Audi RS Q8 vs Mercedes-Benz EQS

Should you buy Audi RS Q8 or Mercedes-Benz EQS? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi RS Q8 price starts at Rs 2.22 Cr ex-showroom for 4.0 TFSI Quattro (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz EQS price starts Rs 1.62 Cr ex-showroom for 580 4Matic (Electric).

RS Q8 Vs EQS

Key HighlightsAudi RS Q8Mercedes-Benz EQS
On Road PriceRs.2,55,33,880*Rs.1,69,93,965*
Range (km)-857
Fuel TypePetrolElectric
Battery Capacity (kWh)-107.8
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Audi RS Q8 vs Mercedes-Benz EQS Comparison

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        Audi RS Q8
        Audi RS Q8
        Rs2.22 Cr*
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            Mercedes-Benz EQS
            Mercedes-Benz EQS
            Rs1.62 Cr*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.2,55,33,880*
          Rs.1,69,93,965*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.4,86,017/month
          Get EMI offers
          Rs.3,23,470/month
          Get EMI offers
          Insurance
          Rs.7,60,700
          RS Q8 Insurance
          Rs.6,31,965
          EQS Insurance
          User Rating
          4
          Based on 40 Reviews
          4.3
          Based on 39 Reviews
          Brochure
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          Running Cost
          Running cost per km measures the expense of driving your EV per kilometer. Running Cost/Km = (Battery Capacity of EV * Per Unit Electricity Cost ) / Range on full charge.
          -
          ₹ 1.26/km
          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          V8 Twin Turbo Engine
          Not applicable
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          3998
          Not applicable
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Not applicable
          Fast Charging
          Fast charging typically refers to direct current (DC) charging from an EV charge station, and is generally quicker than AC charging. Not all fast chargers are equal, though, and this depends on their rated output.
          Not applicable
          No
          Battery Capacity (kWh)
          Not applicable
          107.8
          Motor Type
          Not applicable
          Two permanently excited synchronous motors
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          591.39bhp@6000rpm
          750.97bhp
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          800Nm@2200-4500rpm
          855Nm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          Not applicable
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          Yes
          Not applicable
          Range (km)
          Not applicable
          857 km
          Battery Warranty
          A battery warranty is a guarantee offered by the battery manufacturer or seller that the battery will perform as expected for a certain period of time or number of cycles. Battery warranties typically cover defects in materials and workmanship
          Not applicable
          8 Years or 160000 km
          Battery Type
          Small lead-acid batteries are typically used by internal combustion engines for start-up and to power the vehicle's electronics, while lithium-ion battery packs are typically used in electric vehicles.
          Not applicable
          Lithium-Ion
          Charging Port
          Not applicable
          CCS-II
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed tiptronic
          1-Speed
          Mild HybridYesNo
          Drive Type
          AWD
          Clutch Type
          Dual-Clutch
          -
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Electric
          Mileage WLTP (kmpl)
          8.26
          -
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          85
          -
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          ZEV
          Top Speed (kmph)
          250
          210
          Drag Coefficient
          -
          0.20
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Sport Adaptive Air Suspension
          air suspension
          Rear Suspension
          Sport Adaptive Air Suspension
          air suspension
          Shock Absorbers Type
          Anti Roll Bar
          -
          Steering Type
          Electric
          -
          Steering Column
          Tilt and Telescopic
          -
          Steering Gear Type
          Rack & Pinion
          -
          Front Brake Type
          ceramic Ventilated Disc
          -
          Rear Brake Type
          ceramic Ventilated Disc
          -
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          250
          210
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          3.8
          4.3
          Drag Coefficient
          -
          0.20
          Tyre Size
          295/35 R23
          -
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          -
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          5012
          5216
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          2190
          2125
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1751
          1512
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2651
          2585
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          -
          1615
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          1020
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          2390
          2585
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          3015
          -
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          981
          verified
          966
          verified
          Rear Legroom (mm)
          Rear legroom in a car is the distance between the front seat backrests and the rear seat backrests. The more legroom the more comfortable the seats.
          -
          335
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          1044
          verified
          1036
          verified
          Front Legroom (mm)
          The distance from the front footwell to the base of the front seatback. More leg room means more comfort for front passengers
          -
          285
          verified
          Front Shoulder Room (mm)
          The front shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable for large passengers
          1512
          verified
          -
          Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
          The rear shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable and can seat three passengers (If applicable) better.
          1486
          verified
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          605
          610
          No. of Doors
          5
          4
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          Yes
          -
          Power Windows FrontYes
          -
          Power Windows RearYes
          -
          Power BootNo
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          4 Zone
          -
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Remote Fuel Lid OpenerNo
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          Yes
          -
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          Yes
          -
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Reading LampYes
          -
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          YesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          A foldable armrest for the rear passengers, usually in the middle, which also comprises cup holders or other small storage spaces. When not in use, it can be folded back into the seat, so that an additional occupant can be seated.
          Yes
          -
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          Yes
          -
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          Yes
          -
          Cup Holders RearYes
          -
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          Yes
          -
          Heated Seats FrontYes
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYes
          -
          Active Noise CancellationYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          YesYes
          Cruise ControlYes
          -
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Front & Rear
          -
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Rear seats that can be folded down to create additional storage space.
          60:40 Split
          -
          Smart Key BandNo
          -
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYes
          -
          Glove Box Cooling
          A function in the glove box that allows you to keep food items and beverages cool for long durations.
          Yes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front Door
          -
          Voice CommandYes
          -
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          Yes
          -
          Tailgate Ajar
          A warning to indicate that the vehicle's boot or tailgate isnt properly closed.
          Yes
          -
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          A tailgate that, in most cases, can be opened automatically by swiping your foot under the rear bumper.
          Yes
          -
          Gear Shift Indicator
          A display that shows the current gear the car is in. More advanced versions also suggest the most prefered gear for better efficiency.
          No
          -
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNo
          -
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
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          Multifunction steering wheel in nappa leather with galvanized, Steering wheel shift paddles in silver chrome
          Massage Seats
          A feature seen in higher-end cars designed to offer a massage to the occupant. Usually activated via the car's central infotainment screen.
          Front
          -
          Memory Function Seats
          Front
          -
          Drive Modes
          2
          -
          Air ConditionerYes
          -
          HeaterYes
          -
          Adjustable SteeringYes
          -
          KeyLess EntryYes
          -
          Ventilated SeatsYes
          -
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
          -
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYes
          -
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
          -
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          Yes
          -
          Electronic Multi Tripmeter
          Measures the distance a vehicle has travelled for a particular trip. A multi-tripmeter can keep track of multiple distances. For example kilometres since the last fuel up and kilometres travelled since the last service. The different tripmeters can be reset by the user as and when needed.
          Yes
          -
          Leather SeatsYesNo
          Leather Steering WheelNoYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          No
          -
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Cigarette LighterNo
          -
          Digital Odometer
          A meter that keeps track of the total kilometres a vehicle has travelled. This cannot be reset by an owner and serves as a record for tracking service intervals and waranty validity, and also is important when selling the vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Sports contoured flat bottomed steering wheel, Contour/Ambient lighting package, Sports seats in front with Alcantara/leather combination Upholstery
          Electric Art interior( 1 Seats with lumbar support, 2 head restraints in the front and lighting (ARTICO man-made leather in black / space grey). 3 Black trim in a finely-structured look. 4 Door sill panels with “Mercedes-Benz” lettering. 5 Velor floor mats.6 Ambience lighting)
          Exterior
          Photo Comparison
          Headlight
          Available ColorsOrca Black MetallicGalaxy-Blue-MetallicDragon Orange MetallicDaytona Gray PearlescentFloret Silver MetallicMatador Red MetallicGlacier White MetallicNavarra Blue Metallic+3 MoreRS Q8 ColorsHigh Tech SilverGraphite GreySodalite BlueObsidian BlackDiamond White BrightEQS Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYes
          -
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesYes
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          No
          -
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          Yes
          -
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Power AntennaNo
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          Yes
          -
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending further backward towards the rear.
          Optional
          -
          Moon Roof
          Optional
          -
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          Optional
          -
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          Yes
          -
          Integrated AntennaYes
          -
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          No
          -
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          No
          -
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          -
          Yes
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          Trunk Opener
          -
          Smart
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          YesYes
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          Yes
          -
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          Yes
          -
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area, enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          RS Scuff Plates, High Gloss Styling Package, HD Matrix LED Headlamps with Dynamic light design (optional) RS Sports Exhaust System (optional) Black Styling Package with Black Mirror Housing and roof rails (optional) RS Steel brakes with brake calipers in Red (optional) 23" Cast Aluminium alloy Wheels 23" 5-Y-spoke rotor style Matt Titanium Gray (optional) 23" Alloy wheels in 5-Y-spoke rotor, Anthracite Black, diamond-turned (optional) 23" 5-Y-spoke rotor style (optional) 23" 5-Y-spoke rotor style Black (optional)
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          Tyre Size
          295/35 R23
          -
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          -
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          Yes
          -
          Brake AssistYes
          -
          Central LockingYes
          -
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          Yes
          -
          Anti Theft Alarm
          An alarm system that sounds when anyone tries to access the car forcibly or break into it.
          No
          -
          No. of Airbags
          8
          9
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          Yes
          -
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearYesYes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          Yes
          -
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          Yes
          -
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          Yes
          -
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          Yes
          -
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Anti Theft DeviceYes
          -
          Speed AlertYes
          -
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
          -
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          Yes
          -
          Heads Up Display
          An additional display for the driver placed above the main display or even projected on the windshield, containing speed and trip details, so that the driver's vision stays on the road.
          Yes
          -
          Blind Spot Monitor
          A function of ADAS that uses radar to alert the driver if there are vehicles behind them that aren't fully visible in their mirror.
          Yes
          -
          Geo Fence AlertYes
          -
          Hill Descent ControlYes
          -
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          Yes
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
          -
          360 View CameraYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerNo
          -
          Cd ChangerNo
          -
          Dvd PlayerNo
          -
          RadioYes
          -
          Audio System Remote ControlYes
          -
          Mirror LinkNo
          -
          Speakers FrontYes
          -
          Speakers RearYes
          -
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYes
          -
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYes
          -
          Wifi ConnectivityYes
          -
          CompassYes
          -
          Touch ScreenYes
          -
          Connectivity
          Android Auto
          -
          Android AutoYes
          -
          Apple Car PlayYes
          -
          SubwooferNo
          -
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