Safety Features

See the list of 2005 Audi A8 safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

4dr Sedan 4.2L quattro LWB Auto

  • Anti-lock brake system w/electronic rear brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage & dual-threshold next generation airbags
  • Front/outboard rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Sideguard front/outboard rear inflatable curtain airbags
  • Driver & front passenger knee protection airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning, pwr height adjustable upper mounts & belt force limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning & angle adjustment
  • Front passenger & rear safety belts w/convertible locking retractors (ELR & ALR modes)
  • Safety unlock feature unlocks doors & turns on interior lights if airbag deploys
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Rear lower anchorage & upper tether child seat provisions (LATCH)
  • Emergency interior trunk release handle
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability program (ESP)
  • Programmable daytime running lamps
  • First aid kit in rear center armrest

4dr Sedan 4.2L quattro Auto

  • Anti-lock brake system w/Electronic rear brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage & dual-threshold next generation airbags
  • Front/outboard rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Sideguard front/outboard rear inflatable curtain airbags
  • Driver & front passenger knee protection airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning, pwr height adjustable upper mounts & belt force limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning & angle adjustment
  • Front passenger & rear safety belts w/Convertible Locking Retractors (ELR & ALR modes)
  • Safety unlock feature unlocks doors & turns on interior lights if airbag deploys
  • Rear child safety door locks
  • Rear lower anchorage & upper tether child seat provisions (LATCH)
  • Emergency interior trunk release handle
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability program (ESP)
  • Programmable daytime running lamps
  • First aid kit in rear center armrest

4dr Sedan 6.0L quattro LWB Auto

  • Anti-lock brake system w/electronic rear brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage & dual-threshold next generation airbags
  • Front/outboard rear seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Sideguard front/outboard rear inflatable curtain airbags
  • Driver & front passenger knee protection airbags
  • Front 3-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning, pwr height adjustable upper mounts & belt force limiters
  • Rear 3-point safety belts w/automatic pretensioning & angle adjustment
  • Front passenger & rear safety belts w/convertible locking retractors (ELR & ALR modes)
  • Safety unlock feature unlocks doors & turns on interior lights if airbag deploys
  • Pwr rear child safety door locks
  • Rear lower anchorage & upper tether child seat provisions (LATCH)
  • Emergency interior trunk release handle
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability program (ESP)
  • Programmable daytime running lamps
  • First aid kit in rear center armrest