The Audi A4 will make a comeback to the German model’s India line-up in facelift type early subsequent 12 months. The first batch of the 2021 Audi A4 facelift has rolled off the manufacturing line at Aurangabad, signalling its launch is imminent. The launch of the up to date A4 can even mark the start of a new product offensive from Audi.
- 2021 Audi A4 will get sharper styling and extra gear
- 190hp, 2.0-litre petrol engine to be on provide
- Expected to be priced at about Rs 40 lakh (ex-showroom)
2021 Audi A4 facelift design modifications
Updates to the A4’s design embrace revised entrance and rear bumpers with bigger air inlets, a wider iteration of Audi’s signature single-frame grille, and reshaped headlights that get new LED DRLs. From the aspect, the A4 facelift will get a extra clearly outlined shoulder strains that assist mark it aside, whereas the rear, there’s a brand new chrome strip connecting the redesigned tail-lights. New alloy wheel designs can even be on provide.
This facelift for the fifth-gen A4 is to not be confused with the A4 Quick Lift, which obtained minor function and design updates and was launched right here in November 2019. This model was then discontinued earlier this 12 months with the shift to BS6 emissions norms.
2021 Audi A4 facelift inside modifications
The cabin design of the 2021 A4 has not modified a lot, and options the identical clear design as earlier than, together with a financial institution of AC vents that stretches the width of the dashboard. There is, nevertheless, one important change to the infotainment system.
Mounted excessive on the dashboard, is a brand new 10.1-inch touchscreen, which comes with the brand new Audi MMI Touch software program. However, in contrast to the brand new A6, A8 L and Q8, there isn’t a second touchscreen decrease down, and features just like the AC controls are nonetheless operated by way of bodily knobs. The outdated MMI click-wheel and contact pad on the centre console have given method for a small storage cubby gap. As earlier than, larger variants will likely be out there with Audi’s Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster, albeit in its newer, higher-resolution guise, and configurable inside lighting will likely be among the many different consolation and comfort options.
2021 Audi A4 facelift engine and gearbox modifications
Unlike its predecessor – which got here with a 150hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol engine – the A4 facelift will get extra thrilling 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine, which can come completely with a 7-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox, powering the entrance wheels; it won’t use Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system. The A4’s clean and refined 35 TDI diesel engine won’t be making a return anytime quickly, as Audi India’s merchandise will be petrol only in the meanwhile.
2021 Audi A4 facelift worth and rivals
When it arrives in Audi showrooms in early 2021, the A4 facelift is anticipated to be priced across the Rs 40-45 lakh (ex-showroom) mark. This would imply that rivals just like the Mercedes-Benz C-class (Rs 41.31-47.14 lakh*) and the BMW 3 Series (Rs 42.30-49.30 lakh^) can be priced at par.
* Petrol-only, non-AMG fashions
^Petrol fashions solely
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