Have you been doing research about safe SUVs? Do you want a vehicle that's reliable for your long road trips and carpool pickups? Do you need a safe SUV that will give you that added peace of mind when your teen is driving? If so, we've found the one for you: the Audi Q8.

While the 2022 model has yet to be rated, the Audi Q8 has been awarded a TOP SAFETY PICK from the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) for the past three years! If you're wondering how the Audi Q8 was tested or which safety features come standard, our team at Audi Denver has Parker, Castle Rock, and Denver, CO, drivers covered. Keep reading below!

How Was the Audi Q8 Tested?

Every year, the IIHS tests all vehicle manufacturers' models and puts them through safety tests. Vehicles like the Audi Q8 have their safety features, body frames, and other mechanisms tested; they're put through a controlled crash simulator and then given a rating.

Here are some of the items the testers look for:

  • Roof strength
  • Side protection
  • Head restraints and seats
  • Front crash prevention
  • Headlights and more!

As vehicles are put through various crash verification tests, they're given an overall rating. In terms of the Audi Q8, this SUV passed all of the IIHS's safety tests with flying colors. Overall, this awarded the Audi Q8 as a TOP SAFETY PICK in 2021, 2020, and 2019.

What Makes the Audi Q8 So Safe?

Along with its superior test scores and crash verifications, the Audi Q8 offers lots of active and passive safety features that can assist you on all your drives. Every model is outfitted with multiple airbags to avoid any harm during a front or side collision.

Your little ones and toddlers will also be safe from your driveway to your destination and back home again thanks to this SUV's Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) system in the rear seats.

Driver Assistance

Whether you have a teen driver at home or you spend a lot of time behind the wheel, you may find extra peace of mind with the Audi Q8's slew of driver assistance features. In addition to its crisp rear view camera, you'll find these standard features:

  • Audi pre sense® front: When a potential collision is detected, this intuitive feature will tighten all seat belts, close all windows and sunroof, and engage brake assistance or full emergency braking.
  • High-beam assist: When driving on dark roads, this feature will automatically toggle on the high beams. When another vehicle is detected, it will shut them off.
  • Parking system plus: Do you work in the city and have to parallel park each morning? This feature uses front and rear sensors to help avoid hitting inanimate objects in your path.
  • Audi side assist with rear cross traffic assist: No need to fret while driving on the highway or while pulling out of a parking space. This feature watches your three, six, and nine to make sure you don't swerve or reverse into another vehicle.
  • Lane departure warning: With this feature equipped, you'll be alerted when you've accidentally started switching lanes without signaling.

Learn More about Audi Q8 Safety Ratings

Having been an IIHS-rated TOP SAFETY PICK for the past three years, the Audi Q8 is a quite safe vehicle for your daily drives or your teen driver's first solo cruise. If you have any questions about this SUV's safety, feel free to visit Audi Denver near Park, Castle Rock, and Denver, Colorado.

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