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    Audi RS Q8 vs Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    CarWale brings you comparison of Audi RS Q8 and Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The Audi RS Q8 price is ₹ 2.07 Crore and Mercedes-Benz G-Class price is ₹ 1.62 Crore. The Audi RS Q8 is available in 3996 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Mercedes-Benz G-Class is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. RS Q8 provides the mileage of 8 kmpl and G-Class provides the mileage of 9.35 kmpl.

    RS Q8 vs G-Class Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsRS Q8 G-Class
    Price₹ 2.07 Crore₹ 1.62 Crore
    Engine Capacity3996 cc2925 cc
    Power591 bhp282 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
    Audi RS Q8
    Audi RS Q8
    4.0L TFSI
    ₹ 2.07 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz G-Class
    ₹ 1.62 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine3996 cc, 8 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type4.0L Twin-Turbocharged FSI V8OM656 Turbocharged I6
      Fuel Type PetrolDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)591 bhp @ 6000 rpm282 bhp @ 3400 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)800 Nm @ 2050 rpm600 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)89.35
      Driving Range (Km)680935
      DrivetrainAWD4WD / AWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTwin TurboTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)50124817
      Width (mm)19981931
      Height (mm)17511969
      Wheelbase (mm)29982890
      Ground Clearance (mm)238
      Kerb Weight (kg)23902453
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)605480
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)85100
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Four Wheel Steering
      Front SuspensionFive-link suspension with adaptive air shock absorbers and tubular anti-roll barIndependent, Double Wishbone with Coil Springs
      Rear SuspensionFive-link suspension with adaptive air shock absorbers and tubular anti-roll barTrailing-Link, Rigid Axle with Coil Springs
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.156.8
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloy
      Front Tyres295 / 35 R23265 / 60 R18
      Rear Tyres295 / 35 R23265 / 60 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)9 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-DemandTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Hill Descent Control
      Differential LockElectronicCentre & Both Axles
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemote with Boot OpenerRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Pillars, Individual Fan Speed ControlsSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
      Parking Assist360 CameraAuto Steering
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Emergency Call
      Find My Car
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)16 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)16 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)4 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsSingle ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlackMacchiato Beige / Black, Nut Brown / Black, Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBlack
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingWith Key
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)SilverBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofOptionalElectrically Adjustable
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Body Coloured
      Rub - StripsSilver
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colourMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED on front, LED on rear
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalAnalogue
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayLCD Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Packed with niceties and modern tech
    • Incredibly fast, with a comfortable cabin
    • Great handler despite its huge size
    • Has an immense, unparalleled road presence 
    • It’s got some serious off-road capability 
    • Burble from the side-exhaust V8 is quite intoxicating
    Could be Better
    • Narrow rearward visibility
    • Lacks sharp looks to match its sporty performance 
    • Not economical
    • Design is unconventional and is almost 50 years old
    • Very expensive SUV as compared to its rivals
    • Handling is mediocre 

    Colours

    Deep Black
    Galaxy Blue Metallic
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Orca Black Metallic
    Daytona Grey Pearl Effect
    Floret Silver Metallic
    Matador Red Metallic
    Dragon Orange Metallic
    Glacier White Metallic
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.0/5

    2 Ratings

    2 Reviews

    5.0/5

    2 Ratings

    2 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.5Exterior

    5.0Exterior

    4.5Comfort

    4.7Comfort

    4.7Performance

    5.0Performance

    3.7Fuel Economy

    4.7Fuel Economy

    4.2Value for Money

    4.7Value for Money

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    Best Review

    I recently used this car. It is a amazing. It is best for Off Roading car, I used in my life Mercedes-Benz G is best of all the best that I am using. It is a monster. Engine is very powerful.

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    RS Q8 Vs G-Class Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Audi RS Q8 and Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

    Audi RS Q8 is priced at ₹ 2.07 Crore, whereas Mercedes-Benz G-Class is priced at ₹ 1.62 Crore. Hence Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of RS Q8 vs G-Class, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Audi RS Q8 and Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

    Pros of RS Q8 are:

    • Packed with niceties and modern tech
    • Incredibly fast, with a comfortable cabin
    • Great handler despite its huge size

    Pros of G-Class are:

    • Has an immense, unparalleled road presence 
    • It’s got some serious off-road capability 
    • Burble from the side-exhaust V8 is quite intoxicating

    Cons of RS Q8 are:

    • Narrow rearward visibility
    • Lacks sharp looks to match its sporty performance 
    • Not economical

    Cons of G-Class are:

    • Design is unconventional and is almost 50 years old
    • Very expensive SUV as compared to its rivals
    • Handling is mediocre 

    Q: Which car between RS Q8 and G-Class is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the 4.0L TFSI version, mileage of RS Q8 is 8 kmpl, whereas for the G 350d 4MATIC version, mileage of G-Class is 9.35 kmpl. Thus making G-Class the more fuel efficient as compared to RS Q8.

    Q: How is the performance of RS Q8 compared to G-Class?

    For the 4.0L TFSI version, 3996 cc Petrol engine of RS Q8 produces 591 bhp @ 6000 rpm of power and 800 Nm @ 2050 rpm of torque. Whereas for the G 350d 4MATIC version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of G-Class produces 282 bhp @ 3400 rpm of power and 600 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare RS Q8 and G-Class, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare RS Q8 and G-Class comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.