Audi
A8
2012
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2012 Audi A8 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2012 Audi A8 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Audi A8 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$78,750
Invoice *
$73,237
Engine
4.2L V-8 372 HP 328.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm
Transmission
8-spd Tiptronic w/OD / Tiptronic
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
28.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
4.2L V-8 372 HP 328.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm
Transmission
8-spd Tiptronic w/OD / Tiptronic
Alternator
140 amp
Battery
with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.20
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.8 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Drive Type
full-time quattro all wheel
Locking Hub Control
permanent
Limited Slip Differential
electro-mechanical
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride
sport
Ride Control
automatic w/driver control
Adaptive Suspension
adaptive suspension
Auto-Levelling Suspension
4-corner
Front Suspension
multi-link
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
air
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
air
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
19.0 " silver aluminum / 20.0 " painted aluminum / 20.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P255/45HR19.0BSW AS / P265/40YR20.0BSW performance / P265/40HR20.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact aluminum
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
premium bucket / sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
driver and passenger, w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(10-way power) / (12-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(10-way power) / (12-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Rear Armrests
center / center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
Alcantara simulated suede
Headliner
full cloth / full Alcantara simulated suede
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear / rubber front & rear
Dashboard Insert
aluminum/genuine wood
Gear Shift Knob Trim
leather/aluminum
Sunroof
express open/close
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Seatback Storage
2
Refrigerated Box
glovebox
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Air Conditioning
rear air with separate controls
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Automatic Air Recirculation
Rest
Rear Heater
auxiliary rear heater
Radio
SIRIUS AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
14 Bose / 21 Bang & Olufsen
Amplifier
630W premium / 1400W premium
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
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
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
4 / 6
Trunk Pulldown
trunk/hatch auto-latch
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front and rear
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Entertainment Center
entertainment system with DVD
Internet Access
Audi Connect internet access
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
analog
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Park Distance Control
front and rear w/rear camera
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
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
power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
power
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
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
Overhead Airbag
SIDEGUARDs
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Knee Airbag
driver and passenger
Rear Side Airbag
rear side-impact airbag
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front and rear
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer III
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
13.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
202.2 "
Exterior Width
76.7 "
Exterior Height
57.5 "
Wheelbase
118 "
Front Tread
65 "
Rear Tread
64 "
Turning Radius
20.5 '
Curb Weight
4,409 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.26
Front Legroom
41.4 "
Rear Legroom
38.7 "
Front Headroom
37.2 "
Rear Headroom
38.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.8 "
Passenger Volume
115 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
13.2 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Rear Bumper
with aluminum insert
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/unlimited
Maintenance Months/Miles
12/5,000
Accessories Months/Miles
48/50,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2012 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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