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2021 Audi A4 vs. 2021 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

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2021 Audi

MSRP*: $39,100 to $40,900
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2021 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

MSRP*: $37,100 to $43,400
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Invoice* $36,755 to $38,447 $33,391 to $39,060
MPG - City 24 MPG 43 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 MPG 43 - 44 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 12.0 ft3 16.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 201 - 261 hp 176 hp
Exterior Length 187.5 in 195.9 in
Exterior Width 72.7 in 72.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 35.7 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 37.3 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 37.4 - 38.5 in
Rear 37.1 - 37.9 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid than the Audi A4, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi A4, drivers may find the Toyota Avalon Hybrid a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

The Toyota Avalon Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Audi A4, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Audi A4 or the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A4 will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

The Audi A4 is about the same width as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The Audi A4 is slightly shorter than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

The Audi A4 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A4 is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Audi A4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A4 and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The Audi A4 has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi A4 than that of the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.