Balkcom said the A4’s strong residuals should protect it from the pullback in lease financing being generated by other automakers’ large SUVs and pickups. He expects the three-year residual for the new A4 to be about 56 percent — an increase over the current model’s 51 percent.
at a preview of the A4, which goes on sale in mid-September, Balkcom said fuel
economy-conscious buyers have gravitated to the turbo-powered four-cylinder
engines in the current A4. Balkcom also said Audi is not near a decision on
whether the A4 will be produced at the plant parent Volkswagen AG is building
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet