2022 Audi A4  RealSafeCars83Safety Rating

#23 of 2022 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#84 of all 2022 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Audi A4
The A4, part of Audi's lineup since 1996, is a large sedan/wagon with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). 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 2022 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 2022 Audi A4 has a score of 83, implying a 0.038% chance of driver death (3.4% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.034%, and the chance of injury falls to 3%.

We estimate that the 2022 Audi A4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0383% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.3735%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0383% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.3735% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Audi A4 is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2022 Audi A4 is 25% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2022 Audi A4 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 12%.

Active safety features greatly enhance occupant safety by reducing the likelihood of a crash. An active safety system that is standard on the 2022 Audi A4 is Audi Pre Sense. There are optional safety features on the 2022 Audi A4 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Active Lane Assist and Audi Side Assist.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Audi A4. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9374Volkswagen ArteonBMW 2 SeriesAcura ILXToyota AvalonAudi A4BMW 3 SeriesHyundai Genesis G70Alfa Romeo GiuliaLexus RCVolvo S60 RechargeKia StingerAudi A5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Audi A4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 74 to 93. The 2022 Audi A4 is safer than the 2022 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2022 BMW 2 Series, the 2022 Acura ILX, and the 2022 Toyota Avalon and less safe than the 2022 Volvo S60 Recharge, the 2022 Lexus RC, the 2022 Alfa Romeo Giulia, and the 2022 Hyundai Genesis G70. It is about as safe as the 2022 BMW 3 Series.

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