Audi Q7: The Only SUV That Matters


The Audi Q7 is a full-size luxury SUV produced from 2006 to 2010 and a mid-size luxury crossover SUV from  2011 to present, coming in a 4-door SUV Bodystyle with a longitudinal F4 layout in relation to the Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q8 or Bentley Bentayga. Audi Q7 is produced by the German automobile manufacturer Audi since November 2005 to present as the first SUV offering that went on sale in 2006. The Audi Q7 comes in two generations whereby the first generation Type 4L entered the market between 2006 and 2015 followed by the second generation Type 4M which joined the market from 2015 to present. 


The First Generation

The first generation of the Audi Q7 started its production in November 2005 to 2015 coming to the Volkswagen Group PL71 platform in relation to Porsche Cayenne and Volkswagen Touareg. It comes in either a 3 to 4 liter V6, VR6, or V8 TFSI petrol engine or 3 to 6 liter V6, V8, or V12 TDI diesel engine with a 6-speed automatic or 8-speed ZF 8HP Automatic transmission.


The Second Generation 

The second generation of the Audi Q7 joined the market in 2015 as a 4-door SUV coming in the Volkswagen Group MLBevo platform in relation to the Audi Q8, Bentley Bentayga, and Lamborghini Urus. This generation features either 2 to 4 liter I4, V6, V6 (Hybrid System) and a Twin-turbocharged V8 TFSI and TDI petrol engine or a 3 to 4 liter V6 or V8 twin-turbo sequential charging and electric compressor diesel engine with a 6-speed automatic or 8-speed ZF 8HP Automatic transmission.

Now that we are aware of the history of the outstanding Audi Q7, below is a review of its remarkable features using the 2017 Audi Q7 model as a reference. 



The Audi Q7 comes in a 333-horsepower 3.0 liter TFSI V6 engine paired with FSI direct injection and a belt-drive supercharger that maximizes the vehicle’s efficiency and counter-rotation with a magnetic clutch. The engine also features a Shift-by-wire technology that adds to the vehicle’s efficiency, a Start-stop efficiency intelligent system that helps lower fuel consumption as well as C02 emissions, and a Towing capacity of 7,700 lb including a trailer hitch receiver with brake controller pre-wiring. 


Driving Modes

The Audi Q7 gives the driver the freedom to manage his car while on the road at all times with the Audi drive select that enables the driver to adjust the vehicle’s driving characteristics with the utmost ease. With the Audi drive select, the driver has the freedom to choose between Comfort mode which is perfect for long highway stretches, a Dynamic mode which comes with a more responsive throttle that gives the vehicles an aggressive feel, the Auto mode that gives the vehicle a comforting yet responsive feel, Individual mode that gives you room to adjust the steering suspension, throttle and transmission upshifts to a style that suits you, the Offroad mode that is quite similar to the Auto mode, and finally the Allroad and Offroad/Lift modes that has the ability to raise the suspension height by either +25 mm or +60 mm for increased ground clearance. 



The Audi Q7 is a luxury car that comes with a lavish interior that matches its bold design with an ergonomic space that gives you a quick access and visibility to everything you need while on the road. The interior features ambient LED interior lighting that beautifully lits the cabin, a panoramic sunroof that tilts or slides, a four-zone automatic climate control system that gives one the freedom to dial his or her ideal temperature and a leather-wrapped gear selector that gives you the ability to comfortably switch between driving modes.

The interior is spacious and beautifully designed with eight-way power front seats and four-way power lumbar adjustment for the driver, split lumber folding 35/30/35 second-row seat backs with fore/aft position and seat back angle adjustments, power 50/50 split-folding third-row, heated front seats, driver and front passenger extendable sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors and power windows with one-touch up/down operation and power retention until front door is opened. 


Safety and Security

Audi made sure to manufacture an SUV vehicle that gives you full-time comfort while on the road with safety and security that protects the driver and passenger against potential accidents.

The Audi Q7 comes with a driver adaptive and front passenger dual-stage airbags, front-passenger thorax side airbags, sideguard head-curtain airbags, Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) in rear seats, a power central locking system with safety unlock feature if airbag deploys, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Offroad mode, secondary collision brake assist and traction control (ASR), an Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), tire pressure monitor and an anti-theft alarm system with immobilizer.

If you are looking to purchase a luxury SUV, the Audi Q7 sets itself aside from many by its luxury features, a remarkable body structure, and most importantly high performance ability. For perfect offers of the Audi Q7 of your liking, visit BE FORWARD to place an order and be ready to join the Audi family. 




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