2024 Audi A8 Review, Pricing, Specs, and Photos

Audi’s 2024 A8 is a conservative yet confident high-profile full-size luxury sedan. The 2024 A8 is full of style and virtue, considering it’s only available in the U.S. with an extended wheelbase. The A8 has more spacious accommodations than most rivals, including the Mercedes-Benz S Class and BMW 7 Series. Audi uses extensive sound-deadening measures to hush the interior, ensuring the passengers and driver arrive at their destination relaxed and fresh.

Pros

  • Lower starting price than most competitors
  • Impeccable interior with sumptuous comfort
  • Lively demeanor

Cons

  • Rivals offer better fuel economy and more power
  • There are no EV or hybrid options like BMW 7 Series

What’s New?

The Audi A8 received a refresh in 2022. The 2024 model year gets minimal updates, with Audi introducing a six-month trial subscription to Audi Connect PLUS for all vehicles. The software integrates music, navigation, video, parking, gaming, charging, news applications, and weather and enables remote start from the app. Audi also introduced Sebring Black Crystal Effect as a replacement for Vesuvius Gray Metallic.

Trims and Pricing

A8 L$88,900

Audi is among the few brands that keep everything simple with its lineup. In the U.S., the 2024 Audi A8 is available in one well-equipped trim level that comes standard with an extended wheelbase. The 2024 Audi A8 L comes with everything you would want from a luxury sedan. It also has a great starting price of $88,900, and it includes 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive damping, automatic LED headlights, a power moonroof, rain-sensing wipers, tri-zone climate control, dual infotainment screens, a Bang & Olufsen sound system, a full suite of driver assistance systems, etc.

Engine, Performance, and Transmission

The 2024 Audi A8 is available with one engine option, a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with 335 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. This engine pairs with an 8-speed automatic transmission, allowing the A8 to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds.

Fuel Economy and Estimated Annual Fuel Costs

Audi’s twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 has an impressive EPA fuel economy rating of 19 mpg city, 28 mpg highway, and 22 mpg combined. The Audi A8 matches its fuel economy rating with the 2023 LS 500, despite having lower performance. Just like the 2023 LS 500, the 2024 Audi A8 gets a 21.7-gallon fuel tank, with the 2023 model getting an annual fuel cost of $3,050.

Interior Room and Cargo Space

Front Headroom38.3 inches
Front Legroom41.5 inches
Rear Headroom38.5 inches
Rear Legroom44.3 inches
Trunk Space12.5 cu.ft

The 2024 Audi A8 has one of the best interiors in the luxury sedan segment. Thanks to using an extended wheelbase, the A8 offers class-leading legroom for the rear occupants. The A8’s cabin feels luxurious, thanks to the leather-wrapped surfaces. Its infotainment system is also intuitive, especially the latest Audi dual-screen configuration with the lower screen handling temperature controls for the cabin and seats. The upper screen provides access to music, navigation, and hands-free calls.

Infotainment and Technology

The 2024 Audi A8 has an all-screen infotainment system with a 10.1-inch upper screen and an 8.6-inch lower screen. The lower screen controls the MMI Touch Response system, but most functions are accessible through steering wheel controls. Audi retains the traditional volume knob in the console, breaking up the smooth, screen-filled interior.

Audi’s dual touchscreen system can be intimidating, but it’s highly configurable, and it responds quickly. While Audi does away with physical buttons, buyers can customize the lower screen fitting permanent buttons for weather, telephone, navigation, and radio. As standard, the A8 also gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration and USB ports with data and charging capability. Drivers get Audi’s bright and legible 12.3-inch virtual cockpit as standard.

Safety Features

Audi fits the 2024 A8 sedan with most of the same driver assistance technologies as other high-end sedans. Among the features include adaptive cruise assist with lane guidance, top view camera system, intersection assist, Audi side assist with pre-sense rear, and remote parking assist plus. For more information about the safety of the 2024 A8, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) websites.

Warranty Coverage

Audi designs the 2024 A8 to make owners feel special despite having average warranty coverage. The 2024 Audi A8 gets a 10-year or 100,000 miles long-term warranty, a four-year or 50,000 miles limited warranty, and a four-year or 50,000 miles powertrain warranty.

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