2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A4 Premium Competitors

$37k luxury car, designed & built in Germany 21 city / 29 hwy 361-498 mile range, gas engine
211 hp 122 cu. in. 4-cylinder turbo 3 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other luxury cars, the 2011 Audi A4 Premium is also often compared to minivans, minivan and SUVs, sports cars and cars. The 2011 Audi A4 Premium's top rivals come from Audi (such as the A5 Premium and the Q7 Premium) and BMW (such as the 550i and the M3 )

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the A4 Premium compared to other luxury car competitors include: it has optional rear air conditioning (optional vs not available), has slightly more airbags (5 vs 4), gets slightly more from a tank of gas in the city (361 miles vs 278 miles), has much more cargo space (50.5 ft3 vs 15.9 ft3) and has slightly more spacious front seats (53.6 ft3 vs 51.2 ft3).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), is slightly more sluggish (18.1 lb/hp vs 10.9 lb/hp), is slightly less powerful (211 HP @ 4,300 RPM vs 400 HP @ 5,500 RPM), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (3 stars vs 4 stars) and less safe in side collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars).

2011 Audi A5 Premium

2011 Audi A5 Premium
$39,075

Significant advantages of the A5 Premium (vs the A4 Premium)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A5 Premium (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 12.2 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Roof rails not available
  • Fewer seats: 4 vs 5

common strengths of the A5 Premium and A4 Premium

  • Both can upgrade to include separate A/C controls for the front and rear
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 29 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
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2011 BMW 550i

2011 BMW 550i
$61,075

Significant advantages of the 550i (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 116 ft vs 140 ft
  • Significantly more powerful: 400 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 211 HP @ 4,300 RPM
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 4 stars vs 3 stars

Significant disadvantages of the 550i (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Roof rails not available
  • Worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Only has all-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the 550i and A4 Premium

  • Both can upgrade to include separate A/C controls for the front and rear
  • Good protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 550i vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 BMW M3

2011 BMW M3
$70,125

Significant advantages of the M3 (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 107 ft vs 140 ft
  • Significantly more powerful: 414 HP @ 8,300 RPM vs 211 HP @ 4,300 RPM
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 12.6 s s @ 113.4 mph mph vs 15.6 s s @ 92.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the M3 (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much less cargo room: 9.0 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 216 miles vs 361 miles

common strengths of the M3 and A4 Premium

  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW M3 vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

Significant advantages of the 328i (vs the A4 Premium)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 328i (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Much less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the 328i and A4 Premium

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: all-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Inexpensive: $37,475 vs $37,175
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Acura TSX

2011 Acura TSX
$31,845

Significant advantages of the TSX (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Paddle shifters comes standard
  • Many more cupholders: 8 vs 4
  • More powerful speaker system: 360 Watts vs 180 Watts

Significant disadvantages of the TSX (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Significantly fewer gears: 5 vs 8

common strengths of the TSX and A4 Premium

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Lots of cargo room: 60.5 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Acura TSX vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A6 Premium

2011 Audi A6 Premium
$46,075

Significant advantages of the A6 Premium (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 633 miles vs 499 miles
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 443 miles vs 361 miles

Significant disadvantages of the A6 Premium (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Rear air conditioning not available
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 8
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the A6 Premium and A4 Premium

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Good highway range: 633 miles vs 499 miles
arrow Compare the A6 Premium vs the A4 Premium

compared to minivan competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the A4 Premium compared to minivan competitors include: it less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change (5 stars vs 4 stars), is significantly more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 18 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 25 mpg), has better traction (all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive) and has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (50.5 ft3 vs 148.5 ft3), has significantly less spacious front seats (53.6 ft3 vs 62.4 ft3), has slightly less spacious back seats (42.3 ft3 vs 56.8 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3) and less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (3 stars vs 5 stars).

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite
$44,335

Significant advantages of the Odyssey Touring Elite (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Much more cargo room: 148.5 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 56.8 ft3 vs 42.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Odyssey Touring Elite (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Odyssey Touring Elite and A4 Premium

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Good city range: 399 miles vs 361 miles
  • Good highway range: 588 miles vs 499 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2012 Kia Sedona LX

2012 Kia Sedona LX
$25,700

Significant advantages of the Sedona LX (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much more cargo room: 141.5 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Much roomier front seats: 62.4 ft3 vs 53.6 ft3
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Sedona LX (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Much worse highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 29 mpg

common strengths of the Sedona LX and A4 Premium

  • Fantastic basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 50,000 mile
  • Fantastically long-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 4 year
  • Good city range: 380 miles vs 361 miles
arrow Compare the 2012 Kia Sedona LX vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the A4 Premium compared to minivan and SUV competitors include: it less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change (5 stars vs 4 stars), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 25 mpg), is slightly sportier (18.1 lb/hp vs 20.8 lb/hp), has a slightly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year) and has a slightly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile).

However, on average it has slightly less cargo space (50.5 ft3 vs 72.5 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (3 stars vs 5 stars), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (361 miles vs 414 miles).

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT
$24,970

Significant advantages of the Equinox LT (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 602 miles vs 499 miles
  • Significantly roomier back seats: 50.1 ft3 vs 42.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Equinox LT (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much slower 0-60 mph time: 10.7 seconds vs 7.2 seconds

common strengths of the Equinox LT and A4 Premium

  • Good protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 32 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi Q7 Premium

2011 Audi Q7 Premium
$52,325

Significant advantages of the Q7 Premium (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 660 miles vs 499 miles
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 449 miles vs 361 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Q7 Premium (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Sluggish performance: 24.7 lb/hp vs 18.1 lb/hp
  • Much more cramped back seats: 29.2 ft3 vs 42.3 ft3

common strengths of the Q7 Premium and A4 Premium

  • Good protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 25 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the Q7 Premium vs the A4 Premium

2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited

2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited
$26,275

Significant advantages of the RAV4 Limited (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the RAV4 Limited (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 3 stars vs 5 stars

common strengths of the RAV4 Limited and A4 Premium

  • Good protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi Q5 Premium Plus

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$43,375

Significant advantages of the Q5 Premium Plus (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Significantly more airbags: 6 vs 5
  • Shorter braking distance from 60mph: 130 ft vs 140 ft
  • More cupholders: 8 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Q5 Premium Plus (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Keyless entry not available

common strengths of the Q5 Premium Plus and A4 Premium

  • Good protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 7.1 seconds vs 7.2 seconds
arrow Compare the Q5 Premium Plus vs the A4 Premium

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the A4 Premium compared to sports car competitors include: it has a turbocharger to get maximum performance from the engine (turbocharger vs none), is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 17 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 24 mpg), gets significantly more from a tank of gas in the city (361 miles vs 287 miles) and gets significantly more from a tank of gas on the highway (499 miles vs 416 miles).

However, on average it is slightly less powerful (211 HP @ 4,300 RPM vs 376 HP @ 5,150 RPM), slightly slower 0-60 time (7.2 seconds vs 5.4 seconds), significantly longer braking distance from 60mph (140 ft vs 113 ft), slightly slower 1/4 mile time (15.6 s s @ 92.0 mph mph vs 13.8 s s @ 101.0 mph mph) and slightly lower top speed (130 mph vs 155 mph).

2011 Dodge Challenger R/T

2011 Dodge Challenger R/T
$30,720

Significant advantages of the Challenger R/T (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Significantly higher top speed: 170 mph vs 130 mph
  • Significantly more powerful: 376 HP @ 5,150 RPM vs 211 HP @ 4,300 RPM
  • Faster 0-60 mph time: 5.9 seconds vs 7.2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Challenger R/T (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 16.2 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: 6 vs 8

common strengths of the Challenger R/T and A4 Premium

  • Both have lots of cargo room: 16.2 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Good highway range: 458 miles vs 499 miles
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Challenger R/T vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
$34,770

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 126 ft vs 140 ft
  • Faster 0-60 mph time: 5.8 seconds vs 7.2 seconds
  • Sportier performance: 12.1 lb/hp vs 18.1 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution GSR (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 6.9 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: 5 vs 8
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 246 miles vs 361 miles

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution GSR and A4 Premium

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2012 Ford Mustang GT

2012 Ford Mustang GT
$30,105

Significant advantages of the Mustang GT (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 104 ft vs 140 ft
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 12.7 s s @ 111.3 mph mph vs 15.6 s s @ 92.0 mph mph
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 4.4 seconds vs 7.2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang GT (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger
  • Much less cargo room: 13.4 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: 6 vs 8

common strengths of the Mustang GT and A4 Premium

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have power outlets
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 2
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Mustang GT vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$34,720

Significant advantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 123 ft vs 140 ft
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 5.4 seconds vs 7.2 seconds
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 13.8 s s @ 101.0 mph mph vs 15.6 s s @ 92.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 11.3 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: 6 vs 8
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 29 mpg

common strengths of the Impreza WRX STI and A4 Premium

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T
$25,350

Significant advantages of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 113 ft vs 140 ft
  • Significantly longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 4 year
  • Longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 50,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 10.0 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: 6 vs 8
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T and A4 Premium

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
arrow Compare the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the A4 Premium compared to car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (50.5 ft3 vs 14.5 ft3), has a significantly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year), has a significantly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile), has significantly more gears (8 vs continuously variable) and has better traction (all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (29 mpg vs 34 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (361 miles vs 426 miles), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (499 miles vs 592 miles) and less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (3 stars vs 5 stars).

2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L S

2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L S
$20,765

Significant advantages of the Passat 2.5L S (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 592 miles vs 499 miles
  • Roomier back seats: 48.8 ft3 vs 42.3 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Passat 2.5L S (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 15.9 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Passat 2.5L S and A4 Premium

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2012 Volkswagen Passat 2.5L S vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Toyota Camry XLE

2011 Toyota Camry XLE
$30,605

Significant advantages of the Camry XLE (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • More airbags: 6 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Camry XLE (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.5 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Less safe in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 2 stars vs 4 stars

common strengths of the Camry XLE and A4 Premium

  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Camry XLE vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2012 Volkswagen CC Sport

2012 Volkswagen CC Sport
$29,335

Significant advantages of the CC Sport (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 574 miles vs 499 miles

Significant disadvantages of the CC Sport (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 13.0 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the CC Sport and A4 Premium

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both have power seats
arrow Compare the 2012 Volkswagen CC Sport vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Honda Accord EX-L

2011 Honda Accord EX-L
$30,525

Significant advantages of the Accord EX-L (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 629 miles vs 499 miles
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 125 ft vs 140 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Accord EX-L (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.7 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Lacks a supercharger or turbocharger: None vs Turbocharger

common strengths of the Accord EX-L and A4 Premium

  • Great protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Accord EX-L vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Nissan Maxima SV

2011 Nissan Maxima SV
$35,210

Significant advantages of the Maxima SV (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Sportier performance: 12.3 lb/hp vs 18.1 lb/hp
  • Shorter braking distance from 60mph: 128 ft vs 140 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Maxima SV (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 8
  • Much less cargo room: 14.2 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the Maxima SV and A4 Premium

  • Great protection, only 10% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have power seats for the passenger
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Maxima SV vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
$24,865

Significant advantages of the Jetta TDI (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Much better highway mileage: 42 mpg vs 29 mpg
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 113 ft vs 140 ft
  • Significantly better city mileage: 30 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Jetta TDI (vs the A4 Premium)

  • Only has all-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 15.5 ft3 vs 50.5 ft3
  • Roof rails not available

common strengths of the Jetta TDI and A4 Premium

  • Both have an air compressor, quite rare for this class of vehicle: Turbocharger vs Turbocharger
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
arrow Compare the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI vs the 2011 Audi A4 Premium