2020 Audi Q8 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 | NewCars.com

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2020 Audi Q8 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 Review

New 2020 Audi Q8

2020 Audi
Q8

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 63

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MSRP*
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$68,200
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$73,750 to $84,100
Invoice* $64,108 $69,325 to $79,054
MPG - City 17 16
MPG - Hwy 21 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi Q8 than in the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63. The Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 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 Audi Q8 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q8 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63. 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 Q8 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q8 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Audi Q8, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63.

Drivetrain
The Audi Q8 has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi Q8 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q8 is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Audi Q8 has a lot less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q8 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63. With the Audi Q8, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63.

Warranty
The Audi Q8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63.