2004 Audi A8

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13 reviews
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Available Price Range $4,039-$12,087 Trims1 Combined MPG 20 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2004 Audi A8

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Excessive downshifting on upgrades
  • Fuel economy
  • Price

Notable Features

  • 4.2-liter V-8 now rated at 330 hp
  • New six-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission
  • 10 airbags, including new knee airbags
  • Revised Multi Media Interface
  • Extended-length body


Our Expert Reviews

Audi's premium flagship, A8 L, gains aggressive new styling, impressive performance and a wealth of electronic features for 2004. Going up against archrivals BMW 745, Mercedes-Benz S500 and Jaguar XJ8, the big sedan brings together the contradictory forces of luxury and sportiness into a grand-touring sedan of strength and substance. Still, A8 has given up some of its previously exclusive ... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Based on 13 reviews


by AJS Attorney at law from Chicago, IL on March 5, 2007

Best car i've ever owned or driven Extremely comfortable, tons of room, gorgeous exterior, sleek but a little plain exterior (but if your like me, i dont care about being seen, i prefer just passing t... Read Full Review

1 Trim 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.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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