On 13 Feb 2017 Audi propelled the hotly anticipated diesel motor variation of the A4 at a beginning cost of Rs 40.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and declared that appointments are presently open.
At the point when contrasted and the last-gen A4 diesel, the new A4 diesel highlights moves up to the motor and gearbox which guarantee a superior driving knowledge. The vehicle gets control from a 2.0L four-chamber diesel engine which is evaluated to convey 190hp, up 15hp from the old A4 35TDI’s energy yield.
The new EA288 diesel motor is combined to a seven-speed double grasp programmed transmission as standard, a change over the CVT gearbox offered in the past A4 diesel. Nonetheless, a six-speed manual could join the A4 line-up as a passage level form later on.
Like its petrol kin, and not at all like its adversaries, the diesel A4 is front-wheel drive just; Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive framework is not offered on any form. The diesel A4 goes up against any semblance of the BMW 320d and the Mercedes C 220d.
There are advantages to be had on the fuel proficiency front as Audi cases the A4 diesel has an ARAI-tried mileage of 18.25kpl, up seven percent from the past era Audi A4.
In the interim, the outside and also lodge of the new A4 diesel are indistinguishable to the petrol variation. Highlights within incorporate three-zone programmed AC, MMI infotainment framework, which is currently touch touchy, and Audi’s ‘Virtual Cockpit’ with two show modes.
Since its dispatch in September a year ago, the new A4 has been offered with just a 150hp 1.4-liter turbo-petrol motor, with the automaker having put off the dispatch of the diesel car to a later stage at the time. The postponement in the dispatch of the diesel variant has been because of the need to recalibrate the motor for lower review BS-IV fuel. The 2.0-liter diesel motor is worked for Euro VI-good fuel which is not yet accessible in India.