2006 Audi A8

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14 reviews
Available Price Range $4,753-$19,381 Trims3 Combined MPG 18-20 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2006 Audi A8

Our Take

Audi's redesigned flagship sedan debuted as a 2004 model. The redesign included an all-new aluminum body that promised 60 percent better structural rigidity than its predecessor was developed.... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Excessive downshifting on upgrades
  • Fuel economy
  • Price

Notable Features

  • 4.2-liter V-8 rated at 335 hp
  • Six-speed Tiptronic automatic
  • 10 airbags, including knee airbags
  • Standard- or extended-length body
  • W-12 engine available


Consumer Reviews

4.7 out of 5

Based on 14 reviews

Sweetest ride I've ever had

by GalaxyOne from Atlanta, GA on August 16, 2006

Hits - The A8L turns heads for classic styling, and draws purrs from passengers for its fit, finish, uncluttered layout and exceptional leg and head room in the back seat. I especially like the multi... Read Full Review

3 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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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