MSRP: $162$11,994
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20
Engine: 310-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2003 Audi A8

Our Take on the 2003 Audi A8

Our Take

Posted on 11/20/2002 Audi unveiled a lavishly redesigned A8 sedan at the Paris Motor Show in September 2002, but it won’t go on sale until the 2004 model year. The German automaker’s flagship vehicle, which is still available in regular- and extended-length (A8 L) forms, gets only a fe... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

In America, we like things big: our trucks and SUVs, our hulking V-8 engines, even our super-sized French fries. That may be why Audi decided, after it launched its A8 super luxury sedan in Europe, to bring to the United States only the long-wheelbase version, the A8 L. That's L as in longer, L as in legroom, L as in limo-like rear seating. With a 121.1-inch wheelbase and an ov... Read full review for the 2003 Audi A 8

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2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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