2004 Audi A8 - Road Test Specs

2004 Audi A8 Sedan

(4.2L V8 AWD 6-speed Automatic)
Vehicle
Model year2004
MakeAudi
ModelA8
StyleSedan
Base MSRP$69,190
As-tested MSRP$74,640
Drivetrain
Drive typeAll-wheel drive
Engine typeV8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4.2
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)330 @ 6,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)317 @ 3,500
Transmission typeSix-speed automanual
Chassis
Suspension, frontAir suspension struts
Suspension, rearAir suspension struts
Steering typespeed-proportional power steering
Tire brandContinental
Tire modelContiTouring Contact
Tire size, frontP235/55YR17
Tire size, rearP235/55YR17
Brakes, frontfront and rear ventilated disc
Track Test Results
0-45 mph (sec.)Not tested
0-60 mph (sec.)Not tested
0-75 mph (sec.)Not tested
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)Not tested
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)Not tested
60-0 mph (ft.)Not tested
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)Not tested
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)41
Sound level @ idle (dB)Not tested
@ Full throttle (dB)Not tested
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)Not tested
Test Driver Ratings & Comments
Braking ratingNot tested
Handling ratingNot tested
Testing Conditions
Elevation (ft.)Not tested
Temperature (F)Not tested
Wind (mph, direction)Not tested
Fuel Consumption
EPA fuel economy (mpg)Auto 17/24 Manual /
Edmunds observed (mpg)14
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)23.7
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4399
Length (in.)204
Width (in.)79.8
Height (in.)57.3
Wheelbase (in.)121.1
Legroom, front (in.)41.3
Legroom, rear (in.)42.3
Headroom, front (in.)37.4
Headroom, rear (in.)38.3
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)17.7
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)18
Warranty
Bumper-to-bumper4 years / 50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years / 50,000 miles
Corrosion12 years / unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years / unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance3 years
Safety
Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard
Head airbagsStandard
Antilock brakesStandard
Electronic brake enhancementsEBD
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionNot available
Emergency assistance systemOnStar
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested

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