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Audi Q8 vs. Audi RS Q8

When comparing the Audi Q8 to the Audi RS Q8, the Audi Q8 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 Audi RS Q8 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Audi Q8 versus the Audi RS Q8, the Audi Q8 is a better car than the Audi RS Q8.

Audi Q8 versus Audi RS Q8 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Audi Q8 ranges from $66,428 to $82,714 while a used Audi RS Q8 from the same model year range is priced between $125,735 to $146,262. For a new model, the Audi Q8's price is between $73,906 and $93,720, with the Audi RS Q8 priced between $126,095 and $151,481.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Audi Q8’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the Audi RS Q8 base engine makes 591 horsepower. The Q8 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 518 miles. The RS Q8 is rated to deliver an average of 15 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 428 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Audi Q8 and Audi RS Q8 are comparable in regards to front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Audi Q8 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Audi RS Q8.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$73,906 - $93,720

Used Asking Price:

$66,428 - $82,714

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.3%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$126,095 - $151,481

Used Asking Price:

$125,735 - $146,262

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

52.3%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.2 / 10

Safety:

9.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.2 / 10

Safety:

Not available

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Not yet available

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Summary Review

Not yet available

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Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

3.0T quattro Premium Plus, 3.0T quattro Prestige, 3.0T quattro Premium

Trim Levels

4.0T quattro

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

335 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

369 foot-lbs @ 1370 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.068 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

591 hp

Torque:

590 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.108 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

18 / 23 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

405 / 518 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

13 / 19 / 15

Range (city/hwy):

293 / 428 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Standard

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.6 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Cargo Space:

30.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

60.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Cargo Space:

30.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

60.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4960 lbs

Width:

86.2 inches

Height:

67.2 inches

Length:

196.6 inches

Wheelbase:

117.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5490 lbs

Width:

86.2 inches

Height:

66.7 inches

Length:

197.3 inches

Wheelbase:

117.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

21.0 x 10.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

285/45R21

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

22.0 x 10.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

295/40R22