2005 Audi A8 L 4.2 from North America
The Audi A8L prevented serious injury in a serious car accident
Very minor repairs required. The emergency brake light came on. Warranty repair.
My wife who is the primary driver of our Audi A8L was involved in a serious accident. The knee airbags deployed as well as the regular front airbags. She was rushed by ambulance to the emergency room of a nearby hospital. She checked out just fine other than being a little sore and quite shook up needless to say. Decelerating from 35 mph to 0 instantaneously has a tendency to do that. The 2005 Audi A8L absorbed the impact with essentially no injury to my Beloved. I've read where the Audi is one of the safest cars on the road today. My wife is a living testimony to that end. I won't own another car for that reason and the fact that it is an absolute joy to drive.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 14th January, 2008
15th Nov 2011, 02:53
Saying an A8 is a good car to buy because it crashes well is a bit like saying a Stradivarius is a great violin because it burns nicely. Are you all mad?
6th Jun 2012, 05:00
I honestly don't get your point. A well-built car is naturally supposed to protect its occupants in the event of a crash. But a good violin is only supposed to be sound nice; you normally don't expect it to burn nicely, only if you're lunatic enough to burn a Stradivarius on purpose.
5th Jul 2011, 14:16
This is why you buy an A8!