2013 Audi S4

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What's New for 2013:
  • Refreshed exterior styling
  • Refined interior
  • Electric steering replaces hydraulic steering
  • New Audi Connect and Bluetooth streaming audio capabilities
  • Available adaptive cruise control system

Exterior Features
The Audi S4 is a performance-tuned version of the Audi A4 available in Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels. For 2013, the S4 features a new grille, hood, bumpers, wheels, xenon headlights with LED running lights, and LED taillights.

To distinguish the S4 from the A4, the S4 has alu-optic exterior trim, an S body kit, and a dual twin outlet exhaust for a unique appearance. Standard equipment also includes 18-inch aluminum wheels with summer performance tires.

Interior Features
The 2013 Audi S4 has updated gauges and simplified climate and infotainment controls. Standard on this model are 12-way power heated front sport seats wrapped in leather and Alcantara, along with a power sunroof, triple-zone automatic climate control, flat-bottom sport steering wheel, and aluminum dashboard trim.

Optional Features
The S4 with Prestige trim is equipped with a 505-watt Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, Audi MMI Navigation Plus with a reversing camera and rear park-assist sensors, adaptive front lighting, Audi Advanced Key, and Audi Side Assist technologies.

A new Driver Assistance package is available this year that includes adaptive cruise control, dynamic steering, and Audi Drive Select technology. Audi Drive Select provides driver-selected Auto, Comfort, Dynamic, and Individual settings.

Vehicles equipped with the MMI Navigation Plus package now have Bluetooth audio streaming capability, as well as Audi Connect mobile Wi-Fi providing Google search by voice and Google Earth maps. Additional upgrade options include Nappa leather, power rear window sunshade, and more.

Under the Hood
The Audi S4 is equipped with a supercharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine delivering 333 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque to all four wheels. A 6-speed manual gearbox is standard. Options include a 7-speed S-tronic transmission with launch control, and a rear sport differential with torque-vectoring capability. The S4 rides on 18-inch wheels with summer performance tires and a sport suspension.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Audi S4 are:
  • S4 with manual transmission: 17/26/20 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • S4 with automatic transmission: 18/28/21 mpg

The S4 comes standard with 6 air bags, 4-wheel ventilated-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a traction and stability control system. Optional features include rear side-impact air bags, reversing camera, rear park-assist sensors, adaptive cruise control, Audi Side Assist, and an adaptive front lighting system.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the 2013 S4 a 5- (out of 5) star rating for side-impact and rollover resistance protection. Frontal-impact ratings were still under assessment when this overview was written. Similarly, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had not evaluated the 2013 Audi S4 for crash-test performance when this overview was written.


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  • Name Premium Plus (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 47600.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
  • Name Prestige (4dr Sdn Man) Transmission Manual MSRP 47600.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 17/26
  • Name Premium Plus (4dr Sdn S Tronic) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 49000.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/28
  • Name Prestige (4dr Sdn S Tronic) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 49000.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/28
  • Tool kit in trunk
  • 12-way heated pwr front seats w/4-way pwr driver & passenger lumbar -inc: driver memory
  • Leather/Alcantara S sport seats
  • Front seatback storage nets
  • Split folding 60/40 rear seat back
  • Adjustable height folding front center armrest
  • Dual rear cupholders
  • Body-colored door sill blades beneath doors
  • 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
  • Pwr windows w/one-touch up & down, pinch protection
  • Pwr central locking system
  • Interior trunk release
  • Driver information system w/trip computer
  • Cruise control
  • HomeLink garage door opener
  • 3-zone automatic climate control
  • Rear window defogger
  • Lockable glovebox
  • Ashtray w/lighter
  • Brushed aluminum decorative inlays
  • Autodimming interior mirror w/compass
  • 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
  • Stitched leather door armrests in fine Nappa
  • Audi advanced key
  • 3-spoke S4 leather-wrapped steering wheel w/shift paddles, audio controls
  • 18" 5-parallel-spoke-design S-design alloy wheels w/P245/40R18 summer performance tires
  • Space saver spare tire
  • Pwr sunroof w/slide/tilt functions
  • Audi xenon plus headlamps
  • Platinum gray matte front grille w/chrome struts
  • Front fog lights
  • LED tail lamps
  • Auto-dimming pwr heated exterior mirrors
  • Alu-optic mirror housings & front/rear diffuser blades
  • Touch to pass 3-blink turn signals
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Heated windshield washer nozzles
  • S-specific trunklid w/integrated spoiler
  • Alarm system w/immobilizer
  • Audi xenon plus headlamps -inc: Audi adaptive light
  • 3.0L TFSI supercharged V6 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 -inc: upper & lower wishbones, tubular anti-roll bar
  • Independent trapezoidal link rear suspension w/rigid subframe mount & anti-roll bar
  • Servotronic pwr steering w/variable input
  • Electromechanical parking brake
  • Dual twin-outlet exhaust
  • 7-speed S tronic transmission
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake force distribution (EBD) for rear brakes
    • Electronic stability program
    • Brake assist
    • 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 SIDEGUARD head curtain airbags
    • 3-point height adjustable front seatbelts w/force limiters & automatic pretensioning
    • 3-point rear seatbelts w/force limiters
    • Rear child locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • LATCH provisions in rear seats
    • Audi side assist
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: aux input, SD card slot, speed dependent volume control, 10-speakers, 180-watt amplifier
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: 3-month complimentary service
    • Audi music interface w/iPod cable
    • Audi premium sound system
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone preparation
    • Bang & Olufsen premium sound system -inc: AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player, aux input, 2 SD card slots, (14) speakers, 505 watt 10-channel amplifier
    • Audi MMI navigation plus -inc: DVD player & HD Radio, color driver information system, HDD navigation w/voice control, MMI "high" control panel, Audi parking system plus w/rearview camera, Audi connect w/online services

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