Audi
A8
1998
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1998 Audi A8 Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$57,400
Invoice *
$50,183
Engine
3.7L V-8 230 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,700 rpm
Transmission
5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
26.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000
Engine
3.7L V-8 230 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,700 rpm
Transmission
5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Alternator
120 amp
Battery
with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.09
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.7 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Front Suspension
multi-link
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P225/60VR16.0BSW AS / P225/55VR17.0BSW performance AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable w/tilt / power adjustable w/tilt
Rear Armrests
center / center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather
Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Auxiliary Visors
driver side
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Automatic Air Recirculation
automatic air recirculation
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
10 performance
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Heated Door Locks
heated door locks
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
power telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Sun Blinds
manual
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
power
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front and rear
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
17.6 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
198.2 "
Exterior Width
74.0 "
Exterior Height
56.7 "
Wheelbase
113 "
Front Tread
63 "
Rear Tread
62 "
Turning Radius
20.1 '
Curb Weight
3,682 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
38.4 "
Front Headroom
37.1 "
Rear Headroom
37.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
58.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.1 "
Passenger Volume
100 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
17.6 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
120/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/50,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/50,000

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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