2019 Audi Q8 vs. 2019 Audi Q7

Are you searching for a new luxury SUV from Audi, but can't decide between the Q8 and Q7? While both SUVs are stunning and perfect for your needs, they are unique and offer different features. The Santa Monica Audi team has compared both models to help you decide which one is best for your lifestyle.

For more information, contact our Audi dealership near Los Angeles, CA, by sending a message or calling (888) 904-7353 for more information. You can also look through current new vehicle specials for stellar savings on an Audi Q8 or Q7 model.

Pricing-wise, the 2019 Audi Q8 starts at $67,400 MSRP, and 2019 Audi Q7, starting at $53,550 MSRP.


Exterior Design and Dimensions

If you're looking for effortless style, the 2019 Audi Q8 and Q7 are sure to deliver what you're looking for. Both branded with the iconic Singleframe® grille, plus many other premium accents, these SUVs add luxury to your daily drive. Explore exterior design differences below.

2019 Audi Q8 Interior Picture

2019 Audi Q8

Exterior Design and Dimensions
  • Vehicle length: 196.9 in.
  • Two wheel designs
  • HD Matrix-design LED headlights with animation
  • Aluminum-optic roof rails
  • Hands-free trunk release

2019 Audi Q7 Interior Picture

2019 Audi Q7

Exterior Design and Dimensions
  • Vehicle length: 199.6 in.
  • Three wheel designs
    Full LED headlights and taillights
  • Aluminum roof rails with Electronic Stability Control integration
  • Clamshell tailgate with height adjustment

Performance Specs

On the 2019 Audi Q8 and Q7, you'll find wildly different performances. The Q8 offers one dynamic engine option, while the Q7 is available with two impressive powertrains. Both offer outstanding performance, but only one model has the power you're looking for. In the table below, you can view the differences in engine and performance specs between the 2019 Audi Q8 and Q7.

2019 Audi Q7

3.0L 55 TFSI® 6-cylinder engine
  • 329 HP @ 5,500-6,500 RPM
  • 325 lb.-ft. torque @ 2,900-5,300 RPM
  • 0-60 MPH in 5.7 seconds
  • 7,700-lb. max. towing capacity
  • 8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
  • quattro® all-wheel drive
2.0L 45 TFSI® 4-cylinder engine
  • 248 HP @ 5,000-6,000 RPM
  • 273 lb.-ft. torque @ 1,600-4,500 RPM
  • 0-60 MPH in 7.1 seconds
  • 4,400-lb. max. towing capacity
  • 8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
  • quattro® all-wheel drive

2019 Audi Q8

3.0L TFSI® 6-cylinder engine
  • 335 HP @ 5,000-6,400 RPM
  • 369 lb.-ft. torque @ 1,370-4,500 RPM
  • 0-60 MPH in 5.6 seconds
  • 130 MPH top track speed
  • 8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
  • quattro® all-wheel drive
  • 7,700-lb. max. towing capacity




Interior Design and Space

In terms of passenger space, the Audi Q7 allows for seven passengers, while the Audi Q8 can seat up to five. Additionally, the Audi Q7 also allows for more cargo space, 71.6 cu.-ft. versus the Audi Q8's 60.7 cu.-ft.

Audi has nearly perfected the art of the automobile, so you'll find luxury throughout the cabin in places you wouldn't expect. Amenities have also been engineered to provide comfort and convenience for 2019 Audi Q7 and Q8 drivers and passengers. You can find a detailed list of interior design and features below.

2019 Audi Q8

Interior Features and Design
  • 41.6 in. front leg room
  • 40.2 in. rear leg room
  • 3-zone automatic climate control standard; 4-zone automatic climate control available
  • Panoramic sunroof with power shade
  • Gray/brown fine grain ash natural wood inlays

2019 Audi Q7

Interior Features and Design
  • 41.7 in. front leg room
  • 38.8 in. middle leg room
  • 29.2 in. rear leg room
  • 3-zone automatic climate control standard; 4-zone automatic climate control available
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Diamond silver/terra brown walnut inlays

Safety Features and Rating

When it comes to your safety, the Audi Q8 and Q7 have the driver assist and security features to ensure your drive is as safe as possible. Depending on trim level, active and passive Audi-exclusive safety features can be found on both the 2019 Audi Q8 and Q7.

  • Audi pre sense® basic and front
  • Vehicle exit warning
  • Six standard airbags
  • Rear cross traffic assist
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
2019 Audi Q7 Safety Feature Detection Picture

Technology Features

Audi engineers offer some of the most inventive technology features in the automotive industry on both the 2019 Audi Q8 and Q7. From sound design to smartphone innovations, the Audi Q7 and Q8 have the technology you're looking for.

2019 Audi Q8 driver's dashboard technology display

2019 Audi Q8

Technology Features
  • Bang & Olufsen® 3D premium sound system with 17 speakers
  • Audi smartphone interface with Apple CarPlay® and Google™ Android Auto™
  • Audi phone box signal booster and wireless charger
  • Audi connect® PRIME and PLUS
  • MMI® navigation plus with voice control system
2019 Audi Q7 Technology Panel

2019 Audi Q7

Technology Features
  • Bang & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System with 23 speakers
  • Valet alert, speed alert, and curfew alert
  • Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Audi connect® PRIME infotainment features
  • Audi virtual cockpit with glass writing pad via MMI® interface


2019 Audi Q8 and 2019 Q7 for Sale near Los Angeles, CA

Whether you're interested in the Q8 or Q7, schedule a test drive at our Audi dealership near Los Angeles, CA. If you would like to see the models we have in stock, search the Santa Monica Audi new vehicle inventory. Please don't hesitate to reach out by calling (888) 904-7353 for more information on the 2019 Audi Q8 or Q7.