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Audi V8 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Audi V8 Reviews

The Audi V8 is a sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn 4.0L, 4dr Sdn TDI, 4dr Sdn 3.0L, 4dr Sdn 6.3L, 4dr Sdn 4.0L, 4dr Sdn 3.0L and 4dr Sdn. 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.

Competing models include Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Hyundai Equus, Infiniti Q70, Lexus LS and Tesla Model S.

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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