Comparison - Land Rover Defender 90 X 2021 - vs - Audi SQ8 TFSI Prestige 2021

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
80,500
Updated: 
04 Mar 2021
$
95,000
Updated: 
12 Nov 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
2
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.40gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Gondwana Stone Metallic
#AD9B8A
Pangea Green Metallic
#A5A895
Santorini Black Metallic
#12140F
Eiger Grey Metallic
#888B91
Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
#3C3E44
Silicon Silver Premium Metallic
#9F9E9C
Hakuba Silver Metallic
#BBB9B5
Color: 
Carrara White
#ECECEA
Night Black
#0C0C0C
Dragon Orange metallic
#DF7F19
Galaxy Blue metallic
#11556E
Matador Red metallic
#B4373C
Navarra Blue metallic
#37459C
Vicuna Beige metallic
#BEB9A9
Daytona Gray pearl
#8E8F91
Orca Black Metallic
#262626
Glacier White Metallic
#E7E8EA
Florette Silver Metallic
#B2B2B2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The two-door "90" body style sees increased availability for 2021 and now comes in base, S, X, First Edition, and new X-Dynamic trims. Speaking of X-Dynamic, this new trim level is also now available on the four-door "110" model and provides the appearance items from the top-spec X without the expensive off-road-tech features, such as the adjustable air suspension and active differential.

PROS
Legendary off-road abilities,
smooth on-road ride,
nicely outfitted cabin.

CONS
Six-cylinder engine isn't as perky as expected,
best accessories and options add a lot to the bottom line,
brakes are difficult to smoothly modulate.

By: 
caranddriver.com

No significant changes for 2021.

Pros
Turbocharged 500-hp V8 moves the SQ8 with authority
Four-wheel steering keeps the big SUV feeling nimble
Surprisingly comfortable given its performance bent
Stylish, distinctive exterior

Cons
Infotainment system can be distracting to use
Driver's seat has few adjustments
Limited interior storage

By: 
edmunds.com

For its sophomore year, the SQ8 soldiers on with only one change: It now comes standard with a built-in toll-road-payment transmission feature.Upgrading to the Prestige trim costs $5500 but adds a host of driver-assistance and luxury features, such as adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, a head-up display with navigation guidance, fancier LED exterior lighting elements, soft-close doors, headlamp washers, heated rear seats, and power rear sunshades. If none of that sounds particularly important to you, save the cash and go with the Premium Plus. All SQ8 models come with the best performance-enhancing features Audi can throw at them, so no matter which one you choose, you're getting the same driving experience.

PROS
Powerful V-8 engine,
high-quality interior trimmings,
aggressive exterior design.

CONS
Some may regret not going with the RS Q8,
braking performance could be better,
thirsty powertrain.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Sports-car fast
Posh and spacious interior
Plenty of infotainment tech

Cons
Alternatives are more fun to drive
Cheaper Q8 50TDI makes more sense
Petrol-powered alternatives are more dramatic

By: 
carwow.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
15.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
4.00L
Torque: 
406ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
568ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
395hp
at 5 500rpm
500hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.00Feet
43.60Feet

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: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
180.40in
196.60in
Width: 
79.10in
78.50in
Height: 
77.50in
67.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
Front Track: 
67.00in
66.10in
Rear Track: 
66.80in
66.60in
Wheel Base: 
101.90in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.60
37.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.60
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
39.10in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
36.60in
40.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
60.80in
59.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.40in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
58.30cu.ft
60.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
8201lbs
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.60cu.ft
30.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
30.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
37.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4780.00lbs
5324.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
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
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Premium Leather
8-way power lumbar for front seats
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Sliding rear seats with 40/20/40 split folding seatbacks and adjustable recline
Multi-Level Heating
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Audi S-tuned adaptive air suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Audi S-tuned adaptive air suspension
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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Zone Front Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
15 Total Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
700 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input
17 Total Speakers
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
730 Watts Stereo Output
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Matrix LED headlights with signature DRL
Folding fabric roof
LED Headlamp
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.5 In
21 in
Wheels more: 
Fullsize Matching Spare Tire
Outside Rear Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
all-season tires
10-V-spoke S design bi-color finish wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

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

Options

Packages: 
Basic Rear Seat Convenience Pack W/Integrated Base
Cold Climate Package
Explorer Pack
Appearance Pack
Wheel Protection Pack - Black Locks
Premium Interior Protection & Storage Pack (5-Seat)
Country Pack
Smoker's Package
Towing Pack
Basic Interior Protection & Storage Pack (5-Seat)
Urban Pack W/Undershield
Adventure Pack
Prestige
Black Optic Package
Towing Package
Luxury Package
S Sport Package
Exterior Options: 
19" 6 Spoke 'Style 6010' Wheels W/Gloss Sparkle Silver Finish
Folding Fabric Roof
19" 6 Spoke 'Style 6009' Wheels W/Gloss Sparkle Silver Finish
22" Full Size Spare Wheel
Front Undershield
Off-Road Tires
Satin Protective Film
22" 5 Spoke 'Style 5098' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
Signature Graphic
19" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 6010' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
Orange Recovery Loop
20" 5 Spoke 'Style 5094' Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
22" 5 Spoke 'Style 5098' Wheels W/Gloss Sparkle Silver Finish
20" 5 Spoke 'Style 5098' Wheels W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
20" 6 Spoke 'Style 6011' Wheels W/Gloss Black Finish
Fixed Side Steps
20" 6 Spoke 'Style 5094' Wheels W/Gloss Sparkle Silver Finish
19" Full Size Spare Wheel
22" 5 Twin-Spoke V Design Forged Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps
Audi Black Rings And Badges Kit
22" Summer Tires
Interior Options: 
Head-Up Display
Adaptive Cruise Control
Activity Key
3-Zone Climate Control
Front Jump Seat
Cabin Air Ionization W/PM2.5 Filter
Wi-Fi Enabled W/Data Plan
Cabin Air Ionization
Air Quality Sensor
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi S Beam-Front And Rear Doors
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Night Vision Assistant
Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Interior Protection Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather
#000000
Vintage Tan/Ebony, premium leather
#8F6E4F
Color: 
Rotor Gray Valcona, leather
#889093
Black Valcona, leather
#000000
Arras Red Valcona, leather
#935554