head curtain airbags
    • 3-point height adjustable front seatbelts w/force limiters & automatic pretensioning
    • 3-point rear seatbelts w/force limiters
    • Rear child locks
    • LATCH provisions in rear seats
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM/MP3 concert radio w/CD player, aux input, SD card slot, speed dependent volume control, Sirius satellite radio, 10-speakers, 180-watt amplifier
    • Audi music interface w/iPod cable
    • Audi sound system
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone interface
    • Bang & Olufsen premium sound system -inc: AM/FM/MP3 concert radio w/DVD player, (2) SD card slots, HDD based navigation, 3G MMI, Sirius satellite radio
    • Voice control of nav/radio/phone

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