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2008 Audi A5

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$4,902 — $15,494 USED
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Coupe
4 Seats
21 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Overview

Is this the car for you?
(4.7) 3 reviews

The Good

  • Performance
  • Manual or automatic
  • Interior quality
  • Trunk space

The Bad

  • Some confusing controls
  • Polarizing looks
2008 Audi A5 exterior side view

What to Know

about the 2008 Audi A5
  • All-new for 2008
  • 265-hp V-6

Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.7
3 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.7)
Performance
(4.7)
Interior Design
(5.0)
Comfort
(4.7)
Reliability
(4.3)
Value For The Money
(4.7)
(5.0)

Pretty Sweet!

by CoupeDude from LA, CA on June 11, 2010

The Audi A5, while hard to find, is a great car to buy pre-owned. It also was an excellent replacement for my 1998 Mercedes CLK320, a car that was neutered and smoothed over the years into a car for "... Read full review

(4.0)

This is the best Audi i've had.

by Johnny from Oro Valley,AZ on May 27, 2009

I bought other Audi in 2002,I got an 03 ,got rid of it and bought this. This is a much better car. My only dissapointment is that my old one was a convertible,but this one doesn't have an option of ... Read full review

Safety

Recalls and crash tests

Recalls

The 2008 Audi A5 currently has 1 recall


Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2008 Audi A5 has not been tested.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The A5 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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