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Audi A8 4.2 quattro 4d Auto (1998/R)

Audi A8 4.2 quattro 4d Auto (1998/R) - Owner Review

Effortless cruiser and very quick cross-country if you play with the tiptronic gearbox.
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Audi A8 (94-02)

Value

5 out of 5

Fantastic value second-hand buy.

Costs

3 out of 5

Service costs are high, but cheaper than BMW, Merc and Range Rover.

Driving

5 out of 5

Effortless cruiser and very quick cross-country if you play with the tiptronic gearbox.

Performance

5 out of 5

The ultimate wolf in sheep's clothing.

Reliability

4 out of 5

The odd electical fault, but Audi warranty sorts that out.

Image

4 out of 5

Fabulously understated quality.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Seats could provide more lower back support. Discovery seats are better, but then you need them for all the time you spend waiting for the RAC to show up. Yes I've got one!

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Insurance group: 46

Security

5 out of 5

Double glazed. Never had a problem.

Service

5 out of 5

Very good.

Problems

Bodywork
Fuel flap corrosion covered under warranty.

Engine
Oil pressure switch oil leak - warranty.

Gearbox
-

Other
Electric mirror motors and electric aerial - warranty.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes