2022 Audi Q8 vs. Its Competition

2022 Audi Q8 (SQ8)
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The Audi Q8 squares off against luxury ‘ute competitors with a blockier body, but elegant interior.

The BMW X6 pushed us to stretch our definition of “SUV coupe” in the first place, but it’s still remarkable for its performance.

Same goes for the GLE Coupe, which is lusty and well appointed.

The king of hauling class is the Porsche Cayenne, which is now available as a coupe, too.

The Range Rover Sport is the oldest of the bunch, but still one of the best—it’s even good off-road.

2022 Audi Q8 (SQ8)2022 Audi Q8Get Your Price2021 BMW X62021 BMW X6
2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR Carbon Edition2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class (GLE 63 S AMG)2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS2021 Porsche Cayenne
Quick Specs
The 2022 Audi Q8 edits the Q7 into fighting form by cutting out the third-row seat and pasting in scintillating V-8 power.
The 2021 BMW X6 trades some of the X5’s utility for a fashion moment, but doesn’t miss a performance beat.
The 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport satisfies drivers who want every kind of capability in one showy package.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is a no-compromise SUV with excellent performance, a spacious interior, and tons of style.
The 2021 Porsche Cayenne has sport sedan moves and prodigious power, and it can carry the family in comfort.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
13 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
EPA Class    
N/AStandard SUV 2WDN/ASmall SUV 2WDN/A
Style Name    
Premium 55 TFSI quattrosDrive40i Sports Activity CoupeTurbo i6 MHEV SEGLE 350 SUVAWD
All Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFour Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
quattro Sport UtilitySports Activity CoupeSport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2022 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 BMW X62022 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport2022 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class2022 Audi Q8 vs. 2021 Porsche Cayenne