2016 Audi Q7 is a full-size SUV model with seven seats, arranged in three rows. The new model is also the representative of the new generation of this model. For the new generation, the company has prepared a large number of improvements and changes. Customers in the German market, will be able to order 2016 Audi Q7 already in the spring of 2015. The first models will be available on the market, in the summer of 2015. Sales will start first in Germany and later the vehicle will be available in other world markets.
2016 Audi Q7 – New Design
The new generation of this SUV model has different dimensions, compared to the previous model. It is 15 mm narrower and 37 mm shorter, than its predecessor. The new Q7 is 505 cm long, 197 cm wide and 174 cm high. Wheelbase vehicles is 299 cm. Despite the reduction in size of the vehicle cabin space has been increased. There is more space between the first and second rows of seats, while all the passengers have more room for the head. The vehicle is made in the MLB Evo platform, which gives him weight savings. Vehicle weight is reduced by about 325 kg, which significantly affects on fuel economy. Believe the factory data, the new Audi Q7 is over 25% more economical than its predecessor. 2016 Audi Q7 has a very large trunk space. Depending on the number of passengers, luggage space is changing its volume. For example, when in use, all seven seats, the trunk volume is 295 liters. By folding third row seats, luggage space increases to 890 liters. The maximum load capacity of 2,075 liters, obtained by folding the second and third rows of seats.
It had been expected that, as a representative of the new generation 2016 Audi Q7 gets upgraded and streamlined design. On offer will be Xenon and Matrix LED lights. The vehicle has a different interior and significantly, compared to the first generation model. The interior is characterized by premium materials and a digital instrument panel, which is modeled on the new Audi TT model. The vehicle is equipped with the MMI infotainment system, Google Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay support, and Bose sound system. For customers who want better comfort when driving, is available, expensive, Bang & Olufsen Advanced audio system with 23 speakers and 1920 watts.
2016 Audi Q7 – Engines and Specs
A new generation Q7 model, will offer a large number of various operating units. 3.0 L TDI engine in two versions will be available to enthusiasts of diesel engines. The first version delivers 272 hp and 600 Nm of torque. With this engine the vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h, reached in 6.3 seconds, while top speed is 234 km/h. Average fuel consumption is 5.7 l/100 km, while CO2 emissions are 150 g/km. Another version of this engine, disposes of 218 hp and 500 Nm of torque.
Available gasoline engines are TFSI engines with displacements of 3.0 and 2.0 liters. 3.0 L TFSI engine possesses 333 hp and 440 Nm of torque. Down to ” hundreds ” arrives in 6.1 seconds and top speed is 250 km/h. Average fuel consumption is 7.7 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 179 g/km. 2.0 L TFSI engine develops 252 hp and 370 Nm of torque.
Top offers will be 2016 Audi SQ7 model, which has a twin-turbo 3.0 L V6 TDI engine with electric turbo.
2016 Audi Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid
Despite great offers different version of the models, 2016 Audi Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid attracts and deserves the greatest attention. The awesome power of the hybrid system, low fuel consumption and low CO2 emissions are the main advantages of this model. This model launches hybrid system, which consists of the 3.0 TDI engine, electric motor of 94 kW, li-ion battery, quattro drive and 8-speed tiptronic gearbox. Total output power, of this system is 373 hp, while maximum torque is 700 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is 6 seconds, while top speed is 225 km/h. Believe the factory data, the average fuel consumption is 1.7 l/100 km, while CO2 emissions of 50 g/km. 2016 Audi Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid has the ability to drive, the only electric drive. In this case, the autonomy of the vehicle is 56 km.
Price of 2016 Audi Q7
On the German market, 2016 Audi Q7 will cost 61,000 euros. That’s the price of the base model, while each higher level of equipment causes higher price.