The A4 is the most popular car in Audi’s current lineup, accounting for a full 50 percent of the brand’s sales in the United States market. With numbers like that, Audi was careful to ensure that the 2013 facelift and mild refresh given the A4 enhanced its appeal instead of diminishing it.
The compact luxury sedan market is a tough one to compete in, and Audi’s A4 faces challengers like the hallowed BMW 3-Series, the Mercedes-Benz C Class and even the new kid on the block, Cadillac’s ATS. Thankfully, the A4 comes in enough variants to satisfy nearly every sedan buyer, from the front-drive 2.0T Premium to the high-performance, all-wheel-drive S4.
We think the restyling helped the car’s appearance quite a bit. Its grille, now reduced in size, adds to the car's frontal appearance without dominating it. Headlights are downsized, too, as the latest fashion dictates, yet the fog lamps are slightly more pronounced to give the car a more sporting look....