2006 Audi A8 Specifications

New Base MSRP
$96,250.00 - $170,070.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

4.2 Quattro
L 4.2 Quattro
L W12 Quattro
New Base MSRP
$96,250.00
Fuel Consumption
13.4Aut. City
8.9Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling
front and rear
Active Suspension
driver selectable
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P255/45R18
Spare Tire
Full Size with Matching Alloy Wheel
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Optional)
yes
Active Suspension (Optional)
driver selectable
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels

Mechanical

Engine
4.2L V8 DOHC 40-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Drivetrain
all-wheel drive
Stability Control
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Bose Audiopilot Sound System
Bose AudioPilot sound system
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
In-Dash 6 Cd Changer
In-dash 6 CD changer
12 Speakers
12
Subwoofer
yes
4-Channel Glass-Printed Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Multifunction Steering Wheel With Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Garage Door Opener
yes
Programmable Courtesy Lights
yes
Illuminated Entry With Programmable Fade-In/Out Feature
yes
Front And Rear Reading Lamps
front and rear
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated internally
Cargo Net
yes
Trunk Light
yes
Lighter And Ashtray
lighter,ashtray
Interior Air Filter
yes
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Illuminated Passenger Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror With Compass
auto day/night sensor
Audi Dvd Navigation System
Audi DVD navigation system
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Position Memory
power tilt/telescopic, memory feature
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Rear Heater Vents
heater ducts
2 Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Wipers With Rain Sensor
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Heated Washer Nozzles
yes
Advanced Key System (Optional)
yes
Adaptive Cruise Control (Optional)
yes
Power Rear Sunscreen (Optional)
power
Power Trunk Open/Closure Assist (Optional)
Power trunk open/closure assist
Heated Steering Wheel (Optional)
yes
Rear Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control (Optional)
automatic climate control
Manual Side And Rear Sunshades (Optional)
manual
Bluetoothwirelesstech
yes
Voice Recognition System
yes

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Lower Side-Body Extension
body-color
Door Handles
body-color
Grille
black
Exterior Decoration
Brushed aluminum trim around side windows
Headlight Type
high intensity
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Washers
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Auto leveling headlights
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Rear Fog Lights
yes
Perimeter Lighting
yes
Side Turn-signal Lamps
yes
Sunroof
power, glass
Mirror Tilt Parking Aid
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Exterior Decoration (Optional)
Power door closure assist
Exterior Decoration (Optional)
Dual-pane security glass
Sunroof (Optional)
power panoramic sunroof
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Rear Window Defroster
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Light Silver Metallic,
Oyster Grey Metallic
Akoya Silver Metallic,
Arctic White,
Brilliant Black,
Cambridge Green Pearl Effect,
Night Blue Pearl Effect,
Northern Blue Pearl Effect,
Platinum Beige Pearl Effect,
Quartz Grey Metallic,

Interior Colours

Black,
Platinum,
Amaretto,
Cream Beige,
Sand Beige,

Safety

Brake Type
4 wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
Std
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Rear Side Airbags
yes
Knee Airbags
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
First-Aid Kit
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Rear Seat Belts
center 3-point
Length (mm)
5051
Width (mm)
2028
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2945
Front Headroom (mm)
993
Rear Headroom (mm)
981
Front Legroom (mm)
1049
Rear Legroom (mm)
1075
Cargo Capacity (L)
413
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
90
Curb Weight (kg)
1945
Parking Distance Sensor (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80
New Base MSRP
$100,420.00
Fuel Consumption
13.4Aut. City
8.9Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling
front and rear
Active Suspension
driver selectable
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P255/45R18
Spare Tire
Full Size with Matching Alloy Wheel
Active Suspension (Optional)
driver selectable
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Optional)
yes
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels

Mechanical

Engine
4.2L V8 DOHC 40-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Drivetrain
all-wheel drive
Stability Control
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Bose Audiopilot Sound System
Bose AudioPilot sound system
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
In-Dash 6 Cd Changer
In-dash 6 CD changer
12 Speakers
12
Subwoofer
yes
4-Channel Glass-Printed Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Multifunction Steering Wheel With Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Garage Door Opener
yes
Programmable Courtesy Lights
yes
Illuminated Entry With Programmable Fade-In/Out Feature
yes
Front And Rear Reading Lamps
front and rear
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated internally
Cargo Net
yes
Trunk Light
yes
Lighter And Ashtray
lighter,ashtray
Interior Air Filter
yes
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Illuminated Passenger Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror With Compass
auto day/night sensor
Audi Dvd Navigation System
Audi DVD navigation system
Voice Recognition System
yes
Bluetoothwirelesstech
yes
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Position Memory
power tilt/telescopic, memory feature
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Rear Heater Vents
heater ducts
2 Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Wipers With Rain Sensor
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Heated Washer Nozzles
yes
Advanced Key System (Optional)
yes
Adaptive Cruise Control (Optional)
yes
Power Rear Sunscreen (Optional)
power
Power Trunk Open/Closure Assist (Optional)
Power trunk open/closure assist
Heated Steering Wheel (Optional)
yes
Rear Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control (Optional)
automatic climate control
Manual Side And Rear Sunshades
manual
Rear Vanity Mirror (Optional)
yes

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Lower Side-Body Extension
body-color
Door Handles
body-color
Grille
black
Exterior Decoration
Brushed aluminum trim around side windows
Headlight Type
high intensity
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Washers
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Auto leveling headlights
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Rear Fog Lights
yes
Perimeter Lighting
yes
Side Turn-signal Lamps
yes
Sunroof
power, glass
Mirror Tilt Parking Aid
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Exterior Decoration (Optional)
Power door closure assist
Exterior Decoration (Optional)
Dual-pane security glass
Sunroof (Optional)
power panoramic sunroof

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Light Silver Metallic,
Quartz Grey Metallic,
Akoya Silver Metallic,
Arctic White,
Brilliant Black,
Cambridge Green Pearl Effect,
Night Blue Pearl Effect,
Northern Blue Pearl Effect,
Oyster Grey Metallic
Platinum Beige Pearl Effect,

Interior Colours

Amaretto,
Platinum,
Black,
Cream Beige,
Sand Beige,

Safety

Brake Type
4 wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
Std
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Rear Side Airbags
yes
Knee Airbags
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
First-Aid Kit
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Rear Seat Belts
center 3-point
Length (mm)
5051
Width (mm)
2028
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2945
Front Headroom (mm)
993
Rear Headroom (mm)
981
Front Legroom (mm)
1049
Rear Legroom (mm)
1075
Cargo Capacity (L)
413
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
90
Curb Weight (kg)
1992
Parking Distance Sensor (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80
New Base MSRP
$170,070.00
Fuel Consumption
16.0Aut. City
10.5Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling
front and rear
Active Suspension
driver selectable
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P255/40R19
Spare Tire
Full Size with Matching Alloy Wheel
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Optional)
yes
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels

Mechanical

Engine
6.0L W12 DOHC 48-valve
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic with manual mode
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes
Drivetrain
all-wheel drive
Stability Control
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Bose Audiopilot Sound System
Bose AudioPilot sound system
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
In-Dash 6 Cd Changer
In-dash 6 CD changer
12 Speakers
12
Subwoofer
yes
4-Channel Glass-Printed Antenna
glass-imprinted antenna
Multifunction Steering Wheel With Audio Controls
on steering wheel
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Windows
yes
Cruise Control
yes
Garage Door Opener
yes
Power Rear Side Sunshades
power
Programmable Courtesy Lights
yes
Illuminated Entry With Programmable Fade-In/Out Feature
yes
Front And Rear Reading Lamps
front and rear
Remote Trunk Release From Inside And Key Module
operated internally
Cargo Net
yes
Trunk Light
yes
Lighter And Ashtray
lighter,ashtray
Interior Air Filter
yes
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Illuminated Passenger Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror With Compass
auto day/night sensor
Audi Dvd Navigation System
Audi DVD navigation system
Voice Recognition System
yes
Bluetoothwirelesstech
yes
Power Tilt And Telescopic Steering Wheel With Position Memory
power tilt/telescopic, memory feature
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Rear Heater Vents
heater ducts
2 Power Outlets
2
Variable Intermittent Wipers With Rain Sensor
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Heated Washer Nozzles
yes
Adaptive Cruise Control (Optional)
yes
Rear Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
automatic climate control
Power Rear Sunscreen
power
Rear Vanity Mirror
yes
Rear Seat Entertainment With Two Head Restraint Monitors, 6-Disc Dvd Changer, Remote Control And Headphones
yes
Heated Steering Wheel
yes
Power Trunk Open/Closure Assist
Power trunk open/closure assist
Advanced Key System
yes

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Lower Side-Body Extension
body-color
Door Handles
body-color
Grille
black
Exterior Decoration
Brushed aluminum trim around side windows
Headlight Type
high intensity
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Washers
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Auto leveling headlights
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Rear Fog Lights
yes
Perimeter Lighting
yes
Side Turn-signal Lamps
yes
Sunroof
power, glass
Mirror Tilt Parking Aid
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirrors
yes
Exterior Folding Mirrors
power
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power panoramic sunroof
Exterior Decoration
Power door closure assist
Exterior Decoration
Dual-pane security glass

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Night Blue Pearl Effect,
Quartz Grey Metallic,
Akoya Silver Metallic,
Arctic White,
Brilliant Black,
Cambridge Green Pearl Effect,
Light Silver Metallic,
Northern Blue Pearl Effect,
Oyster Grey Metallic
Platinum Beige Pearl Effect,

Interior Colours

Amaretto,
Platinum,
Black,
Cream Beige,
Sand Beige,

Safety

Brake Type
4 wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
Std
Brake Assist
yes
Electronic brake force distribution
yes
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Rear Side Airbags
yes
Knee Airbags
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
First-Aid Kit
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Rear Seat Belts
center 3-point
Length (mm)
5051
Width (mm)
2028
Height (mm)
1455
Wheelbase (mm)
2945
Front Headroom (mm)
993
Rear Headroom (mm)
981
Front Legroom (mm)
1049
Rear Legroom (mm)
1075
Cargo Capacity (L)
413
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
90
Curb Weight (kg)
2145
Parking Distance Sensor
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
48
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
80
Anti Corrosion (Months)
144
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
Unlimited
Maintenance (Months)
48
Maintenance (in 1,000km)
80

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