John Diether
Automotive Editor - July 31, 2015


Audi's charismatic sport coupe has been thoroughly reworked to deliver more of what made it a success in the first place: style, performance, and interior sophistication. Equally important is what hasn't changed at all, namely the TT's unmistakable profile and all-weather capability.

What's New For 2016

The TT is completely redesigned.

Audi TT

Choosing Your Audi TT

Audi TT Front

Available as a coupe or convertible, the new TT looks like a cleaner, sharper version of its former self, which is undoubtedly what the designers had in mind. It also appears somewhat more substantial thanks to a few extra inches of wheelbase, although weight has actually dropped a bit due to extensive use of aluminum body panels. The coupe's interior retains its 2+2 layout, allowing four passengers to ride in a pinch. The soft-top convertible is a true roadster, dispensing with the backseat altogether.

The revised turbocharged four-cylinder engine makes 230 horsepower (up from 211) and is matched to a six-speed automatic transmission with standard paddle shifters. All models are outfitted with Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system and selectable driving modes.

Other standard features include a 12.3-inch digital instrument display, heated front sport seats with 12-way power, leather and faux suede upholstery, heated washer nozzles, rear parking sensors, and a flat-bottom steering wheel. The nine-speaker sound system incorporates HD and satellite radio. You also get summer performance tires on 18-inch wheels (19s available).

Audi TT Interior

Advanced safety technology is available on the TT for the first time in the $3,250 Technology package. The bundle includes lane-keeping assist, an automated parking system, a rearview camera, navigation, and auto-dimming and power-folding side mirrors.

For $1,000 you may add the S Sport Seat package, which gets you the full Nappa leather sport seats found on the S version of the TT (reviewed separately). Your other interior option is Audi Design Selection, which includes the S seats along with extended leather trim and slate gray interior accents for $1,650. Both packages include a neck-level heating system when ordered on the convertible.

The only major standalone option to consider is a premium Bang & Olufsen surround-sound system, priced at $950.

CarsDirect Tip

The TT's standard seats contain more suede fabric area than actual leather. To get the fully luxury experience, we recommend springing for one of optional seat packages.

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