The 2018 Audi Q7 is a high trim level of the new Audi’s crossover SUV.
If you want to own a powerful crossover SUV and have some fun at the same time, which is usually why people like to purchase the SUVs, then the Q7 can make your heart go faster. But, you will want to know that the SQ7 TDI is not as powerful as the BMW M sport and the Mercedes-AMG, but it comes priced lesser.
Though you might have to sacrifice on the performance of the car, there is no lacking in the price and platform of the vehicle. You will want to know that the SQ7 TDI is the Volkswagen’s first vehicle which has been built on the MLB or modular-longitudinal Evo platform. This will also see to that the four wheel steering and four wheel drive are standard.
2018 Audi Q7 redesign
The exterior look of the car are something which is liked by all. It is not too large or small, just perfect for the normal guy who wants to own a crossover SUV and make a grand entry. Users have felt that the back side could have been slightly improved for the height, but it is a fine car with very beautiful front and rear looks when compared to other cars in its segment. All models come equipped with high sizable panoramic sunroof which is consisted of two panels.
Standard for all models will be xenon headlights with LED running lights while full LED headlights are available as an option. Rear side of the car is equipped with LED taillights while power tailgate is standard for all models. Opening height of the tailgate is programmable and it can feature hands-free closing and opening activity when it comes equipped with the Audi advanced key component.
Just like its predecessor, the 2018 Audi Q7 will be available in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The interior of the new Audi’s crossover SUV might not see much change because that is how they normally do it. Cos it was refreshed with 2017-year model the company will not change too much the interior design of the car. The bold design, black seats, and entertainment features are more or less likely to remain the same.
All Q7 models will be equipped with three zone climate control as standard, while there will be available four zone climate system as an option. Full color head-up display will be available too, which means that all important information will be projected in front of the drivers eye of site. The lowest grade, Premium, comes equipped with 7.0-inch display while higher models will come equipped with 8.3-inch infotainment display with integrated navigation system. Infotainment system includes HD radio with 10-speaker system, SiriusXM Satelite Radio and Bluetooth connectivity. Higher trim levels gets additional INRIX XD Traffic system, connectivity interface for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Audi Connenct system, large touchscreen display with handwriting recognition and top Prestige package features BOSE 3D Sound System which comes equipped with 19-speakers.
Audi Q7 2018 diesel changes
Under the hood of the Audi Q7 2018 is a 3.0-liter supercharged / TFSI inline-6 that delivers 333 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle comes with an eight-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. With this powertrain it can run from 0 – 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds and reach maximum speed of 130 mph. The SQ7 model comes powered by the 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 diesel that delivers 435 horses and 664 lb-ft of torque. The car also has an electric-powered charger which is the first in the production car as of now. This powertrain comes equipped with 7-kW electric motor that helps car to eliminate turbo lag on the lower RPMs.
2018 Audi Q7 release date and price
As of now, there is no official communication given from the makers on the release date of the new Audi Q7 2018. We can see the Audi car on the road before the next year based on how the parent company Volkswagen, works. They normally release their vehicles based on the market. Bearing in mind it is an SUV, the company might reconsider on its release date.
The Audi Q7 model will see competition from the Mercedes-Benz GLS-class, Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, and V-8–powered BMW X5. The 2018 Audi Q7 price starts just under $55,000 for the lower Premium trim level and it will go up to $70,000 for the SQ7 based on the pricing of the current models.