Comparison - Lexus RX 450hL Luxury 2019 - vs - Audi SQ8 2020

General

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
54,905
Updated: 
16 Apr 2019
$
89,000
Updated: 
26 Jul 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
6
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Silver Lining Metallic
#bbbdba
Obsidian
#090909
Satin Cashmere Metallic
#b4ad9d
Autumn Shimmer
#5c3223
Matador Red Mica
#720d14
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4f5052
Atomic Silver
#abaab8
Eminent White Pearl
#f2f2f2
Nightfall Mica
#1a2d51
Caviar
#2e2e2e
Color: 
Vicuna Beige Metallic
#F5EEE8
Navarra Blue Metallic
#313B78
Carrara White
#FFFFFF
Florett Silver Metallic
#B2B2B2
Galaxy Blue Metallic
#2E5363
Glacier White Metallic
#E7E8EA
Orca Black Metallic
#262626
Night Black
#000000
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
#546465
Matador Red Metallic
#803A3D
Dragon Orange Metallic
#F2A319

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Lexus RX Hybrid ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX Hybrid has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Posh interior
Comfortable, roomy seats
Good gas mileage
Smooth ride
Excellent predicted reliability rating

Cons
Exasperating infotainment system
Subpar cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

Integration with Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app.The 2019 Lexus RX 450hL manages to combine luxury and efficiency in an eminently practical SUV, creating a true luxury crossover hybrid. Being a Lexus, the midsize RX 450hL has plenty of trappings.

Pros
Impeccable cabin finished with top-quality materials and construction
Advanced safety features come standard
Excellent fuel economy for a luxury crossover
Wide cargo bay makes it easy to load luggage and groceries

Cons
Third-row space is tight for anyone other than small kids
Less overall cargo capacity than competitors
Optional tech interface is distracting to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features.

Pros
Bold, brash design
Good acceleration
Safety record
Comfortable ride
Hybrid’s thrift

Cons
Polarizing design
Price escalates
Head-scratching F-Sport
Laughable third row option

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Audi SQ8 adds a heady dose of diesel performance to the regular Q8's style-led form, creating a compelling new variant in the Audi Sport range.

Pros
Enticing low rpm performance
Impressive dynamics for the size
Comfortable and quiet as a family SUV...
But able to transform itself when asked to angry-up

Cons
Not different enough from a cheaper Q8 inside
Minor wind noise interruption at highway speeds
Hides its size well on the open road, but not on city streets

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The SQ8 is new for 2020.Kicks off the first SQ8 generation.

Pros
Twin-turbo 500-hp V8 moves the SQ8 with authority
Four-wheel steering keeps the big SUV feeling nimble
48-volt hybrid system provides added acceleration from a standstill

Cons
Less practical than the related Q7
Infotainment system can be distracting to use
Limited interior storage

By: 
edmunds.com

Put simply, the Audi SQ8 is one of the fastest diesel-powered SUV in the world and can be had with loads of high-tech kit. Sadly, lots of these features are reserved for top-spec Vorsprung cars.

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: 
31.00mpg
15.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
4.00L
Torque: 
247ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
568ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
308hp
at 6 000rpm
500hp
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
43.60Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
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 Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
heated steering wheel
leather and wood steering wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.90in
196.60in
Width: 
74.60in
78.50in
Height: 
67.70in
67.20in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
Wheel Base: 
109.80in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.70
37.10
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
30.90in
40.20in
Front Hip Room: 
55.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
59.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.80in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
58.50cu.ft
60.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
7.50cu.ft
30.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4905.00lbs
5324.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
premium leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
Height adjustable driver seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
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
power folding split-bench third row seats
reclining rear seats
folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear 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: 
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Four Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
memory card slot
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
12 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
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: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 7.5 in.
21 In.
Wheels more: 
temporary spare tire
All season tires
underbody mounted spare tire
painted alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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 front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
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: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
post-collision safety system
lane departure warning accident avoidance system
LED headlamp
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Cold Weather Package
Driver Assistance Package
Black Optic Package
Towing Package
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
Ball Mount
Tow Hitch Receiver
Door Edge Guards
Door Edge Film by 3M
Mudguards
Body-Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Touch-Free Power Rear Door
Triple Beam LED Headlamps
22" 5 Twin-Spoke V Design Forged Wheels
DELETE Front License Plate Holder
Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps
22" Summer Tires
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Color Heads-Up Display
Key Gloves w/Lexus Logo
12.3" Navigation System w/Multimedia Display
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats and Heated Rear Seats
Cargo Net
12.3" Navigation System w/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Carpet Cargo Mat
Key Gloves w/F Logo
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi S Beam-Front And Rear Doors
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Interior Protection Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Parchment, premium leather
#d7d1c1
Stratus Gray, premium leather
#7c7979
Black, premium leather
#000000
Noble Brown, premium leather
#95755c
Color: 
Arras Red Valcona, leather
#935554
Black Valcona, leather
#000000
Rotor Gray Valcona, leather
#889093
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