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null 1998 Audi A8

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 Audi A8 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Audi A8 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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1998 Audi A8 3.7 4dr Sedan1998 Audi A8 4.2 Quattro 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$57,400$65,000
    Invoice *$50,183$56,795
    Engine3.7L V-8 230 HP4.2L V-8 300 HP
    Transmission5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City17.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.7L V-8 230 HP4.2L V-8 300 HP
    Transmission5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Alternator120 amp150 amp
    Batterywith run down protectionwith run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.092.72
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank23.7 gal.23.8 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhaustdual stainless steeldual stainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfull-time all wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/Apermanent
    Limited Slip Differentiallimited slip differentiallimited slip differential
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic StabilityN/AN/A
    RideN/AN/A
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-link
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front ShocksN/AN/A
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear ShocksN/AN/A
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/60VR16.0BSW ASP225/60VR16.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typesportsport
    Heated Front SeatsN/AN/A
    Front Headrestspower adjustable w/tiltpower adjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)(6-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(6-way power)(6-way power)
    Rear Seatsbenchbench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear Armrestscentercenter
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleatherleather
    Door Trimleather w/carpet lowerleather w/carpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertgenuine woodgenuine wood
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatherleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofpowerpower
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdriver sidedriver side
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead ConsoleN/AN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbin
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback Storage22
    Refrigerated BoxN/AN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/AN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air Recirculationautomatic air recirculationautomatic air recirculation
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanpremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/AN/A
    CDcompatiblecompatible
    MP3 PlayerN/AN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers10 performance8 performance
    Amplifieramplifierpremium
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennafixedfixed
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door Locksheated door locksheated door locks
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasekeyfobkeyfob
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpower
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell Phonepre-wiringpre-wiring
    Power Outlets11
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers PackageN/AN/A
    Lighter ElementsN/AN/A
    First Aid KitN/AN/A
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheelpower telescopic tilt sportpower telescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjets
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/AN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/AN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagN/AN/A
    Occupancy SensorN/AN/A
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact BarsN/AN/A
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume17.6 cu.ft.17.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length198.2 "198.2 "
    Exterior Width74.0 "74.0 "
    Exterior Height56.7 "56.7 "
    Wheelbase113 "113 "
    Front Tread63 "63 "
    Rear Tread62 "62 "
    Turning Radius20.1 '20.1 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb Weight3,682 lbs.3,902 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    PayloadN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.29.29
    Front Legroom41.3 "41.3 "
    Rear Legroom38.4 "38.4 "
    Front Headroom37.1 "37.1 "
    Rear Headroom37.9 "37.9 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front HiproomN/AN/A
    Rear HiproomN/AN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room58.3 "58.3 "
    Rear Shoulder Room57.1 "57.1 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume100 cu.ft.100 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume17.6 cu.ft.17.6 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside InsertN/Achrome
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingschromechrome
    Paintmonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    TraileringN/AN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles120/unlimited120/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/50,00036/50,000
    Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Audi A8 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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