2014 Audi A8 Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Audi A8
For 2014, Audi has added a diesel V6 to the A8’s powertrain lineup, and keyless ignition and a power-operated trunk lid are now standard equipment on the 2014 Audi A8.
2014 Audi A8 Exterior
Audi has made major strides in the luxury sedan segment in recent years, and a lot of the German automaker’s success can be attributed to the elegantly crafted A8. The 2014 Audi A8 boasts standard 19-inch wheels and LED running lights that deliver a commanding on-road presence, and its athletically-sculpted exterior lines produce the curb appeal expected in a luxury sedan.
2014 Audi A8 Performance
There are several powertrain options for the 2014 Audi A8. The base is a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 that generates 333 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. The next option is an available 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 that produces 420 horsepower and 444 lb-ft of torque, and even more powerful still is the available 6.3-liter 12-cylinder engine that pumps out 500 horsepower and 463 lb-ft of torque. New to the 2014 Audi A8 is a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 that puts out 240 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque.
2014 Audi A8 Efficiency
The all-new turbodiesel V6 is the highlight in terms of fuel economy in the 2014 A8, as it returns an impressive 24 mpg city and 36 mpg fuel economy. The base V6 returns 18 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, the available V8 returns 17 mpg city and 28 mpg highway, and the high-performing V12 returns 13 mpg city and 21 mpg highway.
2014 Audi A8 Interior
The 2014 A8 is Audi’s flagship vehicle, so it has the best interior offering in the German automaker’s lineup. In fact, Edmunds.com calls the 2014 A8’s cabin “one of the finest in any flagship luxury sedan.” Standard interior features include dual-zone automatic climate control, 12-way adjustable and heated front seats with driver memory, navigation, rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and Audi’s MMI interface with voice recognition.
2014 Audi A8 Safety
In addition to a rearview camera, standard safety features in the 2014 Audi A8 include traction and stability control, antilock brakes, and a comprehensive suite of airbags.