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2020 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 GMC Yukon XL Review

New 2020 Audi Q8

2020 Audi
Q8

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New 2021 GMC Yukon XL

2021 GMC
Yukon XL

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MSRP*
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$68,200
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$53,400 to $74,100
Invoice* $64,108 $50,516 to $70,099
MPG - City 17 14 - 16
MPG - Hwy 21 19 - 20
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 8 - 9
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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

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

Convenience
The GMC Yukon XL requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi Q8, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Q8 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Yukon XL. 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 GMC Yukon XL.

Dimensions
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 GMC Yukon XL.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi Q8 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the GMC Yukon XL.

Handling
The Audi Q8 has the same turning radius as the GMC Yukon XL, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Audi Q8 will do just as well as the GMC Yukon XL, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Audi Q8 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Yukon XL.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q8 seats a lot fewer people than the GMC Yukon XL. With the Audi Q8, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the GMC Yukon XL.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q8 than that of the GMC Yukon XL.