Ultimate 2024 Audi A4 Review

The 2024 Audi A4 is a testament to Audi’s commitment to blending luxury, performance, and technology. Whether you’re considering a gas, plug-in hybrid (PHEV), or electric vehicle (EV), the A4 offers a range of options to suit different driving preferences. This blog post will provide a detailed breakdown of tire sizes for multiple seasons, preferred fuel grade, oil types, oil and air filters with standard part numbers, typical maintenance and costs, different models, typical pricing in Canadian currency, monthly fuel cost predictions for Canadian residents, and windshield wiper sizes.

Tire Sizes for Multiple Seasons

Summer Tires:

  • 225/50R17
  • 245/40R18
  • 245/35R19

Winter Tires:

  • 225/50R17
  • 245/40R18
  • 245/35R19

All-Season Tires:

  • 225/50R17
  • 245/40R18
  • 245/35R19
Preferred Fuel Grade

For the gas and PHEV models, Audi recommends using premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 or higher. Using a lower octane fuel can reduce performance and fuel efficiency.

Oil Type and Filters

Preferred Oil Grade:

  • 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil

Oil Filter:

  • Standard Part Number: MANN-FILTER HU 6002 z

Air Filter:

  • Standard Part Number: MANN-FILTER C 35 154
Typical Maintenance and Costs

Regular Maintenance:

  1. Oil Change: Every 10,000 km or once a year – approximately CAD 150.
  2. Tire Rotation: Every 10,000 km – approximately CAD 60.
  3. Brake Inspection: Every 20,000 km – approximately CAD 90.
  4. Air Filter Replacement: Every 20,000 km – approximately CAD 50.
  5. Cabin Filter Replacement: Every 20,000 km – approximately CAD 60.
  6. Spark Plug Replacement: Every 60,000 km – approximately CAD 300.
  7. Transmission Fluid Change: Every 60,000 km – approximately CAD 250.

Annual Maintenance Cost:

  • Approximate Total: CAD 1,000 – CAD 1,500 (excluding major repairs and replacements)
Different Models

Gas Models:

  1. Audi A4 40 TFSI:
    • Horsepower: 201 hp
    • Torque: 236 lb-ft
    • Price: Starting at CAD 50,000
  2. Audi A4 45 TFSI:
    • Horsepower: 261 hp
    • Torque: 273 lb-ft
    • Price: Starting at CAD 55,000

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Model:

  1. Audi A4 50 TFSI e:
    • Horsepower: 288 hp (combined)
    • Torque: 310 lb-ft (combined)
    • Electric Range: Approximately 40 km
    • Price: Starting at CAD 60,000

Electric Vehicle (EV) Model:

  1. Audi A4 e-tron: (Expected release in late 2024)
    • Horsepower: Estimated 300 hp
    • Torque: Estimated 350 lb-ft
    • Electric Range: Approximately 400 km
    • Price: Estimated starting at CAD 70,000
Monthly Fuel Costs

Gas Models:

  • Average Fuel Consumption: 8.0 L/100 km
  • Average Monthly Driving Distance: 1,500 km
  • Monthly Fuel Cost:
    • Fuel Price: CAD 1.60 per liter
    • Calculation: 8.0 L/100 km * 1,500 km = 120 L
    • Total Cost: 120 L * CAD 1.60/L = CAD 192

PHEV Model:

  • Electricity Consumption: 18 kWh/100 km
  • Electricity Cost: CAD 0.13 per kWh
  • Monthly Electric Range: 600 km
  • Monthly Gas Range: 900 km
  • Calculation:
    • Electricity Cost: (18 kWh/100 km * 600 km) * CAD 0.13/kWh = CAD 14.04
    • Fuel Cost: (8.0 L/100 km * 900 km) * CAD 1.60/L = CAD 115.20
  • Total Monthly Cost: CAD 14.04 + CAD 115.20 = CAD 129.24

EV Model:

  • Electricity Consumption: 20 kWh/100 km
  • Electricity Cost: CAD 0.13 per kWh
  • Monthly Driving Distance: 1,500 km
  • Calculation: 20 kWh/100 km * 1,500 km = 300 kWh
  • Total Cost: 300 kWh * CAD 0.13/kWh = CAD 39
Windshield Wiper Sizes
  • Front Wipers: 24 inches (driver’s side), 20 inches (passenger’s side)
  • Rear Wiper: 12 inches

Conclusion

The 2024 Audi A4 offers a versatile range of models, from efficient gas engines to eco-friendly PHEV and upcoming EV options. With careful consideration of tire sizes, preferred fuel grades, oil and filter types, maintenance schedules, and costs, Audi ensures that the A4 remains a top choice for luxury sedan enthusiasts. Typical pricing in Canadian currency and anticipated monthly fuel costs make it easier for potential buyers to plan their budgets effectively. The Audi A4 continues to be a reliable, stylish, and performance-driven vehicle, suitable for various driving needs and preferences.

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