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Audi Q8 Vs Mercedes-Benz GLS Vs Kia Carnival comparison

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  • Kia Carnival
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Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 98.98 Lakh
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₹ 1 Crore
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₹ 24.95 Lakh
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Audi Q8 Vs Mercedes-Benz GLS Vs Kia Carnival Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Q8 Vs GLS Vs Carnival on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

Q8 Vs GLS Vs Carnival – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Mercedes-Benz GLS in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1 Crore. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz GLS costs ₹ 1 Crore. On the other hand, Audi Q8 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 98.98 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.33 Crore for range topping Petrol model Lastly, the Diesel Kia Carnival starts at ₹ 24.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 33.95 Lakh for the fully-loaded Diesel model.

SummaryAudi Q8Mercedes-Benz GLSKia Carnival
Price₹ 98.98 Lakh₹ 1 Crore₹ 24.95 Lakh
ManufacturerAudiMercedes-BenzKia
Body TypeSUVSUVMUV
Mileage10.00 Km/l11.00 Km/l13.90 Km/l
Power340 bhp326 bhp197 bhp
Engine2995 CC2925 CC2199 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselDiesel

Q8 Vs GLS Vs Carnival – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Mercedes-Benz GLS base Petrol engine returns 11 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 11 Km/l. The Audi Q8 base Petrol returns 10 Km/l. The Kia Carnival Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 14 Km/l.

Q8 Vs GLS Vs Carnival – 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 Audi Q8 comes in 340 bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kia Carnival is offered in 197 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type V6 Gasoline2.9-litre In-line Six-cylinder EngineCRDi
Displacement (CC) 2995 CC2925 CC2199 CC
No Of Cylinder 46N/A
Power 340 bhp@5000-6400 rpm326 bhp@3600-4200 rpm197 bhp@3800 rpm
Torque 500 Nm@1370-4500 rpm700 Nm@1200-3200 rpm440 Nm@1750-2750 rpm
Drive Train 4WDAWD2WD
Emission BS VIN/ABS VI
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 5052 mm5207 mm5115 mm
Width 1968 mm2157 mm1985 mm
Height 1740 mm1823 mm1740 mm
Wheelbase 2994 mm3075 mm3060 mm
Ground Clearance 200 mmN/AN/A
Boot Space N/AN/A540 L
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

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Cast Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Collapsible Spare TireTubelessTubeless
Front Tyre Size 255 / 55 R19275/50 R20235/60 R18
Rear Tyre Size 255 / 55 R19275/50 R20235/60 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Adaptive Air SuspesionAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUSMacpherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Adaptive Air SuspesionAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUSMulti Link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 10.00 Km/l11.00 Km/l13.90 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 85.0100.060.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric SteeringElectric Power SteeringPower
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.6 seconds7.8 secondsN/A
Max Speed 250222N/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagsticktickcross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlticktickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightscrossticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickticktick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerstickcrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktickcross
Anti-Theft Alarm Systemcross--
Comfort key with sensor-controlled luggage compartment release without SAFELOCKcross--
Heated ORVMcross--
My Audi connected Appcross--
Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systemcross--
Active Braking Assist-tick-
Active Parking Assist with parktronic-cross-
Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus-tick-
Blind Spot Assist-tick-
Kneebag-cross-
Parking Package with 360 degree camera-tick-
Parking Package with 360-degree camera-cross-
PRE-SAFE System-cross-
SOS emergency call function-cross-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-cross-

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerDual Zone3-Zone Automatic Climate ControlAutomatic - Three Zone
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt And Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shiftticktick-
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 Supportticktickcross
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeatherARTICO LeatherFabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Adaptive air suspensioncross--
Air Quality Packagecross--
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrorcross--
DRL's (Day Time Running Lamps)cross--
Glove Boxcross--
Head-Up Displaycross--
Luggage Compartment Lid, Electrically Opening and Closingcross--
Panoramic Glass Sunroofcross--
Power Foldable And Power Adjustable OVRMSscross--
Power Latching for the Doorscross--
Rear Seat Remotecross--
Tailpipescross--
Windshield with Heat-Insulating Glasscross--
12.3-inch All-digital instrument cluster-cross-
2 USB ports in the rear-cross-
EASY-PACK Tailgate-cross-
Electric Sunblinds in Rear Doors-cross-
Massage Seats, front-cross-
MBUX rear tablet-tick-
MBUX Touch Control Concept-cross-
MBUX Voice Control-cross-
Mercedes Me Connect-cross-
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system -tick-
Multifunction Sports Steering-cross-
Navigation Connectivity package-tick-
Pre-installation for entertainment and comfort features-tick-
THERMATIC automatic climate control-cross-
Vehicle Monitoring-tick-
Widescreen cockpit-tick-
Windows/sunroof open close from App-tick-
One Touch Power sliding Doors--tick
One Touch Tumble Second Row Seat--cross
Shark Fin Antenna and Integrated Rear Spoiler--cross
SunGlass Holder--tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDProjector Bulb
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Unique Inverted Lights--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
4-zone Climate Control Systemcross--
Audi Virtual Cockpit cross--
Additional USB ports-cross-
Hard-Disc Navigation-cross-
Head-up Display-cross-
Wireless Charger-cross-
Apple CarPlay--tick

Entertainment

Music Systemticktick20.32cm (8") Touchscreen Infotainment System
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorycrosstickcross
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick

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