Starts at: 58,200 $
Review 2023
Audi Q7 USA

2023 Audi Q7 USA

  • Sold in the USA: 2020-Present
  • 2nd Generation facelift

2023 Audi Q7 Price in the USA:

Q7 Premium Starts at: $ 58,200
Q7 Premium Plus Starts at: $ 62,900
Q7 Prestige Starts at: $ 74,000

Audi Q7 was the first SUV introduced by Audi, and it debuted in 2005 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV that offers front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive. The latest Audi Q7 is the 2nd generation facelift of the Audi Q7 released in 2015, and it is available in petrol, diesel, and hybrid versions. The Audi Q7 e-Tron is the electric Q7 available in China, Singapore, South Korea, and Japan. The 2023 Audi Q7 is an exceptional SUV with plenty of standard and optional features to add more luxury to your driving experience. It has a premium-feeling cabin to make your journey more comfortable and luxurious. The 2023 Audi Q7 belongs to the 2nd generation Q7 facelift, whose design has been updated and rated high among its competitors. The 2023 Audi Q7’s engine delivers more power than before and makes your drive exceptional. It is one of the best 3-row SUVs with a lush interior and a list of the latest features. The 2023 Audi Q7 includes optional fancy LED headlights offered in Premium Plus trim, and the Prestige trim offers standard newly designed LED headlights that look stunning. The Prestige trim in the 2023 Audi Q7 also offers a remote parking feature. The 2023 Audi Q7 provides adaptive cruise control and faux-leather upholstery in the Convenience package and Premium Plus trims. You can now choose from new color options for Audi Q7 with Waitomo Blue, silver, and tamarind brown options. The 2023 Audi Q7 offers two engine choices, and the base engine generates more power than previous models. It competes with Mercedez Benz GLE Class, but it is ranked high because Mercedez Benz GLE doesn’t offer a standard 3rd row. When comparing Audi Q7 with the most luxurious SUV, Lincoln Aviator, the Audi Q7 is considered better in inspiring handling maneuvers and more headroom in the cabin.

Audi Q7 SUV 2nd Generation Facelift title image
Audi Q7 SUV 2nd Generation Facelift title image

Trims & Variants:

The 2023 Audi Q7 is available in three trim levels:

Premium: it offers 19-inches wheels, LED headlights, keyless entry, heated front seats, three-zone automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, two-touch screens, and 10-speakers audio system, navigation system, and a list of standard safety features.

Premium Plus: it offers 20-inches wheels, illuminated doorsills, imitation leather accents in the cabin, 4-zone automatic climate control, heated rear seats, rear sunshades, and ventilated front seats.

Prestige: it offers an executive package, head-up display, soft-closing doors, an automated parking system, 22-inches wheels, and all-wheel steering. The Luxury package offers a faux suede headliner, massaging front seats, and upgraded leather upholstery. The black optic package offers black-colored wheels and exterior trim.

Engine & Power:

The 2023 Audi Q7 offers two engine choices that are 2.0 liters 4-cylinder engine called 45 TFSI and a 3.0-liter V6 engine called 55 TFSI. The Premium and Premium Plus trims are available in standard 45 TFSI engine and optional 55 TFSI engine, while the Prestige trim offers a standard 55 TFSI engine option. The 2.0-liters 4 cylinder 45 TFSI engine generates a maximum of 261 hp of power and 273 lb-ft of torque. The 3.0 liters V6 55 TFSI engine generates 335 hp of power and 369 lb-ft of torque. The 2023 Audi Q7 offers an 8-speed automatic transmission. It comes with a five-link independent suspension at the front and rear axles. The braking system consists of ventilated discs at the front and rear.

Audi Q7 SUV 2nd Generation Facelift engine view
Audi Q7 SUV 2nd Generation Facelift engine view

Performance & Drive:

The 2023 Audi Q7 is known for its exceptional driving experience. The 2.0 liters engine comes with a 12-volt hybrid system, and the 3.0 liters V6 engine comes with a 48-volt hybrid system. The 48-volt battery provides a mild hybrid system in the V6 engine Audi Q7 that generates more energy during braking. The excellent suspension system makes your driving experience more thrilling with a smooth drive over rough roads and uneven surfaces. The braking system is also efficient and keeps the ride quality high when applying brakes. The Audi Q7 offers Quattro all-wheel drive system that enhances the driving feel by optimizing acceleration and precise handling so you can enjoy off-road adventures. The all-wheel steering option in Audi Q7 helps increase maneuverability at low speeds and turns the rear wheels in the opposite direction from the front, improving stability. It also increases strength at higher rates and steers the rear wheels in the same direction. It offers an adaptive air suspension that adjusts automatically to optimize the comfort and driving dynamics. It provides remote park Assist plus in 2023 Audi Q7 helps to park the vehicle in a parallel parking space by automatically maneuvering the car via mobile phones when you are outside the vehicle. The virtual 360 view camera system gives different angles view and zoom in and out of the view to let you know the potential obstacles in your way. It offers an adaptive cruise control system with lane guidance that maintains a safe distance from the vehicle ahead and keeps you in the center of the lane. The 55 TFSI Prestige trim offers a standard Intersection Assist feature that warns of a potential collision using sensors to detect cross traffic. The Audi side Assist alerts you of any vehicle in the blind spot with the help of pre-rear sensors and protects against accidents. The 2023 Audi Q7 V6 engine takes 5.0 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour. The fuel efficiency of the 2023 Audi Q7 is good, and the V6 engine gives 17 miles per gallon in the city and 21 miles per gallon on the highways.

Exterior Design & Features:

The 2023 Audi Q7 has an eye-catching design with a prominent shoulder line and Quattro badge that runs across the rear doors and roof rails. The rear has sleek taillights that attract every eye, and the 22-inches wheels in higher-end trims make the Audi look sportier. The matrix design LED headlamps are standard in all trims, which makes Audi shine among its rivals. The LED animations illuminate when the Audi Q7 locks or unlocks. The turn signals are unique and attractive.

Interior Design & Features:

The inside of the 2023 Audi Q7 offers premium feels with faux leather upholstery, and the luxury package adds top-quality Valcona leather upholstery with options of contour front seats, ventilated seats, and a massage function. Three rows in Audi Q7 can accommodate up to 7 passengers, and you can access the cargo area quickly through a power tailgate; the 3rd row folds with a touch of a button to increase the cargo area. A 12.3-inches digital instrument cluster shows three display modes, two touch screens placed above and below with driver-centric, and the secondary screen controls climate and has handwriting recognition. The MMI touch response in Audi Q7 offers intuitive technology and is easy to use.

Safety & Features:

In late 2019, the Q7 underwent Euro NCAP crash testing and was awarded a maximum of five stars. The car scored 92% and 88% for adult and child occupant protection respectively. It also scored well in the safety assist category, scoring 72% overall thanks to an array of standard safety tech.

The Audi Q7 offers a list of safety features that include:

  • Automated emergency brakes.
  • Forward collision warning.
  • Adaptive cruise control.
  • Surround view camera system.
  • Lane-keeping Assist system.
  • Airbags.
  • Lane departure warning alert.
  • Parking sensors at front and rear.
  • Blind-spot monitoring.

Pros & Cons:

Pros:

  • The Audi Q7 is an exceptional SUV with a list of updated features to add more luxury to your driving experience.
  • It comes with high-quality materials that make the journey comfortable.
  • its performance is smooth with a balance between power and agile handling.
  • Two Engine Options
  •  Towing Cargo? Not a Problem
  •  Advanced Seating
  • A Computer on Wheels (In the Audi SUV, people can stay connected to the network anywhere they go. Available on the Q7 is Audi connect)
  • High safety
  • Quality Interior & Sporty Exterior
  • Versatile Cabin
  • Standard All-Wheel Drive

Cons:

  • The cramped 3rd-row seat comes at the top of it. The 3rd-row seat is tight, and passengers feel tight while the cargo area is less than the competitors.
  • Less Fuel Economy
  • Not Ideal for Off-Roading

Major competitors:

  • Genesis GV80
  • Porsche Cayenne
  • BMW X5
  • Cadillac XT6
Engine
Engine type
2.0-liter four-cylinder
Displacement (cc)/Bore and stroke (mm)
1,984/82.5 x 92.8
Max. output
261 HP
Max. Torque
273 lb-ft
Engine block
Cast Iron
Cylinder head
Aluminum-alloy
Valvetrain
16 valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system and variable valve timing
Induction/fuel injection
TFSI®/Turbocharged
Acceleration (0 – 60 mph)
6.7 seconds
Top speed *
130 mph
Towing capacity (lb)
4,400
Transmission | Drivetrain
Transmission
Eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
Drivetrain
quattro® all-wheel drive
Steering
Type
Electromechanical progressive steering system
Ratio
15.8:1
Turning diameter (curb-to-curb) (ft)
41.0
Suspension
Front
Five-link independent
Rear
Five-link independent
Brakes
System
6 piston front and single piston rear calipers
Front (in)
14.8 (ventilated disc)
Rear (in)
13.8 (ventilated disc)
Parking brake
Electromechanical
Exterior Measurements
Drag coefficient (Cw)
0.36
Interior Measurements
Seating capacity
7
EPA Estimates | Capacities
City **
19
Highway **
25
Combined **
21.0
Fuel (gal) ***
22.5
Recommended fuel
Premium

Top track speed electronically limited in the U.S. Always obey speed and traffic laws.

** EPA estimates. Your mileage and emissions will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details.

*** Never drive until the tank is completely empty. The irregular supply of fuel that results from that can cause engine misfires. Uncombusted fuel will then enter the exhaust system. This can cause overheating and damage to the catalytic converter.

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