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2014 Audi A8 vs. 2014 Infiniti Q70 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A8 than the Infiniti Q70. The Infiniti Q70 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A8.

Convenience
With the Audi A8 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Infiniti Q70, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi A8 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Infiniti Q70, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A8 and the Infiniti Q70 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A8 is much wider than the Infiniti Q70, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A8, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Infiniti Q70.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A8 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Infiniti Q70.

Handling
The Audi A8 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Infiniti Q70, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Audi A8 and the Infiniti Q70.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A8 and the Infiniti Q70. The Audi A8 has less cargo capacity than the Infiniti Q70, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Infiniti Q70 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the Audi A8.

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2014 Audi
A8

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MSRP*: $75,100 - $135,900

2014 Infiniti
Q70

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MSRP*: $49,600 - $64,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,850 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.07%
City MPG: 13 - 24 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 21 - 36 23 - 26
Engine(s): 500-hp, 6.3-liter W-12 (premium), V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
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Invoice*: $69,844 - $126,388 $46,128 - $60,078

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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