Audi

S4

2013

2013 Audi S4

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$47,600-$49,000
$44,268-$45,570
17 CITY / 27 HWY
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Overview

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

Safety
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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