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2005 Audi A8 Review
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This was my first Audi and I drove it everywhere. I really enjoyed the extra space in the rear seats (A8L). The cargo room was fantastic for a traveling family of four. I autocrossed this car and it was fun but a little lacking on power. The S8 delivers that extra 100hp punch this one lacked.
vs2007 Audi S8
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Handling Ranked 2007 Audi S8 better.
"Shorter wheelbase and stiffer anti sway bars. More power +100hp"
Value Ranked 2007 Audi S8 better.
"At a few years old each car depreciates about the same. The S8 will be more expensive but not too far off from the A8L."
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2005 Audi A8 LReview
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Love It. Would Buy Another — A real driver's car. It is comfortable and smooth. You don't realize how quiet and smooth it is until you drive something else for awhile. Repairs can be expensive. There are a lot of sophisticated gadgets and technology on board, so taking it in is not for the feint of heart! All in all, I think it is a great car and I will get another.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great driving car.  Looks great, feels great

Cons: Can be expensive if it goes to the shop

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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Get One! — The 4.0 V8 diesel has great performance and you would be hard pushed to tell it was a diesel engine. Build quality amazing, interior great. Cost of ownership is not too bad, 32 MPG average, gives it 720 miles to a tank. Car is fun to drive, but chassis cant thrill. Still the best car i have ever owned.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Excellent car, good performance, look and feel of the car.

Cons: n/a

4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2005 Audi A8 LReview
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Audi A8 — What can i say!! absolutly awesome performance, will keep with most sports cars other than very top of the range Ferraris, porches etc, 0-60 in 5.8 and four wheel drive but down side is fuel performance average 20 mpg which is seriously low!! build quality and interior is superb and eats the miles.

Pros: fast car

Cons: MPG's

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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Audi A8 — Buy used and let someone else take the depreciation hit. Make sure to go CPO though. You can't get more sport sedan for the money. the car is packed with features and is an amazing performer. I went with the short wheel base. Uless you spend more time in the back than the front, this is the way to go.

Pros: Best sport sedan dollar for dollar

Cons: need the S8 for a little more snap

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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Don't Buy The Audi — I have owned the car for nearly 4 years. The electronics in car have been a mess. It has been in the shop over a dozen times and they still can not seem to get it right. Many of the problems are episodic and not constant. At times, the lights will not go off unless you restart the car and drive it around for a few minutes before turning it off. At other times it will tell you a tire is low on air pressure when it is fine. I have given up on trying to get them to fix it and will be disposing of it for a Lexus. Don't buy one. They look great but the reliability is just not there.

Pros: Looks great, Quarto drive is good in the snow

Cons: Electronics are so unreliable as to make the car a disaster to own.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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2005 Audi A8 LReview
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Audi A8l — Great, sturdy car that has great acceleration for its weight. Very straightforward, coach-like lines, with the typical German elegance.

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2005 Audi A8 LReview
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I Love This Car. Only Reason I Would Sell This Car Is To Buy A Newer One. — The car has plenty of room for those long road trips. The ride is awesome, with it's adaptive suspension. Fuel consumption on the hwy is good for a car this size, 400+ miles is easy even with average speeds of 80 mph. Its all aluminium space age frame and body panels provides you all the protection from rust. The Quattro all wheel drive system will ensure you have all the traction you need, whether it's rain, snow or off road in muddy conditions. This is a car if you want a balance of performance, looks and luxury.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Big beautiful well put together car. Lot of space and enough power, better fuel economy than it rivals.

Cons: Repairs can be expensive. Having an extended warranty is wise.

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2005 Audi A8 Base Review
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Handles well due to German engineering, but does not have the punch off the line, of the XJ
vs2005 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8
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Back Seats Ranked 2005 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8 better.
"More Legroom "
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ8 better.
"The base model is much faster than the base A8."
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2014 Audi A8 Reviews

Love At First Sight By CliftonPayJr

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2012 Audi A8 Reviews

Only Selling Because Moving Into Nyc And Not Keeping Any Cars. By CaddySeller

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The One And Only Car By Valon

Very fun to drive. Amazlily Quick 0 to 60 to 2.8 seconds wow the back seats could be a lot bigger. Very relible brakes no running over anyone with this car so it is an amazing car altogeter Very Good Read More

2010 Audi A8 Reviews

Luxury By jhouser99

Great power with a smooth quite ride. Massaging front seats not great but just enough to relax my back. Rear seat has enough leg room to almost straighten my legs and I am 6'1. Huge trunk space nee... Read More

Lol By Gabriel

I love this car it has gave me so many wonderful trips through the country. The interior is wonderful and the paint job has stayd the same since i bought the wonderful car. I love this car very much..... Read More

2009 Audi A8 Reviews

Audi Delivers On The A8 L By BlueMachine

Incredible balance of comfort, driving experience, technology and power. A significant leap up from my previous cars which include the Mercedes E500 and BMW 7 Series. The optional Bang & Olufsen sou... Read More

This Is Actually Supposed To Have The Tagline 'das Auto' By Ashwin

superb performance combined with outstandind handling n technological advances makes this Audi really mean VORSPRUNG DURCH TECHNIK..advancement thru technology...***** the Audi A8 rocks and is witho... Read More

2008 Audi A8 Reviews

Haha By Jaron

its performance. the acceleration is good. brake system is fast. it seldom undergo repairing unless its necessary. exterior design is luxurious. interior design is like a mercedez benz. cost of owners... Read More

Overall It's A Perfomance Capable...and Executive Car By Mahroof

Amazing acceleration...for such a car..... and timely braking system....hoo superb It's body shape is great...I love it... my car's colour is red stripped in black... i used to go up to260kp/h in smoo... Read More

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