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2004 Audi A8

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2004 L 4.2 4dr All-Wheel Drive Quattro LWB Sedan
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Price:   -  From $68,500

Overview

The Audi A8 has been completely redesigned and re-engineered for 2004. Fast, smooth, and sophisticated, the 2004 A8 L may be the new leader among the high-end luxury sedans. It feels smoother and more refined than the Mercedes S-Class and it's easier to operate and better looking than the BMW 7 Series. Audi's A8 L boasts a powerful 4.2-liter V8 engine, revised to produce more power for 2004. It comes with a new six-speed Tiptronic automatic that replaces the previous five-speed transmission. Together, they deliver instantaneous responses to the driver wishes. Quattro all-wheel drive and a new adaptable air suspension offer a seemingly ideal balance between handling and ride quality. It's all wrapped in a new aluminum space frame, a lightweight, highly rigid structure that bonds the car into one cohesive unit, giving drivers a supreme sense of control with Gibraltar-like stability. The A8's redesigned cabin is elegant, comfortable, and easy to operate. It makes its occupants feel rich and sophisticated, but not bogged down with gadgetry that requires intense study of the owner's manual. This is Audi's largest sedan and it's a big car. Its wheelbase has been stretched even longer than last year's A8 L, providing even more room and greater comfort for rear passengers. As the company's flagship, the A8 L is designed to be the ultimate sedan. It competes with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series, both of which are superb though not perfect luxury sedans. The newness of the Audi gives it an advantage, particularly over the Mercedes. From a pricing standpoint, the long-wheelbase, all-wheel-drive A8 L ($68,500) compares favorably with the long-wheelbase BMW 745Li ($72,500) and standard-wheelbase 745i ($68,500), both rear-wheel drive, and it's less expensive than the rear-drive Mercedes S430 ($72,600) or S500 ($81,000) or the all-wheel-drive S430 4Matic ($75,500).

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.2L V-8 / 330 HP / 317 ft.lbs.
Transmission
6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Drive Type
Full-time Quattro All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
17 / 24 / 20 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.2L V-8 / 330 HP / 317 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Full-time Quattro All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
17 / 24 / 20 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Multi-link
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Aluminum
Fuel Tank
23.8 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Premium Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$91
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
17.7 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
107 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
204.0 "
Exterior Width
74.6 "
Exterior Height
57.3 "
Front Headroom
37.4 "
Rear Headroom
38.3 "
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
42.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.5 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,399 Lbs.
Wheel Base
121 "
Turning Radius
20.8 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
17.0 " Silver Aluminum / 18.0 " Silver Aluminum / 19.0 " Silver Aluminum / 20.0 " Silver Aluminum
Paint
Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Heated, Power Remote Driver, Power Remote W/tilt Down Passenger
Bumpers
Body-colored With Chrome Insert
Grille Moldings
Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Dual Stainless Steel With Polished Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Leather
Front Seat Type
Premium Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(10-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(10-way Power)
Front Armrests
(10-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center / Center With Pass-thru And Skibag
Rear Seats
Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Seek-scan / Sirius Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan / Xm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
12 Bose
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Power Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Light
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver And Passenger
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Rear Side-impact Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front And Rear
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Parktronic Front And Rear
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer Iii
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / Unlimited Miles
Corrosion Perforation
144 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months

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