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2021 Audi Q8 vs. 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Review

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2021 Audi
Q8

MSRP*: $68,200
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2020 Toyota
Land Cruiser

MSRP*: $85,415 to $87,745
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Invoice* $64,108 $76,446 to $78,532
MPG - City 18 MPG 13 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 60.7 ft3 81.7 ft3
Engine V-6 V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel Four-wheel
Horsepower 335 hp 381 hp
Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs 8,100 lbs
Exterior Length 196.6 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 78.5 in 78.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.6 in
Rear 40.2 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 34.4 in
Head Room Front 37.1 in
Rear 38.1 in
Front 38.3 in
Rear 38.9 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi Q8 than in the Toyota Land Cruiser. The Toyota Land Cruiser 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 Toyota Land Cruiser, 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). Clearly, the Audi Q8 is a better financial choice over the Toyota Land Cruiser, 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 Toyota Land Cruiser.

Dimensions
The Audi Q8 is about the same width as the Toyota Land Cruiser. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q8 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Land Cruiser.

Handling
The Audi Q8 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Land Cruiser, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Toyota Land Cruiser, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Audi Q8. The Audi Q8 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Land Cruiser.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Audi Q8 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota Land Cruiser.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q8 seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Land Cruiser. The Audi Q8 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Land Cruiser.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q8 than that of the Toyota Land Cruiser.