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Audi SQ8
2021 Audi SQ8
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$89,100
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8.4
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BMW X6 M
2021 BMW X6 M
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$108,600
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8.0
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Overview

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 18 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Horsepower
500 hp @ 5500 rpm
567 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
568 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
553 lb-ft @ 2200 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Other

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 10"
21" x 10.5"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 10"
21" x 11.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P285/45HR21
P295/35YR21
Rear Tire
P285/45HR21
P315/35YR21
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
15 MPG
City
15 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
21 MPG
18 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.5 Tons/yr
11.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
22.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
337.5 miles
291.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
472.5 miles
403.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.6 in
194.5 in
Height
67.2 in
66.6 in
Max Width
78.5 in
79.5 in
Front Width
66.1 in
66.9 in
Rear Width
66.6 in
66.5 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
117 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
5,060 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,653 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.7 ft³
54 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.5 ft³
20.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.5 ft³
20.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Carrara White
  • Night Black
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Donington Grey Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Marina Bay Blue Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Toronto Red Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Dragon Orange Metallic
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Galaxy Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Matador Red Metallic
  • Navarra Blue Metallic
  • Orca Black Metallic
  • Vicuna Beige Metallic
  • Ametrin Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue II Metallic, Priority 1

Standard Interior Materials

  • Arras Red, Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray, Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black w/Midrand Beige, Full Leather Merino/Alcantara Upholstery
  • Black, Extended Merino Leather Seat Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Adelaide Grey, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Black, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Sakhir Orange/Black, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery
  • Taruma Brown, Full Merino Leather Seat Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
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
Optional
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Optional
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Optional
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
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

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
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
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles