Comparison - Tesla Model 3 Performance 2019 - vs - Audi SQ8 2020

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
62,000
Updated: 
12 Jan 2019
$
89,000
Updated: 
26 Jul 2019
Car Type: 
Car
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Deep Blue Metallic
#1d51bd
Solid Black
#292927
Midnight Silver Metallic
#6d6f76
Red Multi-Coat
#a21b09
Pearl White Multi-Coat
#f0f0f0
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: 

Tesla has made the Model 3 a better value for 2019 by dropping the price on all three of the variants listed below by $2000. The Model 3 Performance also now comes standard with the the previously optional Performance Upgrade package, which includes 20-inch wheels with summer tires, upgraded brakes, a carbon-fiber spoiler, aluminum pedal trim, a lowered suspension, and a 10-mph increase in top speed (to 155 mph).

Pros
Quick acceleration and nimble handling,
real-world-usable driving range,
lots of future-is-now technology.

Cons
More affordable variant may never arrive,
driving range doesn't hold up on the highway,
stark interior layout.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Explosive acceleration at any speed
Class leading in-car technology and driver assistance systems
Easy to drive with established charging infrastructure availability

Cons
Charging infrastructure in Australia lags behind the USA
Some build quality issues
Handling not quite as sharp as we expected

By: 
caradvice.com.au

A less expensive battery pack is expected to debut later in the year. Aside from a few ergonomic issues, the 2019 Tesla Model 3 is one of the best electric vehicles on sale today.

Pros
Tesla prestige at a lower price
Class-leading performance and handling
More technologically advanced than rivals
Supercharger network access for long-distance driving

Cons
Touchscreen interface design can lead to driver distraction
No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay support
Limited cargo capacity and interior storage

By: 
edmunds.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: 
Electric
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Electric
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
Torque: 
568ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
500hp
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
43.60Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
no
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
no
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
no
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
no
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 Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.80in
196.60in
Width: 
72.80in
78.50in
Height: 
56.80in
67.20in
Ground Clearance: 
5.50in
Wheel Base: 
113.20in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.30
37.10
Rear Head Room: 
37.70
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.70in
41.60in
Rear leg room: 
35.20in
40.20in
Front Hip Room: 
53.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.30in
59.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
52.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.00in
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.00cu.ft
30.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4072.00lbs
5324.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
no
yes
Techometer: 
no
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
8 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Leatherette
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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: 
Split-folding rear seatback
multi-level heating
Rear Ventilation Ducts
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: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
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: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
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
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.5 In.
21 In.
Wheels more: 
Performance Tires
Alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
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: 
no
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: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
no
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
no
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear center 3-point belt
remote anti-theft alarm system
LED headlamp
pre-collision safety 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
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assistance Package
Black Optic Package
Towing Package
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
22" 5 Twin-Spoke V Design Forged Wheels
DELETE Front License Plate Holder
Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps
22" Summer Tires
Interior Options: 
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: 
All Black, leatherette
#2D2D2D
Black And White, leatherette
#E2E6E7
Color: 
Arras Red Valcona, leather
#935554
Black Valcona, leather
#000000
Rotor Gray Valcona, leather
#889093
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