Compare Audi Q8 vs Ford Explorer

Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
335 hp @ 5700 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
43.6 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 10"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 10"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P285/45HR21
P255/65HR18
Rear Tire
P285/45HR21
P255/65HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
24 MPG
City
18 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
23 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
7.5 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
18.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
405 miles
390.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
517.5 miles
520.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.6 in
198.8 in
Height
67.2 in
70.2 in
Max Width
78.5 in
78.9 in
Front Width
66.1 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
66.6 in
66.9 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
119.1 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
8.2 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
43 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
61.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.2 in
39 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
61.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.2 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
54.6 in
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
40.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,345 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
5,300 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.7 ft³
87.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.5 ft³
47.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.5 ft³
18.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Carrara White
  • Night Black
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Dragon Orange Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Galaxy Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Orca Black Metallic
  • Samurai Gray Metallic
  • Vicuna Beige Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Rock Gray Stitch, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Valcona Leather Seat Trim
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pando Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Saiga Beige, Valcona Leather Seat Trim
  • Sarder Brown, Valcona Leather Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Seat-Massage
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles