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Compare 2020 Audi Q8 vs 2020 BMW X5 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2020 Audi Q8
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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Premium 55 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Q8 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 17 21 $64,108 $68,200
Q8 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 17 21 $64,108 $68,200
Q8 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 17 21 $64,108 $68,200
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M50i Sports Activity Vehicle
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 M50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $76,900 $82,150
X5 sDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 21 26 $55,275 $58,900
X5 xDrive40i Sports Activity Vehicle 20 26 $57,415 $61,200
X5 xDrive50i Sports Activity Vehicle 16 22 $71,320 $76,150
X5 M Competition Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $106,615 $114,100
X5 M Sports Activity Vehicle 13 18 $98,245 $105,100
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GLE 350 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 19 26 $53,345 $56,750
GLE GLE 350 SUV 19 26 $50,995 $54,250
GLE GLE 450 4MATIC SUV 19 24 $58,045 $61,750
GLE GLE 580 4MATIC SUV 17 21 $72,944 $77,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,108
$76,900
$53,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,200
$82,150
$56,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1137 / month
$1369 / month
$946 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi Q8 is a comfortable full-size crossover that has few rivals among luxury rides. The 2020 BMW X5 is a big SUV on a big budget that does nearly everything great. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class delivers no-compromise crossover SUV comfort and luxury.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 39.8 40.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 38.7 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.1 58.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 40.7 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 60 59.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.2 37.4 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.6 66.9 66.4
Wheelbase (in)
117.9 117.1 117.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 78.9 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 67.1 65.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 - 7.1
Length, Overall (in)
196.6 194.3 194.3
Height, Overall (in)
67.2 68.7 70.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.7 72.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.5 33.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.5 33.9 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - 41.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - 67.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 - 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.8 - 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel - -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 21.9 22.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.6 41.7 39.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/50HR20 P275/45HR20 P255/50HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/50HR20 P275/45HR20 P255/50HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA NA 7700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA 770
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA 770
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA 7700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA 7700
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6471 - -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 5260 4696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 20 X 9 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 20 X 9 19 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
380 - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
380 - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 180
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5700 523 @ 5500 255 @ 5800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty - -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 2800 553 @ 1800 273 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.4 L/268 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18 22
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.82 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel All Wheel
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.00 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.52 3.24
Trans Order Code
X2 2TB 421
Transfer Case Model
None - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.72 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.50 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.64 0.72
Trans PTO Access
No - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.20 2.25
Trans Type
8 8 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.32 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.15 3.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi Q8 BMW X5 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Code
S - -
Body Style
quattro Sport Utility Sports Activity Vehicle 4MATIC
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent - -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 10.0 8.0
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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2020 Audi Q8
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  • Finance: 1.99% APR for 66 months
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2020 BMW X5
  • 2020 BMW X5 available; 2021s orderable
  • Incentive: $500 College Grad Bonus
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  • Lease: From $659 for 36 months
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Lease: From $719/mo.
  • Finance: 2.99% APR + loyalty cash
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