2022 Audi Q8  RealSafeCars97Safety Rating

#2 of 2022 SUVs

#3 of all 2022 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Audi Q8
The Q8, introduced by Audi in 2018, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Audi Q8 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2022 Audi Q8 is very safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2022 Audi Q8 has a score of 97, implying a 0.02% chance of driver death (1.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Audi Q8 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0197% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.2552%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0197% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.2552% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Audi Q8 is 58% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Audi Q8 is 52% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. Active safety systems that are standard on the Audi Q8 include: Active Lane Assist and Audi Side Assist.

Another advanced safety feature --- while not cutting edge --- can still improve vehicle safety. Standard side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10077Dodge Ram 1500Maserati GhibliM.-B. GLE-ClassHyundai Genesis G90Volvo V60 RechargeAudi Q8Audi Q7BMW X5Genesis GV80A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)Audi A7Lincoln AviatorComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Audi Q8 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 77 to 100. The 2022 Audi Q8 is safer than the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500, the 2022 Maserati Ghibli, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, the 2022 Hyundai Genesis G90, the 2022 Volvo V60 Recharge, the 2022 Lincoln Aviator, the 2022 Audi A7, the 2022 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon), the 2022 Genesis GV80, and the 2022 BMW X5.

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