1997 Audi A8

Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan V8 auto trans

Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan V8 auto trans

Used 1997 Audi A8 Values / Pricing

Suggested Retail Price
$56,900

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1997 Audi A8
1997 Audi A8
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
17 MPG City | 26 MPG Hwy
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1997 Audi A8
1997 Audi A8
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
17 MPG City | 26 MPG Hwy
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1997 Lexus LS400
Base RWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
19 MPG City | 25 MPG Hwy
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1997 BMW 5-Series
540i RWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
15 MPG City | 24 MPG Hwy
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1997 BMW 7-Series
740i RWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
17 MPG City | 24 MPG Hwy
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1997 Jaguar XJ6
Base RWD 4-Dr Sedan I6
17 MPG City | 23 MPG Hwy
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1997 Audi A8
1997 Audi A8
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
$56,900
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1997 Audi A8
1997 Audi A8
Base FWD 4-Dr Sedan V8
230hp
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1997 Audi A8 Specifications

Quick Glance:
Engine
3.7L V8Engine
Fuel economy City:
17 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
26 MPG
Horsepower:
230 hp @ 5500rpm
Torque:
235 ft lb of torque @ 2700rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats
  • Steering Wheel Tilt
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front
  • Stabilizer RearABS
  • Electronic Traction Control (optional)
  • Electronic Stability Control (optional)
  • Locking Differential (optional)
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Airbag Side Rear (optional)
  • Radio
  • Cassette
  • CD Player (optional)
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD (optional)
  • Navigation (optional)
Vehicle
50,000 miles / 36 months
Powertrain
36 months
Corrosion
120 months
Roadside
36 months
Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:32:51
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DISCHARGE OF STATIC ELECTRICITY UNDER LOW HUMIDITY CONDITIONS CAN ACTIVATE THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG WHEN THE DRIVER ENTERS OR EXITS THE VEHICLE AND FORMS AN ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT BY TOUCHING CERTAIN AREAS OF THE STEERING WHEEL.
Consequences
ACTIVATION OF THE AIR BAG UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A GROUND WIRE ON THE DRIVER SIDE AIR BAG.
Potential Units Affected
39,300
Notes
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC


Recall Date
12-31-1969:21:34:40
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Summary
VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 13,900 MY 1996-2003 AUDI A8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE LOCKING CABLE MAY MOVE OUT OF POSITION OVER TIME. WITH THE LOCKING CABLE OUT OF POSITION, THE SHIFTER CAN BE MOVED OUT OF THE "PARK" POSITION EVEN IF THE IGNITION KEY IS NOT IN THE IGNITION LOCK.
Consequences
THIS COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO ROLL, CAUSING A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION LOCKING CABLE BY INSTALLING AN ADJUSTING PIECE THAT WILL SECURE THE LOCKING CABLE IN PLACE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.
Potential Units Affected
13,900
Notes
VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC


IIHS Roof Strength
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Driver
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Passenger
N/R
NHTSA Rating Front Side
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rear Side
N/R
NHTSA Rating Rollover
N/R
IIHS Front Moderate Overlap
N/R
IIHS Overall Side Crash
N/R
IIHS Best Pick
N/R
IIHS Rear Crash
N/R

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