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Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 80 0 10 40 18.519
  flat lead hvy 35 40 15 10 70 22.000
  flat light hvy 0 67 0 33 60 21.800
  flat med none 0 3 0 97 80 25.082
  flat med light 0 10 0 90 75 26.778
2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 9 40 3 48 65 22.8  
  Averages flat med light 9 40 3 48 65 22.8
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 fuel economy has been averaging 22.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 48 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (40 percent), in heavy traffic (9 percent), and in the suburbs (3 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
7-speed automated manual AWD
flat light hvy 10 40 30 20 74 26.100
2009 4dr Wagon turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
7-speed automated manual AWD
flat light hvy 10 40 30 20 74 26.1  
  Averages flat light hvy 10 40 30 20 74 26.1
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 7-speed automated manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 has been averaging 26.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 10 20 50 20 60 24.000
  flat med hvy 0 5 15 80 75 28.500
  flat med hvy 0 75 10 15 85 18.000
  flat light light 10 15 15 60 62 24.500
  flat med hvy 10 20 40 30 80 22.000
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 6 27 26 41 72 23.4  
  Averages flat med light 6 27 26 41 72 23.4
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 gas mileage has been averaging 23.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 41 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (27 percent), in the suburbs (26 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat med none 5 55 35 5 50 20.021
  flat med none 5 50 35 10 55 21.700
  flat med none 5 55 35 5 60 20.678
  flat med none 5 55 35 5 55 20.863
  flat med none 5 55 35 5 60 21.272
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
8-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat med none 5 54 35 6 56 20.9  
  Averages flat med none 5 54 35 6 56 20.9
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 fuel economy has been averaging 20.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 56 miles per hour (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
flat med light 0 5 20 75 60 26.779
  flat med none 0 5 20 75 60 26.226
  flat med none 0 5 20 75 60 27.791
  flat med light 0 5 20 75 60 28.305
  flat med light 0 5 20 75 60 28.816
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
flat med light 0 5 20 75 60 27.6  
  Averages flat med light 0 5 20 75 60 27.6
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 has been averaging 27.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 143hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual FWD
flat med none 4 4 2 91 47 41.600
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 143hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual FWD
flat med none 4 4 2 91 47 41.6  
  Averages flat med none 4 4 2 91 47 41.6
With the turbocharged 143hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 gas mileage has been averaging 41.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 47 miles per hour (about 91 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (4 percent), in heavy traffic (4 percent), and in the suburbs (2 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr Sedan 265-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 70 25 0 N/A 18.400
  flat lead hvy 5 25 10 60 70 26.900
  flat med light 5 15 10 70 65 25.800
  flat med none 14 64 0 21 50 18.100
2009 4dr Sedan 265-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 7 44 11 38 62 22.3  
  Averages flat med light 7 44 11 38 62 22.3
With the 265-horsepower 3.2L V6 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 fuel economy has been averaging 22.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 44 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (38 percent), in the suburbs (11 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 2dr Convertible turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 60 29.000
2009 2dr Convertible turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 60 29.0  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 60 29.0
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 has been averaging 29.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 83 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (17 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 2dr Convertible 255-horsepower 3.1L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 11 2 6 80 65 27.500
2009 2dr Convertible 255-horsepower 3.1L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med light 11 2 6 80 65 27.5  
  Averages hills med light 11 2 6 80 65 27.5
With the turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable CVT transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 gas mileage has been averaging 27.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (11 percent), in the suburbs (6 percent), and in the city (2 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
Better than expected highway mileage. Averaged 34mpg on a 350-mile trip last weekend, keeping speed to about 60mph. Commuting mileage is acceptable.
2010 4dr Sedan supercharged 333hp 3.0L V6
7-speed automated manual AWD
27mpg at 70mph
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
30mpg is easy to achieve with modest driving, even with the turbo.
2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
Great fuel economy if driven easily, but is a great performer if pushed. Best of both worlds.
2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
averaging 24.4 mpg - not bad
2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
higher than others with less power
2008 4dr Wagon turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Good tradeoff of performance and mileage. Previous VW 1.8t owner, viewed this as an upgrade.
2008 4dr Sedan 420-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed manual AWD
EPA ratings are accurate. I've seen as low as 12 mpg in the city, and up to 22 mpg on highway journies. I average 15 mpg in mostly-city driving.
2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Sedan turbocharged 211hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Quattro and turbocharged engine form a thirsty combination. I would have expected 700+ highway kms but typically get only 600.
2010 4dr Sedan supercharged 333hp 3.0L V6
7-speed automated manual AWD
Avg about 18-20 mpg on real world highways. City can be as poor as 12-14.
2008 4dr Sedan turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual AWD
The diesel version has MORE torque and power AND has a far better range (about 700 miles for 2L diesel engine), I dislike the 22-24 mpg for the combined driving (mostly city). Those are still good numbers for its class. Sucks when have to pay $3.87/gallon
2008 2dr Convertible 420-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed manual AWD
No 420hp car is going to sip fuel, but the fuel tank is small (14.5 gallons) and thus needs filled too often.
 

2009 Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Gas Mileage (MPG)

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