Audi of America today released pricing for two of its newest entries, the 2009 model year Audi A4 sedan and A4 Avant. Pricing for the base sedan, which comes with a 211hp (157kW) 2.0L TFSI engine, starts at $32,700, while the A4 Avant will start at $34,500. First deliveries will start in September but some dealers will have vehicles available for consumer test drives as early as the week of August 10th.

The Audi A4 sedan can be equipped with either the all-new 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder engine or the 3.2 FSI V6 engine. The 2.0 TFSI engine can be configured for front-wheel drive or with Audi’s quattro AWD system. The 3.2 FSI is offered exclusively in the sedan and with the quattro all-wheel-drive system plus a six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. The A4 Avant will be equipped with the 2.0 TFSI engine and quattro AWD.

New for 2009, the 2.0 TFSI engine features more horsepower and significantly more torque -258 lb-ft (350Nm) than the engine it replaces. Rated at 21mpg (11.2L/100km) in the city and 27mpg (8.7L/100km) on the highway, the 2.0 TFSI engine delivers better fuel economy, and when compared to the AWD versions, better 0-to-60mph times than most of its rivals in this segment.

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