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2022 Audi SQ8

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Key specs

Base trim shown


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Seating capacity

196.6” x 67.2”


All-wheel drive



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The good:

  • Q8’s ride quality
  • Quiet at highway speeds
  • Excellent visibility
  • Large backseat
  • Cabin quality

The bad:

  • Acceleration lag
  • Engine auto stop-start system
  • Minimal in-cabin storage
  • Options rapidly elevate price

2 trims

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Our 2022 Audi SQ8 trim comparison will help you decide.

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Notable features

  • Five-seat mid-size SUV
  • Turbo V-6 engine standard
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive standard
  • Performance SQ8 and RS Q8 versions available

2022 Audi SQ8 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2022 Audi Q8?

The five-seat Audi Q8 blends sleek and aggressive styling with SUV size and versatility. The Q8 comes with a 335-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that works with an eight-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive is standard. Performance SQ8 and RS Q8 versions are also offered, featuring turbocharged V-8 engines that make 500 and 591 hp, respectively.

Competitors include the BMW X6, Land Rover Range Rover Velar and Maserati Levante. The SQ8 offers 20.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind its backseat, according to’s cargo measurements. You can see how it scored in our Car Seat Check here.

What’s New on the 2022 Audi Q8?

New standard features include 21-inch wheels, power-folding heated side mirrors, and rear-seat side-impact airbags. New standard features for the SQ8, meanwhile, include adaptive cruise control and lane assist.

What Features in the 2022 Audi Q8 Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • Power liftgate
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Tri-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Digital instrument panel
  • Dual-touchscreen control system
  • Navigation
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
  • Adaptive suspension

Available features include:

  • Four-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Bang & Olufsen premium stereo
  • Head-up display
  • 360-degree camera system
  • Wireless device charging
  • Night vision system
  • Adaptive air suspension
  • Four-wheel steering

Should I Buy the 2022 Audi Q8?

There’s no doubt the Q8 puts style ahead of practicality, with sleek looks and a tapered tail. To its credit, it still has a large backseat, and its cabin quality is impressive. Ride quality and outward visibility are also highlights, but acceleration lag is a problem, and the drivetrain’s stop-start system isn’t great.

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Based on the 2022 Audi SQ8 base trim.
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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Audi
New car program benefits
48 months/50,000 miles
144 months/unlimited distance
48 months/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year or 20,000 miles (whichever occurs first)
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
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