New for model year 2024, the Audi Q8 E-Tron replaces the E-Tron with longer range, a new exterior design and an updated chassis. The electric SUV will cost more than its predecessor, but given the refresh, the price increase isn’t as drastic as might be expected.
Prices for the Q8 E-Tron start at $75,495, including a surprisingly reasonable $1,095 destination charge. By comparison, his E-Tron for 2023 started at $71,995 including destination. Full range prices are as follows:
- 2024 Q8 E-Tron Premium: $75,495
- 2024 Q8 E-Tron Premium Plus: $79,895
- 2024 Q8 E-Tron Prestige: $85,895
- 2024 Q8 E-Tron Launch Edition: $88,645
The above figures apply to regular SUV models. Here are the prices for the Fastback-like Sportback variants:
- 2024 Q8 Sportback E-Tron Premium: $78,895
- 2024 Q8 Sportback E-Tron Premium Plus: $83,295
- 2024 Q8 Sportback E-Tron Prestige: $89,295
- 2024 Q8 Sportback E-Tron Launch Edition: $93,045
The standard equipment list includes 20-inch wheels, an adaptive air suspension system, LED headlights, heated and power adjustable front seats, and Adaptive Cruise Assist Technology. Premium Plus models feature Bang & Olufsen sound systems and surround view cameras. Prestige models add Matrix Design LED headlights and massage functions, while Launch Edition models stand out with 21-inch wheels, black exterior trim and edition-specific interior accents. Audi charges his $750 for a trailer hitch.
Regardless of trim level or body style, the Q8 E-Tron is powered by a pair of electric motors (one per axle) that draws electricity from a lithium-ion battery pack with a usable capacity of 106 kWh. This is a 23% improvement over E-Tron. The base model has a maximum mileage of 285 miles, but when equipped with the Ultra package, the Sportback model he hits the 300-mile mark.
Dealers nationwide will start picking up the 2024 Audi Q8 E-Tron in the summer of 2023. Drivers wanting a faster EV will have to wait until the triple-motor SQ8 hits showrooms in late 2023. Pricing information will be released closer to the model launch date.
As for the non-electrified Q8, it is produced in three different flavors: Q8, SQ8 and RS Q8. Starting at $73,995 for a 3.0-liter V6.