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2008 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2008 Audi A8

  2008 Mercedes Benz S Class 5.5L V8 RWD 2008 Audi A8
MSRP
$86,700
$70,690
Invoice $80,631 $65,741
MPG
City/Highway
11/21 16/23
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Hark! The 2008 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is loaded with top safety and comfort-oriented technologies and is one of the best luxury sedans in the world. Read Full Review Perky, nimble handling and frisky, refined performance is what separates the 2008 Audi A8 from the rest of the super-sedans. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Maneuvers like a smaller car
  • Wonderful dynamic multicontour seats
  • Vast interior, with plenty of back-seat space
  • Impressively hushed interior
  • AMG models are stealth exotics

Dislikes:

  • S600 doesn’t handle as well
  • COMAND isn’t always intuitive
  • Pricey!

Likes:

  • Surprisingly nimble on tight country roads
  • Standard all-wheel-drive traction
  • One of the quietest interiors of any vehicle
  • Dreamy front seats—firm, supportive, and comfy
  • Vast back-seat space in extended-length L models

Dislikes:

  • Design now quite dated
  • Fuel economy is very low with W12 engine
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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