Now standard with power door closers and the Audi parking system, the 2014 Audi A8 is a full-size luxury sedan with seating for five. Engines consist of a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine (333 hp/325 lb-ft of torque), 4.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine (420 hp/444 lb-ft of torque). Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and AWD, the standard A8 achieves an EPA estimated 18 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. Features include 20-inch wheels, 22-way front comfort seats, touch technology navigation, cornering lights-static LED, heated side mirrors, heated windshield nozzles, hands-free phone capabilities, and rear seat entertainment system. Safety is comprised of night vision assistant with pedestrian detection, Side guard® head curtain airbags, electronic stability control (ESC), brake assist (BA), anti-lock braking (ABS), electronic brake pressure distribution (EBD), traction control (TCS), tire pressure monitoring (TPMS), rear-passenger thorax side airbags, and Audi lane assist. The A8 is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
For 2014, the biggest Audi gets a new 3.0L turbo-diesel V6. It makes 240 horsepower and helps the A8 long-wheelbase model achieve an impressive 28 combined mpg. Several new features are now standard, including keyless entry and ignition as well as power-assist trunk opener/closer.
Strong yet fuel-efficient powertrains; excellent all-wheel drive system; roomy, luxurious interiors; top-notch navigation displays and connectivity; available Bang & Olufsen sound; optional diesel powertrain
The A8 one of the most technologically advanced luxury sedans on the market, with a stunning, beautifully trimmed interior and very well integrated technology, including sharp and seamless Google Earth maps and standout Wi-Fi hotspot capability built into the vehicle. Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system, standard throughout the lineup, remains an asset for both all-weather handling and performance. With the addition of a diesel V6 for 2014, the A8 is able to achieve impressive fuel economy for such a large car.