2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Comparison in Columbus, OH

Choosing a luxury SUV can be a daunting task since there are so many of them on the road right now. Every one provides something different and it can be difficult to keep track of which vehicle offers what. Audi is proud to deliver two amazing SUVs for you to choose from, and if you keep reading below, you'll see a side-by-side comparison to make it easier for you to decide. The 2022 Audi Q7 is a three-row SUV that's handsome, upscale, and technology-rich while the 2022 Audi Q8 is a smaller, two-row SUV that's flashy, entertaining, and powerful. No matter which one you choose, you're getting something special when you choose Audi.

2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Exterior

2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Size & Capability

The 2022 Audi Q7 is obviously a larger SUV since it boasts three rows of seating. You get 39.9 inches of front headroom while even in the third row, passengers still have 35.9 inches of space. The 2022 Audi Q8 delivers a vast 41.6 inches of front leg room and 58.5 inches of rear shoulder room, meaning all occupants are happy and comfortable. The Q7 has 14.2 cubic feet of cargo room behind the rear seat, but if you fold all the rows down, it opens into a massive 69.6 cubic feet of space. The Q8 boasts a vast 60.7 cubic feet of room behind the rear seat and both SUVs offer standard aluminum roof rails for extra cargo space outside.

Speaking of outside, the exterior on both of these vehicles is amazing. The Q7 offers standard 19-inch 5-Arm-Star wheels and a choice of nine bold body colors including Galaxy Blue, a hue that makes you stand out in any crowd. 21-inch 5-Segment-Spoke wheels are standard fare on the Q8 and the dazzling Dragon Orange body color is one of eight options to choose from. Both offer a standard power tailgate, complete with roof spoiler, a power panoramic sunroof, and heat-insulated glass. LED headlights are standard on both SUVs but only the 2022 Q8 offers available HD Matrix-Design LED headlights and power soft-close doors.

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2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Interior

2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Comfort & Convenience

Step inside either Audi luxury SUV and you'll be met with the epitome of comfort. Leather upholstery is standard on both the Q7 and Q8, as well as heated front seats and a three-zone automatic climate control. Only the 2022 Q8, however, gives you the option to upgrade to a four-zone climate control to make sure everyone is comfortable.

Both the Q7 and the Q8 are on the same page when it comes to interior technology. The MMI® Navigation Plus infotainment system is standard on both vehicles as is the Audi Virtual Cockpit, Apple® CarPlay, Android Auto®, and Bluetooth® for seamless audio streaming. Both offer trim level upgrades of a Bang and Olufsen® 3D Premium sound system and the Audi Phone Box that delivers signal boost and wireless charging.

2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Performance

If you're looking for exciting performance under the hood, you've come to the right place. Both the Audi Q7 and Q8 deliver power that you have to feel to believe. The Q7 comes standard with a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces a mighty 248 horsepower and 273 lb/ft of torque. It goes from 0-60 MPH in a scant 6.9 seconds and offers an optional tow package that lets you tow up to 7,700lbs. If more speed is what you need, upgrade your Q7 to the 3.0L 6-cylinder that makes a thundering 335 horsepower and 369 lb/ft of torque. The 2022 Q8 only offers one engine, but it's the 3.0L twin-scroll, turbocharged 6-cylinder with 335 horsepower under the hood, getting you to 60 MPH in only 5.6 seconds. For those weekend warriors, the Q8 can also tow up to 7,700 lbs. All of these engine options are paired with an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive.

2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Features

2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Safety

Audi engineers its vehicles to make sure you and your passengers are always safe and the 2022 Q7 and Q8 are perfect examples. Both SUvs come standard with Audi PreSense® Basic, Front, and Rear to help prevent injury in the event of a collision. Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning and standard fare in both vehicles as well. While you can upgrade trim levels of both the Q7 and Q8 to get Adaptive Cruise Control with Traffic Jam Assist, only the 2022 Q8 offers the available Head-Up Display for a safer way to see vehicle information.

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2022 Audi Q7 vs 2022 Audi Q8 Summary

With an impressive array of standard and available features, plus exciting performance, and state-of-the-art technology, you can't go wrong no matter which Audi SUV you choose. If you're looking for extra cargo space plus more seating, the larger, three-row 2022 Q7 is the right choice for you. If a more compact, two-row SUV is more your speed, slip into the 2022 Q8. To see just how these two match up in person, we invite you to stop by our showroom at Audi Columbus or contact us to schedule a test drive or two.

Feature2022 Audi Q72022 Audi Q8
Standard MSRP*$56,900$70,300
Standard Engine2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder3.0-Liter Twin-Scroll Turbocharged 6-Cylinder
Standard Performance Output248 HP / 273 lb/ft335 HP / 369 lb/ft
Standard Fuel Economy20 MPG / 25 MPG18 MPG / 23 MPG
Towing Capacity (w/ Proper Equipment)7,700 Lbs.7,700 Lbs.
Standard DrivetrainQuattro® All-Wheel DriveQuattro® All-Wheel Drive
Cargo Volume (Standard/Maximum)14.2 / 69.6 Cubic Feet30.5 / 60.7 Cubic Feet
Standard Infotainment SystemMMI® Navigation Plus with MMI®

Touch Response
MMI® Navigation Plus with MMI®

Touch Response
Audi Virtual CockpitStandardStandard
Lane Departure WarningStandardStandard

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.