2022 Audi RS Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Turbo Front
If you are in the market for a new luxury SUV, you want to know the differences between the 2022 Audi Q8 vs. Porsche Cayenne models. At Audi Colorado Springs, we take a closer look at the new Q8 and Cayenne so that you can make an informed decision. Our 2022 Q8 vs. Cayenne review examines both SUVs' prices, performance, trim levels, features, and dimensions.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Highlights

Both the 2022 Audi Q8 and Porsche Cayenne offer potent powertrains and agile handling. However, you can get a comparable Q8 for less money overall.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Trims & Price

Choose from a variety of trim levels with either luxury SUV.

2022 Audi Q8

  • Premium | $69,300
  • Premium Plus | $73,200
  • Prestige | $79,400
  • SQ8 Premium Plus | $90,000
  • SQ8 Prestige | $96,200
  • RS Q8 | $115,400

2022 Porsche Cayenne

  • Base | $69,000
  • S | $86,800
  • GTS | $109,000
  • Turbo | $129,900
  • Turbo GT | $180,800
2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Interior Dash

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Interior

The 2022 Audi Q8 is the lineup's flagship SUV, so you can expect the interior materials to reflect sophistication and style. In both models, you will find plenty of premium, high-end materials along with luxury touches.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Exterior

The 2022 Audi Q8 dimensions measure 197″ L x 79″ W x 67″ H with 21- or 22-inch wheels. In comparison, the 2022 Porsche Cayenne measures 194″ L x 78″ W x 66-67″ H with 19- or 20-inch wheels.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Technology

The 2022 Audi Q8 comes with dual touch screens, a 10.1-inch and 8.6-inch, plus a navigation system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, two USB ports, Bluetooth, a ten-speaker sound system, HD Radio, and Wi-Fi hot spot. The 2022 Porsche Cayenne includes a 12.3-inch touch screen, a navigation system, Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, a ten-speaker sound system, and Bluetooth.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Profile

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Engine & Transmission

The 2022 Audi Q8 comes standard with a turbocharged V6 motor that produces 335 horsepower. This engine pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission, plus all-wheel drive. If you're looking for more power, the 2022 Audi S Q8 produces 500 horsepower from the twin-turbo V8, while the 2022 Audi RS Q8 powers up to a whopping 591 horsepower. The 2022 Porsche Cayenne also has several engine options, from the 335-horsepower 3.0-liter turbo V6 to the S trim's 434-horsepower 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6. Upper trims offer between 453 and 541 horsepower. All Cayenne SUVs come with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Performance & MPG

The 2022 Audi Q8 base model can hit 60 mph in 5.6 seconds, slightly faster than the 2022 Porsche Cayenne. The Q8 is also rated at 18/23 mpg with the base V6 motor, while the Cayenne achieves 19/23 mpg. Upgrading either of the models to the higher-powered motors will drop the fuel economy ratings significantly.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Safety Features

With the 2022 Audi A8, you get a lot of standard safety equipment, including a rearview camera, automatic high-beam headlights, front and rear parking sensors, lane departure warning, blind-spot monitoring, automatic emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, and forward-collision warning. In comparison, the base Porsche Cayenne only includes a rearview camera, plus front and rear parking sensors. Everything else will require you to upgrade the trim or add options.

2022 Audi S Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Turbo Overhead

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Seating & Cargo Space

The 2022 Audi Q8 and Porsche Cayenne both offer seating for five people. However, the Audi SUV features more cargo space. Behind the back seats, you have 30.5 cubic feet and a total of 60.7 cubic feet when those seats are down. In the Porsche SUV, you only get 27.2 and 60.3 cubic feet, respectively, except that the Turbo model loses another cubic foot of space.

2022 Audi RS Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Turbo

The 2022 Audi RS Q8 comes with a 591-horsepower twin-turbo V8, 22-inch wheels, a 23-speaker stereo system, carbon-ceramic brakes, and an adaptive air suspension. In comparison, the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo offers a 541-horsepower twin-turbo V8 engine, 14-speaker Bose surround-sound stereo, and adaptive headlights.

2022 Audi Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne: Which Luxury Sport SUV is Right for You?

The 2022 Audi Q8 offers much more bang for your buck. It has a lower price overall and comes with all of the high-end features you could want. It even includes more standard safety equipment and a larger cargo hold to serve your family's needs better. If you aren't dedicated to the Porsche name, the Audi Q8 is hands down the right SUV for you.

2022 Audi S Q8 Vs. Porsche Cayenne Turbo Rear

Lease a New Audi Q8

With a new Audi Q8 lease in Colorado Springs, you gain the luxury SUV you want, plus the ability to trade up when the next model year is replaced. We have flexible terms that fit any lifestyle and budget.

Buy a New Audi Q8

When you buy a new Audi Q8 in Colorado Springs, you gain the pleasure of owning your luxury SUV. Talk to the helpful team at Audi Colorado Springs to find the financing arrangement that suits you the best.

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