The Obey Tailgater is a Sedans Car featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

How to get the Tailgater in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Tailgater can only be found and stolen (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below). It is not available for purchase.

A black Tailgater is the personal vehicle for protagonist Michael De Santa in GTA V. It will therefore stay with you throughout the whole Story Mode.

How to get the Tailgater in GTA Online:

The Tailgater can be simply found and stolen on the street (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below), or it can be purchased for a price of $55,000.

The Tailgater can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Los Santos Customs. You can also modify it in a Vehicle Workshop inside one of your owned properties.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Tailgater from the Mechanic.

Obey Tailgater in Real Life:

The design of the Obey Tailgater is based on a real life Audi A6.

Obey Tailgater Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Tailgater in GTA V is 104.75 mph (168.58 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Tailgater in GTA Online?

Yes, it's possible to sell the Tailgater. If you purchased the vehicle, you can sell it for a resale price of $33,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades. Otherwise, if you stole the Tailgater from the street, you can sell it for $5,500.

Tailgater: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Sedans
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Obey Obey
Vehicle Features Has Variants
Acquisition Can be stolen / foundSouthern S.A. Super Autos
GTA Online Price $55,000
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Los Santos Customs
Variant / Conversion

Tailgater S

Sell Can be sold if stolen or purchased
Sell Price (Resale) $33,000 ($111,550 when fully upgraded)
Sell Price (Stolen) $5,500
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 90.10 mph (145.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Audi A6

Seats 4
Mass / Weight 1,400 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 5

Tailgater: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 104.75 mph (168.58 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:11.305
Bulletproof No
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Tailgater, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 1
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Tailgater: GTA V Statistics

Overall 58.77

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID tailgater
Default Radio Stations Los Santos Rock Radio, Radio Mirror Park, Vinewood Boulevard Radio
Notes Michael's car
Tailgater: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $157,100
ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
No Armor $100 $200
Armor Upgrade 20% $500 $4,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $1,250 $7,500
Armor Upgrade 60% $2,000 $12,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $3,500 $21,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $5,000 $30,000
Stock Brakes $100 $200
Street Brakes $2,000 $4,000
Sport Brakes $2,700 $5,400
Race Brakes $3,500 $7,000
Stock Front Bumper $250 $500
Painted Front Splitter $500 $1,000
Custom Front Splitter $750 $1,500
Painted Bumper & Splitter $1,000 $2,000
Custom Splitter & Intercooler $1,300 $2,600
Stock Rear Bumper $250 $500
Carbon Rear Diffuser $500 $1,000
Painted Rear Bumper $750 $1,500
Sports Rear Bumper $1,000 $2,000
Painted Bumper & Diffuser $1,300 $2,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $900 $1,800
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $1,250 $2,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $1,800 $3,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $3,350 $6,700
Stock Exhaust $130 $260
Titanium Exhaust $375 $750
Dual Titanium Exhaust $899 $1,800
Chrome Tip Exhaust $1,499 $3,000
Dual Exit Exhaust $4,770 $9,550
Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Stock Fenders $150 $300
Arch Extensions $450 $900
Chrome Arch Trim $750 $1,500
Stock Grille $100 $200
Black Grille $375 $750
Chrome Grille $670 $1,340
Mesh Grille $825 $1,650
Split Mesh Grille $1,500 $3,000
Sports Grille $1,600 $3,200
Stock Hood $150 $300
Scooped Hood $325 $650
Carbon Hood $750 $1,500
Carbon Scooped Hood $875 $1,750
Performance Hood $1,000 $2,000
Vented Hood $1,200 $2,400
Double Vented Hood $1,450 $2,900
See the full list of the available Horns options »
Lights > Headlights
Stock Lights $100 $200
Xenon Lights $300 $3,000
Lights > Neon Kits
See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
Blue on White 1 $50 $200
Blue on White 2 $50 $200
Blue on White 3 $50 $200
Yellow on Blue $75 $300
Yellow on Black $150 $600
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Stock Roof $100 $200
Carbon Roof $350 $700
Roof Rack $575 $1,150
Stock Skirts $300 $600
Custom Skirts $415 $830
Low Skirts $500 $1,000
Street Skirts $750 $1,500
Sport Skirts $1,000 $2,000
None $150 $300
Lip Spoiler $275 $550
Low Level Spoiler $350 $700
Mid Level Spoiler $525 $1,050
High Level Spoiler $750 $1,500
Carbon Wing $1,000 $2,000
Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Stock Transmission $100 $200
Street Transmission $2,950 $5,900
Sports Transmission $3,250 $6,500
Race Transmission $4,000 $8,000
None $500 $1,000
Turbo Tuning $2,500 $30,000
Wheels > Wheel Type
See the full list of the available Wheel Types options »
Wheels > Wheel Color
See the full list of the available Wheel Colors options »
Wheels > Tire Design
Stock Tires $100 $200
Custom Tires $2,500 $5,000
Wheels > Tire Enhancements
Standard Tires $350 $200
Bulletproof Tires $4,000 $25,000 (Rank 20)
Low Grip Tires N/A $500 (at LS Car Meet)
Wheels > Tire Smoke
See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

Tailgater Description:

Luxury German Sedan. Better than a BF, but not quite a Benefactor. Fast and practical with a classy look, this is just the car to over-leverage on.

Tailgater: GTA V Appearances

Release Date September 17, 2013
DLC / Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online Game Edition: GTA V Story Mode GTA V Story Mode
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Tailgater Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Tailgater in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode:

GTA Online:

  • Los Santos Golf Club
  • Galileo Observatory
  • Maze Bank Arena
  • LSIA Taxi Zones
  • Backlot City
  • LSPD Auto Impound Side Mission
Notable Owners: Epsilon Program Epsilon Program
Appearances in Story Missions:
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Tailgater: GTA V Screenshots

Tailgater: Custom Paint Jobs

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