Audi is quickly establishing itself as the fastest growing luxury brand in Australia, and its keen to continue this trend with the launch of the new A4 Avant.

2008 Audi A4 Avant launched

Carrying a reputation as the most successful premium station wagon in its class, it is available with a choice of two direct-injection engines.

Boasting the same level of technology as its sedan counterpart, Audi has shifted the newly developed five-link front axle forward to ensure ideal weight distribution.

 2008 Audi A4 Avant launched

To begin with, Audi will give Australian buyers the option of two engines: the 118kW 1.8 TFSI with 250Nm, and a 105kW 2.0 TDI with 320 Nm.

Fuel consumption is equally impressive with just 7.4 litres/100km for the 1.8 TFSI and 6.0 litres/100km for the 2.0 TDI version.

 2008 Audi A4 Avant launched

Both engines are mated exclusively to Audi's continuously variable multitronic transmission as a standard feature.

The A4 Avant offers up to 1,430 litres of luggage space which is lined with a high-quality carpet and features a reversible cargo floor, a cargo cover that retracts at a touch and an electro-mechanical drive for the rear tailgate.

 2008 Audi A4 Avant launched

Rear legroom is a spacious 895mm - the best figure in the premium midsize segment – as is the headroom of 971mm.

Safety includes adaptive airbags and two-stage belt force limiters which have been even more finely-tuned, providing better passenger protection.

Range & Pricing

A4 Avant 1.8 TFSI multitronic 118 kW $56,400

A4 Avant 2.0 TDI multitronic 105 kW $57,800 (25% LCT)

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