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Audi Q8
2021 Audi Q8
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$68,200
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2018 Lincoln MKX
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Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.7-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Gas
3.7-liter V6 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
335 hp @ 5700 rpm
303 hp @ 6500 rpm
436 hp @ 1600 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
278 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
479 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 10"
18" x 8"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 10"
18" x 8"
19" x 8.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P285/45HR21
P245/60HR18
P255/50WR19
Rear Tire
P285/45HR21
P245/60HR18
P255/50WR19
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
City
18 MPG
17 MPG
N/A
Highway
23 MPG
25 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
8.8 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
18 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
405 miles
306 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
517.5 miles
450 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.6 in
N/A
N/A
Height
67.2 in
66.2 in
70.7 in
Max Width
78.5 in
76.1 in
76.2 in
Front Width
66.1 in
64.8 in
64.9 in
Rear Width
66.6 in
64.7 in
65.5 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
112.2 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
42.8 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
39.9 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
58.9 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
56.4 in
60.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.2 in
39.6 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
39.2 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
59 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
55.6 in
60.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,168 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
4,410 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.7 ft³
68.8 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.5 ft³
37.2 ft³
44.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.5 ft³
37.2 ft³
44.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Carrara White
  • Night Black
  • Black Velvet
  • Blue Diamond Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Polar 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
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Iced Mocha Metallic
  • Ivory Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018
  • designo Diamond White Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018

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
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles