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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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27 reader reviews for Audi A8 Saloon.
  • 4.2 V8 FSI Quattro Sport 4dr

    Matthew Duffy , Derry . Date: 29/06/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    There's great lift from a car so big. The cabin is not as spacious as I thought, but it's still a good car with great looks and a lot of power from the 4.2-litre engine.

    I drove the A8 before they brought out the new one with the shield grill, and found it to be a great car - I would prefer it over the BMW 7 Series.

  • 3.0 TDI Quattro Sport 4dr

    nick keeling , East Sussex . Date: 18/03/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is a fantastic car - I have owned for it for eight months and am very pleased to have the sport model over the SE. It has a harder ride but is more involving.

    However, it is let down by niggles, currently ABS and ESP failures - I am yet to inform my dealer, so I will keep my fingers crossed.

    I owned the previous A8 and the current version doesn't feel quite as bullet-proof, although it is still very good. It plays the executive role when needed, but it's also sporty when desired.

    My local Audi sales division need some lessons in customer service - I have never bought there yet (unfortunately). Audi, take note.

  • 3.7 V8 Quattro Sport 4dr

    john miller , oxfordshire . Date: 23/02/2006
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      1 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      1 out of 5 stars

    My car

    ITS HEAVY ITS DODGY PLEASE DONT LET ME TELL YOU AGAIN ITS FLIPPIN (HEAVY). I've owend this car and I've have a list of problems let me tell you from top to bottom.

    Burning plastic, sat nav replacing,4weel drive,turbo,cylender,9 tyres,oil leaking,fuel leakng,seat jamming,starter motor,6xenon headlights,2 water pumps,1 new front bumper,new boot lock,4 batteries,coolant,engine cooler,radio,1weel alloy,7break pads and last but not least 1 wheel spring.

  • 3.0 TDI Quattro SE 4dr

    Tony Walker Date: 24/12/2005
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought the car new in October. Now, 11 weeks later and after covering 10,000 miles, I am a very happy man. This is a fantastic car, and is very economical and comfortable. After a 600 mile drive, I get out as fresh as I started.

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