2013 Audi A4  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#16 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#43 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Audi A4
The A4, a mainstay of Audi's lineup since 1996, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. The A4 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Audi A4 is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Audi A4 has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Audi A4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0423% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.831%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0423% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.831% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Audi A4 is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Audi A4 is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

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But it is safer than many comparable models.

8963Lexus ISGMC TerrainVolkswagen EosToyota AvalonVolkswagen CCLexus ES-350M.-B. C-ClassBMW X1BMW 3 SeriesAudi A4Acura TSXCadillac ATSComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Audi A4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 89. The 2013 Audi A4 is safer than the 2013 Lexus IS, the 2013 GMC Terrain, the 2013 Volkswagen Eos, the 2013 Toyota Avalon, the 2013 Volkswagen CC, the 2013 Lexus ES-350, and the 2013 Cadillac ATS and less safe than the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It is about as safe as the 2013 BMW 3 Series.

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