2023 Q7 vs 2023 Q8 Comparison in Columbus, OH

Whether you're searching for a ride to seat five or a bigger SUV that can accommodate up to seven people, we've got options for you here at Audi Columbus. With SUVs becoming one of the most popular vehicles out on the road, there are a lot of options to sift through to find a ride that checks every box and excites you to go on a drive. The 2023 Q7 is a seven-passenger powerhouse with a strong presence out on the road, two select powertrain options, and a bundle of interior comforts and technology capabilities to keep everyone inside happy during the drive. The 2023 Q8 is a sought-after five-passenger model that's ready to roar down city streets or sloping highways with new standard equipment across the lineup. Check out this comparison page to see how the Q7 and Q8 stack up against one another, then give us a call or stop in today to Audi Columbus to see these SUVs in person. The best way to decide if you've found the SUV of your dreams is with a test drive around the streets of Columbus. We look forward to helping you find the Audi made for you.

2023 Q7 vs 2023 Q8 Exterior

2023 Audi Q7 vs 2023 Audi Q8: Design & Exterior Features

The 2023 Q7 offers standard 19-inch wheels on the base trim, whereas the 2023 Q8 starts with 21-inch wheels, and you can upgrade either ride to 22-inch wheels for a dynamic look out on the road. LED matrix-design headlights are available on the Q7 and are standard fare on the Q8. Aluminum roof rails and a tailgate roof spoiler are standard fare for both vehicles. LED taillights with dynamic turn signals are standard on both models, with animation on the taillights standard only on the Q8. On the Q8 both the S line style plus package and the black optic package are available to add a unique look to your SUV.

2023 Audi Q7 vs 2023 Audi Q8: Comfort & Technology

The 2023 Q7 is a sizable SUV featuring a cavernous interior space, offering 69.6 cubic feet of cargo space with the second and third row rear seats folded down. The 2023 Q8 has ample interior space for a five-seater, with up to 60.7 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down. Heated front seats and a three-zone climate control are standard fare for both models, and the Luxury package is available for either model. With the luxury package you'll benefit from Valcona/Cricket leather seats, offering the epitome of comfort.

Both models feature the 10.1-inch MMI system with access to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto at your fingertips. The Audi smartphone interface is standard fare for both vehicles, giving access to your phone's interface on an easy to read screen, minimizing your distractions.

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2023 Q7 vs 2023 Q8 Interior

2023 Audi Q7 vs 2023 Audi Q8: Performance

The 2023 Q7 has two powertrain options to fit your needs. The standard 45 TFSI® engine offers a potent 261 horsepower and 273 lb/ft of torque. Or upgrade to the elite 3L V6 engine, which is the standard engine across the Q8 lineup, with a jaw-dropping 335 horsepower and 369 lb/ft of torque. Both models are mated to the  8-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission on all trims. The superb quattro® all-wheel drive is standard fare on both vehicles. The Q7 can manage to tow up to 4,400 lbs, and with the towing package on the Q8, you can tow an impressive 7,700 lbs.

2023 Q7 vs 2023 Q8 Features

2023 Audi Q7 vs 2023 Audi Q8: Safety

While the 2023 Q7 and the 2023 Q8 are not yet rated by the IIHS, the 2022 Q8 received recognition as a Top Safety Pick+, the institute's highest honor. Remote park assist plus is an available feature on both the Q7 and Q8 that assists with difficult parking maneuvers, including parallel parking. Adaptive cruise control with lane guidance, intersection assist and a top view camera are optional upgrades on both models as well. Lane departure warning and Audi side assist are standard features on both vehicles. The night vision assist uses thermal imaging to spot animals and pedestrians in the dark and is only available on the Q8.

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2023 Audi Q7 vs 2023 Audi Q8: Overall Value

When you've done a bit of research, stop in and see us in person to get a hands-on experience of the new 2023 Q7 and the 2023 Q8. If you're looking for ample space for seven, a collection of safety features and two excellent powertrain options, the Q7 is just what you're looking for with a starting MSRP of $59,200. The Q8 is a bit smaller of an SUV with space for five and a thunderous towing capacity to let you bring along everything you need for a weekend away. The Q8 has a starting MSRP of $72,800. Ready to stop in for a test drive? We're here to help make your Audi dreams come true at Audi Columbus.

Feature2023 Audi Q72023 Audi Q8
Starting MSRP*$59,200$72,800
Standard Horsepower261335
Standard Torque (lb/ft)273369
Maximum Cargo Volume (Cubic Feet)69.660.7
Passenger Capacity75
Wireless Apple CarPlay®StandardStandard
Standard Wheels19-Inch 5-Arm-Star Design21-Inch 5-Segment-Spoke Design
Front & Rear Parking SensorsStandardStandard
Audi Virtual CockpitStandardStandard
0-60 MPH Time6.7 Seconds5.7 Seconds

*Prices exclude $1,195 destination, taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.