2024 Audi Q8 e-tron vs. 2024 Cadillac Escalade Review

Picture of the 2024 Audi Q8 e-tron

2024 Audi
Q8 e-tron

MSRP*: $74,400
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2024 Cadillac

MSRP*: $81,895 to $152,295
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MPG - City Info not available 11 - 14 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 16 - 19 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 56.4 ft3 121.0 ft3
  • 355-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 420-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 682-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 355 hp 420 - 682 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 7,000 - 7,700 lbs
Exterior Length 193.0 in 211.9 in
Exterior Width 76.2 in 81.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 41.7 in
Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 38.9 in

*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 Cadillac Escalade than in the Audi Q8 e-tron, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac Escalade will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Audi Q8 e-tron.

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 e-tron is a better financial choice over the Cadillac Escalade, when considering MSRP.

Since the Audi Q8 e-tron is much slimmer than the Cadillac Escalade, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q8 e-tron, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac Escalade.

The Audi Q8 e-tron has the same turning radius as the Cadillac Escalade, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

The Audi Q8 e-tron has a little less horsepower than the Cadillac Escalade.

The Audi Q8 e-tron has much lower torque than the Cadillac Escalade, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Soccer Moms beware - the Audi Q8 e-tron seats a lot fewer people than the Cadillac Escalade. The Audi Q8 e-tron has significantly less cargo capacity than the Cadillac Escalade.