July 22, 2001

2002 Model Year Changes

2002 Audi A4 Sedan/Avant-all new for 2002 MY highlights include

  • New Aluminum 3.0L (220hp) available
  • Audi multitronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) available on FrontTrak® Models
  • ESP (Electronic Stabilization Program)
  • Brake Assist for enhanced emergency braking power
  • 45% Increase in body rigidity
  • Improved four-link front suspension
  • New trapezoidal-link, fully independent rear suspension for FrontTrak® and quattro®
  • New wheel designs in new sizes with larger tires (205/65 HR 1.8T- 215/55 HR 3.0)
  • 17" cast alloy wheels with performance tires available in the sport package
  • New exterior and interior colors
  • Longer wheelbase resulting in larger rear seat roominess
  • Four-position memory for driver seat available as an option
  • Symphony II radio with in-dash 6 disc CD changer
  • 10 speaker audio system including subwoofer and front centerfill speaker
  • Immobilizer III
  • 4-way power lumbar
  • New cruise control switch
  • New concealed antenna system
  • Fully automatic dual zone air-conditioning
  • Inside trunk release
  • New front armrest with large cupholders
  • Audi telematics by OnStar® available as an option
  • Preparation for a digital cellular telephone available as an option
  • Rear side airbags available as an option

    2002 Audi A6 3.0 Sedan and Avant/2.7 T/4.2

  • Symphony II radio with 6-disc CD changer in dash
  • Sport mode setting on Tiptronic® transmission gearbox
  • New high performance front brakes
  • Improved ESP system with Brake Assist
  • Audi telematics by OnStar® available as an option
  • New wheel and tire program
  • Trunk release handle in trunk interior
  • Second rear fog light
  • 3.0 L V6 with 220hp replaces 2.8
  • Audi multitronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) available on FrontTrak® models
  • Larger rearview mirrors
  • New body side molding
  • Front lamps and Bumper slight redesign as well as rear tail lights (3.0)
  • Visible exhaust (3.0 has 2 on left, 2.7/4.2 L 1 on each side)
  • Trim around license plate is black
  • Slightly redesigned instrument panel, light switch modification, aluminum trim around shifter
  • Aluminum trim on lower grille (2.8, 2.7)
  • Rear tail-light has a large white section in middle
  • Grille now extends to bottom of hood (3.0, 2.7 T)
  • Larger front head lights with new shape
  • New wheels on A6 2.7 T, Larger tire on A6 3.0
  • New exterior colors, Crystal Blue metallic, Amulet Red, Irish Green pearl effect, Canvas Beige metallic, Alpaka Beige metallic, Pearl White (magnolia)
  • New interior colors are Ebony LA, Ecru LE, Platinum LF, Ebony/Vanilla LG

    2002 S6 Avant - new model in the U.S./Canada

  • 4.21 L V8 5-valve engine with 340 hp and 310 lbs. -ft. of torque
  • Tiptronic® transmission with steering wheel controls
  • Dual exhaust
  • Improved ESP system with Brake Assist
  • New radio generation with 6-disc CD changer in dash
  • 200 W Bose® Sound System
  • HomeLink® remote transmission
  • quattro® permanent all-wheel drive system
  • Sport suspension (vs. A6 Avant)
  • Body lowered
  • Shocks with 40% increased compression damping
  • 30% stiffer spring rate
  • Larger diameter stabilizer bar
  • Aluminium front grille, roof rails and exterior mirror housings
  • Integrated digital portable phone with voice recognition
  • Telematics service
  • Seat memory for both driver and passenger
  • 17" Avus alloy wheels w/P255/40 ZR performance tires
  • Gray Birch wood trim
  • 3-Spoke sport steering wheel with Tiptronic® controls
  • Front sport seats
  • Luggage partition net
  • Retractable luggage cover
  • Rear sunshade on 5th door
  • Automatic dimming interior and dimming/folding exterior mirrors
  • Glass slide/tilt sunroof with sunshade
  • Available Alcantara interior trim package (including Alcantra seat inserts)
  • Aluminum outer mirror housings
  • Second rear fog light
  • High and low beam Xenon headlights available

    2002 Audi allroad quattro

  • Sport mode setting on Tiptronic® transmission gearbox
  • Heated multifunctional steering wheel with Tiptronic® controls available
  • Air quality sensor with automatic air circulation
  • Symphony II radio with 6-disc CD changer in-dash
  • Audi telematics by OnStar® available as an option
  • New rear lamp design
  • Brush aluminum finish on interior trim
  • Air suspension has only one mode (not automatic & manual modes as in 2001)
  • New design and illumination of the electric mirror adjusting switches
  • New lever design for the mechanical steering-column adjustment

    2002 Audi A8/A8L/S8 Sedan

  • Symphony II radio with 6 disc CD changer in-dash
  • Sport mode setting on Tiptronic® transmission gearbox
  • Improved ESP system with Brake Assist
  • Audi navigation system software update with intelligent speller and nationwide CD coverage
  • Audi telematics by OnStar® available as an option
  • 18" Hollow spoke wheel (A8)
  • Passenger interior door lock
  • Tire pressure monitoring system available as an option
  • Trunk release handle in trunk interior
  • New exterior colors, Canvas Beige metallic, Alpaka Beige metallic, Irish Green pearl effect, Espresso Brown pearl effect and Burgundy Red pearl effect
  • New interior colors

    2002 Audi TT Coupe/Roadster

  • New generation Audi concert radio with in-dash CD player
  • Interior trunk release for entrapment protection
  • Choice of two new exterior colors- Brilliant White and Moro Blue
  • HomeLink® universal garage door opener available as an option
  • Audi Navigation system software upgrade
  • New Blue top available with certain colors (Roadster)