2017 Audi Q7 Review, Engine, Release

In a sneak preview, the Audi company gave a little glimpse of what to expect from the new luxurious and stylish 7-passanger, the 2017 Audi Q7, in Switzerland. Let’s look at the basic features of the model:

2017 Audi Q7 Front

2017 Audi Q7 Exterior and Interior design

The new 2017 Audi Q7 is expected to be lighter, lower and generally more wagon-like than the first generation. From the recent reports released by Audi, the new model will weigh 475 pounds less than the previous model. The exterior design of the car is not very different from the current model; however, some basic added features include the LED lights and a leaner bass grille.-

Although the outside dimensions of the new 2017 Audi Q7 are slightly less than the previous model, the interior is notably a little spacious. Inside, the shift knob and center console have been refurbished and fine-detailed. The MMI touchpad and controller has been cleaned up and located just ahead, in a better position. The new model will be made available with a third-row seating.

2017 Audi Q7 Interior

2017 Audi Q7 Engine and Performance

The new 2017 Audi Q7 will be available in two powertrains; a 3.0 TFSI supercharged gasoline V6 engine pumping out up to 333hp, and a 3.0 TDI turbo- diesel V6 engine delivering up to 272 hp. A short time later, there will be a Q7 e-tron Quattro model, a first plug-in hybrid powertrain with a diesel engine. It is expected to travel for more than 30 miles on a full charge of its battery, with an output of 373hp and 516 Ib-ft of torque. It is worth to note that, the main disadvantage of this model is its fuel consumption, with an 18mpg in the city and 27mpg on the highway. All these models will incorporate an eight-speed automatic transmission, with Tiptronic manual control.

Some of the optional added features include an automatic braking system, collision alerts, night-vision with animal detection, an adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist and a low-speed autopilot of up 37mph. Other features include the bling-spot monitoring system that warns the driver of incoming cars or cyclists before opening the doors, and a cross-traffic alert system to pulse the breaks in case the 2017 Audi Q7 detects an incoming object.

2017 Audi Q7 Rear

2017 Audi Q7 Price and Release Date

From the elegant design, it is expected that the three models will not cost less than $50k. Additionally, the 3.0 TDI and the 3.0 TFSI will hit the U.S market early next year. From the description above, it is quite certain that 2017 Audi Q7 is a great car. This is the car to watch out for in 2016.

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