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Choosing Between an Audi RS Q8 and an Audi SQ8

At Rusnak/Westlake Audi, we serve drivers from all over Ohio high-performance vehicles. A new Audi can improve your daily commute at every turn. Whether you are looking for more safety features or a finely-tuned engine, our Audi line-up can deliver.

When choosing your next SUV, there are a lot of options. Some of our most popular models are the Audi RS Q8 and the SQ8. These two quality vehicles stack up on many features while having some subtle differences between them. Here, our helpful staff wants to make your choice a bit easier and more informed!


Racing down the streets of Malibu or Simi Valley has never been as fun as with these SUVs. Audi has put the same engine in both the RS Q8 and the SQ8. This twin-turbocharged 4.0L V8 is an excellent source of power. In the SQ8, you'll find an impressive 500 horsepower and 568 pound-feet of torque. This amount of force will get you from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds.

If you need even more power and speed while cruising in Westlake Village, the Audi RS Q8 can deliver. While it has the same engine as the SQ8, it is tuned to provide 591 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque. With this model, you'll go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds. Regardless of what Audi suits you better, you'll have to remind yourself to obey the laws of the road.


Audi once again shows off their supreme design capabilities with these two SUVs. When choosing a performance vehicle, you want it to look the part. Both the Audi RS Q8 and SQ8 bring a sporty and commanding look to the SUV line-up. These models have broad characteristics and smooth lines throughout the body, giving a dynamic appearance. Also, the stance of these two Audi models is both confident and aggressive.

The front end is where you will find some differences in design. The SQ8 brings vertical bars down the grille, which feels like an extension of the hood. This choice brings a unified look to the front of the SQ8. When you look at the RS Q8, the front grille has more of a honeycomb pattern. This change-up allows another level of intricate design in the RS Q8.


When sitting in either of these Audi models, you will feel the luxury and comfort that the brand is known for. When choosing your interior, there are some different options between the RS Q8 and the SQ8. In the SQ8, you can get Arras Red, Black, or Rotar Gray interior. If you choose the RS Q8, you can choose Black or Cognac interior. Also, the RS Q8 makes use of a range of stitching options. No matter the color choice, you will get genuine Valcona leather, making every ride through Los Angeles as enjoyable as possible.

Technology and Safety Features

Once again, you will find a lot of similar features when you look at technology and entertainment. Both the Audi RS Q8 and the SQ8 come with commanding dual-screen infotainment centers. Here, you can connect your smartphone, access a Wi-Fi hotspot, find your way to Camarillo or Thousand Oaks, and more.

Audi adds the same safety features to both these vehicles as well, keeping you safe no matter your SUV choice. From standard Lane Departure Warnings to Blind-Spot monitoring, you can drive easy knowing your Audi has your back.

Come Test Drive these Models and Choose for Yourself

At Rusnak/Westlake Audi, we take pride in the cars and SUVs we supply. These Audi models are perfect examples of the quality we have to offer. Whether you are interested in the RS Q8 or the SQ8, you can take the Audi SUVs for a test drive. Just visit today and see these high-performance Audi models for yourself.