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2008 Audi S4 Avant
quattro AWD

There are few changes for 2008 to Audi's sports car in wagon configuration. Reviewers, claiming that wagons are coming back, found Audi's unique combination of power, handling, and car...

2020 Audi RS 3
2.5T quattro AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Audi’s A3 subcompact executive sedan, like many Audis, comes in three distinct flavors. The standard A3 is a nicely appointed and fun-to-drive little luxury car with adequate performan...

Specs

2008 Audi S4 Avant
quattro AWD
2020 Audi RS 3
2.5T quattro AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
14 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
21 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16.6 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
340 hp @ 6,800 RPM
340 hp @ 6,800 RPM
394 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
302 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
302 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
354 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
10:1
Displacement
4,200 cc
4,200 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.65 in
3.33 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Optional --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
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 41.3 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 34.3 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.8 cu ft 10 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 992 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.6 in 176.3 in
Width 76.3 in 77.2 in
Height 55.7 in 55 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.6 in

Available Options

2008 Audi S4 Avant
quattro AWD
2020 Audi RS 3
2.5T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Nardo Gray
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audi Sport Carbon Fiber Inlays
  • Black Optic Package
  • Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps W/Side Assist
  • Dynamic Package
  • Navigation Package
  • RS Design Selection Interior
  • Side Assist & Driver Assistance Package

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