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2021 Audi SQ8
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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 SUV
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Overview

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 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
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Horsepower
500 hp
429 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
568 lb-ft
384 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Other

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
21" x 10"
20" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
21" x 10"
20" x 9"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P285/45HR21
P275/50HR20
Rear Tire
P285/45HR21
P275/50HR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
17 MPG
N/A
City
15 MPG
N/A
Highway
21 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.5 (2020) Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
22.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
337.5 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
472.5 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.6 in
194.4 in
Height
67.2 in
70.2 in
Max Width
78.5 in
79.3 in
Front Width
66.1 in
66.2 in
Rear Width
66.6 in
67.9 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
117.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.5 in
59.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
60.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
40.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38.1 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.9 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.7 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.5 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.5 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Carrara White
  • Night Black
  • Black
  • Polar White

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
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Arras Red, Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black, Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Rotor Gray, Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo Brown/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Beige w/Black & Stitching, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black w/Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
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
Optional
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
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
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Optional
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Optional
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
Optional
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

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