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2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$170,750
Invoice
$159,651
Average Price Paid
$152,938
5 listings nationwide

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L 3.0T quattro AWD
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Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
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2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$92,054
120 listings nationwide
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2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$187,475
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Audi A8, the automaker’s flagship model, was last redesigned for 2012. Since then, nearly all of its competitors have released updated models. Not to be outdone, Audi is releasing ...

2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Mercedes-Benz last redesigned its S-Class in 2014, bringing critical acclaim to the nameplate and heralding a new design direction for the brand. Last year’s model came with a subtle, ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
writes:
One of the best! Eye catcher.
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom RWD better.
"Best value in all sedans!"

Specs

2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.7 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
335 hp @ 5,000 RPM
463 hp @ 5,250 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
516 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 44.3 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.5 cu ft 12.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs --
Exterior
Length 208.7 in 214.7 in
Width 83.9 in 83.9 in
Height 58.5 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 123.1 in 132.5 in

Available Options

2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Savannah Beige Metallic
  • Seville Red Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
  • Rear Seat Connectivity Package
  • Full Leather Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Night Vision Assistant
  • Audi Dynamic All-Wheel Steering
  • Executive Package
  • Executive Rear Seat Comfort Package (4 Passenger)
  • First Edition Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Luxury Package
  • Rear Seat Comfort Package (5 Passenger)
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Wheels: 20" 20-Spoke Structure Style
2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Anthracite Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • Designo Cashmere White Magno
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Dune Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Refrigerator in Rear Center Console
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Deep Sea Blue Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Satin Red Pearl Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Titanium Grey Pearl Package
  • Double Clear Coat
  • Double Clear Coat (Discontinued)
  • Executive Rear Seat Package Plus
  • Silver Handcrafted Champagne Flutes
  • DESIGNO Magnolia Flowing Lines Trim
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Copper Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Gold Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Platinum Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Savanna Beige/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magic Sky Control
  • Wheels: 19" Polished Forged
  • Wheels: 20" High-Gloss Polished Multispoke
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Forged
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Polished Forged

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