Audi V8 Reviews from Consumer Reports
The Audi V8 is a sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn 3.0L, 4dr Sdn 4.0L, 4dr Sdn TDI, 4dr Sdn, 4dr Sdn 3.0L, 4dr Sdn 4.0L and 4dr Sdn 6.3L. The powertrains include 3.0-liter V6 supercharged (333 hp), 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel (240 hp), 4.0-liter V8 turbo (420 hp), 4.0-liter V8 turbo (520 hp) and 6.3-liter V12 (500 hp) engines, and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 17 mpg city to 27 mpg highway. The A8 uses Premium fuel.
Last Model Reviewed: 2011
Reviewed Audi V8s from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:
- 2011 Audi V8 L V8
- 2004 Audi V8 L V8
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