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Audi A8 Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Audi A8 varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $201,375 and going to $221,375 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2024 Sedan 3.0L, —, 8 SP AUTO $201,375 $221,375
2023 Sedan 3.0L, Hyb/Diesel, 8 SP AUTO $175,450 $222,200
2022 Sedan 3.0L, Hyb/Diesel, 8 SP AUTO $156,090 $212,740
2021 Sedan 3.0L, Hyb/Diesel, 8 SP AUTO $146,190 $225,170
2020 Sedan 3.0L, Hyb/Diesel, 8 SP AUTO $124,300 $216,700
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Audi A8 Interior

The A8’s interior is top-shelf with seats trimmed in aniline leather and genuine hide also covering the centre console, door rails and armrests, steering wheel and upper dashboard. Fine grain ash wood inserts sit alongside brushed metal elements, three sleek screens dial up the tech and a meticulous attention to detail is obvious… everywhere.

Audi A8 Interior

Audi A8 Colours

There are 10 colours available for the A8, all at no extra cost - ‘Brilliant black’, ‘Manhattan grey’, ‘Floret silver’, ‘Ultra blue’, ‘Glacier white’, ‘Terra grey’, ‘District green’, ‘Vesuvius grey’, ‘Firmament blue’ and ‘Daytona grey’.

  • District Green Metallic
  • Firmament Blue Metallic
  • Floret Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Manhattan Gray Metallic
  • Myth Black Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
  • Ultra Blue Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic
  • Daytona Gray Pearlescent
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website.

Audi A8 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Audi A8 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Genesis G90 - Any chance for Australia?

    Both the existing Genesis G90 (and its closely related Kia K9 sedan) are flagship models not available in Australia due to the tiny pool of buyers that swim in the upper-luxury segment dominated by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

    The main stumbling block is probably the prohibitive cost of engineering these left-hand-drive market models for right-hand-drive. At over 5.2 metres long (and counting if you include the limo version), these are way too large for British roads, and the expected sales volumes from the rest of the right-hand-drive countries combined including Australia just doesn't make a viable business case for them.

    Plus, big luxury SUVs are where the customers are heading, so a luxury crossover flagship from fledgling Genesis would make much more sense anyway. Sorry, but please don't hold your breath for a G90 in Australia any time soon.

    However, the all-electric G80 – Genesis' big 5 Series-priced rival – is said to be heading Downunder inside the next 12 months. The EV limo is the brand’s first fully electric model and will have “more than 500km range” to take on the coming Mercedes-Benz EQS electric luxury flagship sedan.

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  • Audi RS8 - Will we ever see an ultimate performance version of the A8?

    (They did do this)

    While a one-off RS8 prototype of the previous-generation (D4 series) A8 was created in 2013, it never went into production, as we understand there just wasn't enough demand for that sort of high-performance internal-combustion engined limousine.

    Tesla's successful Model S, on the other hand, has demonstrated the viability of an electrically powered large-sedan flagship, and so with Audi going down that path with the help of Porsche with its e-tron GT series, it is unlikely that we will see anything racier than an S8.

    We hope this helps.

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Audi A8 Wheel Size

The Audi A8 has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 265x40 R20 for Sedan in 2024.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2024 Sedan 265x40 R20 265x40 R20
2023 Sedan 265x40 R20 265x40 R20
2022 Sedan 255x45 R19 255x45 R19
2021 Sedan 255x45 R19 255x45 R19
2020 Sedan 255x45 R19 19x9 inches 255x45 R19 19x9 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Audi A8 Wheel Sizes

Audi A8 Dimensions

The dimensions of the Audi A8 Sedan vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2024 Sedan 1504x1945x5172 mm 124 mm
2023 Sedan 1504x1945x5172 mm 124 mm
2022 Sedan 1504x1945x5172 mm 124 mm
2021 Sedan 1504x1945x5172 mm 124 mm
2020 Sedan 1504x1945x5172 mm 124 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Audi A8 Dimensions

Audi A8 Engine

The Audi A8 is powered by a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine sending 210kW (from 3500-4000rpm) and 600Nm (from 1750-3250rpm) to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission and Audi’s quattro AWD system. It also features a 48-volt electrical set-up for mild hybrid functionality built around a belt connected starter/generator, AC to DC converter and a 48-volt lithium ion battery.

Audi A8 Engine

Audi A8 Accessories

Equipment highlights from a very lengthy standard equipment list are - four-zone climate control, extended leather trim, 17-speaker 730-watt Bang & Olufsen audio, ambient interior lighting (with 30 colours and six colour profiles), a panoramic sunroof, ‘Audi Connect’ navigation and multimedia (with voice and handwriting recognition), a colour head-up display, adaptive cruise control, digital matrix LED headlights, heated, ventilated and massaging electrically-adjustable front seats.

Audi A8 Accessories

Audi A8 Fuel Consumption

The Audi A8 is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by —, Hyb/Diesel and Hyb/PULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 5.9L/100km for Sedan /— for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2024 Sedan 5.9L/100km 3.0L 8 SP AUTO
2023 Sedan 5.9L/100km 3.0L Hyb/Diesel 8 SP AUTO
2022 Sedan 5.9L/100km 3.0L Hyb/Diesel 8 SP AUTO
2021 Sedan 5.9L/100km 3.0L Hyb/Diesel 8 SP AUTO
2021 Sedan 8.2L/100km 3.0L Hyb/PULP 8 SP AUTO
2020 Sedan 5.9L/100km 3.0L Hyb/Diesel 8 SP AUTO
2020 Sedan 8.2L/100km 3.0L Hyb/PULP 8 SP AUTO
* Combined fuel consumption See All Audi A8 Pricing and Specs for 2024

Audi A8 Seats

The Audi A8 is a five-seat sedan, with extra space in the rear of the A8L long-wheelbase version.

Audi A8 Seats

Audi A8 Speed

Audi says the A8 will accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 5.9 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 250km/h.

Audi A8 Towing Capacity

The Audi A8 has maximum towing capacity of 2300kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2024 Sedan 2300kg 2300kg
2023 Sedan 2300kg 2300kg
2022 Sedan 2300kg 2300kg
2021 Sedan 2300kg 2300kg
2020 Sedan 2300kg 2300kg
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Audi A8 Boot Space

Boot volume is a useful 505 litres (VDA) and the lid is electric, with gesture control.

Audi A8 Boot space

Audi A8 Range

Audi’s official fuel economy number for the combined (ADR 81/02 - urban, extra-urban) cycle is 6.6L/100km. You’ll need 82 litres of diesel to fill the tank and using the official number, that translates to a range of just over 1240km.