Audi Q7 is a luxury SUV with 3-row/7-passenger seats. After the last year overhaul, Q7 entered its second generation as lighter vehicle even that Q7 is Audi’s largest crossover SUV. The 2019 Audi Q7 comes as an even more dynamic model, with better handling and upgraded interior.
The technology inside the cabin also features latest safety systems and improved infotainment system. If you want a 3-row SUV that combines luxury, great technology, and famous Audi’s driving dynamics, Q7 is perhaps the best choice in the market.
2019 Audi Q7 Seductive Style
Over the years, Q7 exterior dimensions and wheelbase have decreased, and now this SUV is even lower. The body lines look sharper, and single-frame grille and larger bumpers are almost the same as on whole Audi lineup. Headlights are connected to the front grille which gives Q7 exclusive look. At the back, the bumper and tailgate are the same, but the taillights are narrower and trapezoidal exhaust piper is reshaped.
The approaching 2019 Audi Q7 is now 1.5 inches shorter and 0.6 inches narrower. It is enough to give this SUV bulky appearance. The body is a lot lighter, and comparing it with the first generation of Q7, it’s a drop of 26 percent. The weight is mostly dropped from chassis and body structure. Furthermore, there are 11 exterior colors available, and four of them are new. If you opt for S line exterior package, stuff like bumpers, air inlets, and roof spoiler are slightly changed, and the front grille comes with a dark gray color.
2019 Audi Q7 Interior Design
Audi is known for making most comfortable and useful cabins, and the 2019 Audi Q7 is no different. The interior is highlighted with the leather upholstery and the dash with the double-inlay design. The controls are very logically placed, and the steering wheel comes with new 3-spoke functions. The body is maybe shorter and narrower but the cabin is now longer and it offers more headroom as a result. The difference is not that big, 1.6 inches, but additional 0.8 inches between the first and second row sounds great. Cargo capacity is also improved, as the seven-seat version now have 10.4 cubic feet of storage room.
There is also a new air conditioning system, it uses far fewer buttons and controls, and most of the options are displayed on the TFT screen.
With three trims available, 2019 Audi Q7 offers great infotainment features. The heated front seats and 3-zone climate control are standard. Power tailgate and panoramic sunroof are also part of standard equipment. The audio system is available with 10 speakers and safety features include a pre-sense system that will monitor traffic and watch for pedestrians. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are optional, just like navigation system, blind-spot monitoring, and also rear-cross traffic alert.
2019 Audi Q7 Engine Specifications
Newly 2019 Audi Q7 comes with two powerful engine options. The base engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 252 HP and 275 lb-ft of torque. That is more than enough power for most of the tasks, and Q7 can reach 0 to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds.
However, the second drivetrain offers even more power. The 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine, that makes 335 HP and 325 lb-ft of torque. With this unit, Audi Q7 can hit 0 to 60mph in 5.7 seconds. Both engines come with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The gearbox feels smooth and all Q7 models offer all-wheel drive as standard.
2019 Audi Q7 e-tron Model
One more model will be in the market and that`s 2019 Audi Q7 e-tron. This model is one of the unique models in Audi’s lineup. The exterior and interior will feature the similar design as the base Q7 model. Some modifications will be there in order to make a unique look. We must mention that this model is the only one in the market with diesel plug-in hybrid electric system.
This model will combine a 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged diesel engine and an electric motor of 126 HP. The V6 engine will make an output of 255 hp and 443 pound-feet of torque. Furthermore, combined together will generate 369 HP and 516 pound-feet of torque. However, the electric engine will be mated to a battery of 17.3 kWh. This battery is capable to provide the all-electric range of 35 miles, with the electric top speed of 84 mph. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode. The top speed of this vehicle is 143 mph.
The Chinese and American market will also get their model. The only difference is that is coming with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor.
2019 Audi Q7 Towing Capacity
The base engine with 4-cylinder will be able to tow maximum 4,400 pounds. However, the other one models with the V6 engine is capable to tow 7,700 pounds. With the base curb weight of 4696 lbs, this SUV is ideal for towing. If you need SUV with comfort to pull many things this one is the best choice. He is like the locomotive.
2019 Audi Q7 Price and Release Date
The model 2019 Audi Q7 will cost $50,000. Like mentioned, there are three trims available. Mid-trim Premium Plus is around $55,000 and top trim Prestige is $66,500.
The starting price is lower than its competitors like BMW X5 or Mercedes-Benz GLE. The cheaper competitors are Infiniti QX60 and also an Acura MDX. Audi Q7 should be available in the first months of 2019.