The 2016 Audi Q7 is undoubtedly one of the finest vehicles in the market today. This car is matchless in style and unparalleled in performance. Very few cars are able to keep up with this product from the German automaker who never fails to impress. The price and the release date are yet to be confirmed however this has not stopped auto enthusiasts from cooing over its impeccable antecedents.
Perhaps it would be good to start by mentioning that this machine has lost an impressive 700 pounds when compared to its predecessors. Nonetheless, the interior is packed with a multitude of advanced technology some of which were completely unexpected like the partial autonomous driving capabilities this car offers.
The interior is marginally longer, taller and wider. You can expect a plentiful amount of head, shoulder and leg room. The 2017 Audi Q7’s Multi-Media Interface comes with several improvements as well. The controls as well as the menus are more intuitive. There are two display screens both 10 inches in size. Eight programmable control buttons have been added to the center console as well.
All these together with the refined voice recognition make driving in the Audi Q7 an experience. You can place phone calls, search for songs and find directions with such tremendous ease. No need of using programmed commands now that the system is able to recognize natural speech.
The new Audi Q7 2016 brings with it more angular edges and a stunning appearance in general. The wheelbase does not change much standing at 118 inches. This allows for a decent ground clearance of 8.1 inches and better stability. In all, the car is 200 inches long with an overall height of 68.4 inches. The LED headlights are more defined- it is very hard to miss them the moment you look at the car.
Engine and performance
A sophisticated as it might look; this car also packs in it an impressive amount of power. There are three engine options to select from. There is a supercharged V6 that comes in two versions one offering 280hp and the other 333hp. The turbo-diesel V6 TDI is provides the driver with an impressive torque of 406 lb-ft and a cool 252hp. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission that is standard on all the options.
This all-wheel drive car is also efficient when it comes to fuel consumption. The turbo-diesel V6 engine for instance has a fuel consumption rating of 28 mpg on the highways and around 25 in the city. There is an optional air suspension which allows the driver to tailor handling and ride. A plug-in hybrid diesel option is expected to arrive later after the set release date of the others.
Price and release date
The price of the 2016 Audi Q7 is estimated to be somewhere in the neighborhood of $76,000 when it is first released. Germany will be the first market to receive the new model when it is released later on this year.