2005 Audi A4

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16 reviews
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Available Price Range $3,730-$10,438 Trims20 Combined MPG 22-28 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2005 Audi A4

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rough surfaces
  • Snug interior
  • Engine noise in turbo form
  • Four-occupant capacity in Cabriolet
  • Cryptic radio controls in Cabriolet

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Available CVT
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • Easy-operating power top on Cabriolet
  • Redesigned sedan and wagon in mid-2005


Our Expert Reviews

German automaker Audi wasn't timid when it came time to redesign the A4, a compact sedan that aspires to play in the same luxury territory as BMW, Lexus and Infiniti. Audi designers opted for a radical redesign that adopts the brand's new family "face" -- a yawning grille, new clear-glass headlights and creases in the hood that give the car a "power bulge." There is no male/female spl... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.4 out of 5

Based on 16 reviews

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by joe from detroit on June 21, 2012

The suspension is nice and stiff, the ride is bumpy on Michigan roads. The seats are very nice and the interior is well designed. Visability is good. The braking is poor in snow, this may be due to th... Read Full Review

20 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


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