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Audi Q8 Vs Mercedes-Benz GLS Vs BMW X7 comparison

  • Audi Q8
Audi Q8 Price
Mercedes-Benz GLS Price
  • BMW X7
BMW X7 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 98.98 Lakh
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₹ 1 Crore
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₹ 92.5 Lakh
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Audi Q8 Vs Mercedes-Benz GLS Vs BMW X7 Comparison: Which car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Q8 Vs GLS Vs X7 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

Q8 Vs GLS Vs X7 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Petrol Mercedes-Benz GLS starts at ₹ 1 Crore. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz GLS costs ₹ 1 Crore. On the other hand, the price of the base Petrol version of the BMW X7 starts at ₹ 98.9 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the BMW X7 costs ₹ 92.5 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW X7 comes with a price tag of ₹ 1.63 Crore Lastly, the Petrol Audi Q8 starts at ₹ 98.98 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.33 Crore for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

Key FeaturesAudi Q8Mercedes-Benz GLSBMW X7
Price₹ 98.98 Lakh₹ 1 Crore₹ 92.5 Lakh
Mileage10.00 Kmpl11.00 Kmpl13.38 Kmpl
Power340 bhp326 bhp260 bhp
Engine2995 CC2925 CC2993 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselDiesel

Q8 Vs GLS Vs X7 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Mercedes-Benz GLS base Petrol engine returns 11 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 11 Kmpl. The BMW X7 base Petrol returns 11 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 13 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Audi Q8 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 10 Kmpl.

Q8 Vs GLS Vs X7 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Mercedes-Benz GLS gets 362 bhp Petrol engine and 326 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the BMW X7 comes in 340 bhp Petrol engine and 3 Diesel 260, 265, 394 bhp engines. Lastly, the Audi Q8 is offered in 340 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type V6 Gasoline2.9-litre In-line Six-cylinder Engine3.0-litre, Twin-turbo Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 2995 CC2925 CC2993 CC
No Of Cylinder 466
Power 340 bhp@5000-6400 rpm326 bhp@3600-4200 rpm260 bhp@4000 rpm
Torque 500 Nm@1370-4500 rpm700 Nm@1200-3200 rpm620 Nm@1500-2500 rpm
Drive Train 4WDAWDAWD
Emission BS VIN/AN/A
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A


Length 5052 mm5207 mm5150 mm
Width 1968 mm2157 mm2000 mm
Height 1740 mm1823 mm1805 mm
Wheelbase 2994 mm3075 mm3105 mm
Ground Clearance 200 mmN/AN/A
Boot Space N/AN/AN/A
Kerb Weight 2115 Kg2505 KgN/A
Gross Weight 2830 Kg3250 KgN/A
Front Track N/A1705 mmN/A
Rear Track N/A1692 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius N/AN/AN/A
No. Of Doors 555
Seating Capacity 777


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type Hydraulic Torque Converter With Lock-up ClutchN/ADual Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Cast Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsLight Alloy
Tyre Type Collapsible Spare TireTubelessTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 255 / 55 R19275/50 R20275/50 R 20 W
Rear Tyre Size 255 / 55 R19275/50 R20275/50 R 20 W

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc


Front Suspension Adaptive Air SuspesionAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUSAdaptive 2-axle Air Suspension
Rear Suspension Adaptive Air SuspesionAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUSAdaptive 2-axle Air Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A13.38 Kmpl
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 10.00 Kmpl11.00 Kmpl13.38 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 85.0100.080.0


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric SteeringElectric Power SteeringPower
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.6 seconds7.8 seconds7.0 seconds
Max Speed 250222227

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightscrossticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickticktick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerstickcrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Active Braking Assistcrosstickcross
Adaptive Highbeam Assist Pluscrosstickcross
Blind Spot Assistcrosstickcross
Parking Package with 360 degree cameracrosstickcross

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerDual Zone3-Zone Automatic Climate Control4-zone Climate Control
Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickticktick
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeatherARTICO LeatherLeather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
MBUX rear tabletcrosstickcross
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system crosstickcross
Navigation Connectivity packagecrosstickcross
Pre-installation for entertainment and comfort featurescrosstickcross
Vehicle Monitoringcrosstickcross
Widescreen cockpitcrosstickcross
Windows/sunroof open close from Appcrosstickcross


Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick


Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick


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