Sunday September 30, 2012

Base price: $39,600.

Price as tested: $47,870.

Type: Front engine, all-wheel-drive, five-passenger, luxury, small wagon.

Engine: 2-liter, double overhead cam, turbocharged, inline four cylinder.

Mileage: 20 mpg (city), 27 mpg (highway).

Top speed: 130 mph.

Length: 185.9 inches.

Wheelbase: 110.4 inches.

Curb weight: 3,891 pounds.

Built in Germany.

Options: Premium Plus package (includes auto-dimming interior mirror with compass, HomeLink garage door opener, Xenon-plus lighting with light-emitting diode daytime running lamps, three-zone, automatic climate control) $3,300; Audi MMI navigation plus package (includes navigation with voice control, rearview camera, Audi connect with online services, Bluetooth streaming audio) $3,050; advanced key $550, Moonlight Blue metallic exterior paint $475.

Destination charge: $895.