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2021 Audi Q3 SUV gets new trim, costs $35,095
2021 Audi Q3 SUV gets new trim, costs $35,095

The 2021 Audi Q3 compact crossover SUV comes with a new entry-level trim, a lower starting price, and a less potent engine than the 2020 version, Audi announced this week. The new Q3 40 slides in under the Q3 45 and shaves $700 off of last year's starting price to cost $35,095, including $1,095...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
Audi Q7 recalled for insufficient padding

Audi last week announced the recall of certain 2018-2020 Audi Q7 three-row crossover SUVs for an issue with the padding in the cabin. During routine testing, Audi discovered there might not be enough padding on the C-pillar to absorb the impact of rear passengers who are not wearing seat belts in...Read More»

2021 Audi A6 Sport 45 TFSI
2021 Audi A6 sedan gets bump in power and price

The 2021 Audi A6 luxury mid-size sedan gets a mid-year makeover that adds more power, more black trim, and more cowbell. The 2021 Audi A6 can be had with a Sport trim exclusive to the mid-year model, Audi confirmed to The Car Connection on Thursday. The Audi A6 Sport costs $56,445, or $500 more...Read More»

2021 Audi E-Tron
2021 Audi E-Tron SUV starts for $8,800 less, gets more range

The 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV will be available in a less expensive base model with more electric range compared to last year, the automaker announced Wednesday. New for 2021 is an entry-level Premium trim that matches the trim hierarchy of other Audi vehicles. It starts at $66,995 including...Read More»

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback
2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback electric crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ for acing all crash tests and having advanced safety features that rated "Superior," the IIHS announced Monday. New for 2020, the E-Tron Sportback is as much wagon as SUV, though Audi and other German automakers are...Read More»

2021 Audi Q5
What's New for 2021: Audi

After a robust 2020 that starred performance crossover SUVs and wagons such as the RS6 Avant, Audi turns its attention to updated volume models such as the Q5 crossover and A3 compact sedan for 2021. Volkswagen's luxury brand also continues to enhance its standard safety equipment and advanced...Read More»

2021 Audi Q5
2021 Audi Q5 luxury crossover first look: It's what's inside that matters

It’ll take an eagle eye and a steady hand to point to the changes on the 2021 Audi Q5’s exterior, but that same finger may quickly find bigger changes inside. On Monday, Audi unveiled the updated 2021 Q5 compact crossover that will go on sale this fall. When it arrives, it will sport...Read More»

2020 Audi A6 Allroad
2020 Audi A6 Allroad wagon earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2020 Audi A6 Allroad wagon earned a Top Safety Pick+ designation, the highest safety award bestowed by the IIHS, the automaker announced Monday. The Allroad's sedan counterpart, the 2020 Audi A6, also earned a TSP+ designation. Both vehicles earned "Good" ratings on all six crash tests, but the...Read More»

Audi MIB 3
Audi infotainment touchscreens primed for a big boost in 2021 models

When they arrive later this year, most new 2021 Audi vehicles will get a significant power bump—at least, behind the touchscreen. This week, Audi announced it would include in most of its 2021 models an upgraded version of its infotainment system, which is called MIB 3. The system, which...Read More»

2020 Audi Q3
Review update: 2020 Audi Q3 Premium Plus is punk-rock practical

The 2020 Audi Q3 is a small luxury crossover engineered for mass appeal like Wonder Bread—and I discovered that I like both. I like Wonder Bread and American cheese and bologna with yellow mustard, and I’m not being ironic. Don't ask me why, I don't understand it myself. I wasn’t...Read More»

2020 Audi A6
2020 Audi A7, Q8 earn Top Safety Pick award; A6 gets Top Safety Pick+

Three 2020 Audi models aced crash tests and earned top safety honors from the IIHS, the nation's most rigorous crash-test safety organization, the automaker announced last week. The 2020 Audi A6 mid-size luxury sedan led the pack with highest honors and a Top Safety Pick+ award due to its better...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
First drive: 2020 Audi Q7 goes long on tech, short on space and fuel economy

The mid-cycle refresh of the 2020 Audi Q7 crossover SUV brings a mix of contradictory developments. One of the better infotainment systems gets better, but the new turbocharged V-6 contributes to lower fuel economy than the outgoing supercharged V-6. While it may seem like one step forward, one...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
2020 Audi Q7 three-row crossover costs $55,795

The updated 2020 Audi Q7 three-row crossover will come standard with a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine and a smaller price tag compared to the 3.0-liter turbo-6 that has already been announced for the family-size SUV, the automaker announced this week. The 2020 Audi Q7 with a 248-horsepower, 2.0-liter...Read More»

2020 Audi A4 Allroad
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»

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