Compare 2006 Audi A8 vs 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton

2006 Audi A8
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
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4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A8 4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro Automatic 17 24 $63,706 $68,130
A8 L 4-Door Sedan 4.2L quattro LWB Automatic 17 24 $67,389 $72,090
A8 L 4-Door Sedan 6.0L quattro LWB Automatic 15 21 $107,898 $118,190
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4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic 16 22 $61,194 $66,700
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic 4-seater 16 22 $68,183 $74,350
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan W12 5-spd Automatic 12 18 $88,508 $96,600
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan W12 5-spd Automatic 4-seater 12 18 $92,801 $101,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$63,706
$61,194
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,130
$66,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1136 / month
$1112 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 43.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114.9 108
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.72 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
199.3 203.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 118.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 64.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 13
Brakes
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)
12.2 x 0.87 12.2 x 0.87
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.34 14.2 x 1.34
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 23.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P255/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P255/45HR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40HR18 P255/45HR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4288 5194
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 330 Starter/420 On-Board
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 @ 3500 317 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/255 4.2L/252
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 6500 335 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.88
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA & Tiptronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Volkswagen Phaeton
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Adaptive Air Independent Air
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Trapezoidal
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Adaptive Air Independent Air
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Four-Link

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