2008 Audi S5 User Reviews

2008 Audi S5 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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"power" 6 reviews
"beautiful car" 5 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"price" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews

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2008 Audi S5 4.2 Quattro Review
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Looks Great! Drives better than it looks!

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She's thirsty!

Jediryan
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Dream Car — When I was 10 I wanted the Mach 5 from Speed Racer. When I was 22 I wanted a BMW 635CSI, white with tan interior. The dream is now a well planned reality and it's better than that 10yr old me could have imagined! The S5 is fast when you need it to be, a cruiser when you want it to be and always a joy to drive. Now I know why Speed Racer only drove one car. When you get what you want and what you need and at a reasonable price, you sit and enjoy! See you in the rain, snow and funny pages!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Great looking car mate with a GREAT engine.

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I dont own it.

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S5 — Performance: Audi 4.2L V8 is a great motor especially in this sleek looking car. It has the same base engine as the beautiful RS4 minus the few ponies and twist. Like most Audi the brake are great to stop a heavy car. Handling again like most Audi there is understeer on high speed corner thanks to the engine mounted sooo far up in the car Appearance: Beautiful timeless body match the almost perfect interior. The interior is nice and it make seem you're in some sort of space ship and your the pilot. The dash of the car angle most of the controls toward the driver. Fun Factor: 4 out of 5 stars

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2008 Audi S5 4.2 Quattro Review
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Its all round ability which pleases.

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Getting out of it.

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Beautiful Inside And Out And A Real Pleasure To Live With — It is a great GT car for every day use. The Active Steering and Suspension make it two cars in one at the press of a button. Driving it sedately or pressing on is always exciting. The engine noise could be louder when the dynamic button is set. Performance is very good for the power provided. Build quality is excellent and no rattles or squeaking has occured.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2008 Audi S5 4.2 Quattro Review
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the looks!

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petrol expense!

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Practical And Thrilling — practical, but expensive when doing short journeys. always manages to get attention, LED LIGHTS!! freeview, bang and olfsun sound system, ipod interface and plenty of boot! gorgeous front with a chrome grill and mirrors, lil' V8 badge on the side just to be cheeky. its an audi so quality for the money.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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coolness

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coolness

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Tony's S5 — Best car I have owned. Elegant yet sporty still. You know me and my lead foot... It has all the power I need and the reserve is unbelievable. it's definitely a must have in my garage!!! I can't say enough.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lots of performance + low price= good deal

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you will not find any problems, accept there aren't enough body kits for this car

nurik
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Awesome Car — This car has heart stoping performance and a very reasonable price.I have driven it and it feals soft but holds tight corners good. Brakes are very good, handlig the best with quatro. This car acceds expectations, you will not be disapointed at all.

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Beautiful and powerful.

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Audi: maintenance problems.

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The Best Car Ever. — This car is a beast. The six speed manual coupled with the cars V8 gives the exhaust a fantastic roar and unbeliveable torque. Just about the most beautiful car ever built as well.

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Fast, AWD, big, beautiful, AWD

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It's not as nimble as an M3, but easier to drive for the masses through all seasons.

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Nice — The most exciting looking Audi for normal people.

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gorgeous

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expensive

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B-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l!!!! — The Audi S5 adds a 354-hp V8 engine to the All-Wheel-Drive A5 Coupe and the result is a fast, beautiful ride that's perfectly designed.

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looks amazing

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Beautiful — It is a fast car but also convenient for a family. It has the same huge engine as the R8

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2014 Audi S5 Reviews

Amazing Experience! By AlbyC

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2013 Audi S5 Reviews

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2011 Audi S5 Reviews

Incredible Car By Keith

This is the best car that I have ever owned. It is exciting and fun to drive. I have owned nearly every make of car on the road including: Chevy, Ford, Lexus, BMW, Mercedes and more. Audi tops them... Read More

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2010 Audi S5 Reviews

Dream Car By igorlebed

this car is all wheel drive which made it faster then most cars and I loved the way this coupe looked. didn't like how the fuel wasn't so good and not so much room in the back seats, overall would giv... Read More

Now I Own Two Audis. By Madmanmoon61571

Comparing this car to others solely based upon it's 0-60 time ( less than 5 seconds is plenty fast) misses the point. Mechanically it's a masterpiece for sure...aluminum V8, herculean brakes, torque v... Read More

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2009 Audi S5 Reviews

Excellent Vehicle By CPR323

Car has great power and torque with impressive handling (AWD) in all weather. Braking and other safety features (back-up camera and side assist) make you feel at ease driving the car. Not designed for... Read More

The Perfect North Eastern All Year Sports Car By yaqub0r

One day I decided that our family minivan was just too slow for me. I wanted a sports car. We get quite a bit of snow so it had to be AWD. I would have taken a small 4-door, but I really wanted a coup... Read More

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