HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2017 Audi A4 has been named winner of the 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards in the Luxury Car category. The annual awards from Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new and used vehicle information, recognize the top new model-year vehicle choices available in the U.S. market.
Editors praised the A4 for its modern styling, advanced suite of available driver-friendly technologies and dynamic driving experience.
“Refined design, efficient, yet powerful performance and benchmark technologies are the key pillars of Audi vehicles that contribute to overall excellent value,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “We are proud to see the 2017 Audi A4 continue that trend with a Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award.”
The A4 sedan offers customers a sporty driving experience with a 2.0-liter TFSI® engine that delivers class-leading horsepower and a newly developed S tronic® dual clutch transmission which helps to optimize fuel efficiency. Available quattro® all-wheel drive offers superior traction and handling and standard Audi drive select including four different drive modes allowing for a greater customization.
“The new Audi A4 is a stunning combination of good looks, excellent drivability and intelligent ergonomics,” said Jack R. Nerad, Executive Editorial Director and Executive Market Analyst for Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. “In a segment that is filled with stellar vehicles, the A4 stands out for its forward-thinking vehicle-driver interface and its driver-assist technologies that enhance both convenience and driver awareness.”
The refined interior of the A4 includes driver-focused technologies such as the available Audi virtual cockpit and a newly designed infotainment system with standard Audi smartphone interface that supports Apple CarPlay™ and Google™ Android Auto integration. Advanced driver assistance systems such as standard Audi pre sense city® and available adaptive cruise control with stop & go and traffic jam assist help drivers navgate the road and traffic while making their driving experience more enjoyable.
The Audi A4 model line continues in 2017 with the A4 ultra model, which sets new standards for fuel efficiency in the luxury sedan segment. In addition, the recently introduced A4 allroad couples the driving dynamics of the A4 sedan with the versatility of a wagon and a standard adaptive suspension system.
Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com has a dedicated 12-person editorial staff who collectively drive and review nearly every new vehicle on the road each year. The awards are the culmination of a year-long regimen of expert vehicle evaluation and testing of nearly every new vehicle available in America, along with analysis of a broad swath of vehicle-related data.
For more information on the 2017 A4, please visit www.audiusa.com.
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