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Refreshed 2020 Audi A4 returns to the U.S. with more content for less money
Refreshed 2020 Audi A4 returns to the U.S. with more content for less money

After much delay, the 2020 Audi A4 is officially returning to North America. Audi showed off the facelifted compact sedan and wagon for the European market in May, 2019, but didn't confirm U.S. specs and pricing until Tuesday. The 2020 A4 and S4 sedans, as well as the A4 Allroad wagon, wear a...Read More»

2019 Audi E-tron
2019 Audi E-Tron crashes well, scores five stars from the NHTSA

Now that both sets of crash tests have been performed, the 2019 Audi E-Tron can claim to be one of the safest cars on the road. The NHTSA reports that the 2019 E-Tron has earned a five-star overall rating in its series of crash tests. The SUV scored four-star ratings in both frontal-impact tests...Read More»

2020 Audi A5
What’s new for 2020: Audi

The luxury arm of Volkswagen is loading its lineup of stately sedans, capable crossovers, and sporty compacts and wagons with more standard safety equipment and trim options for 2020. This year, for Audi, the base Titanium trim is no longer offered, leaving the core trim levels as Premium, Premium...Read More»

Audi Q3 Sportback
Audi earns two more Top Safety Picks for Q3 and A7

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded Audi two more coveted safety awards, giving the 2019 A7 Sportback its Top Safety Pick nod and the redesigned 2019 Q3 crossover its much-sought-after Top Safety Pick+ recognition. Both awards come with asterisks, however: they were bestowed only...Read More»

2019 Audi E-tron IIHS crash test
2019 Audi E-tron earns IIHS' first Top Safety Pick+ award for an electric car

The first electric car to earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest award is the 2019 Audi E-Tron, the insurance industry-funded group announced Wednesday. The IIHS said the E-tron crossover earned top "Good" scores in every crash test, including the driver- and passenger-side small...Read More»

2018 Audi A5 Sportback
Audi recalling 144K cars for faulty passenger airbag

Audi will recall more than 144,000 cars in the U.S. for a faulty passenger-side airbag that could be disabled and not inflate in a crash. The automaker announced the voluntary recall in July and said affected owners will be notified this month. The recalled vehicles include 2017-2018 versions of...Read More»

Audi Q3 Sportback
Audi Q3 Sportback revealed, but no US sales planned

The Audi Q3 sub-compact crossover is getting a coupe-styled sibling in the form of the 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback. Alas, it won't make the journey to the U.S., however. Audi's latest crossover SUV model debuted Wednesday with the coupe-like crossover looks we've come to know from Audi, BMW, and...Read More»

2019 Audi A6 2.0T
2019 Audi A6 luxury sedan debuts with entry-level turbo-4 for $55,095

A lower-cost version of Audi's mid-size A6 sedan is ready for U.S. buyers. Last week, the automaker announced the 2019 Audi A6 sedan would be available with a 248-horsepower turbo-4 engine and a 7-speed automatic that powers all four wheels. The Audi A6 Premium costs $55,095, including destination...Read More»

2018 Audi A3
Audi issues recalls for 265K cars for airbag fault, loose wheel trim

Some 265,000 Audi owners will soon receive recall notices in their mailboxes to fix one of two separate issues. The German luxury brand filed two recalls with the NHTSA, which the government agency made public Thursday. The recalls are scheduled to begin in August. The first involves an airbag...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
Redesigned 2020 Audi Q7 gets a digital redo inside

The updated 2020 Audi Q7 may not look different on the outside, but the interior has received a digital overhaul. The new crossover bowed Wednesday and is set to go on sale in Europe this fall with U.S. sales to follow. Relatively minor tweaks to the exterior mask the new new interior technology...Read More»

2016 Audi Q3
Audi Q3 recalled for turn signal malfunction

The Audi Q3 has been recalled to fix a turn signal warning light that may not work correctly. The sub-compact crossover may not alert drivers that the turn signal no longer operates, such as if the bulb ceases to function. That leaves the Q3 out of compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety...Read More»

2019 Audi A8 L
Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive

The 2019 Audi A8 L sticks to an understated formula that has worked for more than two decades. Audi's biggest and poshest sedan lays a ground game for future driver-assistance and technology features. While the 2019 A8 L is new, the competition is far from it. Competitors from BMW, Mercedes, and...Read More»

2019 Audi Q5
Audi Q5 recalled over brake failure risk

Some 2018-2019 Audi Q5 crossover SUVs will be recalled for potential brake failure according to government filings made public Tuesday by the NHTSA. The Q5 crossover's brake master cylinder may have been cast too short, which could lead to hydraulic brake failure. The electronic parking brake and...Read More»

2019 Audi A4
Audi expands new-car subscription service options

Audi's trial new-car subscription service now offers shoppers a less-expensive tier called Core Collection, the automaker said Tuesday. The trial program is only offered in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and now includes two tiers priced at $995 and $1,495 per month. Previously, Audi offered just one...Read More»

2019 Audi Q3
2019 Audi Q3 crossover loads tech and luxury for $35,695

The 2019 Audi Q3 crossover will cost $35,695 to start when it goes on sale this summer, Audi said Monday. That price includes a mandatory destination fee and nets buyers a Q3 Premium, which comes equipped with standard heated seats, power driver's seat, a panoramic sunroof, and digital instrument...Read More»

2019 Audi Q8, Park City to Telluride
2019 Audi Q8 earns five-star crash-test scores

The 2019 Audi Q8 earned top marks NHTSA's slew of crash tests last week. The high marks follow a similarly impressive performance in the insurance-funded IIHS crash tests for the crossover SUV. The NHTSA awarded the crossover SUV five stars after assessing frontal and side impacts and four stars in...Read More»

2019 Audi Q8, Park City to Telluride
2019 Audi Q8, A6 earn high marks in latest crash tests

Both the 2019 Audi Q8 and A6 earned high marks in IIHS crash test ratings, but headlight effectiveness separated them from top honors. The 2019 Q8 walked away with a Top Safety Pick award, while the 2019 A6 and its better-rated headlights earned it a Top Safety Pick+. More often than not, headlight...Read More»

2016 Audi A7
Audi recalls 75K vehicles for fire risk

The NHTSA on Tuesday said that Audi will recall 74,881 vehicles over a fault fuel rails may leak and lead to a fire. The recall covers certain 2015 through 2018 model year Audi A8, A7, A6, and Q7 crossover SUV, according to documents filed with the NHTSA in January. The fuel rails in certain Audi...Read More»

Audi traffic light recognition
Audi unveils new tech to ride "wave" of green lights

Ask many commuters around downtown Denver and they'll acknowledge that catching the "South Broadway wave" is great, but it has nothing to do with the landlocked state's surf scene. That's because Denver's timed traffic lights along the major thoroughfare generally expedite traffic leaving downtown...Read More»

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