Audi Q7

The Audi Q7 is a full size SUV of the German carmaker. The car was introduced in 2005 to the public and was available from 2006. At the same time came to rival Mercedes-Benz with its GL-Class. The Audi Q7 can optionally get a third row of seats, leaving seven persons can be transported.

Audi Q7

The Audi Q7 has no long history. It is a new model in the Audi range. In 2005 Audi Q7 shows her at the auto show in Frankfurt. In 2006, the Audi Q7 available from stockists. This is the segment relatively late, since the first signs of the market itself show that consumers are increasingly on the green drive ?? ?? wants to focus. That fit the large, energy-guzzling SUVs ?? s not intervene. Nevertheless know the Audi Q7 to conquer its place in the segment.
The German carmaker Audi is part of the Volkswagen Group. Under these wings also includes the brands Porsche and Volkswagen itself naturally. Not surprising is that the Audi Q7 is on the same base as its competitors ?? ??: the Porsche Cayenne and the Volkswagen Touareg.
The Audi Q7 is the introduction comes standard with the famous quattro all-wheel drive Audi. Furthermore, the Q7 equipped with many technical features and powerful engines. The ultimate motorcycle was presented in 2006: a 6.0-liter V12 TDI diesel engine with 500 hp! From 2008 it was also available. This motor is the colossus in 5.5 seconds from zero to 100 kilometers per hour. The top speed is limited to 250 kilometers per hour ?? but there will be far above! In the 2009 Audi Q7 gets a facelift. The lighting is replaced by Xenon lights, the obligatory daytime running lights is installed and the indicators are now equipped with LED lights. The grille will show the new look of the then current Audi ?? s.

Engines and technology

From 2010, the Audi Q7 is available with either a choice of several petrol and diesel engines as well:
  • 3.0 liter TFSI V6T petrol engine, 272 hp, eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission
  • V6T 3.0 liter TFSI petrol engine with supercharger, 333 hp, eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission
  • 3.0 liter V6 TDI diesel engine, 204 hp, eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission
  • 3.0 liter V6 TDI diesel engine, 245 hp, eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission
  • 3.0 liter V6 TDI Clean Diesel engine, 240 hp, eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission
  • 4.2 liter V8 TDI diesel engine, 340 hp, eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission
In addition to all the violence that these engines Audi Q7 in its place can be also working on a hybrid Audi Q7. This will be in line with her sister ?? ??: the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid.
The more than five meter long car is almost two meters wide and 175 centimeters high. This is certainly not a small car. This space is reflected back inside the car. Whether you want to carry a lot of luggage or six or seven people. With the Audi Q7 will certainly have no short space. The Audi Q7 has the option to create more than five seats by purchasing the optional third row of seats. The seats in the third row are not designed for tall people, especially in combination with long drives. For children and smaller people has a great atmosphere. You can choose to replace the second row bench with three seats by two comfortable chairs. Instead of seven seats do you have six seats with slightly more space for the passengers in the second row.

Equipment

Standard calm Audi Q7 already bountiful with lots of options and accessories in the field of safety and comfort. Consider: body-color with painted bumpers and door handles, roof rails and trim in natural aluminum, a comprehensive audio and information system, air conditioning, multifunction steering wheel, airbags, central locking, alarm, light sensor, parking assistance, quattro drive, rain sensor, start / stop , 18 ?? wheels, Xenon and LED lighting and more. Do you want to dress up this further, there are many options and accessories at prices more available. Standard Audi has made a number of trim levels available in addition to the standard equipment:
  • Pro Line
  • Pro Line Plus
  • Pro Line S
  • S Line
  • S Line Exterior
The equipment levels increase, which means that each subsequent level has something more to offer in terms of comfort, luxury, appearance and drivability. In terms of safety for the higher levels of assistance systems available, with electronics takes over part of the ride, especially in unforeseen dangerous situations. This may be the driver of the life, passenger, and even save other road users.

Prices and competition

The cheapest new Audi Q7 at the dealer is there for you from ?? 88 760, - This is for the 3.0-liter TFSI. Diesel drive possible from ?? 71810, -. Because the diesel engine is cleaner, pay less and BPM is the car so cheaply. The 4.2 liter V8 you ride starting ?? 117 700, -
Looking for an Audi Q7 with six or seven seats, you will need to buy this option at extra cost. The price is ?? 980, - / ?? 1372, - for the 5 + 2 format and ?? 1891 - / ?? 2282, - for the luxury 4 + 2 format. By default, you pay the low price, coupled with a standard equipment package, you pay the high price. Are you going to look for a used Audi Q7 with six or seven seats, then you targeted search. Not all Audi Q7 models have direct more than 5 seats!
Competition from the Audi Q7 can be found for example in the
  • Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and M-Class
  • Volvo XC90
  • Volkswagen Touareg
  • Porsche Cayenne
  • BMW X5
  • Land Rover Discovery4