The A8 feels substantially lighter than its big-sedan rivals-likely because of its aluminum construction-and can be hustled along a tight, curvy road at higher speeds than you might think; although competing models might have more horsepower, the 2010 Audi A8 has impressive passing ability.
Both the 7-Series and S-Class have available night-vision systems and seats, and seating comfort in both of those vehicles is about as good as in the A8.
The Lexus LS 460 has an especially conservative look and feel, along with one of the most refined and isolated interiors, for those so inclined.
The newest Jaguar XJ ditches its antediluvian look and adopts a racy profile and a glossy high-tech sheen to its cabin.
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|2010 Audi A8Browse Used Listings||2010 BMW 7-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2010 Jaguar XJBrowse Used Listings||2010 Lexus LS 460Browse Used Listings||2010 Mercedes-Benz S ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||11 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V8||Turbocharged Gas V8||N/A||Gas V8||Gas/Electric V6|
|4-Door Sedan||4-Door Sedan 750i RWD||N/A||4-Door Sedan RWD||4-Door Sedan S 400 Hybrid RWD|
|All-Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||N/A||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|4 Door Sedan||4-Door Sedan||N/A||4-Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2010 Audi A8 vs. 2010 BMW 7-Series||2010 Audi A8 vs. 2010 Jaguar XJ||2010 Audi A8 vs. 2010 Lexus LS 460||2010 Audi A8 vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz S Class|