New 2018 Audi Q7 was released not so long ago and it featured some major updates. Most important one was use of aluminum-intensive construction, which made this new Audi SUV about 500 pounds lighter. This had great impact on handling, acceleration, fuel economy and overall performance. There are already some speculations about future 2018 Audi Q7 SUV model. Audi will again offer same Q7 lineup as before: Platinum, Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. 2018 Q7 design will carry over from current version, which was redesigned recently. It got reshaped roof, redesigned headlights and hexagonal grille. Speaking of interior design and features, future Audi Q7 SUV will get new MMI infotainment system, as well as Virtual Cockpit in Prestige model. Other equipment, depending on the model trim, will include leather upholstery, panoramic moonroof, power liftgate, heated and ventilated seats, keyless entry, pushbutton start, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bose sound system and head-up display. Safety features and systems installed on upcoming Audi Q7 2018 are xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights, blind-spot alert, rear cross-traffic alert, surround-view camera, front and rear obstacle detection, autonomous emergency braking and forward-collision alert. Driver Assistance Package is optional on this SUV and it comes with lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control and automatic high-beam headlights control.
2018 Audi Q7 engine fuel economy specs
2018 Audi Q7 engine lineup will consists of four- and six cylinder engines. First, we have 2.0-liter engine generating 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Second choice is strong and powerful 3.0-liter V6 engine with ability to produce 333 horsepower and 325 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will send power to all four wheels through 8-speed automatic transmission. 2018 Audi Q7 fuel economy specs for 2.0T model are set at 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, averaging 22 mpg overall. Audi Q7 V6 3.0T fuel efficiency is just lightly worse; it can do 19/25/21 mpg.2018 Q7 Prestige will be equipped with four-wheel steering, adaptive air suspension and eve night vision camera.
2018 Audi Q7 release date and price review
2018 Audi Q7 release date is expected by the end of 2017. When it hits the market, it will compete with SUV models such as Infiniti QX60, Volvo XC90, Acura MDX, BMW X5 and Mercedes GLS. 2018 Audi Q7 price range will go from $51,000 for Premium 2.0T model, up to $66,500 for Prestige Q7. Premium Plus 2.0T version will be sold for $55,000, while V6 versions will be about $6,500 more expensive then 4-cylinder ones.