The 2019 Audi Q7 is a full-size, seven-seat luxury SUV that competes with the BMW X5, Infiniti QX60 and Volvo XC90.
The Audi Q7’s second generation began with the 2017 model year. For 2019, the compact SUV gets a minor exterior design update and different exterior paint colors.
Here’s a quick outline of the 2019 Audi Q7’s specifications.
- The 2019 Audi Q7 is built on the VW Group’s MLB 2 platform, also used in other Audi models like the A4 and the A7.
- The 2019 Audi Q7 starts at $53,550 plus a $995 destination charge.
- Top-of-the-line Prestige models start at $68,700 plus a $995 destination charge and can top $93,000 with options.
- The 2018 Q7 started at $49,900 plus a $975 destination charge.
- The 2019 Audi Q7 is available in three trims: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige.
- The range-topping Prestige model comes equipped with 20-inch, 10-spoke-wheels, power soft-closing doors and a heads-up display with navigation and assistance systems information.
- All models come with a four-year/50,000-mile vehicle limited warranty and 12-year limited anti-perforation warranty, as well as Audi 24-hour roadside assistance for four years.
- Quattro all-wheel drive is standard on all models.
- 18-inch wheels are standard on the Premium and Premium Plus trims.
- The 2019 Audi Q7 has a 117.9-inch wheelbase, a 199.6-inch overall length and an 87.1-inch width.
- Two engines options are available in the 2019 Audi Q7 in the U.S. The base engine is a 248-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four cylinder that produces 273 pound-feet of torque. The optional engine (standard in the Prestige trim) is a 3.0-liter six-cylinder that produces 329 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque.
- No hybrid, plug-in hybrid or full-electric powertrains are available.
- All-wheel drive and selectable driving modes are standard on all models.
- The 2019 Audi Q7 uses an eight-speed automatic transmission.
- The maximum towing capacity for a 2019 Audi Q7 is 7,700 pounds.
- EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2019 Audi Q7 with either engine option are the same: 19 mpg in city driving, 25 mpg in highway driving and 21 mpg combined.
- All 2019 Audi Q7 models are equipped with standard driver and front-passenger airbags. Rear-passenger thorax side airbags are a $350 option.
- Standard safety equipment also includes Pre Sense Basic, Pre Sense Front and a rearview camera. When Pre Sense Basic predicts a possible crash, it can close all the windows and tension the front seat belts. Pre Sense Front can assist the driver to brake the car if he or she doesn’t react to the system’s warnings of a potential collision.
- Optional safety and driver-assistance technology includes heads-up navigation, active lane assist and adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist and turn assist.
- The standard infotainment system uses 10 speakers and includes an 8.3-inch display with a single CD player, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and handwriting-recognition technology.
- MMI Navigation plus with voice control is standard on all trims.
- The Premium Plus and Prestige trims come with a 12.3-inch screen that displays the Audi virtual cockpit.
- The 558-watt Bose sound system in the Premium Plus and Prestige trims has 19 speakers and a 15-channel amplifier.
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
- The 2019 Audi Q7 has two standard front USB ports.
- 2019 Q7 models with the 3.0-liter engine can be equipped with optional adaptive air suspension to control the ride height.
- Leather seating surfaces are standard in the 2019 Q7, as are eight-way heated front seats with four-way power lumbar adjustment for the driver’s seat. The Prestige trim uses ventilated, 12-way power front seats with four-way lumbar adjustment.
- Heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel are included in the Cold Weather Package.
- Standard convenience features on the Prestige trim include traffic sign recognition, Audi active lane assist and high-beam assistant.