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Compare Audi A8 D5 [50 TDI] vs Audi S8 D4 [S8] vs Audi S8 D5

Reviews

Neo score
75%
86%
83%
Pros
  • Tremendous torque from the 60 TDI and 60 TFSI
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • 60 TFSI e with low fuel consumption rating for those who don't like paying taxes
  • Rather good styling
  • Powerful V8TT engine
  • Great suspension setup
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good performance
  • Great comfort
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Styling even more generic than before
  • No more W12
  • Questionable long-term reliability and repair-ability
  • Car with gadgets or gadgets masquerading as car?
  • Questionable long-term reliability
  • Uglier than before
  • No real difference in drivetrain from the D4 S8 except more emission-related complexities

Price

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Variants

50 TDI
50 TDI Euro6d
50 TDI Euro6d LWB
50 TDI LWB
55 TFSI
55 TFSI Euro6d
55 TFSI Euro6d LWB
55 TFSI LWB
60 TDI
60 TDI LWB
60 TFSI
60 TFSI LWB
60 TFSI e
60 TFSI e LWB
S8
S8 Plus

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.9 L / 13.6 qt
14.8 L / 15.6 qt
16.3 L / 17.2 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
8.7 L / 9.2 qt
9.5 L / 10.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
72.0 L / 19.0 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
82.0 L / 21.7 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
715 kg / 1576 lbs
600 kg / 1323 lbs
615 kg / 1356 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
11.0 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.0 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/60 R17, 235/55 R18, 255/45 R19, 265/40 R20
265/40 R20
265/40 R20
Turning Circle
12.5 m / 41.0 ft
12.3 m / 40.3 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
14.1 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1485 mm
1458 mm / 57.4 in
1475 mm / 58.1 in
Size | Length
5172 mm SWB / 5302 mm LWB
5147 mm / 202.6 in
5190 mm / 204.3 in
Size | Width
1945 mm / 76.6 in | 2130 mm / 83.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1949 mm / 76.7 in | 2111 mm / 83.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1945 mm / 76.6 in | 2130 mm / 83.9 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1644.0 mm / 64.7 in
1632.0 mm / 64.3 in
1629.0 mm / 64.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1633.0 mm / 64.3 in
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
1614.0 mm / 63.5 in
Weight
1975.0 kg / 4354.1 lbs
1990.0 kg / 4387.2 lbs
2220.0 kg / 4894.3 lbs
Wheel Size
8.0J x 17, 18 in, 19 in, 20 in
9.0J x 20
9J x 20
Wheelbase
2998 mm SWB / 3128 mm LWB
2994 mm / 117.9 in
2998 mm / 118.0 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.9 sec
4.1 sec
3.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.6 sec
3.9 sec
3.6 sec
CO2 Emission
145 ~ 152 g/km
225 g/km
246 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.26
0.28
0.28
Fuel Economy
5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined) | 6.3 L/100km / 37.3 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.6 L/100km / 17.3 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (highway)
10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.1 L/100km / 15.6 MPG (urban) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 6
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Engine
DDVC
CTFA
CWWB
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.0:1
9.3:1
10.1:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.7 cu-in / 3993.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.9 cu-in / 3996.0 cc
Engine | Power
286.0 hp / 213.3 kW @ 3750-4000 rpm
520.0 hp / 387.8 kW @ 5800 rpm
571.0 hp / 425.8 kW @ 6000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
96.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
130.2 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
142.9 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
600 Nm / 442.5 lb-ft @ 1250-3250 rpm
650 Nm / 479.4 lb-ft @ 1700-5500 rpm
800 Nm / 590.0 lb-ft @ 2050-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
8-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic ZF 8HP
Automatic ZF 8HP
Automatic tiptronic

Production

Availability
2017 ~ 2019
2012 ~ 2015
2020
Debut
2017 Frankfurt Auto Show
Made In
Germany
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