2016 Audi S8 4.0 TFSI Plus Quattro Tiptronic Canada Prices

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The 2016 Audi S8, though lacking significant revision, is impeccably styled on the outside and meticulously detailed on the inside for a truly luxurious driving experience, perfect for the car enthusiast who values appearance and comfort over all else. One of its biggest highlights is the incredibly spacious interior cabin, which comfortably seats up to five passengers and is outfitted with the most premium materials and trims for their ultimate relaxation. Likewise, a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 is placed under the hood for an energetic, performance-oriented executive sedan that seeks great speed and handle. Even more impressive is the Audi’s industry-leading Multi-Media Interface infotainment and navigational system with Google Maps functionality and its immensely helpful driver-assistant system.

Full Review

The 2016 Audi S8 adds outer refinement and interior comfort in this years upgrade, encompassing a profoundly attractive executive sedan that is sure to turn heads and capture attention. The meticulously designed cabin seats up to five passengers and is both spacious and cozy for the ultimate relaxed driving experience, and is further lined with an extensive technology suite for improved driver engagement and assistance. There’s also an incredibly energetic engine under the hood for improved power and capability. As it stands, the new Audi S8 clearly stacks up well against competitors and possesses more strengths than weaknesses.

In terms of exterior refinement, the 2016 Audi S8 trades fluidity for a more conservative shape, incorporating compellingly sharp lines and subtle Aluminum accents throughout the outer body for an overwhelmingly sleek finish. This executive sedan keeps the signature LED strip underneath the headlights and massive trapezoidal grille, while further integrating LED lights at the front and rear ends. In keeping with its sporty design, the S8 likewise adds wide quad tailpipes, new side sills and a rear diffuser for absolute charm.

The interior embodies complete elegance with a front cabin that feels reminiscent of a high-end aircraft cockpit and an overall atmosphere that is draped in opulence. Both front and rear seats are impressively spacious and even offer massage functions, allowing for maximum comfort and relaxation for both driver and passengers alike. Moreover, the overall feel of the executive luxury sedan allows passengers to experience a genuinely upscale travelling experience as the interior is covered in fine leather upholstery and genuine wood trim. With a center console of two tiers of knobs, button and a touch pad to control climate, audio and navigation functions – you really are the pilot of your own luxurious driving experience. The center gear selector is even modeled after an airplane’s throttle level and further lends itself to the extravagant experience.

Technical features are likewise abundant throughout the Audi S8, featuring 18-way power operations and heated front seats among its standard equipment, as well as a 14 speaker Bose audio system, dual zone climate control and sunroof, and a 6-month subscription to Audi Connect with in-car Wi-Fi connectivity. Optional equipment across all models includes 22-way adjustment power seat controls, heated rear seats and steering wheel, as well as optimal Driver Assistance programs such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure mitigation, or night vision assistance with pedestrian detection. Among numerous add-ons, the 2016 Audi A8 likewise features a universe of infotainment and navigation capabilities under Audi’s Multi-Media Interface, as well as Audi Drive Select, an electronically calibrated, driver adjustable system.

This performance sedan is offered with one relentlessly powerful engine on Audi’s classic Quattro all-wheel drive. This unit is perfect for the sport-minded driver looking to make the most out of the energetic ride. Under the hood is a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 that produces a mighty 520 horsepower and 481 pound-feet of torque and offers a fuel economy of 16.6 litres per 100 kilometres city and 10.5 litres per 100 kilometres highway. This drivetrain also includes sport differential and larger front brakes, along with dynamic steering and adaptive air suspension.

Though the 2016 Audi S8 lacks significant modifications in this years upgrade, it manages to keep its sleek and sophisticated exterior design with the bulk of improvements occurring within the interior cabin. This executive sedan is perfect for performance-oriented drivers. 

2016 Audi S8
Reviewed by Unhaggle on .
Rating: 9.2 / 10

Trim / StyleMSRPEst. Monthly PaymentAverage PriceInvoice Price
4.0 TFSI Plus Quattro Tiptronic$134,200 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
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General Specs

Engine 4.0000 L
Horsepower @RPM605
Fuel TypePremium Unleaded
Body typeSedan
Number of Doors4
Drive Train4X4 Wheel Drive
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Power and Performance:

The star athlete is the normal-wheelbase S8 with its 4.0-liter turbo V8 tuned to make 520 horsepower. With a blistering 0-60-mph time of 3.9 seconds, the 2016 S8 will embarrass many sports cars.

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Interiors and Special Features:

Step inside Audi's 2016 A8's 5-passenger cabin and you might think you're in a private jet. Immediately noticeable is a gear selector reminiscent of an airplane's throttle lever. Above are two tiers of knobs, buttons and a touch pad to control climate, audio and navigation functions. All are mostly simple to operate. The A8's cabin boasts the requisite leather and wood expected in a car of this caliber, and attention to detail borders on obsessive. The front seats fit a variety of bodies, and rear-seat legroom is impressive on the long-wheelbase models, which also offer a pair of seats with massaging function.

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Safety features:

It's also fitted and programmed with electronic systems beyond the usual stability control, all in the name of preventative safety. The brakes clamp down when the car senses an impact is imminent, and the seatbelts tighten. Then there's the standard all-wheel drive--one of the earliest passive-safety measures we can name. On the technology front, the A8 comes with standard parking sensors, but shockingly, omits the rearview camera on the A8 3.0T unless you spend $3,000 for an option package. In the latter category Audi's executive sedan offers adaptive cruise control, lane-departure mitigation, and a night-vision assistant with pedestrian detection.

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14 Bose speakers subwoofer and surround sound
Remote audio controls: steering wheel mounted
MP3 player
Audio system with AM/FM radio, digital radio, satellite radio, digital media card, DVD player, CD player (reads MP3 format) and colour screen
Audio Connectivity: includes input AUX jack front, USB front and ipod front

Body Exterior

Chrome/bright trim around side windows and on bumpers


Brake assist system
Hill holder
Electronic hand brake
Electronic brake distribution
4 disc brakes (4 ventilated)


Front and rear bumpers

Cargo area

Load restraint: net


Delivery/freight charge: $ 2,095.00
Charges: Air Conditioning Tax $ 100.00


Automatic door closing: side doors and hatch/trunk
Hands-free trunk/hatch release
Surround view
Driver modes includes engine mapping, steering and suspension Audi drive select
Internal Hard Drive : 60.00 GB storage
2 12V in front, 1 12V in rear, 1 12V in cargo area
Parking assistance: guidance display for front parking and rear parking
Vehicle start button
Bluetooth ; includes phone connection and includes music streaming
Blind junction view
Remote control trunk/hatch release
Power liftgate
Memorized adjustment: includes door mirror position and steering wheel position
Cruise control with adaptive cruise control stop & go function
Voice activating system; includes radio, phone and naviagtion system
Coming home device
Audi Advanced Key smart key: ; includes keyless entry, keyless start and memory seat
Cigar lighter in front seats and in rear seats
Front and rear reading lights
Garage door opener
Entertainment display screen located in front ; includes DVD 8.0
Cargo area light
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
HDD navigation system: 3D and voice info with traffic info ; includes 8.0-in. colour screen
Audi Parking System front radar & camera parking distance sensors, audi Parking System rear radar & camera parking distance sensors, top View side camera parking distance sensors
4 passenger assist handles


External dimensions: overall length (mm): 5,147, overall width (mm): 1,949, overall height (mm): 1,458, wheelbase (mm): 2,994, front track (mm): 1,632, rear track (mm): 1,623 and curb to curb turning circle (mm): 12,300
Cargo capacity(in litres): all seats in place: 402
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 944, rear headroom (mm): 968, front leg room (mm): 1,051, rear leg room (mm): 984, front shoulder room (mm): 1,501 and rear shoulder room (mm): 1,467


Body colour exterior door handles
Doors: driver, rear driver, passenger and rear passenger : front hinged


Emissions data: CO2: 5,630 kg/yr
Energy recuperation
Engine: 4.0L V8 with VVT
Cylinder shutdown: # of cylinders: 4

Engine Performance

Fuel consumption(L/100km) : city= 14.8 ; highway= 9.1 ; combined= 12.2 ;
Performance: maximum speed (km/h): 250 and acceleration 0-100 km/h (secs): 3.8
Power: 605 hp @ 6,100 rpm; 553 ft lb of torque @ 2,500 rpm


Fuel: premium unleaded ( 91 octane)
Fuel system: gasoline direct injection
Fuel tank: 90 litre capacity


Multi-function display screen 8.0 and 2
Low tire pressure monitor
External temperature
Trip computer: includes avg speed, avg fuel econ, current fuel econ and fuel range
Main dashboard display with head-up display

Interior Trim

Floor mats
Luxury trim: carbon fiber on shifter, carbon fiber on center floor console, carbon fiber on doors, carbon fiber on dashboard and none
Floor covering: none


Door entry light
LED brake lights, low beam, side indicator lights, day time running lights, rear lights and high beam
Headlights: LED with complex surface lens LED
Speed dependant headlight control with dusk sensor fog light function and active high beam
Cornering lights/curb illumination
Daytime running lights


Anti-theft protection includes: interior monitoring
Card key power locks ; includes power windows and automatic locking


Pearl paint


Remote glass sunroof ; includes tilting function, sliding function, sunshade and one-touch opening
Synthetic suede luxury inner roof upholstery


Multi-collision braking
Airbags 10
2 height adjustable head restraints for front seats ; power adjustable, 3 height adjustable head restraints for rear seats ; power adjustable
Front and rear side airbags
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Audi Side Assist overtaking sensor
Rear seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver, rear seat belts with pre-tensioners for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts with pre-tensioners for centre
Driver and passenger knee airbags
Front to rear curtain airbags
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger
Audi pre sense plus collision warning systemfeatures: seat belt activation, brake assist and visual/acoustic warning
Lane departure warning activates steering


Front driver seat and Front passenger seat : heated, ventilated, climate controlled, sports with 11 power adjustments ; also incl. active/massage ; details: memorized height, 2-way memory, memorized tilt and memorized thigh support
Front seat centre armrest
Seat upholstery: leather
Rear seats: non-folding heated bench with seating for three
Seating: 5 passengers
Rear seat centre armrest


Intermediate service 8,000, variable distance/period and 4,971
Intermediate service 8,000 and variable distance/period


Heated leather multi-function steering wheel ; includes power adjustment, height adjustment, telescopic adjustment and easy entry
Vehicle speed proportional power steering type with variable rack


Cupholders in front row and rear seats
Full floor console with covered storage, partial overhead console
Refrigerated storage: in glove box


Interactive front and rear suspension levelling
Independent front and rear multi-link suspension with stabilizer bar and air springs
Driver selectable responsive suspensionfeatures: electronic-control


Rear active differential
Transmission: Tiptronic 8-speed automatic w/manual mode ; incl. paddle shifters
Electronic traction control
Centre mechanical limited slip differential
3.204:1 axle ratio
Quattro full-time 4WD drive
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) stability control


Air conditioning with automatic control, four-zone
Ventilation system with cabin filter, automatic recirculation and active carbon filter
Passenger seat and individual rear secondary ventilation controls


Version information 30 Sep 2015
Date introduced:
Data completeness
Powertrain type : combustion
4-door sedan
Trim level: PLUS


Rear and side power blind
High pressure headlight cleaners
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe and rain sensor
Laminated side windows
Tinted glass
Rear window with defroster
Electrically foldable mirrors
Driver door mirror: auto-dimming, heated, alloy, power adjustable with indicator lights, passenger door mirror: auto-dimming, heated, alloy, power adjustable with automatic tilting for reverse and indicator lights
Auto-dimming rear view mirror
Heated washer
Front and rear power windows with 2 express


Warranty powertrain - Total: 48 months/ 80,000 km
Roadside assistance warranty: 48 months/ Unlimited km
Paint warranty: 48 months/ 80,000 km
Anti-corrosion warranty: 144 months/ Unlimited km
Warranty whole vehicle - OEM: 48 months/ 80,000 km
Warranty powertrain - OEM 48 months/ 80,000 km
Warranty whole vehicle - Total: 48 months/ 80,000 km


Weights: published curb weight (kg): 2,125 and Manufacturer’s own


Front and rear alloy wheels: 21"x 9.0"
Front and rear conventional tires 275/35/Y
Spare wheel: spacesaver with steel rim