Comparison - Mercedes-Benz G-Class G63 AMG 2019 - vs - Audi RS Q8 TFSI 2021

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
147,500
Updated: 
07 May 2019
$
114,500
Updated: 
20 Jun 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.40gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
designo Yellow Olive Magno Matte
#8F897B
designo Dakota Brown Magno Matte
#574D44
Designo Desert Sand
#C7BA90
designo Night Black Magno Matte
#000000
Designo Olive Metallic
#252E1D
Designo Sea Blue Metallic
#3C5768
designo Platinum Black Metallic
#0A0A0A
Designo Graphite Metallic
#343434
Designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
Designo Diamond White Metallic
#E9E3D7
Designo Mystic Brown Metallic
#452920
Designo Mystic Blue Metallic
#141742
designo Platinum Magno Matte
#A2A2A2
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Selenite Grey Metallic
#616362
Emerald Green Metallic
#4A5B5A
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Black
#000000
Obsidian Black Metallic
#000000
Magnetite Black Metallic
#181D23
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Rubellite Red Metallic
#562E36
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Mojave Silver Metallic
#757577
designo Platinum Black Metallic
#000000
Color: 
Floret silver, metallic
#AFB3B6
Dragon orange, metallic
#D06B05
Galaxy blue, metallic
#2A525E
Glacier white, metallic
#C7D0CD
Matador red, metallic
#5B0311
Navarra blue, metallic
#2F395C
Orca black, metallic
#191C21
Night Black
#000000
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
#546465

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class may not look different than its predecessor, but its new suspension and interior bring it into the 21st century. Finally.

Pros
Classic look retained
Almost certainly better on road
Updated, roomier interior
Still brims with character

Cons
Is it too derivative?
Independent front suspension may dillute off-road ability
Only one off-road mode
Bound to be wildly expensive

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class ranked #3 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Incredible off-road ability
Powerful engines
Top-notch cabin

Cons
A true gas guzzler
Sky-high price tag

By: 
usnews.com

Fully redesigned for 2019.Bigger and better driving than before.Part of the second G-Class generation introduced for 2019.

Pros
Impressive off-road abilities
Good on-road behavior
Powerful V8 engine
Refined interior

Cons
Expensive, even for a luxury SUV
Last-generation infotainment system

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
Handles very well for its size
Impressively comfortable too
Loads of infotainment tech

Cons
Muted engine sounds
Auto gearbox isn't the best
Lots of expensive optional extras

By: 
carwow.co.uk

Audi has made no changes to the RS Q8 for 2021.

Pros
Mega-powerful V-8 engine,
nimble chassis,
styling is more restrained than the mechanically similar Lambo Urus.

Cons
Slower and more expensive than the RS6 Avant,
brake feel isn't particularly confidence inspiring,
not quite as poised as a Porsche.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The RS Q8 is unchanged for 2021.

Pros
Turbo V8 delivers devastating straight-line performance
Nimble, lively handling puts most sports cars to shame
Comfortable, well-trimmed interior

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

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Consumption (low)/ (high)/(combined)UK - 11.9 mpg//25.0 mpg/20.5 mpg
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
15.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
4.00L
Torque: 
627ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
590ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 6 000rpm
591hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
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: 
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: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
multi-function steering wheel ( audio, cruise control, speed,etc)
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Electrically adjustable steering column
Flat-bottomed 3-spoke leather multi-function sport steering wheel with shift paddles
Flat-bottomed 3-spoke leather multi-function sport steering wheel with shift paddles
Cruise control with coast, resume and accelerator features
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.90in
197.30in
Width: 
78.10in
78.70in
Height: 
77.40in
66.70in
Ground Clearance: 
9.50in
Front Track: 
66.60in
Rear Track: 
66.70in
Wheel Base: 
113.80in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.90
37.10
Rear Head Room: 
40.50
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
40.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
59.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.40in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
27.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
5842.00lbs
5490.00lbs

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
Power-operated tailgate
Advanced Key
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Premium leather
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Ventilated Driver Seat
Center armrest in front
Front seats, electrically adjustable with memory functions
Heated front seats
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
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: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension
RS-specific adaptive air suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Double Sun Visor with illuminated vanity mirror
Exterior mirrors with memory feature, auto-dimming, power-folding/adjustable/heated
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
4 - zone deluxe automatic 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: 
USB connection
Memory card slot
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
590 Watts Stereo Output
Burmester Premium Brand Stereo System
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
1 subwoofer(s)
USB With External Media Control
Burmester Premium Brand Speakers
15 Total Speakers
MMI navigation plus with MMI touch
MMI radio plus
6-channel amplifier
730 Watts Stereo Output
17 Total Speakers
Audi Connect (36-month subscription)
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Remote sunroof operation
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Intermittent wipers
Power steel sunroof
Headlight washer system
Aluminum door mirror housing
Privacy glass
Door sill trims with aluminium inlays, front and rear, illuminated, with RS logo at front
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 9.5 In.
22 in
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
Outside Rear Mounted Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R22

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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
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: 
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Pre-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Cornering lights
Rear height adjustable headrests
Brake drying
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Audi pre-sense Front
Acoustic and visual parking sensor system for the front and rear
Pre-Sense Basic
Hold Assist
Reversing camera
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
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

Options

Packages: 
AMG Night Package
Exclusive Interior Package Plus
Parking Package
Seat Comfort Package
Driver Assistance Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
Carbon Optic Package
Black Optic Package
Towing Package
Exterior Options: 
22" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke
22" AMG Matte Black Forged Cross-Spoke
21" AMG Black Twin 5-Spoke
Surround View System
AMG Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
21" AMG Twin 5-Spoke
Silver Brake Calipers
23" Audi Sport 5-Y-Spoke Rotor Design Cast Aluminum, Matt Titanium Wheels
Interior Options: 
Digital Instrument Cluster
All-Season Floor Mats
Heated Steering Wheel
12.3" Widescreen Instrument Cluster
AMG Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
AMG DINAMICA/Carbon Fiber Performance Steering Wheel
AMG Nappa/Black Piano Lacquer Performance Steering Wheel
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
Audi First Aid Kit
Interior Protection Package
Audi Guard Cargo Mat

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Nappa, premium leather
#000000
designo Red/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#B8393C
designo Classic Red/Black Nappa, premium leather
#B6393C
designo Platinum White/Black Nappa, premium leather
#D6D6D6
designo Espresso Brown/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#4A3931
designo Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#000000
Black Nappa , premium leather
#000000
Saddle Brown Nappa, premium leather
#BA8068
Tartufo/Black Nappa, premium leather
#766F6F
designo Yacht Blue/Black Nappa, premium leather
#2F404C
Macchiato Beige/Black Nappa, premium leather
#B8A99F
Color: 
Black Valcona, leather
#1E1E1E
Black/Gray Valcona, leather
#1E1E1E
Cognac Valcona, leather
#77553F
Black/Red Valcona, leather
#1E1E1E