Coming in at number three on the luxury small class ranking, the Audi A3 is considered an entry-level luxury sedan. Fuel economy is estimated at 23 mpg city/32 mpg highway and offers a smooth and comfortable ride even on less than smooth roads. The A3 was also awarded the title of U.S. News Best Upscale Small Car for the Money for value and quality.
The A4 is ranked number 1 luxury small car according to the U.S. News & World Report. There are many standard perks like satellite radio, Bluetooth, and Audi’s infotainment system, among others. Considered one of the “strongest all-around vehicles” in its class, the A4 performs well with its turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine and automatic transmission. With an estimated fuel economy of 24 mpg city/31 mpg highway, the Audi A4 is a great choice when you’re looking for a new-to-you car.
This two-door model is available in a sedan or convertible. The sedan is ranked number eight for luxury small car rankings, and the convertible is ranked 10th in the U.S. News convertible rankings. The A5 comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission, in addition to having a fuel economy at 22 mpg city/32 mpg highway. If speed is what you are after, consider the sports version S5.
Ranked in the top spot in luxury midsize cars, the A6 is on par with luxury, style, quality, and value when compared to the Cadillac CTS or Mercedes-Benz E-Class vehicles. With an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city/35 mpg highway, smooth handling, and a powerful engine, the A6 is a solid investment. Standard features include a sunroof, Bluetooth, and of course, Audi’s infotainment system. Looking for a bonus? This was the model James Bond drove in Quantum of Solace, making every car lover drool until it inevitably met its demise.
Audi continues to impress with the A7 which is ranked number three in large luxury cars. This four-door sedan is the complete package with luxurious style and stellar performance. The A7 won the Best Luxury Large Car for Families award in 2016, mainly due to the safety features and overall reliability. Having a fuel economy at 20 mpg city/30mpg highway doesn’t hurt, either! If you are looking for even higher performance value, consider the S7 and the RS7 for the sportscar lover in you.
Superior luxury comes to mind when you think about an A8. Currently ranked in the third spot in super luxury car ratings, the A8 offers comfort, luxury, and amazing handling. The A8 has several different engine options: the base supercharged V6, a turbocharged V8, or the incredibly powerful W12. Leading the super luxury class with an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city/29 mpg highway with the standard V6, the Audi A8 is not to be missed.