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2021 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 Ford Expedition Max Review

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Expedition Max

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$55,410 to $79,425
Invoice* $64,108 $53,193 to $76,052
MPG - City 18 16 - 17
MPG - Hwy 23 21 - 23
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition Max than in the Audi Q8, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Expedition Max will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q8.

The Ford Expedition Max requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q8, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Audi Q8 or the Ford Expedition Max, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Q8 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition Max.

The Audi Q8 is a little narrower than the Ford Expedition Max, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Audi Q8, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Expedition Max.

The Audi Q8 has much lower torque than the Ford Expedition Max, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Audi Q8 has the same turning radius as the Ford Expedition Max, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

With the Ford Expedition Max, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Audi Q8. The Audi Q8 has a little less horsepower than the Ford Expedition Max.

Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q8 seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Expedition Max. The Audi Q8 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Expedition Max.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q8 than that of the Ford Expedition Max.