Audi
A4
1997
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1997 Audi A4 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Audi A4 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Audi A4 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$22,990
Invoice *
$20,246
Engine
1.8L I-4 150 HP 155.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
20.9 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
30.1 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000
Engine
1.8L I-4 150 HP 155.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,750 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
90 amp
Battery
60 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.70
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.4 gal. / 15.9 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel / full-time all wheel
Locking Hub Control
permanent
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
ABS
Front Suspension
multi-link
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
non-independent torsion beam beam
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P195/65HR15.0BSW AS / P205/55HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket / sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Rear Armrests
center / center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
cloth / premium cloth / leatherette
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
driver side
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8 / 8 brand
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Heated Door Locks
heated door locks
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / voice activated
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Clock
analog
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
telescopic tilt / telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.7 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
178.0 "
Exterior Width
68.2 "
Exterior Height
55.8 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
18.2 '
Curb Weight
2,877 lbs. / 6,007 lbs. / 6,129 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
33.4 "
Front Headroom
38.1 " / 36.6 "
Rear Headroom
36.8 " / 36.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.4 "
Passenger Volume
88 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
13.7 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
120/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/50,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Audi A4 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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