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Audi S4 Cabriolet (2004-2009)

The Audi S4 Cabriolet is a perfect mix of high performance and understated cool. Visually only a subtle grill change and aluminium wing mirrors single it out from the standard A4 but this car has huge amounts of power and a stiff all-wheel-drive chassis that keeps it all under control. Build quality is excellent and the interior is smart and stylish in a timeless Teutonic way.

The car’s personality is dominated by the engine. The big V8 sounds fantastic with power delivery smooth at all speeds and the manual gearbox is fast and precise. The optional Tiptronic transmission is silky smooth and adds paddle shifters for when you want to take control. The S4 is very fast both in a straight line and around bends, but it doesn’t have the nimble feel of alternatives like the more exciting, but less composed BMW M3. Otherwise, it is hard to fault.

You can also expect the usual impeccable Audi build quality. An alternative to the more commonly seen BMW M3 if style is as important as speed, or if you prefer your power with the safety and practicality of Quattro all-wheel drive.

Audi S4 Cabriolet Details

Production Dates2004-2009
Length 4573 mm / 180 in
Height 1391 mm / 55 in
Wheelbase 2650 mm / 104 in
Turning Circle 12 m / 472 in
Luggage Capacity 315 litres / 11.12 cu ft
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 litres / 16.6 US gal
Warranty 3 years or 60,000 miles
Service Intervals 9000-19,000 miles


Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type V8
Engine Capacity 4163 cc
Power 339@7000 bhp
Power 344@7000 ps
Torque 302@3500 lb.ft
Torque 410@3500 nm
Transmission type 6-spd/6-spd tiptronic
Kerb Weight 1855 kg / 4090 lb
UK Retail Price from £42,640
UK Insurance Group 20/42


Max speed (manual) 155 mph / 249 kph
Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (manual) 5.7 seconds
0-60mph (auto) 6.0 seconds
0-100kmph (manual) 5.9 seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 6.2 seconds

Economy and Emissions

EU Combined Fuel Economy (manual) 20.5 mpg / 13.8 L/100km
EU Combined Fuel Economy (auto) 22.4 mpg / 12.6 L/100km
CO2 Emissions (manual) 331 g/km
CO2 Emissions (auto) 302 g/km

Information last updated

One Owner Review

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  1. Avatar for Editor Editor says:

    Ive been using my S4 Cabriolet as my every day car for the last 8 months. So far it has run faultlessly. It is no stranger to the petrol pump but my average fuel consumption is better than the quoted figures. It is a very pleasant car to travel in, comfortable, luxurious and spacious. Luggage space is good, particularly when the roof is up. It is very quick and with its Milltek exhaust sounds fantastic. Compared to the E46 M3 it is less precise in the steering making it feel more like a muscular GT car but it is still a joy to drive and covers ground very quickly.

    The only problem we have found so far is that rear seat passengers complain that the headrests are uncomfortable as they push your head too far forward.

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