2008 Audi S4  -  $59,250


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $59,250
Base Invoice: $55,276
Destination Charge: $775
Options: $1,700
Trim: 2dr Cabriolet Man
Doors: 2
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 13 | Hwy: 19
Body Style: 2dr Cabriolet Man
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 4.2L DOHC SEFI V8 engine w/2-stage variable intake valve timing

Model Highlights

Whether as a sedan, Avant wagon, or Cabriolet convertible--the 2008 Audi A4 is available with a choice of two direct-injection engines: a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder (designated 2.0T FSI) making 200 horsepower, and a 3.2L V6 (designated 3.2 FSI) making 255 horsepower.

The A4 sedan can be had with either front- or all-wheel drive; front-wheel-drive versions come with either a six-speed manual or continuously variable transmission (CVT), while "quattro" all-wheel-drive versions come with either the manual or a six-speed Tiptronic automatic.

Sedans and wagons have a 60/40-split folding back seat, and wagons also have a tailgate light that illuminates the area directly behind the car, plus a storage compartment hidden below the cargo floor and an extra 12-volt outlet. Both the sedan and wagon have storage spaces under the front seats.

The Cabriolet is available with the same range of engines and includes more attention to safety than most convertibles, with special side-sill reinforcements, stronger, impact-absorbing doors, specially designed side-impact air bags, and two pop-up rollover bars at the back of the cabin. The folding soft top also has more thermal and sound insulation for year-round driving, especially when equipped with quattro. The Cabriolet also has a different gauge appearance and leather upholstered sport seats, along with available walnut or birch wood trim.

The sporty S4 model adds a 340-horsepower, 4.2L V8 engine and a choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Manual-transmission versions get a performance-oriented version of the quattro all-wheel-drive system that reverts to a torque split of 60 percent to the rear wheels during normal driving. As with all versions of quattro, torque is still sent to the wheels with the most traction as needed.

S4 models also get numerous visual cues, including quad exhaust pipes and various interior and exterior trim changes. S4 sedans get an integrated trunklid spoiler, while S4 Avants get distinctive aluminum roof rails.

The S4 sedan also has an available sport package that adds a more aggressive look, with front and rear carbon-fiber lip spoilers along with rear-bumper side scoops.

All A4 and S4 models come with standard ESP stability control with anti-lock brakes and brake assist, and the Sideguard head air bag system, which offers full head protection even when the car rolls over after a primary collision. In the front seats, there are RearGuard head restraints aimed at preventing whiplash injuries.

The A4 interior stands out with its walnut wood inlays on V6 models and aluminum inlays on four-cylinder models. Notable options include a DVD navigation system with a large 6.5-inch screen and SD-card sound-system input, and a dynamic cornering system which helps illuminate into corners with swiveling bi-xenon beams. The optional Audi Parking System (APS) provides an audible signal while backing toward a vehicle or object.


Value Writeup

Audi spans a very wide array of uses--and prices--with its 2008 A4 family. The A4 can range from an affordable, economical four-cylinder sport sedan or wagon to the sunny-day Cabriolet model, all the way up to performance-oriented S4 models. The availability of quattro all-wheel drive with any of the body styles and with any of the engines can turn each of these variants into a safe all-weather vehicle, and the Cabriolet ranks as one of the safest convertibles on the market.


Pros

Powerful direct-injection engines; assured handling; attractive interior; all-weather traction with quattro.


Model News

The 2008 Audi A4 and S4 line carries forward with minimal changes. A number of S-Line visual features are now standard (bumpers, door sills, grille), as is a tire pressure monitor. The sedans and Avant wagons now have a standard sunroof as well. Models with the 3.2L engine now ride on 18-inch alloy wheels as opposed to 17s, and the front seats are heated. An iPod glovebox interface is a new option for the 2008 model year.


Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
19 MPG

Cruising Range - City
215.80 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
13 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
315.40 mi

Engine Type
Gas V8

Displacement
4.2L/254

Fuel System
SEFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 7000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
302 @ 3500

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.89

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190

Total Cooling System Capacity
12.9 qts

EPA Classification
Sub-Compact

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
78.8 ft³

Front Head Room
38.0 in

Front Leg Room
41.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.0 in

Second Head Room
32.4 in

Second Leg Room
32.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
45.1 in

Wheelbase
104.5 in

Length, Overall
180.0 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.0 in

Height, Overall
54.8 in

Track Width, Front
59.8 in

Track Width, Rear
59.9 in

Min Ground Clearance
4.0 in

Liftover Height
25.0 in

Trunk Volume
8.9-10.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4211 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
4-Link,

Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal Link,

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Sport

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Sport

Front Tire Size
P235/40ZR18

Rear Tire Size
P235/40ZR18

Spare Tire Size
P235/40ZR18

Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Alloy

Rear Wheel Material
Alloy

Spare Wheel Material
Alloy

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.5

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.48

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 1.18 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 x 0.87 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.6 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

4.2L DOHC SEFI V8 engine w/2-stage variable intake valve timing

6-speed manual transmission-inc: synchronized reverse gear, dual-mass flywheel

Torsen torque sensing center differential w/40-60 torque split

quattro permanent all-wheel drive system

Front/rear electronic differential locks (EDL)

95-amp/hr battery

190-amp alternator

4-link front sport suspension-inc: upper/lower control arm, coil springs

Trapezoidal link independent rear sport suspension w/coil springs

Front/rear gas shock absorbers

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Electronic stabilization program (ESP)-inc: anti-slip regulation (ASR)

P235/40ZR18 high performance tires

18" x 8" 7-arm cast alloy wheels

Full-size spare tire w/matching alloy wheel

Servotronic speed-sensitive close-ratio pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr 4-wheel vented disc brakes

4-wheel anti-lock brakes w/electronic brake pressure distribution (EBD), brake assist

Tool kit in spare wheel well

Fully automatic pwr convertible acoustic soft top w/heated glass rear window

Bi-xenon headlights-inc: automatic self-leveling, retractable headlight washers

Auto-Blink feature blinks turn signal 3 times when lever shortly pushed up/down

Dual front fog lights

Programmable daytime running lights

Dual pwr heated mirrors w/RH convex

4-position intermittent windshield wipers w/heated washer nozzles

Silk Nappa leather seating upholstery-inc: door inserts, front/rear armrests

12-way heated pwr sport front bucket seats-inc: 4-way pwr lumbar, adjustable headrests

(2) rear adjustable headrests

Full center console-inc: front/rear ashtrays w/pwr outlet & lighter, (2) auxiliary pwr outlets, climate controls, folding height adjustable front center armrest w/storage, (2) adjustable cupholders

Fold down rear center armrest-inc: (2) cupholders

Front/rear floor mats w/fastening mechanism

3-spoke leather-wrapped sport steering wheel

Tilt/telescopic steering column

Backlit instrumentation-inc: coolant temp, tachometer, electric speedometer

White/red illuminated instruments w/automatic brightness control

Driver info display w/digital trip odometer, service interval indicator

Tire pressure monitoring system

8-color driver info display center-inc: active auto check system, outside temp gauge, 5-function trip computer, speed warning device, display for open door/trunk

CAN network-inc: (3) fully functional circuits (infotainment, comfort, powertrain)

Pwr windows-inc: pinch protection, front/rear 1-touch down/1-touch up, pwr retention, automatic lowering when either front door opens

Pwr central locking system-inc: windows convenience open/close feature, selective unlocking, trunk/fuel filler door locks, convertible top controls

Remote locking-inc: extended range, rolling code, selective unlock, remote trunk release, panic function, alarm, integrated in folding key

Cruise control

Valet key

Remote trunk release on driver door w/"soft touch" feature

Remote fuel lid release

Immobilizer III transponder system

Anti-theft vehicle alarm system-inc: theft-deterrent light, backup horn, tilt sensor, auto-on when vehicle locked

AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer-inc: MP3 capability, radio data system (RDS), graduated audio level adjustment (GALA), Bluetooth

Concealed antenna system

Sirius satellite radio

Dual zone automatic climate control system-inc: (7) temp sensors, sun & pressure sensor, activated charcoal/electrostatic filters

Rear window defogger w/timer

Protective door sill trim

Brushed aluminum interior trim

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

3rd middle visor above rearview mirror

Illuminated lighter, ashtray, glovebox, cargo area

Interior lights in front/rear headliner w/courtesy delay, fade-in/fade-out, auto-on

Leather-wrapped shift boot & hand brake lever

Front seatback map net pockets

(4) trunk tie-down eyelets w/luggage net

Ski sack

4-wheel anti-lock brakes w/electronic brake pressure distribution (EBD), brake assist

Driver/front passenger next generation frontal airbags w/dual-threshold deployment determined by seat buckle switches

Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags

Front 3-point seat belts-inc: automatic pretensioners, belt force limiters

Outboard rear 3-point seat belts w/automatic pretensioners

Passenger seat belts w/convertible locking retractor (CLR)

Rear seat LATCH (lower anchorage & upper tether child seat) provisions

Electronic stabilization program (ESP)-inc: anti-slip regulation (ASR)

Active rollover protection system

Side intrusion beams

Impact protection-inc: reinforced high strength steel/aluminum crossmembers, reinforced bumpers, rigid occupant cell

Programmable daytime running lights

Crash sensor system-inc: central unlocking, interior lighting on, hazard warning lights on, engine & fuel pump shut off

 
GAS GUZZLER TAX
$1,700

 
FEDERAL EMISSIONS
$0

 
NORTHEAST EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS
$0

 
PREMIUM LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
EXTRA COST PAINT
$475

 
PREMIUM COST PAINT
$750

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER
$0

 
FRONT GRILLE FILLER PANEL
$0

 
CONVENIENCE PKG
$2,625

 
HEATED FRONT/REAR SEATS
$225

 
IPOD GLOVE BOX INTERFACE
$250

 
REAR PARKTRONIC
$350

 
AUDI DVD NAVIGATION PLUS
$1,950

 
AUDI DVD NAVIGATION PLUS
$1,950

 
CARBON FIBER INTERIOR TRIM
$400

 
GRAY BIRCH INTERIOR TRIM
$400

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