2017 Audi Q7 Release Date and Prices – The Audi Q7 has returned for 2017 as an all-new vehicle after sitting out the 2016 model year in the U.S. In remaking its flagship 3-row SUV, Audi touched almost every facet of the its design with techniques that notably improves its appeal versus key rivals such as the Acura MDX, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, Infiniti QX50 and Volvo XC90. Our recent encounter aided by the to begin these new U.S. spec Q-ships solidified the impressions gained from driving European versions.
2017 Audi Q7 Interior
In, the Q7’s cabin additionally displays a far more upscale character with standard equipment including leather upholstery, tri-zone weather control, an advanced MMI all-in-touch system with retractable 7.0-inch center display and a sunroof that is panoramic. Other products consist of a 35/30/35 second-row, power-activated 50/50 third-row and a charged power tailgate. Optional features include Audi’s virtual cockpit instrumentation, a display that is head-up larger 8.3-inch MMI with Navigation screen, Bose and Bang & Olfusen sound improvements and 4G LTE with new infotainment/security/safety features plus support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Equally essential, the remake takes advantage of packaging efficiency improvements through the new back suspension system setup which yields significant increases in both individuals and cargo area. The second aided by flat-folding aft seats that can increases cargo capability from 14.8 to 71.6 cu ft when seats are stowed.
Spun from a revised version of the VW Group’s MLB architecture also slated for the next-gen Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg, the brand new Q7 leverages a lighter, stronger core with all-new, aluminum-intensive front/rear 5-link suspension and aluminum human body panels. Those enhancements shed a stunning 474 pounds. As confident and sure-footed as it is with the typical metal suspension/adjustable shocks, this new Q7 gains an additional shot of sportiness whenever underpinned by an optional multi-mode/height-adjustable adaptive atmosphere suspension system with 4-wheel steering. Available only in the prestige that is top-line, it takes the currently solid handling to a brand new level and trims the turning group by three legs to really make the Q7 easier to thread through crowded parking lots.
The exterior dimensions with this new Q7 are almost identical to its precursor but bolder and sleeker (0.32 coefficient of drag) exterior styling imparts more curbside presence. The aggressive design is suitably set off with distinctive LED-infused lighting — including elective complete Light-emitting Diode headlamps — along with standard 19-inch (Premium/Plus) or 20-inch (Prestige) tires and tires.
2017 Audi Q7 Engine
The sole engine at launch for the Q7 Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige trims are a carryover version of the turbocharged 333-horsepower/3.0-liter while Audi says a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline-fueled 4-cylinder and a 3.0-liter TDI turbodiesel are waiting in the wings gasoline V6. Supported by a 8-speed that is smooth-shifting automatic that vessels capacity to each wheel via Audi’s Quattro system it offers the new Q7 a remarkable 7,700-lb tow ability and a claimed 5.7-second 0-60 mph acceleration. Even though it did not feel quite that quick in the twisty straight back roads of California’s wine country, there isn’t any concern the mass-jettisoning redesign imbues the 2017 Q7 with a fantastic amount of agility.
2017 Audi Q7 Prices
Finally, the q7 that is new a range of driver assists and safety tech including Audi Drive Select, Pre Sense, Pre Sense City with pedestrian recognition/auto braking and a rearview digital camera. The option list includes adaptive cruise control, active lane support and side help, night vision assist and the full 360-degree camera that is top-view. Pricing for the 2017 Audi Q7 Quattro Premium starts at $55,750 using the Premium Plus opening at $59,750 and the Q7 Prestige commencing at $65,250.