Audi Premium vs Audi Premium Plus

Audi Premium Trimvs. Audi Premium Plus Trim
StandardAudi MMI® Touch ResponseStandard
StandardFull LED headlights w/ DRL SignatureStandard
AvailableAdaptive Cruise Assist and Audi Side Assist  Standard
Not AvailableBang & Olufsen® sound system with 3D soundStandard
Not AvailableAudi virtual cockpit plus Available
AvailableWireless Phone Charging PadStandard
Discover the difference between Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus trim options. Find out which trim level is right for your lifestyle and budget demands. From all the great standard features Audi Premium trims offer to all the premium upgrades Audi Premium Plus trims offer, Audi North Austin has all the latest models and trim levels ready to test. Keep reading to investigate everything Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus trims have to offer and to see what sets them apart. After you've done your research, visit our Audi dealership in Austin for a test drive and to explore all our new inventory available today.


The Audi Premium trim level is the base model that comes equipped with all the latest popular standard equipment. Being the base trim option, Premium trims will be the most affordable of each model and come equipped with a slew of exciting standard features.

Premium Plus

Audi Premium Plus is a mid-level trim that adds an array of impressive design upgrades and premium features that the base-level Premium trim lacks. From large wheels and additional driver assistance features to added premium amenities and package options, Audi Premium Plus trims are a great upgrade for a modest price increase.

Audi Premium vs. Audi Premium Plus: Design

  • Premium Exterior: Features smaller wheel sizes, 17" (Q5), 19" (Q7), standard LED headlights with high-beam assist, and available advanced line exterior.
  • Premium Interior: Ambient interior lighting package, 8-way power front seats, leather seating surfaces in Atlas Beige, Black with Rock Gray stitching, Okapi Brown with Granite Gray stitching, or Rock Gray with Granite Gray stitching.
  • Premium Plus Exterior: Larger standard wheels, 18" (Q5), 20" wheel (Q7), and more wheel options. Premium Plus also offers Matrix-design LED headlights (e-tron).
  • Premium Plus Interior: Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium sound system, SONOS Premium sound system (e-tron), Heated steering wheel, Ventilated front seats (e-tron), and Panoramic sunroof.
  • Audi Premium vs. Audi Premium Plus: Technology

    While Audi Premium trims come loaded with a slew of impressive standard entertainment and safety technology, Audi Premium Plus trims offer all the same impressive features and more! Whichever trim level you choose, you will be getting smartphone-friendly technology that empowers you to enjoy every ride to the fullest distraction-free. Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus technology differences include:

    • Premium Technology: Audi virtual cockpit plus, Audi MMI® Touch Response, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, and Audi connect®.
    • Premium Safety Features: Lane departure warning, available Audi pre sense® city, and available Park Assist.
    • Premium Plus Technology: Audi virtual cockpit plus (Q5), and up to 12.3" HD display in multiple models.
    • Premium Plus Safety Features: Adaptive cruise assist with lane guidance, Top view camera system with Virtual 360 view, and available Night vision assistant.

    Audi Premium vs. Audi Premium Plus: Performance

    Whether looking for dynamic range or unmatched thrills, Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus trim options are offered in two distinct powertrains on most models. As for Audi e-tron Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus trims, most models are offered in various battery sizes. Additional Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus performance highlights and offerings include:

    • Driving Experience: Comfort adaptive air suspension, Tiptronic® automatic transmission, available launch control, and available dynamic steering.
    • Capabilities: Rear-wheel steering, available All-wheel steering, available quattro® all-wheel drive, Audi drive select, and available towing package in SUV models.
    • Packages: Available Power steering plus, available e-torque vectoring plus, and available S sport package with adjustable suspension damping and ride height.

Audi Premium and Audi Premium Plus FAQs

Premium Plus trims are around $5,000 more than the base Premium trim.

Audi Premium trims are the base models and Audi Premium Plus trims are mid-level trims that increase wheel size, upgrades amenities, and adds more driver assistance features.

Lane departure warning, adaptive cruise assist with lane guidance, rear side airbags, and Audi side assist with rear cross-traffic alert.

Yes, enjoy wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

The 2023 Audi A3 offers the premium Bang & Olufsen® Sound System with 14 speakers and 705 watts in its Premium Plus trim.

  • Bang & Olufsen® sound system with 3D sound
  • Intersection assist
  • 14-way power, heated front sport seats plus
  • 3-spoke Alcantara, multifunction flat-bottom steering wheel
  • Matrix-design LED headlights with high-beam assist

  • 19” 5-arm-pylon design wheels, matte titanium finish with all-season tires
  • Bang & Olufsen® sound system with 3D sound
  • Audi virtual cockpit plus
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Audi active lane assist

  • 18" 10-spoke-dynamic design, bi-color wheels with all-season tires
  • Bang & Olufsen® sound system with 3D sound
  • Audi virtual cockpit plus
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Top view camera system

Compare the Audi Premium vs. Audi Premium Plus Trim with Audi North Austin

Still not sure if you should aim for the Audi Premium or Audi Premium Plus trim level? The Audi experts at Audi North Austin can help you compare these two impressive trim options in even more depth. Contact us to learn more about what each trim has to offer, and to decide which is the right pick for your Round Rock and Killeen travels. While you're here, be sure to check out our current new vehicle specials for offers on new and pre-owned Audi models.