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    Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS vs Audi RS Q8

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS and Audi RS Q8. The Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS price is ₹ 2.43 Crore and Audi RS Q8 price is ₹ 2.07 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS is available in 3982 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Audi RS Q8 is available in 3996 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. Maybach GLS provides the mileage of 8.5 kmpl and RS Q8 provides the mileage of 8 kmpl.

    Maybach GLS vs RS Q8 Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsMaybach GLS RS Q8
    Price₹ 2.43 Crore₹ 2.07 Crore
    Engine Capacity3982 cc3996 cc
    Power550 bhp591 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS
    ₹ 2.43 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Audi RS Q8
    Audi RS Q8
    4.0L TFSI
    ₹ 2.07 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)3.8
      Top Speed (Kmph)250
      Engine3982 cc, 8 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC3996 cc, 8 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type4.0L M177 Twin-Turbocharged V8 + 48V Mild Hybrid4.0L Twin-Turbocharged FSI V8
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)550 bhp @ 6000 rpm591 bhp @ 6000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)730 Nm @ 2500 rpm800 Nm @ 2050 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)8.5View Mileage Details8View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)765680
      DrivetrainAWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTwin TurboTwin Turbo
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52055012
      Width (mm)20301998
      Height (mm)18381751
      Wheelbase (mm)31352998
      Kerb Weight (kg)27852390
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)520605
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)9085
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Four Wheel Steering
      Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone, Air Springs, Single-tube Gas-filled Shock Absorber, Stabiliser BarFive-link suspension with adaptive air shock absorbers and tubular anti-roll bar
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link, Air Springs, Twin-tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers, Stabiliser BarFive-link suspension with adaptive air shock absorbers and tubular anti-roll bar
      Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.266.15
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres285 / 45 R22295 / 35 R23
      Rear Tyres325 / 40 R22295 / 35 R23

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot Tested5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags8 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, 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 LockElectronicElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessRemote with Boot Opener
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Four 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 ControlsTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Pillars, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - All
      Parking Assist360 Camera360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise ControlAdaptive
      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
      Remote AC On/Off Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Alexa Compatibility
      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, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down)14 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)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down)14 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)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack with Oakwood Trim , Mahogany Brown / Macchiato Beige with Oakwood Trim , Black with Walnut Wood Trim , Mahogany Brown / Macchiato Beige with Walnut Wood TrimBlack
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
    • 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 HandlesChromeBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesSilverChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerFoot Trigger Opening/AutomaticElectric Opening and Closing
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneSilver
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofOptional
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body Kit
      Rub - StripsChrome Inserts
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colourMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rear
      HeadlightsLED ProjectorLED
      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 LampBoth Sides
      Cornering HeadlightsActiveIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      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 DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)Not Applicable
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Stonking engine
    • Feature loaded
    • Brilliantly executed craftsmanship
    • Packed with niceties and modern tech
    • Incredibly fast, with a comfortable cabin
    • Great handler despite its huge size
    Could be Better
    • Feels unwieldy in the city
    • Steeply priced
    • Narrow rearward visibility
    • Lacks sharp looks to match its sporty performance 
    • Not economical

    Colours

    Brilliant Blue Metallic
    Deep Black
    Obsidian Black Metallic
    Galaxy Blue Metallic
    Cavansite Blue Metallic
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Selenite Silver Metallic
    Orca Black Metallic
    Emerald Green Metallic
    Daytona Grey Pearl Effect
    Mojave Silver Metallic
    Floret Silver Metallic
    Iridium Silver Metallic
    Matador Red Metallic
    Polar White (Non Metallic)
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    Dragon Orange Metallic
    Glacier White Metallic
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    Maybach GLS Vs RS Q8 Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS and Audi RS Q8?

    Mercedes-Benz Maybach GLS is priced at ₹ 2.43 Crore, whereas Audi RS Q8 is priced at ₹ 2.07 Crore. Hence Audi RS Q8 is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of Maybach GLS vs RS Q8, click here.

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

    Pros of Maybach GLS are:

    • Stonking engine
    • Feature loaded
    • Brilliantly executed craftsmanship

    Pros of RS Q8 are:

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

    Cons of Maybach GLS are:

    • Feels unwieldy in the city
    • Steeply priced

    Cons of RS Q8 are:

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

    Q: Which car between Maybach GLS and RS Q8 is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the 600 4MATIC version, mileage of Maybach GLS is 8.5 kmpl, whereas for the 4.0L TFSI version, mileage of RS Q8 is 8 kmpl. Thus making Maybach GLS the more fuel efficient as compared to RS Q8.

    Q: How is the performance of Maybach GLS compared to RS Q8?

    For the 600 4MATIC version, 3982 cc Petrol engine of Maybach GLS produces 550 bhp @ 6000 rpm of power and 730 Nm @ 2500 rpm of torque. Whereas 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.
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