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3/4 Front Glamour 2008 Audi A8

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2008 Audi A8 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Audi A8 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2008 Audi A8 W12 4dr All-wheel Drive quattro LWB Sedan2008 Audi A8 4.2 4dr All-wheel Drive quattro Sedan2008 Audi A8 L 4.2 4dr All-wheel Drive quattro LWB Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$120,100$70,690$74,690
    Invoice *$111,693$65,741$69,461
    Engine6.0L W-12 450 HP4.2L V-8 350 HP4.2L V-8 350 HP
    Transmission6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
    Fuel Economy City15.0 mpg16.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy21.0 mpg23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine6.0L W-12 450 HP4.2L V-8 350 HP4.2L V-8 350 HP
    Transmission6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
    Alternator190 amp190 amp190 amp
    Batterywith run down protectionwith run down protectionwith run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.323.313.31
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank23.8 gal.23.8 gal.23.8 gal.
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finishdual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefull-time quattro all wheelfull-time quattro all wheelfull-time quattro all wheel
    Locking Hub Controlpermanentpermanentpermanent
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability controlstability control
    Ride Controlautomatic w/driver controlautomatic w/driver controlautomatic w/driver control
    Adaptive Suspensionadaptive suspensionadaptive suspensionadaptive suspension
    Auto-Levelling Suspension4-corner4-corner4-corner
    Front Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springsairairair
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsairairair
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Wheels19.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum18.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP255/40HR19.0BSW ASP255/45HR18.0BSW ASP255/45HR18.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size aluminumfull-size aluminumfull-size aluminum
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity455
    Front Seat Typepremium bucketpremium bucketpremium bucket
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestspower adjustable w/tiltpower adjustable w/tiltpower adjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestsdriver and passenger, w/storagedriver and passenger, w/storagedriver and passenger, w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(10-way power)(10-way power)(10-way power)
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(10-way power)(10-way power)(10-way power)
    Rear Seatsbucketbenchbench
    Rear Headrestspower adjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thru and skibagcentercenter
    Seat Trimleatherleatherleather
    Door TrimAlcantara simulated suedeAlcantara simulated suedeAlcantara simulated suede
    Headlinerfull Alcantara simulated suedefull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertaluminum/genuine woodgenuine wood/metal-lookgenuine wood/metal-look
    Gear Shift Knob Trimgenuine woodleather/aluminumleather/aluminum
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofexpress open/closeexpress open/closeexpress open/close
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdriver sidedriver sidedriver side
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-nightauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorilluminatedN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air Conditioningrear air with separate controlsN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air Recirculationautomatic air recirculationRestRest
    Rear Heaterauxiliary rear heaterauxiliary rear heaterauxiliary rear heater
    RadioSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scanSIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    Speakers12 Bose12 Bose12 Bose
    Amplifierpremiumpremiumpremium
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversitywindow grid diversitywindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door Locksheated door locksheated door locksheated door locks
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Cell Phonepre-wiringpre-wiringpre-wiring
    Power Outlets333
    Trunk Pulldowntrunk/hatch auto-latchtrunk/hatch auto-latchtrunk/hatch auto-latch
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Entertainment Centerentertainment system with DVDN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance Controlfront and rear w/rear cameraN/AN/A
    Navigation Systemnavigation systemnavigation systemnavigation system
    Steering Wheelpower telescopic tiltpower telescopic tiltpower telescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleather/genuine woodleatherleather
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Sun BlindspowerN/Amanual
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjetsjetsjets
    Rain Detecting Wipersrain detecting wipersrain detecting wipersrain detecting wipers
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindspowerN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSideguardsSideguardsSideguards
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Knee Airbagdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Rear Side Airbagrear side-impact airbagrear side-impact airbagrear side-impact airbag
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume14.6 cu.ft.14.6 cu.ft.14.6 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length204.4 "199.3 "204.4 "
    Exterior Width74.6 "74.6 "74.6 "
    Exterior Height57.3 "56.9 "57.3 "
    Wheelbase121 "116 "121 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Rear Tread63 "64 "64 "
    Turning Radius20.8 '20.5 '20.8 '
    Curb Weight4,729 lbs.4,321 lbs.4,409 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.27.29.29
    Front Legroom41.3 "41.4 "41.3 "
    Rear Legroom42.3 "37.6 "42.3 "
    Front Headroom37.4 "37.3 "37.4 "
    Rear Headroom38.3 "38.0 "38.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room59.1 "59.1 "59.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room57.5 "57.5 "57.5 "
    Passenger Volume107 cu.ft.100 cu.ft.107 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume14.6 cu.ft.14.6 cu.ft.14.6 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersbody-colored with chrome insertbody-colored with chrome insertbody-colored with chrome insert
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Insertchromechromechrome
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintmetallic monotonemetallic monotonemetallic monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passengerdual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passengerdual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles48/unlimited48/unlimited48/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/Miles12/5,00012/5,00012/5,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2008 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.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
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