2023 Audi Q8–Numerous changes to the trims and features are made for the 2023 Audi Q8. Now standard are leatherette dashboard wrapping and animated matrix-style LED headlamps. Convenience Package options include adaptive cruise control, and Executive Package options include side acoustic glass. While the high-performance RS edition includes motorized rear sunshades and an extended Nappa leather inside, the top-tier Prestige trim receives an automated parking system. The Q8 is offered in the standard Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige trim levels from Audi.
2023 Audi Q8 Exterior & Interior
The Q8 has leather upholstery, wood trim, heated power front seats with driver memory and lumbar adjustments, a leatherette-wrapped console, a panoramic sunroof, power-folding side mirrors, animated LED headlights, and animated LED taillights as standard equipment from the get-go. A heated steering wheel is a feature of the Convenience Package, which is an option. The alloy wheels of the Premium measure 21 inches. A gloss black body finish and graphite gray wheels are included with the Black Optic Package ($750). All of the Premium’s options are included in the Premium Plus as standard equipment, as well as four-zone automatic temperature control, ventilated front seats with passenger lumbar adjustments, and leatherette trim on the console and armrests. Rear heated seats, electric rear passenger sunshades, manual cargo sunshades, and silent side window glass are included with the $1,400 Executive Package. Audi provides the S Line Style Package ($750) for the exterior, which includes sporty style accents and wheels in graphite gray. The S Line Plus Package, which adds 22-inch wheels, red brake calipers, and gloss black exterior trim for a total of $2,750, is then available to customers.
The Prestige comes standard with the Executive Package, power soft-close doors, and an adjustable air suspension for a more comfortable ride. S Line bundles are still purely optional. The expanded premium leather upholstery with massaging front seats and a sueded headliner is included in the $6,850 Luxury Package. The Prestige has all-wheel steering ($1,500) as an option for improved mobility on the mechanical front.
2023 Audi Q8 Safety Features
The Q8 Premium comes standard with front and rear parking sensors, automatic high beams, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and road departure warning. Surround-view cameras, lane-keeping assistance, and adaptive cruise control are included in the Convenience Package, which is an option and costs $1,950. Starting with the Premium Plus, these items are included as standard. Additionally, the Prestige offers an automated parking system and a head-up display. For $2,500, night vision can be added to the Prestige.
2023 Audi Q8 Engine
The three-liter six-cylinder gas engine in Q8 variants produces 335 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. This is sent to all four wheels via an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission, which achieves an EPA-estimated 18 mpg in the city, 23 mpg on the highway, and 20 mpg overall.
2023 Audi Q8 Price & Release date
The 2023 Audi Q8 is anticipated to be on sale in the second half of the year for about $71,000. Of course, vehicles like the BMW X5, and BMW X6 will continue to be fierce rivals.