In comparing the Audi A8 L's and the Bentley Flying Spur's specifications and ratings, the Audi A8 L has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Bentley Flying Spur has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi A8 L's and the Bentley Flying Spur's specifications and ratings, the Audi A8 L is a better car than the Bentley Flying Spur.
Audi A8 L vs. Bentley Flying Spur Pricing
A used 2023 Audi A8 L ranges from $69,294 to $104,403 while a used 2023 Bentley Flying Spur is priced between $238,391 to $341,334. For a new model, the Audi A8 L's price is between $88,891 and $104,708, with the Bentley Flying Spur priced between $236,738 and $354,748.
Audi A8 L vs. Bentley Flying Spur Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Audi A8 L loses 60 percent of its value and the Bentley Flying Spur loses 49.8 percent of its value. This means the Bentley Flying Spur retains 10.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Audi A8 L.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi A8 L’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the Bentley Flying Spur base engine makes 542 horsepower. The A8 L is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 608 miles. The Flying Spur is rated to deliver an average of 17 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 524 miles. This gives the Audi A8 L the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Bentley Flying Spur. Both models use premium unleaded.