2022 Audi A4


Ranked #2 in Compact Luxury Sedan

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Starting MSRP $39,900 - $42,000
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Key Spec of 2022 Audi A4
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201 hp @ 4200 rpm

basic warranty

4yr./ 50,000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

Fuel-efficient base powertrain

No manual transmission available 

Optional Optic Black package is now offered for the base model as well

Modern and aerodynamic exterior design

Higher trims can get very expensive

Many interior trim options as a part of optional packages

User-friendly MMI infotainment system

Smaller trunk capacity

All 45 TFSI models get sport suspension as standard

2022 Audi A4 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: February 3, 2023

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The 2022 Audi A4 remains mechanically unchanged and is a part of the fifth generation of the Audi A4 that was introduced in 2017. The 2022 model year update gets the Black Optics package replacing the chrome exterior elements with gloss-black trims right from the base trim. The more powerful 45 TFSI models on the other hand now come standard with the sport-tuned suspension. It will face tough competition from the likes of Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Lexus IS 300, and BMW 3-Series

2022 Audi A4 for sale

The 2022 Audi A4 price starts at $40,995 including destination charge and goes up to $51,995 for the top-of-the-line trim. It will offer many interior trim options as a part of optional packages. Audi offers finance offers for the 2022 A4 with an APR of 2.25% while the lease deals start at $519/month for 36 months along with a down payment of $3,505 and an $895 acquisition fee. 

2022 Audi A4 Buying Advice

The 2022 A4 offer tremendous value to buyers with state-of-the-art technology and creature comforts on offer. That said since there have been not many major changes to the Audi A4, the 2017 A4 which was completely overhauled shall save you money without much compromise. 

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2022 Audi A4 sedan 

The 2022 Audi A4 is Audi’s answer to the luxury compact sedan segment. It features a luxurious interior, modern styling, engaging dynamics, and many tech features. All the models are powered by the same 2.0L four-cylinder, 12-volt hybrid engine in different states of tune for both performance and efficiency needs. The base version produces 201 hp while the higher variants can produce a more desirable 269 hp. All the 2022 Audi A4 models get the Quattro AWD system, plenty of modern and safety tech as standard. 

Over All Rating

8.2Out of 10

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Premium$39,900 onwards
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  • AM/FM/HD/Satellite-Prep
  • Rear air conditioning w/ separate controls
Premium Plus$39,900 onwards
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Prestige$39,900 onwards
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New Audi A4 For Sale

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Price Drop, $1500
1 Feb 2023
Clarksburg, WV

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Premium Plus S Line 45 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $640/mo
Good deal
$3,955 Below market
RMV: $51,140
Fuel Economy N/A
MSRP $49,685
Listed On 27 Jan 2023 (62 Days)
Price Drop, $2500
2 Feb 2023
Wesley Chapel, FL

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Progressive 45 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $638/mo
Good deal
$3,715 Below market
RMV: $50,775
Fuel Economy N/A
MSRP $49,560
Listed On 21 Nov 2022 (129 Days)
West Chester, PA

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $566/mo
Good deal
$3,215 Below market
RMV: $44,960
Fuel Economy N/A
MSRP $41,745
Listed On 19 Jan 2023 (70 Days)
Secaucus, NJ

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $566/mo
Good deal
$3,215 Below market
RMV: $44,960
Fuel Economy 28.05 mpg
MSRP $41,745
Listed On 11 Dec 2022 (109 Days)
Price Drop, $3000
14 Mar 2023
Concord, CA

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Premium Plus S Line 45 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $645/mo
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$3,630 Below market
RMV: $51,140
Fuel Economy 27.6 mpg
MSRP $50,510
Listed On 09 Feb 2023 (49 Days)
Las Vegas, NV

2022 Audi A4 S Line Premium

S line Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl 7AM)

Dealer Price
Est. $641/mo
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$3,545 Below market
RMV: $50,785
Fuel Economy 27.15 mpg
MSRP $47,240
Listed On 27 May 2022 (307 Days)
Price Drop, $3000
12 Jul 2022
Los Angeles, CA

2022 Audi A4 Premium Plus

40 TFSI Premium Plus quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl 7AM)

Dealer Price
Est. $599/mo
Good deal
$3,315 Below market
RMV: $47,455
Fuel Economy 29.6 mpg
MSRP $47,140
Listed On 09 Jun 2022 (294 Days)
Price Drop, $3000
14 Mar 2023
Concord, CA

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Premium 40 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $568/mo
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$3,120 Below market
RMV: $44,960
Fuel Economy 28.05 mpg
MSRP $44,840
Listed On 10 Feb 2023 (48 Days)
Brooklyn, NY

2023 Audi A4 Sedan

quattro Premium S Line 45 TFSI AWD

Dealer Price
Est. $593/mo
Good deal
$3,250 Below market
RMV: $46,940
Fuel Economy N/A
MSRP $43,690
Listed On 18 Jan 2023 (71 Days)

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Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

"The 2022 Audi A4 is a quintessential compact luxury sports sedan, with a richly appointed cabin, lively handling, upscale styling, and plenty of tech features." - Car and Driver

The 2022 Audi A4 is expected to be a segment favorite, thanks to its tech-laden cabin, comfortable seating, and likable handling. The A4 2022 is available for sale in the same 3 trim configurations and gets 2 powertrain options, one offers quick 0-60 MPH acceleration while the other gets you impressive MPG ratings. Similar to all other Audi vehicles, the interior of the Audi A4 is littered with digital displays, including the Virtual Cockpit gauge cluster, which is available as an option. 

2022 Audi A4 sedan side profile view

While it impresses all with its sharp looks, technologically advanced cabin, and its frugality, the high 5-year cost of ownership of around $50,700 will affect some buying decisions. Also, the 75/100 reliability rating from J.D. Power also puts it at the back of the pack in the segment. While the low starting MSRP of $40,995 including the $1,095 destination charge might seem attractive, competitors like Infiniti Q50 and the Volvo S60 offer more value for money. 

2022 Audi A4 Sedan front angle view
2022 Audi A4 Sedan rear angle view

Buying Advice


We would recommend the 2022 Audi A4 Premium Plus 45 TFSI trim. Starting at an MSRP of $47,295, it offers many features including 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights, Audi’s Virtual Cockpit Plus, rear cross-traffic alert, etc over the base Premium trim features. The 45 TFSI powertrain is more fun to drive and slightly less fuel efficient than the base 40 TFSI. Also, the price difference between the two powertrains is of merely $1600 for the Premium Plus trim, making it the most sensible choice. 

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The 2022 Audi A4 will be available for sale in three main trims: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. All the three trims further get 2 powertrain options, while the Quattro AWD drivetrain remains standard across the lineup. The base Premium trim starts at $40,095 and includes full leather upholstery, Audi’s latest MMI infotainment system, three-zone automatic climate control, etc. Moving up you have the Premium Plus trim which will starts at $45,695 and add LED headlights with signature DRLs, Audi’s virtual cockpit plus, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated front seats, and more. 

2022 Audi A4 sedan interior features

The topmost A4 Prestige trim sees a price hike of $5,600 but gets you premium tech like the 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen premium surround sound system with a 755-watt amplifier, heated rear seats, Matrix design LED headlights, driver-assisted parking, head-up display to name a few. All the three trims get the same 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine in two states of tune i.e. 40 TFSI and 45 TFSI. The latter will cost about a couple of grand extra over the 40 TFSI engine, depending upon the trim you choose. 



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Key Features

LED headlamps w/high beam assist 

Adds or upgrades to “Premium”

Adds or upgrades to “Premium Plus”


10.1-inch MMI infotainment system w/10-speaker audio system

Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus & Satellite radio

MMI Navigation System Plus & 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen surround sound system


Three-zone automatic climate control & Garage door transmitter

Heated steering wheel & Adaptive cruise control

Ambient interior lighting & Head-up display


Power heated front seats w/Leather upholstery & contrast stitching

Front & rear parking sensors w/360-degree view camera system 

Ventilated sports front seats & heated rear seat


Lane Departure warning & Rear-view camera

Blind-spot monitor & Rear cross-traffic alert 

Driver Assisted Parking

  17-inch alloy wheels 18-inch alloy wheels Matrix LED headlights w/high pressure headlight washers

Audi also offers optional packages for the 2022 A4 that are specific to each trim. The Convenience package and rear passenger thoracic side airbags are for the Premium trim. The Premium Plus trim gets a Warm weather package, a Navigation package, a Black Optics/Black Optics Plus package, and a Bang & Olufsen surround sound system. The Prestige trim gets Black optic/ Black optic plus package and rear passenger thoracic side airbags as optional features. 

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Engine and Performance


"The experience of driving an A4 goes from pleasant to absolutely thrilling." - Kelley Blue Book

Just like the outgoing model, the 2022 Audi A4 will be powered by the same 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 engine with a 12-volt hybrid system, in different states of tune. The 40 TFSI models will output around 201 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. While the 45 TFSI model will output 261 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Both the powertrains are mated to a 7-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission which is known to offer quick and seamless shifting under all driving conditions.

2022 Audi A4 Engine Bay

The 2022 A4 manages to offer a perfect balance between a poised ride and being able to tackle corners without much body roll, although there is a hint of understeer. The lightweight steering feel does weigh up a bit as the speeds rise, but as is the case with most Audi cars, the feedback is non-existent. The Quattro AWD drivetrain offers tremendous grip, be it around corners or on icy roads. The ride quality is well balanced as well, neither is it too stiff nor does it float around on bumps. 

 2022 Audi A4 Sedan Handling 

The 40 TFSI powertrain is tuned for fuel efficiency and the 45 TFSI powertrain is tuned for better performance. The 2022 Audi A4 sedan is going to come with the Quattro AWD system as standard and will improve the drivability of the car. The Audi A4 45 TFSI does 0-60 MPH in just 5.2 seconds and crosses the quarter-mile mark in 13.5 seconds. For redline lovers, the A4 is expected to have a top speed of 130 MPH.


2022 Audi A4

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Lexus IS 300

2022 BMW 3-Series







2.0L, Turbocharged Gas/Electric Inline-4

2.0L, Turbocharged Gas/Electric Inline-4

3.5L, Naturally Aspirated V6

2.0L, Turbocharged Inline 4







7-speed automatic

9-speed automatic

6-speed automatic

8-speed automatic


201 hp @ 4,200 RPM

255 hp @ 5,800 RPM

260 hp @ 6,600 RPM

255 hp @ 5,000 RPM


236 lb-ft @ 1,450 RPM

295 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM

236 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM

295 lb-ft @ 1,550 RPM

0-60 MPH 

7.1 sec

5.4 sec

7.0 sec

5.6 sec

Quarter Mile 

15.4 sec

14.0 sec

15.4 sec

14.3 sec

Top Speed 

126 MPH

138 MPH

140 MPH 140 MPH

All the luxury sedans in the comparison come with 2.0L engines apart from the Lexus IS 300 which seems to be the only one keeping the naturally aspirated V6 going for the enthusiasts. The 2022 Audi A4 45 TFSI offers better output and performance, thanks to its higher power output, dual-clutch transmission, and Quattro system. The BMW 3-Series comes close to the Audi A4 in terms of handling and acceleration numbers. The base Audi A4 and Lexus IS 300 offer very similar performance, while the Mercedes is the most comfortable one here. 

Fuel Economy


The 2022 Audi A4 offers great fuel efficiency figures for its class. The 45 TFSI models deliver about 24 MPG in the city, 31 MPG on the highway, and 27 MPG in combined driving conditions. With a fuel tank capacity of 15.3 gallons, it can travel up to 413 miles in combined conditions. 

While the more fuel-efficient 40 TFSI models can deliver about 26/34/29 MPG in city/highway/combined conditions respectively as per the EPA. The fuel tank capacity remains the same and the range jumps up to about 520 miles on the highway. 


2022 Audi A4 

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Lexus IS 300

2022 BMW 3-Series

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The Audi A4 40 TFSI is the most frugal of the lot while the BMW 330i comes next in line. The 45 TFSI A4 model is next in the order while the Mercedes and Lexus IS sedans are far less frugal than the two Germans. That said, the larger gas tank brings the driving range of the C-Class on par with its peers. The Lexus loses out in this regard as well thanks to the gas-guzzling V6 under its hood. 



"The A4's build quality is still excellent, and its cabin is finished with high-end materials like leather, aluminum, and soft-touch plastic."  U.S News

To match the exterior modern styling, the interior of the 2022 Audi A4 sedan is also made a tad bit more sporty. With the high-quality material selection of the cabin paired with several premium features, the A4 2022 sedan is going to be way above the ordinary. The upright seating position, the solid lines along with the dash, and the flowing design elements bring forth a very modern cabin style. The infotainment screen is mounted on the center of the dashboard above the air-con vents. The steering feels good to hold and gets mounted controls for better convenience. 

 2022 Audi A4 Sedan cockpit area

The rear seats are very comfortable and offer good under-thigh support as well. The rear seats are 40/20/40 split for extending the limited cargo capacity that haunts most compact sedans like the A4. Although, its 12.0 cu-ft of trunk space is very much comparable to the segment it fights in. For higher cargo capacity, the Audi A4 Allroad wagon might fit the deal better. The Audi A4 offers a tri-zone climate control system, power sunroof, leather upholstery, heated front seats, LED interior lighting, etc as standard, and there 4 interior upholstery colors to choose from. 


2022 Audi A4 

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Lexus IS 300

2022 BMW 3-Series

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All the three German sedans are surprisingly very similar in terms of space in the front row while the Lexus IS 300 is the one with the maximum front-row of leg space. While in the rear the Lexus IS 300 has the least amount of leg space while all the three Germans have more than 35-inches of leg space which is decent for the segment. The trunk capacity of around 12 cu-ft in the Audi 2022 A4 is better compared to the rivals but the BMW 330i beats it with 17 cu-ft of the trunk. 

2022 Audi A4 infotainment system 

The 2022 Audi A4 gets Audi’s MMI infotainment system with a 10.1-inch touchscreen display. It comes with Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, and voice commands. For seamless smartphone connectivity, it will offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as well. Also, the available Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus will feature a 12.3-inch high-resolution display with 3D map functionality. Some other features like SiriusXM, WiFi hotspot, and navigation system can be had as optional. The 19-speaker Bang and Olufsen system is recommended for a better musical experience. Some of the standout interior features are: 

  • Ventilated front seats & heated rear seat
  • Leather steering wheel and upholstery 
  • LED interior lighting & Power sunroof 
  • Tri-zone climate control system
  • 10.1-inch touchscreen display w/Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • 12.3-inch Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus digital gauge cluster
  • 19-speaker 755-Watt B&O Premium surround sound system



"The A4 styling in the renderings doesn’t depart too far from the current design. However, it is much more chiseled and defined than today’s car."  Motor 1

The exterior design of the 2022 Audi A4 is not very flamboyant but modern. The front fascia imbibes the signature hexagonal mesh grille and sleek LED headlamps with daytime running lamps. The front bumper design looks edgy, to say the least, and blends well with the front fascia for a more unified design. The side profile is minimalist with no aggressive character lines and gives the 2022 A4 a typical executive sedan look.

The chrome on the window panes lends it a premium appeal and the outside mirrors are heated and power-adjustable. The 17/18-inch 10-spoke forged alloy wheels look sporty and the rear profile gets LED taillamps with dynamic animation turn signals. The dual exhaust tailpipes look sporty and there are 7 paint color options for the buyers to choose from. The low curb weight aids in the handling while the 5.2-inch ground clearance offers a low slung sporty stance to the sedan. 


2022 Audi A4 

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Lexus IS 300

2022 BMW 3-Series

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The 2022 Audi A4 is lighter, longer, and wider than its competition. The BMW 330i rides the highest while Mercedes has the slow slung stance that scrapes its belly on curbs and potholes. The Lexus IS 300 sits on a shorter wheelbase and lacks adequate rear-seat legroom and it is the C-Class that looks the most modern and striking of them all. It offers adequate ground clearance though. Some of the standout exterior features are: 

  • LED headlamps 
  • LED taillights with dynamic turn signals 
  • Dual exhaust tailpipes
  • Heat-insulating glass for side and rear windows
  • Power-adjustable, heated exterior side mirrors

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The 2022 Audi A4 hasn’t been crash-tested yet but we will refer to the 2020 Audi A4 to give you an idea about what to expect in terms of safety. The 2020 Audi A4 received a perfect 5-star overall rating from NHTSA and went on to be the ‘Top Safety Pick’ of the IIHS for the compact luxury sedan segment. 

We expect the same safety ratings for the 2022 A4. The Audi A4 also comes loaded with many driver-assistance features but most of the active safety features will be reserved for higher trims or have to opted with options for an additional sum. Some of the standout safety features are: 

  • High beam assist 
  • Automated emergency braking
  • Lane departure warning 
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Traffic Jam Assist & Audi active lane assist 
  • 360-degree surround-view camera system 
  • Blind-spot monitoring system



2022 Audi A4 vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is at par with the 2022 Audi A4 sedan in terms of interior and performance. However, in terms of styling and driving dynamics, the latter comes off as a clear winner. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers a better range and similar efficiency figures. However, the Audi A4 offers better legroom across the second row. It also offers a more engaging driving experience as compared to the C-Class, making it a more preferred choice. 

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2022 Audi A4 vs 2022 Lexus IS 300

As compared to the sixth generation Audi A4, the Japanese Lexus IS 300 isn't as lucrative. Other than the lower maintenance cost of the Lexus IS 300 there isn’t any area where it beats the Audi A4. That said, both the sedans have received a five-star safety rating from NHTSA. Thus, if you prefer low upkeep cost and fuss-free ownership go for the Lexus, and for everything else Audi A4 is the right choice.

2022 Lexus IS 300

2022 Audi A4 vs 2022 BMW 3-Series

The BMW 3-Series, especially the 330i Xdrive, is one hell of a drive. With great handling and driving dynamics, the BMW 330i gives the Audi A4 stiff competition. Both the cars have similar performance and interior space but the BMW 330i happens to be much more engaging to drive. The BMW 330i offers better cargo capacity while Audi A4 offers better legroom. It also offers a better infotainment system than the 330i. However, the BMW 330i is a driver's car and we recommend choosing the BMW 330i over the Audi A4.

2022 BMW 3 Series


Final Verdict

If you’re looking for a premium sedan that is a good performer and is loaded with a decent list of features, the 2022 Audi A4 sedan will be the perfect vehicle for you. With different trims and two powertrains to choose from, the Audi A4 will take the in-cabin experience to a much higher level which is a rarity in a budget German sedan these days. That said the A4 2022 feels way more attractive and bold and if that is something you are a fan of then the Audi A4 sedan is the one to look forward to. 



vehicle bio

base price$39900

body style4dr Sedan

engine type

displacement121 cu in

horse power201 hp @ 4200 rpm

torque236 lb.-ft. @ 1450 rpm

transmission7-speed Auto-Shift Manual w/OD


length187.5 in

wheelbase111 in

width72.7 in

curb weight3682 lbs

height56.2 in

ground clearance5.2 in


passenger capacity5 Seats

fuel economy

city/combined/highway26/29/34 mpg

highway range 520.20 mi


basic warranty4yr./ 50,000 mi.

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