The Audi Q8 Vs. The BMW X7: Which Is the Best Luxury SUV For Atlanta Drivers?

So you're looking to spice up your daily city commute or family travels in the Atlanta area, and you're considering a luxury SUV. With so many SUV models on today's market to choose from, it's come down to two top SUV competitors that have you and your loved ones undecided, the Audi Q8 and the BMW X7. Two amazing SUV models for active families and busy drivers, and both offer solid trim packages designed to bring your driving experience to the next level. But which is best for the city streets and terrains near Atlanta?

If you're curious about which luxury SUV comes out on top in a side-by-side comparison of the Audi Q8 and the BMW X7, learn below why Audi carries the torch when it comes to performance, class, and longevity for the whole family!

Audi Q8 vs BMW X7



Interior & Technology

If you’re after more cargo space and utility in a new luxury SUV, the Audi Q8 gives you up to 60.7 cubic feet of cargo area with the rear seats folded, whereas the BMW X7 offers only up to 58.1 cubic feet of space which makes a huge difference when attempting to transport larger items from the store. Both models offer third-row seating and leather interior trims, however, the Audi Q8 offers a few more inches of front and rear legroom for passengers compared to BMW.

The technology possibilities for Audi seem endless and if you’re searching for progressive driving technology that benefits all aspects of your daily drive through Atlanta. The BMW X7 offers decent tech features for drivers, but if you want the latest and greatest, look to the Audi Q8 which offers spectacular tech options like the:

  • Standard Virtual Cockpit
  • Audi Phone Box for inductive phone charging
  • Head-up display
  • Audi Connect® suite
  • Top View Camera System with Virtual 360-degree view
  • Audi Adaptive Cruise Assist
  • Audi pre sense® 360


Both vehicles offer similar safety features and driver-assist mechanisms designed to enhance user driving experience. However, the new Audi Q8 was named 2019 Top Safety Pick by IIHS when equipped with the optional HD Matrix Design LED lighting package.

Performance & Power

When comparing the BMW X7 and the Audi Q8, the base V6 engines both hold the same 335-horsepower, but the Audi Q8 offers more torque which in turn advances towing capacity. The BMW X7 is capable of towing up to 7,500-lbs whereas the Audi Q8 can haul trailered loads of up to 7,700-lbs which is ideal for a small family camper you wish to pull on the weekends around popular Atlanta campgrounds. Plus, the Audi Q8 offers quattro® all-wheel drive for its standard trim, which is great for slippery road surfaces and wet roads. The BMW X7 charges more money in higher trim options for all-wheel drive.

Test Drive The New Audi Q8 in Atlanta Today!

We welcome all drivers and SUV buyers to our Audi Showroom in Union City. Schedule your Audi Q8 test drive now by contacting our sales desk at (855)877.9765, and we'll meet you in our luxury car showroom with the keys to your future SUV. Feel Free to explore the special deals and Audi incentives that we have available to you! Whether you decide to lease or finance a new Audi SUV, work with our friendly finance team, and get started by filling out an online finance application! We hope to see you soon!


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