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Audi Q8:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Audi Q8 side view
Audi Q8 angular front perspective
Audi Q8 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Audi Q8

Learn about the Audi Q8

Audi Q8 Summary

Launched in 2018, the Audi Q8 represents the brand's first foray into the luxury midsize SUV market. Displaying an impressive attention to detail, drivers are likely to be taken with the vehicle's breathtaking interior. The standard Audi Q8 is equipped with a reasonably impressive engine to pack a memorable punch, while SQ8 and RS Q8 versions feature even more performance-oriented engine options. All models include the addition of a mild-hybrid system to turn the engine off when the car is coasting, braking or stopped, offering greater efficiency than traditional set-ups.

Pros and cons of the Audi Q8

  • Wide range of standard safety features
  • Stunning and spacious interior
  • Impressive handling and smooth ride
  • Mediocre engine power
  • Low fuel economy
  • Expensive starting price
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Audi Q8

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Audi Q8

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption16 L/100km
  • Highway consumption11.4 L/100km
  • Width1995 mm
  • Length5006 mm
  • Trunk space419 L
  • Cargo space1719 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Audi Q8

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Audi Q8 2019 - 2021 is available in 1 trim:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Audi Q8

Dimensions of the Audi Q8

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211708 mm1995 mm5006 mm