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  • (4.4) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,584$11,436
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 20
  • Engine: 330-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2004 Audi A8

Our Take on the 2004 Audi A8

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

2004 Audi A8 Reviews 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 previou... Read full review for the 2004 Audi A 8

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My Gateway into Fine Luxury and the best Ride ever

by Audis for Life! from Columbus, Ohio on October 21, 2011

Hello I purchased my 2004 Audi A8 via Up in Cleveland Ohio with a Shocking Low Mileage of 63,000 miles on it.. I Have an 03 A6 4.2 v8 as well and I must say the Audi A8 L is on a whole differ... Read Full Review

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2004 Audi A8 Safety Ratings

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There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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