2021 Porsche Cayenne vs. 2022 Audi Q8

For expert advice on luxury midsize SUVs, turn to professional sales consultants at Porsche of Princeton. Our team is well-trained in every aspect of the brand to provide you with useful insights that can help you make a well-informed decision. To find out more on the 2021 Porsche Cayenne, we have pitted it against one of its competitors, the 2022 Audi Q8 to let you understand how it distinctively outperforms the latter.

Design & Style

The 2021 Porsche Cayenne features a posh cabin that can accommodate up to five travelers. Its seating comes with standard leather upholstery that is equipped with power adjustments on the front row. All of its seats are full of room and support which tells the same story for both leg and headroom. As you would expect, the Cayenne boasts an interior that evokes apparent opulence, portraying its full usage of top-rated materials including leather surfaces.

The 2022 Audi Q8 offers first-class accommodations with a cabin that is covered in premium materials like soft plastics, leather, and aluminum. Its cabin is well-structured to create a sophisticated outlook that looks and feels sleek. The car seats up to five people on adjustable and well-padded seats. Its back row is as spacious as the front row, offering adequate space throughout.

Technology & Safety

The Porsche Cayenne is loaded with an array of tech features that includes 10 speakers, 4 USB ports, navigation, Bluetooth, a 12.3 inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay. Safety tools of the car include parking sensors at the front and back and a rearview camera.

The Audi Q8 comes packed with a number of technological tools such as WiFi hot spot, 10 speakers, 2 USB ports, HD radio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 10.1 inch display and an 8.6 inch touchscreen. The car also offers safety devices like auto high beams, auto emergency brakes, lane departure warning, rear traffic alert, and parking sensors.


The Cayenne is powered by 3L V6 that can produce 335 hp while getting a city / highway mileage of 19 mpg and 23 mpg.

The Audi Q8 can put out 500 hp from its twin-turbo V8 which also means fetching poor fuel economy ratings of just 18 mpg and 23 mpg for city and highway respectively.

The Bottom Line

The Porsche Cayenne is a highly sought-after luxury midsize SUV that combines premium interior style, potent engines, and extensive features. It delivers this all-rounded driving experience that lets you get to places in time and in comfort. The Cayenne is also much easier on your wallet without compromising on any aspect of the car that you would not want to be deprived of in a luxury vehicle.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche Cayenne Test Drive Today?

If you are keen on experiencing the luxury package of power and comfort that the 2021 Porsche Cayenne offers, we welcome you to test drive this stellar vehicle at Porsche of Princeton. We are located in Princeton, New Jersey and proudly serve buyers within the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or simply call us in advance to schedule a test drive appointment.


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