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1998 Audi A8 Comparisons

Base Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $65,000.00 $65,300.00 $69,900.00
Destination $500.00 $2,680.00 $580.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.2L V8 4.0L V8 4.0L V8
Horsepower 300 @ 6000 RPM 370 @ 6150 RPM 290 @ 6100 RPM
Torque 295 @ 3300 RPM 387 @ 3600 RPM 290 @ 4250 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 4172 3980 3996
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.7 3.6 X 4.0 3.4 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 8.5:1 10.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 16 17
Highway (mpg) 25 21 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3902.2 4215.2 3866.9
Wheelbase (in.) 113.0 113.0 101.9
Length (in.) 198.2 197.8 187.4
Width (in.) 74.0 70.8 72.0
Height (in.) 56.7 53.1 51.4
Track Front (in.) 62.6 59.1 59.2
Track Rear (in.) 62.2 59.0 59.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 37.1 37.2 37.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.9 36.3 33.2
Front Legroom (in.) 41.3 41.2 43.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 38.4 34.3 23.1
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 58.3 57.3 55.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.1 57.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 57.3 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 61.0 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 99.8 93.0 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension multi-link wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Tires 225/60R16 255/45R17 245/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A Yes N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag Std. N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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