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2017 Audi A4 ultra tops its rivals with a 37 mpg highway rating

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Audi has unveiled the 2017 Audi A4 ultra, which has the highest city and highway mpg rating out of any of its direct competitors. The A4 ultra uses a newly revised combustion method and an even more efficient variant of the 2.0L turbocharged engine to achieve 27 mpg city and 37 mpg highway.

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The 2.0T engine generates 190-hp and 236 lb-ft. of torque, which is down 62 horsepower and 37 lb-ft. from the standard A4. It's mated to a seven-speed S tronic dual clutch transmission and can reach 0-60 mph in 7.1 seconds. To help increase engine efficiency, the A4 ultra's 2.0T engine utilizes a combustion method with shorter compression and longer-expansion phases. The compression ratio was increased from 9.6:1 to 11.7:1.

Pricing for the A4 ultra will start at $35,850.

Source: Audi

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