Slotting above the smaller A3, the 2021 Audi A4 is a compact luxury sedan that’s available in front- or all-wheel-drive configurations. In addition to the sedan body style, the A4 is also available as a raised wagon called the Allroad. At the top of the range is the high-performance S4.
Standard features include HID headlights, tri-zone climate control, , Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, heated front seats, 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats, a rearview camera, a 7.0-inch screen, leather upholstery, and Bluetooth connectivity. Options include Audi’s MMI interface with navigation, an 8.3-inch screen, the Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster, a Bang & Olufsen premium audio system, keyless entry/start, full LED headlights, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a power tailgate for the A4 allroad, sport seats, a head-up display, and alloy wheels up to 19 inches in diameter. The A4 and S4 sedans offer 13 cubic feet of cargo space.
For more cargo carrying capability, the A4 Allroad has 24.2 cubic feet behind the second row and 58.5 cubic feet behind the front seats.
The NHTSA gave the 2021 A4 a five-star overall score (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS evaluations, the car received the Top Safety Pick+ award after it scored Good on all crash tests, Average on the headlight test, and Superior on the front crash prevention test when it avoided a 12-mph collision and reduced the impact of a 25-mph one by 22 mph (Good is the highest possible score).
All trim levels of the 2021 Audi A4 comes standard with automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning. Higher grade models come with lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control with stop and go function, blind spot warning, rear automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, and high beam assist.