- Year: 2000
- Make: Audi
- Model: A8
- Trims Available: 1
- Made In: GERMANY
- Body & Doors: SEDAN 4-DR
- Engine: 4.2L V8 DOHC 32V
- Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic
- Driveline: AWD
- Seating: 5
- MSRP: $$62,000 USD
- MPG: 17 miles/gallon/24 miles/gallon
- Tires: 225/60R16
- Tank Size: 23.70 gallon
2000 Audi A8 Review
2000 Audi A8 has an enjoyable SEDAN 4-DR body style. It is manufactured in Germany. The car has 1 variation available for its customers. 2000 Audi A8 is seating 5 people. The engine type is 4.2L V8 DOHC 32V. The car has a large tank size capacity of 23.70 gallon. 2000 Audi A8 uses 17 miles/gallon of gasoline in the city. On highways, the usage of gasoline comes to only 24 miles/gallon. The wheel of the vehicle's axle are AWD driveline. The tires are 225/60R16 which provide comfort and little to non friction. The overall length of the model is 198.20 in. The height of the vehicle is 56.60 in. which is kept as low as possible to keep the vehicle's center of gravity as close to the ground as possible. The Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price is $62,000 USD. The invoice price of the dealer comes to $54,805 USD. 2000 Audi A8 has had 2 recalls in the past 21 years.
Safety & Recalls
Recall 77531 started on 08/14/2008 by MFR effecting 13,900 units.
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.
Consequence: 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.
Notes: VOLKSWAGEN/AUDI RECALL NO.37D5/J2. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
Recall 2162 started on 08/15/2001 by MFR effecting 600 units.
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FUEL AND VAPOR LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM. A "BLIND COVER" AT THE FILLER NECK OF THE FUEL TANK MAY NOT SEAL PROPERLY ALLOWING FUEL VAPOR TO ESCAPE.
Consequence: SHOULD THIS HAPPEN, THE FUEL TANK PRESSURE WILL BE REDUCED, WHICH WILL ACTIVATE THE LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM AND ALERT THE DRIVER OF A SYSTEM'S FAULT INDICATED BY AN INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILLER NECK/EXPANSION TANK ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 21, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT AUDI AT 1-866-892-2834.
Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).