Comparison - Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Luxe 2018 - vs - Audi S8 Plus quattro 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
56,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
115,900
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.80gals
21.70gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Infiniti Q70 ranked #13 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Infiniti Q70 has a score of 7.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 59 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Punchy powertrains
Good gas mileage with hybrid model
Roomy interior
Stellar predicted reliability rating

Cons
Out-of-date tech features
Bumpy ride with optional Sport package
No extra rear-seat amenities in Q70L models
Below-average fuel economy in nonhybrid models

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Infiniti Q70 stands alone as a warm take on luxury that others have left behind. It’s not as luxurious as the others—but it’s not as expensive as those, either.

Pros
Great exterior curves
Curvy interior
Unspoiled infotainment system
Free upgrade? We’ll take one

Cons
Middling powertrains
V-8 is really expensive
Unrefined hybrid
Lacks tech found on competitors

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Available long-wheelbase version
V-6, V-8, and hybrid engine options
Attractive design and plenty of premium features

Cons
Small central display screen
Poor fuel economy
Lacks a high-performance variant

By: 
motortrend.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: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
28.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
4.00L
Torque: 
517ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
360hp
at 6 500rpm
605hp
at 6 100rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
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: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
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: 
196.10in
202.60in
Width: 
72.60in
76.70in
Height: 
59.10in
57.40in
Ground Clearance: 
6.00in
Wheel Base: 
114.20in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.10
37.20
Front Hip Room: 
54.30in
Front Leg Room: 
44.40in
41.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.40in
59.10in
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
39.10
Rear Hip Room: 
53.50in
Rear leg room: 
36.20in
38.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.70in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
11.30cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.30cu.ft
14.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4134.00lbs
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: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
160 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
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: 
18 X 8.0
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: 
50
Diameter: 
R18
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: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
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: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
LED Headlamp
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: 
Sensory Package
ProACTIVE Package
Essential 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: 
Pearl Paint
Rear Deck Lid Spoiler
Splash Guards
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: 
Illuminated Kick Plates
Trunk Mat, Trunk Net & First Aid Kit
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