Comparison - Mercedes-Benz G-Class G63 AMG 2020 - vs - Audi Q8 TFSI e quattro 2021

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
156,450
Updated: 
07 May 2019
£
73,880
Updated: 
12 Jan 2021
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
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
19.80gals
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: 
Night black
#373135
Pure white
#E5E8E0
Orca black
#030507
Barrique brown
#4C2E26
Dragon orange
#E17702
Floret silver
#CDCFD3
Galaxy blue
#073745
Navarra blue
#051F43

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 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 styling
Lavish interior
Overflows with personality
G63 performance

Cons
Pricey piece of work in any guise
Terrible gas mileage
Only one off-road mode
Conveys an image that isn’t for everyone

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class's #2 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a score of 8.1 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 9 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lavish, cavernous cabin
Adept off-roader
Powerful engines

Cons
Small cargo hold
Terrible fuel economy
High base price

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.G manufaktur program allows extended interior and exterior customization.New wheel designs.

Pros
Impressive off-road abilities
Powerful V8 engines
Refined interior
Unmistakable exterior styling

Cons
Ponderous handling with lots of body roll
Difficult to get in and out of
Limited cargo space
Previous-generation Mercedes infotainment system

By: 
edmunds.com

The Audi Q8 is a two-row SUV that radiates sportiness and luxuriousness.

Pros
Athletic enough to satisfy enthusiasts,
refined enough to coddle passengers,
great mix of luxury and technology.

Cons
Lower touchscreen can divert attention,
feels sluggish in city driving,
people-and-cargo room sacrificed to style.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Audi's big, aggressive Q8 is interesting and clever, with a side order of *whoa*

Pros
Interesting,
tech-laden SUV flagship that’s more practical and useful than it looks

Cons
It’s not exactly subtle. Or cheap

By: 
topgear.com

Pros
Handsome interior with spacious seats
Composed ride and handling
Powerful available V8 engines
User-friendly infotainment system

Cons
Below-average cargo capacity
Subpar fuel economy
High price

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
15.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
627ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
442ft-lbs
at 5 300rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 6 000rpm
375hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
44.30Feet
43.50Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
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: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
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.)
Automatic Parking Assist
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
191.90in
196.60in
Width: 
78.10in
78.50in
Height: 
77.40in
67.20in
Ground Clearance: 
9.50in
5.80in
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: 
38.70in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
39.50in
40.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
59.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.40in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.60cu.ft
57.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
6500lbs
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
38.10cu.ft
17.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
27.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
29.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
5845.00lbs
5004.00lbs

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
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
Front Sport Seats
Heated front seats
Power-adjustable lumbar support in front seats
Front seats, electrically adjustable, including memory function for the driver seat
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
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Front Independent Suspension
Adaptive air Sport 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
3-zone automatic air conditioning including remote pre-conditioning
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: 
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
USB With External Media Control
Burmester Premium Brand Speakers
15 Total Speakers
17 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
730 Watts Stereo Output
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

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
HD Matrix LED headlights and dynamic front and rear indicators with coming and leaving home animations
Body-coloured door mirrors
Rear spoiler
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 9.5 In.
21” x 10
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
Outside Rear Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated disc
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 And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
AMG Night Package
Exclusive Interior Package Plus
G Manufaktur Interior Package
Seat Comfort Package
AMG Trail Package
G Manufaktur Interior Package Plus
AMG Night Package Plus
Exterior Options: 
20" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
Spare Tire Ring In Vehicle Color
Carrier Bars
Bicycle Rack
AMG Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
Wheel Locking Bolts
Silver Brake Calipers
22" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
Ski And Snowboard Rack
21" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Wheels
Roof Box
Roof In Obsidian Black
21" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
Spare Tire Ring In Obsidian Black
22" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels
Silver Brake Calipers
Interior Options: 
Two-Tone Dashboard
Rear Seat Entertainment System
Concertina Load Sill Protector
All-Season Floor Mats
All-Season Trunk Liner
Heated Steering Wheel
Nappa Leather Grab Handles
AMG Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
AMG DINAMICA/Carbon Fiber Performance Steering Wheel
AMG Nappa/Black Piano Lacquer Performance Steering Wheel

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