Comparison between:
• Audi A8 (D4,4H facelift 2013) 3.0 TDI V6 Ultra Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2015)
• Audi A8 (D4,4H facelift 2013) 4.0 BiTFSI V8 Quattro Tiptronic (petrol, 2013)
• Audi A8 (D4,4H facelift 2013) 4.2 TDI V8 Clean Diesel Quattro Tiptronic (diesel, 2013)
• Audi A8 (D4, 4H) 4.0 TFSI V8 Quattro Tiptronic (petrol, 2012)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerAudiAudiAudiAudi
SeriesA8A8A8A8
Model(D4,4H facelift 2013) 3.0 TDI V6 Ultra Quattro Tiptronic(D4,4H facelift 2013) 4.0 BiTFSI V8 Quattro Tiptronic(D4,4H facelift 2013) 4.2 TDI V8 Clean Diesel Quattro Tiptronic(D4, 4H) 4.0 TFSI V8 Quattro Tiptronic
First year of production2015201320132012
Last year of production---2013

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2992.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.80 in (inches)
2.9920 m (meters)
2992.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.80 in (inches)
2.9920 m (meters)
2992.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.80 in (inches)
2.9920 m (meters)
2992.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.80 in (inches)
2.9920 m (meters)
Front track1644.00 mm (millimeters)
5.39 ft (feet)
64.72 in (inches)
1.6440 m (meters)
1644.00 mm (millimeters)
5.39 ft (feet)
64.72 in (inches)
1.6440 m (meters)
1644.00 mm (millimeters)
5.39 ft (feet)
64.72 in (inches)
1.6440 m (meters)
1644.00 mm (millimeters)
5.39 ft (feet)
64.72 in (inches)
1.6440 m (meters)
Rear track1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
1635.00 mm (millimeters)
5.36 ft (feet)
64.37 in (inches)
1.6350 m (meters)
Length5135.00 mm (millimeters)
16.85 ft (feet)
202.17 in (inches)
5.1350 m (meters)
5135.00 mm (millimeters)
16.85 ft (feet)
202.17 in (inches)
5.1350 m (meters)
5135.00 mm (millimeters)
16.85 ft (feet)
202.17 in (inches)
5.1350 m (meters)
5137.00 mm (millimeters)
16.85 ft (feet)
202.24 in (inches)
5.1370 m (meters)
Width1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
Height1460.00 mm (millimeters)
4.79 ft (feet)
57.48 in (inches)
1.4600 m (meters)
1460.00 mm (millimeters)
4.79 ft (feet)
57.48 in (inches)
1.4600 m (meters)
1460.00 mm (millimeters)
4.79 ft (feet)
57.48 in (inches)
1.4600 m (meters)
1460.00 mm (millimeters)
4.79 ft (feet)
57.48 in (inches)
1.4600 m (meters)
Ground clearance----
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity490.0 l (liters)
17.30 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.49 m3 (cubic meters)
490000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
490.0 l (liters)
17.30 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.49 m3 (cubic meters)
490000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
490.0 l (liters)
17.30 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.49 m3 (cubic meters)
490000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
510.0 l (liters)
18.01 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.51 m3 (cubic meters)
510000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity---906.0 l (liters)
32.00 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.91 m3 (cubic meters)
906000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1880 kg (kilograms)
4144.69 lbs (pounds)
1995 kg (kilograms)
4398.22 lbs (pounds)
2040 kg (kilograms)
4497.43 lbs (pounds)
1895 kg (kilograms)
4177.76 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2570 kg (kilograms)
5665.88 lbs (pounds)
2570 kg (kilograms)
5665.88 lbs (pounds)
2705 kg (kilograms)
5963.50 lbs (pounds)
2545 kg (kilograms)
5610.76 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank82.0 l (liters)
18.04 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.66 US gal (US gallons)
82.0 l (liters)
18.04 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.66 US gal (US gallons)
82.0 l (liters)
18.04 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.66 US gal (US gallons)
90.0 l (liters)
19.80 UK gal (UK gallons)
23.78 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fueldieselpetroldieselpetrol
Type of fuel systemcommon raildirect injectioncommon raildirect injection
Engine model----
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement2967 cc (cubic centimeters)3993 cc (cubic centimeters)4134 cc (cubic centimeters)3993 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Type of aspirationturboturboturboturbo
Compression ratio16.80 : 110.10 : 116.50 : 110.10 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
83.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.27 in (inches)
0.0830 m (meters)
84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)91.40 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.60 in (inches)
0.0914 m (meters)
89.00 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.50 in (inches)
0.0890 m (meters)
95.50 mm (millimeters)
0.31 ft (feet)
3.76 in (inches)
0.0955 m (meters)
89.00 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.50 in (inches)
0.0890 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power262 hp (horse power)
195.4 kW (kilowatts)
265.6 ps (metric horsepower)
435 hp (horse power)
324.4 kW (kilowatts)
441.0 ps (metric horsepower)
385 hp (horse power)
287.1 kW (kilowatts)
390.3 ps (metric horsepower)
420 hp (horse power)
313.2 kW (kilowatts)
425.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at4000 - 4250 rpm (revolutions per minute)5100 - 6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)3750 rpm (revolutions per minute)5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque580 Nm (newton meters)
59.1 kgm (kilogram meters)
427.8 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
600 Nm (newton meters)
61.2 kgm (kilogram meters)
442.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
850 Nm (newton meters)
86.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
626.9 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
600 Nm (newton meters)
61.2 kgm (kilogram meters)
442.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1750 - 2500 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)2000 - 2750 rpm (revolutions per minute)1500 - 4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.90 s (seconds)4.50 s (seconds)4.70 s (seconds)4.60 s (seconds)
Maximum speed250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient-0.270.270.27

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)7.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.58 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.90 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
32.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.63 mpl (miles per liter)
13.89 km/l (kilometers per liter)
12.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.77 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.33 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.67 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.93 mpl (miles per liter)
7.94 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.07 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.02 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.61 mpl (miles per liter)
10.64 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.86 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.43 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.09 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.78 mpl (miles per liter)
7.69 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)4.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.06 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.27 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
49.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.95 mpl (miles per liter)
20.83 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.56 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.88 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
33.13 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.75 mpl (miles per liter)
14.08 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.34 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.61 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
38.56 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.19 mpl (miles per liter)
16.39 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.61 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.93 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
32.22 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.51 mpl (miles per liter)
13.70 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)5.7 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.25 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.51 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
41.27 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.90 mpl (miles per liter)
17.54 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.00 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.40 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.85 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.83 mpl (miles per liter)
10.99 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.63 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.95 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
31.79 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.40 mpl (miles per liter)
13.51 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.07 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.48 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
25.02 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.61 mpl (miles per liter)
10.64 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO VIEURO VIEURO VIEURO V
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions149 g/km (grammes per kilometer)213 g/km (grammes per kilometer)194 g/km (grammes per kilometer)219 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model8 Tiptronic8 Tiptronic8 Tiptronic8 Tiptronic
Type of transmissionautomaticautomaticautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)8 (eight)
Number of manual gears----
Final drive ratio----
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steering-electricelectricelectric
Turning circle diameter12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)
12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)
12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)
12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - multi-link suspension - multi-link suspension - multi-link suspension - multi-link suspension
Type of rear suspension - independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- trapezoidal link

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size8J X 188J X 188J X 188J X 17
Tyre code235/55 R18235/55 R18235/55 R18235/60 R17