2008 Audi Q7 Overview


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Great Suv With No Competitors In Its Class by Maurizio
 — This is my own car that I drive every day and I think every household needs a SUV in their garage- Audi is simply amazing in everything they do, this one is a 2008 and comes with state of the art to... Read More
Luxury Ute by Martin
 — Love it! Its loads more than a big old bus, really comfortable to drive and i do 30k+ per year, really responsive when its in sport mode. Absolutely loads of room in all parts of the car. I have four ... Read More
Audi Q7 by Tayler
 — its awesome it has a interface that u can play ur ipod with WIRELESSLY it goes 0-60 in less then 4 seconds its stereo is on the dashboard it has a navagation system and siruis satellite radio it als... Read More

2008 Audi Q7 Overview

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2008 Audi Q7

The Audi Q7 represents the German auto maker's first venture into the SUV market. This luxury crossover is loosely based on the Volkswagen Touareg, but the Q7 offers more seating, additional luxuries, and of course, a more prestigious sticker price. The Q7 debuted in 2007, and it has been carried over for the 2008 model year. A diesel version is in the works for 2009.

There are currently three variations of Audi's pioneer SUV. A base level trim includes all of the luxury necessities, while a Premium trim advanced features like a navigation system, a rear backup camera, and satellite radio. The Premium trim is available with two engine options, while the base style is V6 only. An optional "S-Line" features group offers some performance and appearance enhancements, like sport seats, special front and rear fascias, 21-inch alloys, and performance tires. An air suspension system and advanced adaptive cruise control are also optional.

The entry level Q7 is powered by a 3.6 liter V6, which produces 280 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Audi also offers a larger power plant option, in the form of a 4.2 liter V8, making 350 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. Both engines are mated to  a six-speed transmission with manual-shift control, and all three models come equipped with Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system. The V8-powered Q7 will tow 6600 pounds.

Test drivers have praised the Audi Q7 for its build quality, on road manners and refinement, and handling abilities. The V8 offers strong acceleration for an SUV, zipping from 0 to 60 mph in just seven seconds. The price for this performance is paid in fuel efficiency, with the V8 in the mid-teens for mpg in mixed driving.

Inside, noise intrusions are minimal, and driver's report great comfort regardless of surface. Audi's air suspension offers additional cushioning on rougher roads. Owners have found the Q7's dash layout to clean and functional, and build materials are of the finest quality. The Q7's third-row seating is for kids only, and even the little ones might find these quarters a bit tight.


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