2014 Audi A4  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#16 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#46 of all 2014 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. 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. The A4 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2014 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 2014 Audi A4 has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Audi A4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0423% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8286%, 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 4.8286% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Audi A4 is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Audi A4 is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8872INFINITI Q50Volkswagen CCLexus ES-350Cadillac ATSLexus ISAcura TSXBMW 2 SeriesM.-B. C-ClassBMW 3 SeriesBMW X1Lincoln MKZAudi A4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Audi A4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 72 to 88. The 2014 Audi A4 is safer than the 2014 INFINITI Q50, the 2014 Volkswagen CC, the 2014 Lexus ES-350, and the 2014 Cadillac ATS and less safe than the 2014 BMW 3 Series, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the 2014 BMW 2 Series.

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