Audi Q8 vs. BMW X7

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$67,400
$73,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
335 hp
335 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0 TFSI 6 Cylinder 24
3.0L DOHC 24 Valve I

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
39.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.1 in.
41.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.2 in.
37.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
39.9 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
5
6 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P275/50HR20 - P285/45HR21
P275/40YR22 - P285/45HR21

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.9 in.
122.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
43.5 ft.
42.8 ft.

Length

Length
196.6 in.
203.3 in.

Width

Width
78.5 in.
78.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
335 hp
335 hp

Torque

Torque
369 ft. lbs.
330 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
7700 lbs.
5400 - 7500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
770 lbs.
540 - 750 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
22.5 gal.
21.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 mpg
23 mpg

City

City
17 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi Q8
BMW X7

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sport Utility
Sports Activity Vehicle

Body Code

Body Code
S
S

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
6 - 7

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6471 lbs.
6989 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 mpg.
25 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
7700 lbs.
5400 - 7500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
770 lbs.
540 - 750 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
7700 lbs.
5400 - 7500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
770 lbs.
540 - 750 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
7700 lbs.
5400 - 7500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/183
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
5.25

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
3.36

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
2.17

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
1.32

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
3.71

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.2
8.1

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Independent
Independent

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P275/50HR20 - P285/45HR21
P275/40YR22 - P285/45HR21

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/50HR20 - P285/45HR21
P285/45HR21 - P315/35YR22

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 - 21 X 10 in.
21 X 9.5 - 22 X 9.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9 - 21 X 10 in.
21 X 9.5 - 22 X 10.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.5 ft.
42.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.5 gal.
21.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.1 in.
41.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
39.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.5 in.
60 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.1 in.
39.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40.2 in.
37.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
58.5 in.
58.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.9 in.
122.2 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
196.6 in.
203.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.5 in.
78.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
67.2 in.
71.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
66.1 in.
66.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
66.6 in.
67.1 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
60.7 ft³.
90.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.5 ft³.
48.6 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.5 ft³.
12.8 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
0.82

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.64

Model Group

Model Group
Q8
X7

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Luxury Sport Utility
Large Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.0
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4