Audi A4 2.0 TFSI: More fizz than sizzle

The facelifted Audi A4 has new headlamps and tail-lights, flared rear shoulder line, more prominent character lines and new sill covers.
The facelifted Audi A4 has new headlamps and tail-lights, flared rear shoulder line, more prominent character lines and new sill covers.ST PHOTOS: ONG WEE JIN
The facelifted Audi A4 has new headlamps and tail-lights, flared rear shoulder line, more prominent character lines and new sill covers.
The facelifted Audi A4 has new headlamps and tail-lights, flared rear shoulder line, more prominent character lines and new sill covers.ST PHOTOS: ONG WEE JIN

Audi's refreshed A4 packs surprises despite a performance which trails its sportier profile

With the facelifted Audi A4, you get good news and bad news.

First, the bad news. The car costs more than its predecessor. The 2-litre 190hp version tested here has a list price of $190,490 - nearly $16,000 more than its 2018 equivalent (after taking into account higher certificate of entitlement prices back then).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 01, 2020, with the headline 'More fizz than sizzle'. Print Edition | Subscribe