Tuesday, 7 August 2018

Is Audi A4 Better Saloon Than BMW 3 Series?

Audi A4 rivals worlds most admired BMW 3 Series in the UK but are it somehow better than the BMW 3 Series?

When it comes to the competition between ragging bulls of the automotive industry, German brands especially BMW and Audi come first and there are many models by both automakers which are actually influencing the UK market by large. Both automakers have ultramodern power units to offer with their vehicles e.g. Audi engines in the UK offer extreme stats in all fields from power delivery to fuel economy, torque generation to carbon emissions, everything is ultimately controlled and calculated to beat the rivals like BMW 3 Series in the market.
Now it depends on the buyer’s behaviour that how he is planning to have their vehicle and what body does he like? E.g. the buyer would go for an estate, a saloon or a hatchback etc. Audi A4 is a hi-end sports saloon and just like BMW 3 Series, most of the times it wins the chance to be bought in the UK.
The latest model of the Audi A4 was reproduced and redesigned last year and it would get mid-life renovations and refreshes soon. 2017 Audi A4 offers extreme performance and powered by an ultimate list of technology gadgets at the same time. There are gadgets like driver assistance system, to help the driver in his driving skills by giving him comprehensive information about the terrain and surroundings of the vehicle.

2017 Audi A4 Changes

The all new A4 has been absolutely refined model with a redesigned interior and many other outer shell changes. All these new changes have helped the Audi A4 to beat its rivals in the market and it has done so. Outer shell and body looks almost same by large with minor tweaks but the interior has been totally rebuilt with well organised looks, top rated materials and extra spacious cabin welcome you inside the car.

The performance has been refined as well by refreshing the engine and powertrain for utmost performance with more performance gadgets. Where all the performance gadgets are not optional this time, Audi has introduced many gadgets as standard.

Audi A4 engine

According to the engine experts, Audi A4 2.0-Litre TFSI Quattro is one of the most refined models to have and it is powered by a turbocharged 2.0 litre recondition engine. The Quattro technology has been offered on the vehicle and it is capable of generating 252bhp at 5k to 6k engine rpm. A hefty amount of torque starts flowing from just 1600 rpm and reaches to its peak of 273lb-ft when the vehicle reaches 4500 rpm. This is an impressive power to torque ratio. All this power then transferred to seven speed automatic transmission which takes only 5.7 seconds to attain the benchmark speed of 62 miles per hour. You can say under six seconds to reach 62 mph.
Being a powerful enough engine, it has relatively better fuel economy, it makes 25 miles per gallon in the dense and busy city traffic while cruising on the motorway, it easily makes above 30 miles per gallon and thus the average remains between 27 to 28 miles per gallon.

In the aftermarket of Audi engines, there are hundreds of garages and Audi specialists in the UK from where a reconditioned Audi A4 engine can be bought with supply and fit, so no problem in the aftermarket as well.
On the other hand, if we compare this Audi masterpiece with BMW 3 Series same spec model, there would be some interesting stats to see.
Both models have same engine with same transmission and body layout, so things have gone neutral here, the A4 takes advantage over the 3 Series in power output and torque. 3 Series is a bit swift on the road than A4 while fuel economy advantage goes to A4 again. Price wise, A4 is a bit expensive than 3 Series.

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