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2019 Audi e-tron vs. 2020 Audi Q8 Review

New 2019 Audi e-tron

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New 2020 Audi Q8

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Invoice* $70,312 $64,108
MPG - City 74 17
MPG - Hwy 73 N/A
Engine(s) 355-hp, (electric) V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

The Audi e-tron offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Audi Q8, with comparable head- and legroom. The Audi e-tron will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q8.

With the Audi Q8, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi e-tron, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 e-tron is somewhat more expensive than the Audi Q8. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi e-tron and the Audi Q8 have similar Destination Charges.

Since the Audi e-tron is much slimmer than the Audi Q8, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Audi e-tron takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi Q8.

With somewhat higher torque, the Audi e-tron transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Audi Q8.

The Audi e-tron has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Audi Q8, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Audi Q8 is clearly the choice over the Audi e-tron for pulling heavy loads. The Audi e-tron has a little more horsepower than the Audi Q8.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi e-tron and the Audi Q8. The Audi e-tron has less cargo space than the Audi Q8, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

The Audi e-tron comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi Q8.