Comparison - Chevrolet Impala Premier 2018 - vs - Audi S8 Plus quattro 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
36,420
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
115,900
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
21.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
BLUE VELVET METALLIC
#192135
GRAPHITE METALLIC
#2D3D3E
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#0F0F10
NIGHTFALL GRAY METALLIC
#2E3332
PEPPERDUST METALLIC
#9A9388
SILVER ICE METALLIC
#C7D0D8
SUMMIT WHITE
#DBE6E9
BLACK
#020303
IRIDESCENT PEARL TRICOAT
#D7D7D7
CAJUN RED TINTCOAT
#B70125

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Chevrolet Impala ranked #6 in Large Cars. Currently the Chevrolet Impala has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 41 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable ride
Powerful available V6 engine
Intuitive infotainment system
Spacious seats and trunk

Cons
Underpowered base engine

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Impala adds better base equipment this year for good value among full-sizers.

Pros
Sharp exterior
Better base infotainment
Quality ride
Good interior room

Cons
No hybrid powertrain
Interior is too busy
Back seat head room may bother some
20-inch optional tires are too rough

By: 
thecarconnection.com

As you'd expect from a large domestic sedan, the 2018 Chevrolet Impala has a smooth ride quality, a spacious interior with plenty of room for rear-seat passengers, and a trunk that's one of the largest available in any sedan.

PROS
Smooth, quiet ride
Spacious rear seat and trunk
Sleek cabin with lots of technology upgrades
Capable optional V6

CONS
Less handling prowess than its main rivals
Thick roof pillars hamper visibility
Some interior surfaces feel cheap
Underwhelming performance and economy from the standard four-cylinder

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Audi S8 is a speed machine that's the ultimate sleeper. Spot one and stare—it'll likely be gone just as quickly.

Pros
Blitzing acceleration
Opulent interior
Superlative handling
Intoxicating performance...
...but it settles down easily

Cons
Not much to look at in the inside
No self-driving tech
No changes for 2018

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Audi S8 is a full-size, high-performance luxury sedan that is available only in Plus trim. It employs a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 (605 horsepower, 517 pound-feet of torque) that is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is standard.

PROS
Standard turbocharged V8 provides immense power
All-wheel drive ensures rapid acceleration
Clean design and high-quality materials throughout the cabin
Drives and handles like a much smaller sedan

CONS
Not as much trunk space as you might expect for a car of its size
Standard music interface isn't as versatile as a USB port

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
4.00L
Torque: 
264ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
517ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
305hp
at 6 800rpm
605hp
at 6 100rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
40.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor
Cooled Storage Compartment
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Extended Cabin Heating
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.30in
202.60in
Width: 
73.00in
76.70in
Height: 
58.90in
57.40in
Wheel Base: 
111.70in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
37.20
Front Hip Room: 
54.90in
Front Leg Room: 
45.80in
41.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.90in
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
39.10
Rear Hip Room: 
54.10in
Rear leg room: 
39.80in
38.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
14.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4685.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
14 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Front Leg Room 41.4 in.
Front Head Room 37.2 in.
Front Shoulder Room 59.1 in.
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
14 -Way Power Driver Seat
Massaging
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Head Room 39.1 in.
Rear Leg Room 38.7 in.
Rear Shoulder Room 57.8 in.
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Pass-Thru Center Armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
100 Watts Stereo Output
Memory Card Slot
Bose Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(s)
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
630 Watts Stereo Output
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 In
21 X 9.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Performance Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Fullsize Matching Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Dual Rear Side-Mounted Airbags
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Auto Delay Off Headlamps
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Premier Convenience Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Premier Confidence Package
Midnight Edition Appearance Package
Executive Plus Package
Black Optic Exterior Package
Dynamic Package
Full Leather Package
Audi Design Selection - Vermont Brown
Audi Design Selection - Balao Brown
Audi Design Selection - Black W/Arras Red Stitching
Exterior Options: 
Gloss Black Emblems
Front And Rear Splash Guards
Front License Plate Bracket
Rear Spoiler
Power Sunroof
Wheel Locks
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Delete Front License Plate Holder
21" 5-Double-Arm-Design High Gloss Black Wheels
Paint Protection Partial Hood and Fenders
Interior Options: 
Trunk Organizer
First Aid Kit
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Audi Cargo Box
Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Piano Black Shift Lever
Leather Shifter Lever
Audi First Aid Kit
Light Alcantara Headliner