Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan

$18,965 - $26,166
2011 Audi A8

2011 Highlights

The 2011 Audi A8 has been fully redesigned.


  • Luxurious and handsome cabin
  • cutting-edge technology features
  • excellent driving dynamics
  • standard all-wheel drive.


  • Prestige factor not quite equal to chief rivals
  • limited engine choice.

Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan for Sale

Audi A8 2011 4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A) Ibis White Nougat Brown premium leather82,132 miles
Used 2011Audi A84.2 quattro
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Audi A8 2011 4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A) Quartz Gray Metallic Black premium leather114,540 miles
Used 2011Audi A84.2 quattro
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Audi A8 2011 L 4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A) Phantom Black Pearl Effect Black premium leather78,808 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $436/mo
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This Audi A8 is ready to roll today and is the perfect car for you. We here at Merlex Auto Group have done the research for you and know that this car has had only one previous owner. Miles play a big role in purchasing a vehicle, and this A8's mileage reads low at 78,808. If you are a non-smoker then you don't have to worry, this one was owned by a non-smoker too. Have no fear the complete SERVICE HISTORY is here. We performed a thorough MULTI-POINT INSPECTION on this and every vehicle that we offer for sale to assure your complete satisfaction. We strive to give every vehicle a thorough inspection and can tell you with confidence that the structural integrity of this car exceeds the highest standards. Looking for power? Look no further! This 4.2L V8 DOHC 40V engine has all the power that you want in a vehicle. With the 4.2L V8 DOHC 40V engine you will get excellent fuel economy and have plenty of power for tough traffic. The precision handling that the sports tuned suspension gives will straighten out even the curviest of roadways. If you require superior ground clearance and an off-road style suspension, then this baby is for you. Beauty is nothing if not matched on the inside. For every envious glance this Audi A8 creates on the outside, an equal amount of joy and comfort has been crafted for those on the inside. You will not find another Audi A8 fully equipped with all the convenience, safety, and power options at this price. The car is mechanically perfect right down to the last bolt's threading. Turn heads when you drive down the road in this beauty. The exterior of this car is incomparable. We at Merlex Auto Group understand that buying a car isn't just about transportation but comfort as well. With confidence we can assure the comfort gained from this car's unadulterated interior will be unmatched. A thorough inspection has shown this car to be in tip-top condition with no need for any major mechanical work. The exterior has some minor scuffs and blemishes but is free of rust, dings, or dents. You will not find any tears, rips, or stains on the interior, and it is unusually clean for a used vehicle. Be sure to ask us about our optional extended warranty packages that are available and at very affordable prices. Leave your credit worries at the door and shop at ease with the knowledge that we offer true GUARANTEED FINANCING. We get you approved! Let us make your car buying experience a little easier by getting you the lowest monthly payment possible. Merlex Auto Group is conveniently located near Suburb Maryland Fac.

Ibis White Nougat Brown premium leather53,649 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $464/mo
Phantom Black Pearl Effect Black premium leather93,852 miles
Used 2011Audi A84.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $419/mo
CarZone USA
47.7 mi away
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2011 AUDI A8 4.2 QUATTRO - All Wheel Drive - Phantom Black Pearl with Nougat Brown Leather - Awarded a 9.2 out of 10 Interior Rating from U.S.News, the Audi A8 received positive points for having the lowest annual fuel cost among super luxury cars! They also said it has impressive interior materials and cabin electronics. CNET reports, ``We were astounded by the handling, given the size of the car, and its 27 mpg highway rating. Audi takes advantage of a number of technologies, including the latest version of its all-wheel-drive system, to make it slip neatly through the curves at speed. The eight-gear transmission helps keep engine speed down on the freeway, saving considerable fuel.`` Autoblog writes, ``The combination of the lightweight aluminum space-frame chassis and the 372 horsepower, 4.2-liter direct injection V8 means the A8 is on par with its peers, but the addition of Audi`s rear-biased Quattro all-wheel-drive puts it into new territory.`` This A8 features front and rear parking aid, back up camera, remote power trunk, wood trim, Blind Spot Monitor, Bose Sound System, sunroof, heated wheel, power tilt and telescopic wheel, push start, power body hugging seats, heated and air conditioned seats, power rear sunshade, power massaging seats, adaptive cruise control, Braking Guard, Lane Assist, rain sensing wipers, air suspension, Bluetooth, pop-up navigation, hard disk drive, SD Card Slots, music interface, iPod cable, Bluetooth Audio, HD Radio, satellite radio, CD/DVD player, rear heated seats, and steering wheel controls with trans tap shifters.

84,976 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $428/mo
LF Autos
50.3 mi away
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Oolong Grey Metallic Black premium leather86,693 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $428/mo
MaxKar Motors(5)
51.8 mi away
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POWERFUL, LUXURIOUS, THIS 2011 AUDI A8L IS THE PERFECT CAR FOR TRAVELING DUE TO ITS MULTIPLE SUSPENSION MODES FOR DIFFERENT FEELS ON THE ROAD, TO ITS AMAZING TECH FEATURES AND INTERIOR!!!!!!!! **LEATHER SEATS**SEAT MEMORY (REAR SEATS INCLUDED)**MULTI-CONTOUR POWER SEATS**MASSAGING FRONT SEATS**HEATED/COOLED FRONT SEATS**WOODGRAIN TRIM INTERIOR **DUAL SUNROOF**PREMIUM BOSE SOUND SYSTEM**BACK-UP CAMERA**PUSH BUTTON START**LARGE POP-UP INFOTAINMENT SCREEN**INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SCREEN**BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY**NAVIGATION SYSTEM**TOUCH SENSITIVE KEY PAD**TOGGLE SWITCH**CRUISE CONTROL**STEERING WHEEL AUDIO/PHONE CONTROL W/ SPORT MODE PADDLE SHIFTERS**VOICE CONTROL**DUAL-ZONE CLIMATE CONTROL**AUTO ADJUSTING SUSPENSION MODE (COMFORT, AUTO, DYNAMIC & INDIVIDUAL)**REAR PRIVACY SUNSHADING **REAR VANITY MIRRORS**POWER MIRRORS**POWER LOCKS**HID PROJECTOR HEADLIGHTS**DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS**POWERFUL 4.2L DOHC FSI 32-VALVE V8 ENGINE**AM/FM/CD/AUX/DVD NAV-SYS** The electronic components on this vehicle are in working order. There are no defects present on this vehicle. There is not a door ding present on this vehicle. There is a properly functioning engine in this vehicle. This vehicle has a clean exterior. The interior was well maintained. The mileage is accurate. There is no trouble shifting this transmission. It is priced to sell quickly, CALL NOW. We have custom financing plans for most budgets. Stop by today or schedule an appointment with one of our qualified sales associates. Also, our entire inventory selection is available online at: PLEASE PRESENT THIS AD TO HONOR SPECIAL PRICING. Here At Maxkar Motors We Emphasize On Providing All Customers With Quality Customer Service, As Well As Quality Vehicles At Unbeatable Prices. We Have Over 30 Banks And Lenders Working By Our Side. Let Our Dedicated And Professional Sales Associates Help You On Your Next Purchase. TAKE 5 minutes and submit an online credit application for a guaranteed approval!!!!!When others say no we say Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Are you ready to Save money on the purchase of your next CAR? If you are call us at 540-370-8888 Today. All WAL-MART AND COSTCO CUSTOMERS WELCOME!!!!!!

Phantom Black Pearl Effect Silk Beige premium leather72,000 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $455/mo
Euro Auto Group(5)
52.7 mi away
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Phantom Black Pearl Effect Black premium leather68,755 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $477/mo
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Looking for a family vehicle? This Audi A8 is great for kids and adults. You will find yourself at ease knowing that this previous, and only owner took meticulous care of this beauty. You can breathe easy knowing that the 'new car' smell is genuine because thankfully the former owner was not a smoker. We have the complete SERVICE HISTORY, since it was new so you can see for yourself that it was properly cared for and maintained. This car has passed a rigorous, MULTI-POINT INSPECTION and reconditioning process before being offered for sale. You will be completely satisfied with its quality. We strive to give every vehicle a thorough inspection and can tell you with confidence that the structural integrity of this car exceeds the highest standards. This car can hold its own with its powerful 4.2L V8 DOHC 40V engine. You can count on the 4.2L V8 DOHC 40V engine to get great gas mileage and go the distance between fill ups. Make driving fun again with the exhilaration of a sports suspension that is precision tuned to grip the road. Have fun enjoying the great outdoors with this off-road suspension. The top of the line luxury package will completely surround you in both comfort and class. This Audi A8 comes fully equipped with all the power, convenience and safety options that you expect in a car of this caliber. We have gone over this car with a fine tooth comb and can assure you that everything under the hood is in perfect working order. Looking at this car, and you will have 'love at first site.' Its exterior is impeccable and ready to show off. One way to judge how well a car has been cared for and that is how clean the interior is. This one is nothing less than impeccable. Every major mechanical system has been inspected and found to be in good working order. The previous owner kept this exterior in good condition and kept it from rusting and getting dings and dents. This interior has wear but is 'cleaner than a whistle' with no stains, tears, or rips. An optional extended warranty is available for added peace of mind. We make the car buying experience easy for any type of credit with our GUARANTEED FINANCING. Our job is to get you on the road, and if you have approved credit with us, we can make this transition easier by providing you with low monthly payments. With amazing deals at Merlex Auto Group, you will be sure to drive away smiling. We are conveniently located near Mount Rainier.

Havanna Black Metallic Black premium leather59,876 miles
Used 2011Audi A8L 4.2 quattro
Est.Loan: $455/mo
LF Autos
50.3 mi away
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The redesigned 2011 Audi A8 is bigger than the previous model and comes loaded with plenty of technological wizardry. It also promises to be the most driver-focused luxury sedan in the segment.

vehicle overview

As luxury sedan go, the Audi A8 is hardly a household name. It's long lived in the shadow of its more popular rivals from BMW and Mercedes-Benz. But that doesn't mean it's been a bad choice. Lightweight aluminum construction, standard all-wheel drive and impeccably trimmed cabin have made the A8 our favorite alternative pick in this segment. But for the third-generation example of this car, Audi seems determined to move the A8 from indie status to full-on blockbuster.

Longer, lower and wider than before, the 2011 Audi A8 -- at least in its "L" long-wheelbase form -- can now lay claim to being the biggest luxury sedan. Of course, the A8 still weighs less than most of its luxury sedan rivals; aluminum construction is once again a key technology here. This year, the A8's 4.2-liter direct-injected V8 is tweaked for more output and cranks out a respectable 372 horsepower. It's matched to a new eight-speed automatic transmission that not only helps boost performance but also notably improves fuel economy as well.

Audi promises sportier driving dynamics for the 2011 A8 thanks to the all-wheel-drive system's decidedly rear-biased power split; the idea here is to provide more of the feel of a rear-drive performance sedan. Under normal driving conditions, power is split 40 percent front/60 percent rear, but up to 80 percent can be sent rearward when needed. For even more athleticism, an optional, torque-vectoring limited-slip differential is available.

This year the A8 is also loaded with enough technological doodads to make even the most jaded of gizmo geeks swoon. A new dynamic steering system can intervene with automatic countersteering in a slide, and can also quicken the steering ratio by 100 percent when parking. There is also adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability, automatic emergency braking, and night vision with thermal imaging and pedestrian detection. Audi's MMI electronic interface is still in use but now features an additional touchpad interface that reads fingertip gestures as letters and commands. Google Earth mapping for the navigation system is another A8 exclusive.

Taken as a whole, the 2011 Audi A8 is certainly a keen choice. It has everything we liked about last year's model, but it's now bolder. True, the A8's rivals like the 2011 BMW 7 Series, 2011 Jaguar XJ, 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and 2011 Porsche Panamera offer an advantage as far as engine choices, with hybrid as well as gonzo V8 and V12 versions of their flagship sedans. If the latter is a non-issue, the multitalented A8 stands fully competitive among large luxury sedans.

trim levels & features

The 2011 Audi A8 comes in two trims: standard and long-wheelbase L (which provides more room for rear seat passengers).

Both A8 models come standard with 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive air suspension, Audi Drive Select (allows adjustment of suspension, steering and engine/transmission response), xenon headlights, a sunroof, Audi's Multi Media Interface (MMI) system with a touchpad that can interpret fingertip gestures, a navigation system, cruise control, a power-adjustable steering wheel, leather upholstery, 12-way power front seats, heated front and rear seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a power rear sunshade, Bluetooth and a Bose surround-sound audio system (with HD and satellite radio, iPod connectivity, a 20GB music server and a CD changer). The L adds park assist (with rearview camera), keyless ignition/entry, power-closing doors, power rear side sunshades and a power-operated trunk.

Option highlights for the A8 include 20-inch wheels, keyless ignition/entry, a night vision camera (an infrared camera to detect animals and pedestrians up to 1,000 feet away), a solar-powered venting sunroof, faux-suede interior trim, various wood accents, a four-zone climate control and a premium Bang & Olufsen audio system.

There are also several packages available. The Premium package includes 22-way power front seats (with ventilation and massaging functions). The Cold Weather package includes heated steering wheel/rear seats and a rear-seat pass-through (with ski sack). The Rear Seat Comfort package adds power lumbar/recline and ventilation, rear vanity mirrors and four-zone climate control. The Driver Assistance package includes adaptive cruise control, a blind-spot monitor, a lane-departure warning system and a pre-braking system. The Sport package (regular A8 only) includes 20-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, a torque-vectoring rear differential, upgraded leather upholstery and the 22-way power front seats.

The A8 L also offers the option of the Executive Rear Seating package, which includes power-adjustable individual rear seats with a center console, footrests, upgraded leather upholstery, a refrigerator and a dual-screen DVD entertainment system. The entertainment system is also offered on the regular A8.

performance & mpg

Both the standard and L models come with a 4.2-liter V8 that makes 372 hp and 328 pound-feet of torque. It comes matched to an eight-speed automatic transmission that drives all four wheels.

Despite its substantial size, this is a quick luxury sedan. In Edmunds testing, a standard A8 did the 0-60-mph sprint in 6.2 seconds with traction control engaged and went through the quarter-mile in 13.8 seconds (it's even quicker with traction control disengaged). Fuel economy ratings are impressive for such a large, powerful luxury sedan, as both A8 versions rate 17 mpg city/27 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined.


Standard on all 2011 Audi A8s are antilock brakes, stability and traction control, full-length side curtain airbags, front- and rear-seat side airbags and active front headrests. The optional Driver Assistance package also includes a blind spot monitor, lane-departure warning system (which alerts the driver if the car strays outside of traffic lanes) and Audi Pre-Sense Plus (monitors traffic and alerts the driver if a potential collision is detected.)

In Edmunds brake testing, an A8 equipped with the optional 20-inch wheels and summer tires came to a stop from 60 mph in an incredibly short 106 feet.


Whether taking off from a stoplight or jetting up to cruising speed on the freeway, the 2011 Audi A8 always keeps a solid rush of power on tap. Moreover, the powerful and easily modulated brakes have no problem reining in this luxury liner.

With its rearward-biased all-wheel drive, automatic air suspension and crisp steering response, the A8 handles like a smaller, lighter sport sedan. Yet over broken pavement the Audi flagship delivers a compliant, composed ride fully in keeping with its luxury sedan status.


The interior of the A8 provides first-class comfort, especially in the L version, which boasts a limolike 42.9 inches of rear legroom. In typical Audi fashion, the fit and finish is superb, with generous amounts of wood, faux suede and aluminum accents lending a luxurious ambience.

With the available 22-way power-adjustable front seats (including upper seatback angle) and standard power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, finding a comfortable driving position is easy for folks of all body types.

The dash is uncluttered by buttons thanks to Audi's MMI, which handles everything from the navigation and audio systems to the adjustment of the driver-selectable air suspension. The latter is advanced this year via a touchpad interface that has the ability to recognize handwritten gestures.

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Features & Specs

4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A)L 4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A)
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower372 hp @ 6800 rpm372 hp @ 6800 rpm

Top Consumer Reviews

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German Quality
Supple leather, led lights in and out, 8 speed trans shifts smoove, AWD handles easily, bang olf. sound is crisp, dream to drive on highway in dynamic or sport mode. Not as powerful as s550 or 750li yet still my choice...more features that actually work well. ex; night vision assistant is better than bmw and mbz. Interior luxurious and up to date with technology. Roomy and nimble..aluminium. hard choice between comparable vehicles..but overall the best in my opinion for the LWB option.
2011 AUDI A8L - Awesome Car
I took delivery of my 2011 A8L earlier this week. I live in the midwest where we received several inches of snow, which turned to ice covering most roads. I had my A8L only one day when I was able to test it in these conditions. I love this car. It handles great in the snow. Prior to my purchase I tested a Benz S550 and a BMW 750LiX drive turbo. Hands down the Audi is the best value for the money. The instruments are a bit complicated, but once you get used to them you appreciate all the car can do. The Audi A8L is very understated, which is one of the reasons why I chose it. I have the Bang and Olufsen sound system and it is amazing.
Audi Company
I have owned a 2011 A8 and 2012 A6 and the basic cars work very well. But I am very disappointed in Audi Company in their technical service department and also with the National sales team. My A8 was having a electrical /mechanical issue with the relay that controls the power brake system. My understanding is that Audi technical support instructed the local Audi Mechanic to wrap insulation around the relay so I would not hear the relay closing and opening. The next item was to relocated the relay to another spot in the car so I would not hear the relay. Both of this approaches did not address the core issue of the problem why is the relay started working that way. Instead it appears that Audi was trying to mask the issue hope the owner would go away. This is very serious problem with this car and I would not aspect Audi would try to cover up of the issue. The next point is that I ask the local sales manager to see what Audi would do for a trade value on my car towards a newer one. The answer he give was that Audi would not help out in this matter besides not fixing the issue. Needless to say that the way Audi has handle this matter is very disappointing for a company that is trying to make inroads in the high end market.
More About This Model

Having successfully built the R8 supercar and created a stable of strong competitors in the coupe, sedan, SUV and wagon segments, Audi is now focusing its efforts on its flagship A8. Hence the 2011 Audi A8 is loaded to the grilles with cutting-edge performance, technology and comforts.

The fourth generation of the A8 has more horsepower, yet returns better fuel economy, and the sedan's sleek aluminum body is lighter, stiffer and more slippery than its predecessor. Setting its sights on becoming a real challenger in the large luxury sedan segment, Audi claims the 2011 A8 is the longest and widest overall among its competitors in the normal-wheelbase class.

In sales, Audi's flagship A8 has lagged a distant 3rd to its Teutonic competitors, the BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Also considered contenders are the Lexus LS 460 and Porsche Panamera, with more rivals on the horizon: the new Infiniti M56 and Jaguar XJ.

True to Audi's subtle style, the 2011 Audi A8 isn't a radical departure from the previous design, with no bulging Bangle butt or swooping Benz roof line. And although the aluminum frame and Quattro all-wheel drive pretty much remain the same, much on the new A8 -- from the Bang & Olufsen audio system to the all-LED headlights -- has been updated.

Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan Overview

The Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A), and L 4.2 quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A).

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Save up to $300 on one of 10 Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $18,965 as of 07/16/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 3.2 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan L 4.2 quattro is priced between $23,490 and $26,166 with odometer readings between 53649 and 86693 miles.
  • The Used 2011 Audi A8 Sedan 4.2 quattro is priced between $18,965 and $22,995 with odometer readings between 82132 and 114540 miles.

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