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2019 Audi A8 Overview

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Audi’s latest luxury sedan is ready to take over the executive class in 2019. The 2019 Audi A8 is giving Mercedes-Benz and BMW a run for their money with an innovative redesign that offers exceptional performance and industry-best driving technology, even though the rumors of the 2019 A8 being equipped with Audi’s Level 3 system are not true. However, even without the highly-anticipated autonomous Traffic Jam Pilot hardware, the 2019 Audi A8 promises an exhilarating and technologically-advanced ride.


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What’s New for the 2019 Audi A8?

Redesigned for 2019, the all-new Audi A8 is redesigned on a new platform that features a 48-volt electrical system that powers the infotainment system and optional active suspension while improving the car’s fuel economy. The 2019 Audi A8 is available at one trim level as a V6.

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2019 Audi A8 Exterior

Dynamic lights, sleek horizontal lines, and an evolved Singleframe® grille on the 2019 Audi A8 commands your attention as it drives by. For additional styling, the available First Edition package includes HD Matrix-design LED headlights and OLED taillights while the available Executive package features the Virtual 360-degree camera system and heated and ventilated fronts with a massage function. Special 20-spoke-structure wheels with polished surfaces contrasted with gray paint are paired with 265/40 series all-season tires on the available 20-inch Wheel package.

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Exterior features available on the 2019 Audi A8 V6

  • Singleframe® grille; Full LED headlights; LED taillights with dynamic turn signals; Headlight washer system; Heat-insulated front windshield; Power-adjustable, power-folding, auto-dimming, heated exterior side mirrors with memory; power soft-closing doors; Power trunk; Rain/light sensor for automatic windshield wipers and headlights

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2019 Audi A8 Performance

Exclusively in quattro® all-wheel drive, the 2019 Audi A8 sports a 3.0-liter turbocharged TFSI® six-cylinder engine under the hood that works with the new 48-volt electrical system to act as a mild hybrid. Paired with an eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission, this luxury sedan generates 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.

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2019 Audi A8 Efficiency

The EPA estimates are not yet available for the 2019 Audi A8, but we can safely assume that the 2019 model will receive better fuel economy than the 2018 model, thanks to the new 48-volt electrical system.

  • 2018 Audi A8 Fuel Economy: 19/29/22 MPG City/Highway/Combined

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2019 Audi A8 Interior

The 2019 Audi A8 creates a rejuvenating interior that provides the ideal premium experience that redefines luxury. The standard rear relaxation seats with foot massage function and heated 18-way power comfort front seats guarantee comfort no matter where you sit. Walnut Natural Wood and Piano Black inlays complement the Valetta leather seats for a luxurious and stylish interior. With the latest technology of the Audi 8 MMI® touch response system and the Rear Seat Connectivity Package, which includes two detachable 10.1-inch Audi tablets, the 2019 Audi A8 makes driving better and easier than before.

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Interior features available on the 2019 Audi A8 V6

  • Interior: Four-zone automatic climate control, Active climate control shutters, Four-spoke multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles, Power tilt and telescopic adjustable steering column with memory, Walnut Natural Wood upper and Piano Black lower inlays, Leather wrapped gear selector, Aluminum door sill inlays, Power rear side and rear window sunshades, Panoramic sunroof with blackout shades, Ambient LED interior lighting package, Valetta leather seats, Heated 18-way power comfort front seats with power lumbar adjustment and memory, Comfort front armrest, Fine Nappa Leather package
  • Radio and Technology: Audi virtual cockpit; MMI® Navigation plus with voice control system; MMI® touch response with dual center displays and haptic feedback; Audi connect® with six-month trial subscription; MMI® Radio plus with Bang & Olufsen® 3D Premium Sound System and 17 speakers; HD Radio™ Technology; Satellite Radio with 90-day trial subscription; Audi smartphone interface with Apple CarPlay™ and Google™ Android Auto™ form compatible devices; Audi music interface with front USB port for data and charging; Bluetooth® wireless technology preparation for streaming audio for compatible devices; Garage door opener (HomeLink®); Audi advanced keyless start, stop, and entry with hands-free trunk release; Parking system plus with front and rear acoustic sensors; Cruise control with coast, resume, and accelerate features

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2019 Audi A8 Safety

The 2019 Audi A8 uses the latest driver-assistive safety systems to help you maintain speed and following distance while increasing your awareness of your surroundings. The available Driver Assistance package includes Turn and Intersection assist, which senses on-coming vehicles when you are turning or pulling through an intersection. Audi pre sense® 360 continuously monitors your surroundings so you always know what is happening around you.

Standard Safety Features on the 2019 Audi A8

  • Driver and front passenger dual-stage airbags, front and rear thorax side airbags, knee airbags, and Sideguard® head curtain airbags
  • Safety package front, with front center airbag and illuminated safety belt buckles
  • Front passenger occupant detection for airbags
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) in rear seats
  • Rear-view camera
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with traction control (ASR)
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD) and brake assist
  • Tire-pressure monitoring system
  • Electromechanical parking brake
  • High-beam assistant

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