Compare Audi Q8 vs Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Overview

Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
335 hp @ 5700 rpm
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,971 lbs
4,652 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
6,600 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
24.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
405 miles
442.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
517.5 miles
590.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.6 in
N/A
Height
67.2 in
70.7 in
Max Width
78.5 in
75.8 in
Front Width
66.1 in
64.7 in
Rear Width
66.6 in
65.2 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
58.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.2 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.4 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.7 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.5 ft³
38.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.5 ft³
38.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
43.6 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 10"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 10"
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P285/45HR21
P255/50HR19
Rear Tire
P285/45HR21
P255/50HR19
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Carrara White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Dragon Orange Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Samurai Gray Metallic
  • Satellite Silver Metallic
  • Vicuna Beige Metallic
  • Waitomo Blue Metallic
  • Cinnabar Red Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Valcona/Cricket Leather Seat Trim
  • Okapi Brown, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Pando Gray, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Saiga Beige, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Saiga Beige, Valcona/Cricket Leather Seat Trim
  • Sarder Brown, Valcona/Cricket Leather Seat Trim
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Gray/Dark Gray, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Dinamica/MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Dark Gray, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Optional
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
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
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

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
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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