Compare 2008 Audi S8 vs 2008 Audi S4

2008 Audi S8
2008 Audi S4
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 13 19 $86,771 $93,300
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 13 20 $45,207 $48,610
5-Door Avant Wagon Manual 13 20 $46,137 $49,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic 14 21 $46,232 $49,710
5-Door Avant Wagon Automatic 14 21 $47,162 $50,710
2-Door Cabriolet Manual 13 19 $52,801 $56,775
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic 14 21 $53,917 $57,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$86,771
$45,207
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$93,300
$48,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1555 / month
$810 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Audi S4 has aged gracefully—and still has fleet V-8 feet and great handling, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.3 90.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 55.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 34.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.72 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
199.3 180.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.2 x 1.4 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 0.9 11.3 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/35R18 P235/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35R18 P235/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/40YR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4277 3869
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 9.0 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 190
Engine
Displacement
5.2L/318 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 7000 340 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V10 Gas V8
Fuel System
FSI Direct SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
398 @ 3500 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.46
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi S8 Audi S4
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Air Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-Link, Trapezoidal Link,
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Air Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link, 4-Link,

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