Audi RS4 QUATTRO Avant 2021 Radio Review

Nobody does sports wagons quite like Audi and the RS4 Avant is one of the best. Audi RS4 Avant Quattro is truly a beast of a vehicle.

Audi RS4 Avant Quattro Profile

Not in the way that it difficult to drive, far from it, but it has outstanding performance packaged into a stunning wagon design that commanding street presence.


The RS 4 Avant comes equipped with Matrix LED headlights, and all models have the Coming Home and Leaving Home feature, whereby a dynamic light sequence plays in the headlights and rear lights when the car is locked and unlocked.

At the heart of the RS4 is a 2.9-litre TFSI V6 engine with twin turbochargers, developing 331 kW of power and a reasonable 600Nm of torque from 1,900 rpm. This drives all four wheels through the QUATTRO system and an eight speed tiptronic transmission.

This is good for a 0-100kmh time of 4.1 seconds and a governed top speed of 250kmh. Not that we can explore those speeds in Australia.

Audi RS4 Avant Quattro interior

With a heap of RS styling cues such as 20 inch alloys, RS black grill, gloss red RS brake calipers and black tailpipes the RS4 looks stunning. Step inside and that theme continues with a special interior highlighted by comfortable and supportive RS seating with massage function.

The RS4 Avant is an absolute delight to drive with effortless performance and stunning handling. Its priced from $150,400 including options plus the usual costs.

Im Rob Fraser

Audi RS4 Avant Quattro rear

What is Good?

  • Street presence with stunning style
  • Performance obviously
  • Driver engagement

What is not so Good?

  • Adaptive cruise control not selectable
  • Smartphone mirroring not wireless
  • Heated but not ventilated front seats

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Model; Audi RS4 Avant Quattro 

  • Model Price from $150,400 as tested  MLP*
  • Engine 2.9L V6 Twin Turbo TFSI
  • Drivetrain 8 Sp Tiptronic QUATTRO
  • Power 331kW @ 5,700 – 6,700rpm
  • Torque 600Nm @ 1,900-5,000rpm
  • Safety TBC
  • CO2 218g/km
  • Economy 9.5L/100k
  • Servicing 3 or 5 Year purchased package
  • 0-100KMH 4.1 Seconds Top speed 250kmh
  • Warranty 3yr / Unlimited km, 3yr Roadside Assist

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.

Overall Rating    92/100

  • Behind the Wheel 10
  • Comfort 9
  • Equipment 9
  • Practicality 9
  • Performance 9
  • Ride & Handling 9
  • Fit for Purpose 10
  • Street Appeal 9
  • Fun Factor 9
  • Value for Money 9
About Rob Fraser 2487 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.