2012 Audi Q7

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What's New for 2012:
- Power increased by 8 horsepower for the base 3-liter engine

Exterior Features
The 2012 Audi Q7 is a full-size, 7-passenger luxury SUV available in three trim levels and a clean-diesel version. Its curb weight is 5,500 pounds, which is large for its segment. All-wheel drive (AWD) is standard, as are 18-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, roof rails, and a power liftgate with programmable opening angle.

Interior Features
Standard features on the Audi Q7 include dual-zone automatic climate control, heated 12-way power front seats, leather upholstery, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, reclining 40/20/40 split-folding second-row seat, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, multimedia interface, and an 11-speaker sound system that includes satellite radio. Third-row seating provides limited space for adults.

Optional Features
Higher trims of the 2012 Audi Q7 offer adaptive Xenon headlights, LED running lights, panoramic sunroof, rearview camera, front parking sensors, auto-dimming and power-folding exterior mirrors, driver memory functions, navigation system, and Bose surround-sound system with HD radio and DVD audio capability. A Warm Weather package offers a deep-tint panoramic sunroof, 4-zone automatic climate control, and manual sunshades for rear doors and tailgate.

Under the Hood
The Audi Q7 is powered by a 3.0-liter, supercharged V-6 engine rated at 280 horsepower in the 3.0T trim and by a 3.0-liter, supercharged V-6 engine in the S line trim that boosts power output to 333 horsepower. All Q7s are fitted with a standard 8-speed automatic transmission and AWD. A TDI version of the Q7 is powered by a 3.0-liter, turbo-diesel V-6 engine rated at 225 horsepower.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Audi Q7 are:
- Q7 with either 3.0-liter engine: 16/22/18 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Q7 with clean-diesel TDI engine: 17/25/20 mpg

Standard safety features on the 2012 Audi Q7 include anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, a battery of air bags, and rear parking sensors. A blind-spot monitoring system is standard on the highest trim level. Second-row side air bags are available on all trim levels.

In government tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Q7 received 4 (out of 5) stars for rollover protection. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Q7 received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset, side-impact, and rear-crash protection.


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  • Name 3.0T Premium (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46250.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name 3.0T Premium Plus (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46250.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name 3.0T S line (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 59950.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name 3.0L TDI Premium (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 51450.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
  • Name 3.0L TDI Premium Plus (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 51450.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
  • Name 3.0L TDI Prestige (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 51450.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 17/25
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • 12-way heated pwr front bucket seats w/4-way power lumbar adjustment & adjustable head restraints
  • 40/20/40 split-folding 2nd row seat w/adjustable recline
  • 50/50 split-folding 3rd row seat -inc: 1-action lowering from rear, dual cupholders, collapsible outboard headrests
  • Net map pockets on front seatbacks
  • Rear center armrest -inc: dual cupholders
  • Velour carpeting
  • Front/rear floor mats w/fastening mechanism
  • Backlit instrumentation -inc: tachometer, speedometer, fuel gauge, coolant temp gauge, digital clock w/date
  • Trip computer
  • Digital trip odometer w/service interval indicator
  • Driver info display -inc: 8-color display, 5-function trip computer, outside temp, auto check system, speed warning device, telephone, radio, navigation, telematics, pictogram display
  • MOST optical bus connecting infotainment electronics
  • Electronic cruise control
  • HomeLink transceiver in overhead console
  • Alarm system -inc: theft-deterrent light, engine immobilizer
  • Pwr windows -inc: 2-stage button, pwr retention, pinch protection, 1-touch up/down at all locations, illuminated driver switch
  • Central locking system -inc: front/rear master switches, LED locked signal, programmable to auto lock at 8-MPH & unlock at engine stop
  • Remote keyless entry -inc: extended range, rolling code, tailgate open, panic function, interior lights, alarm system, integrated folding key
  • Remote tailgate and fuel door release in driver door
  • Genuine wood decorative inlays on door panel interior beltline, center console, & passenger side dashboard
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
  • Manual tilt/telescopic steering column
  • 4-spoke leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel
  • (4) bottle holders
  • (1) ashtray in each rear door
  • Aluminum air vents
  • Leather shift knob
  • Storage net in passenger footwell
  • (4) assist handles w/slow retraction
  • Front & rear footwell LED lighting
  • Front & rear reading lights
  • Ambient red lighting in headliner for dash & console
  • Illumination for interior door release handles & air vent controls
  • Left & right dual front sunvisors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Rear seat HVAC vents in each B pillar, under each front seat, & in rear of front center console
  • Rear window defogger
  • Illuminated pwr glovebox -inc: valet lockout, drink cooling air conditioning
  • Dual front cupholders
  • (5) 12V pwr outlets
  • Retractable cargo cover
  • Removable cargo floor w/waterproof storage underneath
  • (4) tie-down eyelets w/luggage net
  • Driver seat memory
  • 12-way heated pwr front bucket ventilated seats -inc: 4-way power lumbar adjustment & adjustable head restraints
  • S line door sills
  • Audi side assist
  • Advanced key -inc: remote locking/unlocking, keyless ignition
  • Pwr tilt/telescopic steering column
  • (4) zone climate control
  • 18 x 8.0 6-arm-design alloy wheels
  • P255/55R18 all-season tires
  • 18 x 6.5 temporary inflatable spare tire w/attached compressor
  • Single frame grille in gloss black w/vertical chrome strips
  • Lower body contrast paint
  • Anodized aluminum roof rails
  • Anodized aluminum window trim
  • Privacy glass
  • Front wipers -inc: rain sensor, heated washer nozzles, higher resting position in colder temps to prevent freezing
  • Rear wiper w/washer system
  • 2-way low/high beam automatic headlamps
  • LED tail lights
  • Front/rear fog lights
  • Coming/leaving home -inc: delay on exterior light shut off when exiting vehicle or activating remote entry
  • Pwr adjustable heated outside body colored mirrors -inc: passenger side tilt feature for parking in reverse w/LED turn signal repeaters
  • Pwr opening/closing tailgate w/programmable opening angle
  • Pwr tilt 3-panel panorama sunroof w/pwr sunshade & wind deflector
  • Xenon plus automatic headlights -inc: automatic self-leveling
  • Pwr folding auto dimming pwr adjustable heated outside mirrors -inc: passenger side tilt feature for parking in reverse w/LED turn signal repeaters, driver side memory
  • 20" S line 5-spoke alloy wheels
  • P275/45R20 all-season tires
  • Lower bumper & door trim in body color paint
  • S line front/rear bumpers & side valences
  • Xenon plus automatic headlights
  • Audi adaptive light
  • Headlight washer
  • Dual exhaust tips
  • 19 x 8.5 5-arm "Structure" design alloy wheels
  • P265/50R19 all-season tires
  • Full paint finish w/chrome accent pkg -inc: body color lowers, chrome trim applied to bumpers side sills & door handles, contrast painted front & rear center valences
  • 20" 10-spoke V-design alloy wheels
  • Xenon plus automatic headlights -inc: automatic self-leveling, Audi adaptive light
  • 3.0 TFSI 6-cylinder engine
  • 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission -inc: OD, dynamic shift program
  • quattro IV permanent all-wheel drive system w/asymmetric/dynamic torque distribution
  • Independent double wishbone steel spring front suspension
  • Independent 4-link steel spring rear suspension
  • Servotronic speed-sensitive pwr steering
  • 4-wheel vented disc brakes
  • Trailer hitch provisions
  • Tool kit w/jack
  • 3.0 TDI direct-injection 6-cylinder engine
  • Warm weather pkg -inc: (4) zone climate control, manual window shades for rear doors & tailgate, deep tint pwr tilt 3-panel panorama sunroof w/pwr sunshade & wind deflector
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/electronic brake pressure distribution (EBD)
  • Hydraulic brake assist
  • Electronic stabilization program -inc: electronic differential lock (EDL), traction control (ASR), off-road mode w/hill descent assist, roll-over mitigation
  • Daytime running lights
  • 5-MPH front/rear bumpers
  • Crash sensor system -inc: central unlocking, interior lighting on, hazard warning lights on, engine & fuel pump shut off
  • Impact protection -inc: reinforced high strength steel/aluminum crossmembers, reinforced bumpers, rigid occupant cell
  • Front 2-stage airbags -inc: occupant detection
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags -inc: 3rd row protection
  • Seat belts -inc: 3-point, pretensioners, front & 2nd row height adjustable upper outboard mounts, front belt force limiters
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Rear seat lower anchorage & upper tether child seat provisions (LATCH) -inc: 2nd & 3rd row
  • Audi parking system -inc: rear acoustic warning system
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Audi parking system -inc: rearview camera
  • Audi MMI AM/FM/CD radio plus system for controlling infotainment, climate, car setup w/color screen
  • Audi 7-channel DSP extended sound system -inc: AM/FM/CD stereo, 180-watt sound system, (11) speakers, subwoofer
  • Universal phone preparation w/Bluetooth technology
  • Audi music interface w/iPod cable
  • SIRIUS satellite radio antenna -inc: (3) months complimentary service
  • Audi MMI navigation plus -inc: CD/DVD-player, color driver information system, HDD navigation w/voice control, HD Radio, Audi Connect w/6-month complimentary trial period data contract
  • Bose AM/FM/CD surround sound -inc: (14) speakers, 270W, ten-channel DSP w/"Centerpoint" surround technology & Audi Pilot noise compensation

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