Audi A8 55 TFSI Quattro Sport 4dr Tiptronic [C+S] Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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  • Audi A8 2019 rear seats
  • Audi A8 2019 infotainment
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  • Audi A8 2019 front left exterior static shot
  • Audi A8 2019 rear right exterior static shot
  • Audi A8 2019 right headlamp detail
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  • Audi A8 2019 front right interior
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RRP £77,855What Car? Target Price£71,033
Review

The A8’s blend of performance, comfort and serenity are wedded to a beautifully built, practical and well-equipped interior. In fact, by a whisker, it beats the Mercedes S Class, which shows just how good to drive and be driven the Audi A8 is

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Standard equipment is very generous. Entry-level Sport models have 18in alloy wheels, leather seats (heated in the front), a powered bootlid, adaptive cruise control, dual-zone climate control and even electric sunblinds for the rear windows.

For those worried about the future implications of buying a diesel, the petrol makes a wholly convincing alternative. True, the 55 TFSI doesn't have quite the low-rev grunt of the diesel, but it's still well-suited to the A8. Its power delivery is buttery smooth and you barely hear any noise from it.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

31

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

505

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

206

g/km

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