2008 Audi S8 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Audi S8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Audi S8 would be higher. At 5,199 cc (10 cylinders), 2008 Audi S8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Audi S8 (450 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 270 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Audi S8 should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 2008 Audi S8 is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Audi S8 will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Audi S8 (540 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 322 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2008 Audi S8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Audi S8 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Audi Honda
Model S8 CR-V
Year Released 2008 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5199 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 10 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 450 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 540 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type AWD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors