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Audi A8 2005 4.2 Specs, Trims & Colors

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Showing the 2005 Audi A8 4.2 4dr All-wheel Drive Quattro Sedan
$4,294-$12,806 Current Listing Price
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Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 335-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Combined MPG
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 48 mo/50,000 mi


Exterior (10)
Akoya Silver Metallic
Arctic White
Atlas Gray Metallic
Brilliant Black
Cambridge Green Pearl Effect
Light Silver Metallic
Interior (6)
Sand Beige
Sand Beige/Cream Beige



Engine 335-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Remote activated perimeter/approach lights S
Height adjustable power front seatbelts S
Remote keyless entry S
Side-impact bars S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Electronic stability S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Break resistant glass O
Compact spare tire O
Traction control S
Rear side-impact-impact airbag S
4 ABS channels S
Power door locks S
4 wheel ventilated disc brakes S
4 wheel disc brakes S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Security system S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Full-size spare tire S
Immobilizer S
2-way head restraints driver and passenger, rear
Front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Adjustable front head restraints with tilt S
Brake assistance S
Knee airbag S
Dual front impact airbags S
Rear side-impact airbag S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
3 manual rear head restraints S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
First aid kit S
Daytime running lights S
Full size spare tire S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
Anti-whiplash front head restraints S
Rear child safety locks S
Panic alarm S
Brake assist S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Perimeter/approach lights S
Sideguard curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Tracker system S
Power front head restraints S
Dual front side impact airbags S
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Engine liters 4.2
Variable valve control S
Engine orientation longitudinal
Ignition type spark
Horsepower 335-hp @ 6,500 rpm
Aluminum cylinder block S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Engine oil cooler S
Fuel tank capacity 23.8 gal.
Torque 317 lbs.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head S
Cylinder configuration V-8
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Fuel economy highway 24 mpg
Variable intake manifold S
# of valves 40
Sequential MPI S
Ultra low emission vehicle S
Polished tailpipe S
Sequential sport shift Tiptronic
Low emission vehicle S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Full-time all-wheel drive S
Engine 4.2L V-8 DOHC 335hp
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
Battery amp hours (110Ah)
Engine oil cooler S
Mode select transmission S
Permanently locked hubs S
6 speed automatic transmission S
Manual-shift auto Tiptronic
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Transmission electronic control S
Axle ratio 3.32
Overdrive S
Battery-rundown protection S
Dual stainless steel exhaust S
All-wheel drive quattro
190-amp. alternator S
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .87
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .69
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.14
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.34
Transmission electronic control S
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.52
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.40
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.17
17" wheels S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Independent front multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
18" wheels O
Front anti-roll bar S
Rack and pinion steering S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Aluminum spare wheel S
Rear wheel size 17"
Adaptive suspension S
Steel spare wheel O
Automatic height adjustable shocks with driver control S
Wheel locks O
Servotronic speed-sensing hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
19" wheels O
Power steering S
Sport suspension O
P255/40VR19.0 BSW AS tires O
Ride control automatic w/driver control
Height-adjustable shocks automatic w/driver control
P235/55HR17.0 BSW AS tires S
Rear air springs S
Front wheel size 17"
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Auto-leveling suspension 4-corner
Front tires 235/55R17
Alloy wheels S
Rear anti-roll bar S
P255/45HR18.0 BSW AS tires O
P255/40YR19.0 BSW performance tires O
Front air springs S
Speed-sensing steering S
Body-colored front and rear bumpers with body-colored rub strip S
Chrome rear bumper insert S
Grille black w/chrome surround
Body-colored door handles S
Aluminum body material S
Chrome front bumper insert S
Black w/chrome surround grille S
Power remote left side-view door mirror S
Chrome bodyside insert S
Door auto-latch O
Chrome door handles O
Metallic paint S
Auto dimming heated folding side-view door mirrors S
Power remote right side-view door mirror with tilt down S
Rear cargo trunk
Auto-dimming door mirrors S
Power door mirrors S
Power open and close trunk O
Heated door mirrors S
4 doors S
Bodyside moldings S
Proximity key O
Power fuel remote release S
Power cargo access remote release S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Power windows O
Remote keyless entry S
Power rear windows S
Rear door bins S
1-touch down S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Memory seats S
Navigation system S
Full floor console with box S
1st row express open/close sliding and tilting solar panel sunroof O
Steering wheel with power tilting, power telescoping, auto tilt-away S
Retained accessory power S
Auto-locking doors S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Front and rear lighter element(s) location S
Rear dual zone A/C O
Cruise control with distance pacing O
Covered bin instrument-panel storage S
Seatback storage pockets 2
3 12V DC power outlets S
Front cupholders S
Steering wheel memory S
Power solar panel tilting and sliding sunroof O
Rear air conditioning with separate controls O
Distance pacing cruise control O
Console ducts S
Automatic temperature control S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Remote window controls S
Driver power folding mirror S
Trunk/hatch auto-latch S
Ashtray S
Rear air conditioning O
Manual sunshade S
Heated door locks S
Garage door transmitter HomeLink
Emergency communication system Audi Telematics by OnStar
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof S
Dual-zone auxiliary rear heater O
Seatbelt memory S
Memory settings 4
Head restraints memory S
Opaque sunroof O
Passenger power folding mirror S
Heated steering wheel O
Residual heat recirculation Rest
4 driver and passenger memory seat settings (includes door mirrors, steering wheel, head restraints, HVAC, seatbelts,) S
Power windows with front and rear 1-touch down S
Rear cupholders S
Cell phone pre-wiring S
Air conditioning S
Front dual zone A/C S
Window FOB controls S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Navigation system with voice activation S
HVAC memory S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Tilt steering wheel S
1st row express open/close sliding and tilting glass sunroof S
Sunshade S
Integrated key/remote S
Heated steering wheel with power tilting, power telescoping, auto tilt-away O
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror S
Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning S
Valet function S
Sport steering wheel with power tilting, power telescoping, auto tilt-away O
Illuminated locking glove box S
Air filter S
Illuminated glove box S
12V DC power outlet 3
Illuminated entry S
Full floor console S
Driver's footrest S
Auto tilt-away steering wheel S
Front and rear cupholders S
1-touch up S
Cruise control S
Door mirror memory S
Auxiliary driver-side visor mirror S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Front center armrest with storage S
Power driver and passenger articulating upper backrest S
Sport steering wheel O
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Aluminum interior accents S
Rear seat armrest storage S
Leather shift knob S
Driver and passenger heated-seatbacks O
Rear bench seat S
Cargo net S
Rear seat center armrest S
Carpet cargo space S
Concealed cargo storage S
Heated front seats O
Max seating capacity 5
Height adjustable driver seat S
Leather front and rear seat upholstery S
Driver and passenger seat mounted armrests S
Front premium bucket seats S
Cargo space floor carpet
Alcantara simulated suede door panel trim S
Driver cushion tilt S
Power 4-way rear seat lumbar O
Passenger thigh support S
Power driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
12-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Power height-adjustable driver and passenger seats S
Leather/genuine wood console insert O
Full cloth headliner S
Driver thigh support S
Floor mats S
Genuine wood steering wheel O
Leather upholstery S
Driver and passenger heated-cushions O
Power driver and passenger cushion tilt S
Cargo tie-downs S
Full Alcantara simulated suede headliner O
Power 4-way driver and passenger lumbar support S
Genuine wood shift knob O
10-way power passenger seat S
Power reclining driver and passenger seats S
Power driver and passenger thigh support S
Front seats bucket
Ventilated front seats O
Genuine wood console insert S
Carpet trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Passenger cushion tilt S
Leather steering wheel S
Driver lumbar support S
Genuine wood/metal-look instrument panel insert, door panel insert S
Rear seat center armrest with storage S
Rear seat center armrest with pass-thru and skibag with storage O
Cargo light S
Passenger lumbar support S
Carpet floor covering S
10-way power driver seat S
Heated rear seat O
Massaging driver and passenger lumbar support O
Rear seat lumbar O
Heated rear seats O
Audio theft deterrent S
Premium amplifier S
XM AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan O
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
1 1st row LCD monitor S
Glove box 6-disc remote CD S
12 premium speakers S
Remote 6-disc CD changer S
Radio data system S
Window grid antenna S
AM/FM radio S
Speed sensitive volume S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Digital signal processor Bose AudioPilot
12 Bose speakers S
1st row LCD monitors 1
AM/FM/Satellite-prep with seek-scan S
Diversity antenna S
Voice activated radio S
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan O
Speed-sensitive volume S
Programmable headlights S
Door-ajar warning S
High intensity discharge headlights S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Front windshield visor strip S
Tire pressure sensors S
Variable intermittent rain detecting wipers wipers with heating jets S
Parktronic front and rear parking sensors O
Delay-off projector beam Bi-xenon high intensity low/high beam headlamps S
Battery warning S
Light tinted windows S
Lights-on warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Reverse sensing system front and rear
Water temp. gauge S
Rear fog lights S
Rear side blind O
Front reading lights S
Dome light with fade S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Brake pad wear S
Bulb-failure warning S
Systems monitor S
Headlight washer S
Rear reading lights S
Low-oil-level warning S
Sun blinds O
Delay-off headlights S
Power rear window blind O
Key-in-ignition warning S
Tire specific low-tire-pressure warning S
Oil-pressure warning S
Light-tinted windows S
Oil temperature gauge S
Analog display S
Rear window blind O
Variably intermittent wipers S
Heated front windshield wiper jets S
Trip odometer S
Low-fuel warning S
Water-temp. warning S
Rain sensing wipers S
4 door curb/courtesy lights S
In-dash clock S
Auto-leveling headlights S
Front and rear reading lights S
Low-coolant warning S
Brake-fluid warning S
Outside-temperature display S
Outside temperature display S
Front fog lights S
Trip computer S
Exterior height 56.9"
Compression ratio 11.00 to 1
Turning radius 20.5'
Engine torque 317 lbs.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Interior cargo volume 14.6 cu.ft.
Front legroom 41.4"
Engine horsepower 335-hp @ 6,500 rpm
Valvetrain DOHC
Drag coefficient .27
Engine type V-8
Rear shoulder room 57.5"
Ground clearance (max) 145mm (5.7")
Wheelbase 115.9"
Curb weight 4,288 lbs.
Valves 40
Engine displacement 255
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Passenger volume 100.3 cu.ft.
Ground clearance (max.) 5.7"
Front shoulder room 59.1"
Rear headroom 38.0"
Payload 1,213 lbs.
Front headroom 37.3"
Rear tread 63.6"
Maximum interior cargo volume 14.6 cu.ft.
Ground clearance (min.) 3.7"
Fuel tank capacity 23.8 gal.
Front tread 64.1"
Engine bore x stroke 3.3" x 3.7"
Rear legroom 37.6"
Exterior body width 74.6"
GVWR 5,545 lbs.
Exterior length 198.9"
Fuel economy highway 24 mpg
Ground clearance (min) 94mm (3.7")
Basic warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 144/ unlimited
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Maintenance warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 48/ unlimited

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