2024 Audi Q8 e-tron VS. 2024 Acura ZDX Type S

2024 Audi Q8 e-tron VS. 2024 Acura ZDX Type S


2024 Acura ZDX Type S VS. 2024 Audi Q8 e-tron

The electric SUV revolution is here, and two frontrunners are vying for your attention: the all-new Acura ZDX and the Audi Q8 e-tron.

Both boast impressive features, but which one reigns supreme for your mountain lifestyle? Buckle up, as we explore the key differences in range, charging, performance, and capability.

Electric Range: Miles That Matter in the Rockies

Range anxiety? Not on our watch! Both the ZDX and Q8 e-tron offer enough juice to conquer your Colorado adventures. The ZDX boasts a range advantage with options reaching up to an EPA-estimated 313 miles**, depending on the chosen configuration. The Audi Q8 e-tron counters with a respectable EPA-estimated 285 miles**, providing a good balance between practicality and adventure-ready distance.

Charging Up: Time is of the Essence

Time is precious, especially when exploring the Rockies. When it comes to charging, both vehicles offer DC fast-charging capabilities. The ZDX takes approximately 42 minutes to go from 20% to 80%, while the Q8 e-tron boasts a slightly faster charging time of 31 minutes from 10% to 80%. Every minute counts, so the Audi might shave off some precious waiting time at public stations.

Unleashing Power: Performance to Match the Scenery

Power your adventures with the combined muscle of electric motors. The ZDX leads the charge with a horsepower range of 500 hp (AWD)**, offering a thrilling driving experience. The Audi Q8 e-tron delivers a respectable 402 hp with temporary boost engaged**. Test drive both to see which one better suits your need for instant acceleration on mountain roads.

Capability: Conquering Colorado’s Diverse Terrain

Colorado throws a variety of road conditions your way. The ZDX’s drivetrain with up to an impressive 500-HP, * the ZDX with dual motor AWD takes electrified performance to the next level. Feel the exhilaration as the ZDX Type S accelerates from 0–60 in under 5 seconds. Preliminary specifications shown; final specifications may differ. The Audi Q8 e-tron comes standard with their acclaimed e-quattro® all-wheel-drive system. This technology has good traction and handling. Although this may potentially give the ZDX an edge in navigating diverse terrain.

The Choice is Yours: Test Drive at Fisher Acura in Boulder

Both the Acura ZDX and Audi Q8 e-tron represent exciting advancements in electric mobility. With its potential for longer range and a wider horsepower range, the ZDX is ideal for those seeking year-round maximum adventure potential by driving in Boulder.

The best way to decide? Visit Fisher Acura in Boulder today! Test drive both vehicles and experience the future of electric SUVs firsthand. Our Acura team is here to answer your questions and help you find the perfect electric companion for your Colorado adventures.

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2024 Audi Q8 e-tron


2024 Acura ZDX Type S
355 HP (402 HP in Sport Mode)


499 hp/544 lb.-ft. torque
[Based on internal testing; subject to change]



12-Way Power Adjustable


16-Way Power Adjustable




Bang & Olufsen® Premium Sound System with 16 Speakers


Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System with 18 Speakers
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Frequently Asked Audi Q8 VS. Acura ZDX Questions

What is the travel range of the Audi Q8 e-tron?

Unfortunately, the Audi Q8 e-tron range is not a standout in its segment. This SUV has one powertrain option that delivers an EPA-estimated 285 miles² of range. The Acura ZDX, on the other hand, delivers a much higher maximum EPA-estimated electric range of 313 miles¹. If you need a road-trip-worthy electric SUV, you need the Acura ZDX.

Is an Audi Q8 e-tron bigger than an Acura ZDX?

No, the 2024 Audi Q8 e-tron is smaller than the 2024 Acura ZDX in exterior length and width, passenger legroom, and maximum cargo space. The Acura ZDX also has a wider wheelbase to elevate its cornering and handling. The two SUVs have nearly identical standard trunk space, headroom, and exterior vehicle height. Visit our Boulder Acura dealership today to explore the spacious Acura ZDX’s interior.

What are the key differences in performance between the Acura ZDX and the Audi Q8 e-tron?

The key performance differences between these two electric SUVs are motor options, muscle, and electric range. Choosing an Acura ZDX gives you a choice of two powertrains, a max 500 horsepower, and an EPA-estimated 313-mile1 maximum electric range. The Audi SUV has a single powertrain that generates up to 402 horsepower and travels an EPA-estimated 285 miles².

1- 313-mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. Based on 2024 EPA range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

2- EPA estimated electric-only range for fully-electric cars in miles. Actual mileage and range will vary and depend on several factors including driving and charging habits, accessory use, temperature and topography, battery age, load, and vehicle condition. Battery capacity decreases with time and use. Your total range will vary and depends on several factors including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See owner’s manual for details.

3- Charging times may vary and are influenced by several factors, including but not limited to outdoor temperature, battery temperature, charging equipment, battery condition, and the overall condition of the vehicle. For precise information on charging times for a specific vehicle model, please contact our dealership.

4- This information is not verified by the official manufacturer and shall serve solely as unofficial general information. For details, visit: https://www.edmunds.com/audi/q8-e-tron/2024/st-401962082/features-specs/.

5- Towing requires the addition of the Acura accessory trailer hitch and hitch ball. Please see your Acura dealer for details. Added cargo weight in the vehicle may reduce max towing capacity, see Owners Guide for details.

6- When properly equipped.

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