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2021 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 Lincoln Navigator L Review

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2021 Audi
Q8

MSRP*: $68,200
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2021 Lincoln
Navigator L

MSRP*: $85,715 to $101,855
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Invoice* $64,108 $80,710 to $95,211
MPG - City 18 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG 20 - 21 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 8 seats
Cargo Space 60.7 ft3 120.3 ft3
Engine V-6 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 335 hp 450 hp
Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs 6,600 - 8,100 lbs
Exterior Length 196.6 in 221.9 in
Exterior Width 78.5 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 40.2 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Head Room Front 37.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.9 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 Lincoln Navigator L than in the Audi Q8, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln Navigator L 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q8 as you will with the Lincoln Navigator L, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). Clearly, the Audi Q8 is a better financial choice over the Lincoln Navigator L, when considering 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 Q8 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Lincoln Navigator L.

Dimensions
The Audi Q8 is a little narrower than the Lincoln Navigator L, 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 Lincoln Navigator L.

Handling
The Audi Q8 has the same turning radius as the Lincoln Navigator L, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Audi Q8, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Lincoln Navigator L. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q8 has a lot less horsepower than the Lincoln Navigator L.

Powertrain
The Audi Q8 has much lower torque than the Lincoln Navigator L, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q8 seats a lot fewer people than the Lincoln Navigator L. The Audi Q8 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Navigator L.

Warranty
The Audi Q8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Navigator L.