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What is Better BMW X1 or Audi S8?

Do you try to find out which vehicle wins: BMW X1 or Audi S8? Our table finds 4 factors which make BMW X1 more sensible than Audi S8. For a lot of motorists, Audi S8 may still appear a more suitable purchase than BMW X1 as there are 13 reasons of it. Our team summarized data about the vehicles to provide a full comparison of Audi S8 and BMW X1. It will help you choose the more efficient option - compare two cars before making decision. X1 includes all the classical advantages of BMW. Drivers agree that Audi also did everything to turn S8 into a great success. After getting all the information, you'll quickly decide which vehicle to get.


BMW X1 Audi S8

4 reasons to buy BMW X1

Less CO2 emissions 85 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 133% or 113 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum trunk space 1350 liters vs 500 liters 63% or 850 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1470 kg vs 1940 kg 32% or 470 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 11.3 meters vs 12.10 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

13 reasons to buy Audi S8

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 10 vs 4 6 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

450 bhp vs 143 bhp

326 kw. vs 105 kw.

68% or 307 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 540 nM vs 320 nM 41% or 220 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.10 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 158% or 33.25 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.99 mpg vs 60.05 mpg 107% or 31.06 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 231% or 32.27 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 420 liters 16% or 80 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2540 kg vs 2030 kg 20% or 510 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 600 kg vs 560 kg 7% or 40 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2300 kg vs 1800 kg 22% or 500 kg

Neutral reasons BMW X1 vs. Audi S8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 7000 RPM 43% or 3000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1995 cm3 vs 5204 cm3 62% or 3209 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Length 4454 mm vs 5062 mm 12% or 608 mm shorter
Width 1798 mm vs 1897 mm 5% or 99 mm narrower
Height 1545 mm vs 1424 mm 8% or 121 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2760 mm vs 2944 mm 6% or 184 mm less
Front tires size 225/50 R17 vs 265/35R20
Rear tires size 225/50 R17 vs 265/35R20
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)