2013 Audi Q7

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What's New for 2013:
  • 3.0-liter turbo-diesel engine installed in Q7 TDI
  • Q7 TDI's new engine generates 240 horsepower and 406 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Q7 TDI's engine gets 22 mpg in combined driving
  • Optional integrated dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system

Exterior Features
The 2013 Audi Q7 is a 3-row, 7-passenger luxury SUV available in 3.0T and TDI model series equipped with Premium, Premium Plus, Prestige (TDI), and S-line Prestige (3.0T) trim levels.

Standard equipment includes power heated exterior mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, LED taillights, heated windshield washer nozzles, rain-sensing wipers, rear park-assist sensors, and a power tailgate. The Q7 3.0T models have 18-inch aluminum wheels and contrast-color lower body paint, while the Q7 TDI models have 19-inch aluminum wheels, single-tone exterior paint scheme, and additional chrome trim.

Interior Features
The 2013 Audi Q7 comes standard with leather upholstery, 12-way power heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, genuine wood trim, Bluetooth connectivity, and an 11-speaker stereo system with a CD player, satellite radio, and an iPod connection.

Cargo capacity measures 10.9 cubic feet behind the Q7's third-row seat. Fold that seat, and the trunk offers 42 cubic feet of volume. Fold both rows of seats, and the Q7 provides 72.5 cubic feet of cargo space.

Optional Features
Options for the 2013 Audi Q7 Premium models include metallic paint, 19-inch aluminum wheels (3.0T), rear-seat side-impact air bags, panoramic sunroof, and Audi's MMI Navigation Plus system including HD Radio, color information display, and Audi Connect service with Google Earth mapping capability, Google Voice Local Search, and mobile Wi-Fi hotspot capability. This model can also be upgraded with a Cold Weather package (heated rear seats, heated steering wheel) and a Towing package (trailer hitch, increased cooling capacity).

The Audi Q7 Premium Plus model includes the MMI Navigation Plus system, Audi Connect service, and the panoramic sunroof, and adds Xenon Plus headlights, LED running lights, LED turn signal indicators, auto-dimming and power-folding side mirrors, reversing camera system, front park-assist sensors, and a Bose surround-sound audio system.

Options for the Q7 Premium Plus include the Towing and Cold Weather packages, as well as a Warm Weather package (deep-tinted panoramic sunroof, 4-zone climate control system, manual sunshades for the side windows and tailgate). The Premium Plus model is also available with a choice between 19- or 20-inch wheels, rear-seat side-impact air bags, and running boards.

The Prestige trim level sits at the top of the Q7 lineup, and can be equipped with exclusive features. In TDI format, the Prestige trim comes with 20-inch aluminum wheels, heated and ventilated front seats, power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and the Warm Weather package. Additionally, the Q7 TDI Prestige is equipped with Audi Advanced Key keyless entry and ignition, Audi Adaptive Lighting with headlights that pivot to help illuminate around dark corners, and Audi Side Assist blind-spot monitoring.

In 3.0T format, the Prestige trim includes these features plus an S-line package that adds 53 more horsepower and 30 extra lb.-ft. of torque. The 3.0T Prestige is also equipped with S-line exterior trim, headlamp washers, and \"Supercharged\" badges.

The Q7 Prestige trim can be upgraded with Towing and Cold Weather packages, rear-seat side-impact air bags and running boards, just like other Q7 models. Exclusive options include an Audi Adaptive Air Suspension, Audi Adaptive Cruise Control, and a Bang & Olufsen Advanced Audio System.

Several S-line option packages are also available on the Prestige trim. The S-line Interior package adds brushed aluminum interior trim, black headliner, and a 3-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifters to the Q7 3.0T Prestige trim. The Q7 TDI Prestige trim offers an S-line package that includes these features plus headlight washers and S-line exterior trim. Both versions of the Q7 can be optioned with an S-line Plus package including 21-inch titanium-finish wheels and a Black Optics exterior trim kit.

Under the Hood
The Audi Q7 3.0T is equipped with a supercharged, direct-injection, 3.0-liter V-6 engine. With Premium and Premium Plus trim, the V-6 delivers 280 horsepower at 4,920 rpm and 295 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,250 rpm. Get the Q7 3.0T S-line Prestige model and this engine is tuned to produce 333 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 325 lb.-ft. of torque at 2,900 rpm.

The Audi Q7 TDI is equipped with a turbocharged, direct-injection, clean-diesel V-6 engine. It generates 240 horsepower at 3,750 rpm and 406 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,750 rpm.

All Q7 models are equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission and Audi's Quattro all-wheel-drive system, which sends 60% of the power to the rear wheels under normal driving conditions.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Audi Q7 are:

  • Q7 3.0T: 16/22/18 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Q7 TDI: 19/28/22 mpg

The 2013 Audi Q7 is equipped with 6 standard air bags, including side curtain air bags protecting occupants in all three rows of seats. Rear-seat side-impact air bags are optional.

Additionally, the Q7 comes standard with 4-wheel vented disc brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control system with an off-road mode, hill-descent control, rear park-assist sensors, and rain-sensing wipers. The Q7 Premium Plus models add a reversing camera and front park-assist sensors. The 3.0T S-line Prestige and TDI Prestige models include a blind-spot monitoring system and headlights that swivel to help illuminate around corners at night, and these models can be optioned with an adaptive cruise control system.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not performed crash tests on the 2013 Audi Q7. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Q7 receives the highest rating of \"Good\" for its performance in the moderate overlap frontal-impact crash test, side-impact crash test, and the rear-impact injury prevention test. The IIHS has not performed a roof strength assessment on the Q7, precluding it from being named a \"Top Safety Pick.\"

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  • Name 3.0T Premium (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46800.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name 3.0T Premium Plus (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 46800.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name 3.0T S line Prestige (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 60550.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
  • Name 3.0L TDI Premium (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 52000.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
  • Name 3.0L TDI Premium Plus (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 52000.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
  • Name 3.0L TDI Prestige (quattro 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 52000.00 Engine 3.0L/181 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • 12-way heated pwr front bucket seats -inc: 4-way pwr 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
  • Front/rear floor mats w/fastening mechanism
  • Aluminum door sills
  • Manual tilt/telescopic steering column
  • 4-spoke leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel
  • Backlit instrumentation -inc: tachometer, speedometer, fuel gauge, coolant temp gauge, digital clock w/date
  • Trip computer
  • Digital trip odometer
  • Driver info display -inc: 5" monochrome display, 5-function trip computer, outside temp, auto check system, speed warning device, telephone, radio, navigation, telematics, pictogram display
  • Electronic cruise control
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • 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
  • Pwr 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 & fuel door release in driver door
  • 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
  • Genuine wood decorative inlays -inc: door panel interior beltline, center console, passenger side dashboard
  • (4) bottle holders
  • Alu-optic air vents
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Storage net in passenger footwell
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/compass
  • 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
  • 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 pwr lumbar adjustment, adjustable head restraints
  • S line door sills
  • Pwr tilt/telescopic steering column
  • Advanced key -inc: remote locking/unlocking, keyless ignition
  • (4) zone climate control
  • Manual window shades for rear doors & tailgate
  • (4) 12V pwr outlets
  • 18" 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
  • Front/rear fog lights
  • Puddle lights
  • LED tail 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
  • Pwr tilt 3-panel panorama sunroof w/pwr sunshade & wind deflector -inc: deep tint
  • Xenon plus automatic headlights
  • Audi adaptive light
  • Headlight washer
  • 19" 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
  • 3.0L TFSI supercharged V6 engine
  • 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission -inc: OD, dynamic shift program
  • quattro 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
  • Dual exhaust tips
  • Trailer hitch provisions
  • Tool kit w/jack
  • 3.0L TDI turbocharged V6 diesel engine
  • Dual exhaust w/polished tips
    • 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
    • Rearview parking camera
    • Audi parking system -inc: rearview camera
    • Audi side assist
    • 180-watt AM/FM/CD stereo system -inc: (11) speakers, subwoofer, 7-channel amplifier
    • Audi radio plus system for controlling infotainment, climate, car setup w/color screen
    • Bluetooth connectivity & streaming
    • Audi music interface w/iPod cable
    • SiriusXM satellite radio -inc: (3) months complimentary service
    • 270-watt Bose surround sound AM/FM/CD stereo system -inc: (14) speakers, 10-channel DSP w/"Centerpoint" surround technology & Audi Pilot noise compensation
    • 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
    • Audi connect online services -inc: (6) month trial subscription, Google Earth, online POI search, in car wi-fi

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