2019 Audi Q7 Changes and e-Tron
The company’s bellwether luxury SUV, 2019 Audi Q7 is a vehicle with subtle styling, overflowing high-tech features and one of the most beautiful interiors in the class. This 3-row SUV includes brilliant Virtual Cockpit with Google Maps navigation as well as Audi’s Adaptive Air Suspension. This system can raise the Q7 ride height additional 2.4 inches or lower the vehicle by one inch, to improve aerodynamics and stability.
Furthermore, the new model comes with turbocharged 4-cylinder and supercharged V6 engines. All-wheel drive is standard, with the developing of the hybrid option as well. With new 2019 Audi Q7, you’ll get adaptable 7-passenger crossover SUV with a great level of luxurious details. From its advanced technology and elegant styling, compelling performances and standard all-wheel drive the 2019 Audi Q7 is definitely one of the best cars of the upcoming season.
2019 Audi Q7 Exterior
The most noticeable exterior changes for the 2019 Audi Q7 is more prominent, massive grille and HID headlights. The overall design strikes with an elegant and refined stance. The new Q7 comes with an impressively low 0.32 drag coefficient and it’s one of the things that makes this SUV different. In the era of a colossal brick-like structure of Range Rover, Lincoln Navigator, and Infiniti QX80 Audi Q7 offers a different and more sophisticated look.
Moreover, the new model will also include 20-inch rims with run-flat all-season tires. On the rear side, smooth LED taillights flank a power-operated rear liftgate with a height-adjustment and remote opening. The roofline of the Q7 is not as tall as some of the full-size SUV’s, which makes the items on the roof rack more accessible. Also, with longer axle spacing the new Q7 will be more compact than the previous version.
2019 Audi Q7 Interior
The famous German carmaker had the talent for designing the finest yet most practical cabins. The new 2019 Audi Q7 is no exception. The first thing you’ll notice when you step into the vehicle is leather upholstery and familiar dashboard design. Yep, the dash is actually more A8-style design than something new, but it fits perfectly. The controls are easy-to-use and very logically arranged.
The brand-new 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel and highly readable instrumentation will make your drive much comfortable than before. Also, the Virtual Cockpit display helps to round this pretty awesome user-friendly interior. The second generation of the Q7 platform increase interior volume and cargo space. The cargo space behind the third row includes almost 15 cubic feet of space. But, for grown-ups, the third row may be little tight.
2019 Audi Q7 e-Tron Quattro
The Ingolstadt based company planning to launch the first model with TDI Hybrid and Quattro system. The e-Tron is a heavily altered version of Q5‘s MLB platform and will borrow some of the visual cues. Under the hood is an electric powertrain with two asynchronous motors. The front one provides 181 hp and the rear 221 hp. Together they can produce 402 hp with 487 lb-ft of torque.
However, this is only available in Boost mode, which also gives the new Audi 0-60 mph acceleration time of 5.7 seconds. in Normal mode power and torque are reduced by 13% and 18% to increase the range. The energy is provided by a liquid-cooled 95 kWh lithium-ion battery, set low in the floor. This battery can be charged using a 150 kW fast charger, with the charging time of just 30 minutes. For home charging, there’s a standard 11kW charger.
2019 Audi Q7 Engine Specs
The upcoming 2019 Audi Q7 will have three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. Standard powertrain for Premium and Premium Plus will be a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. This drivetrain can produce 248 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Although it’s not the fastest unit, it can move a pretty big Q7 to 60 mph in about 7 seconds. Also, the supercharged 3.0-liter V6 is available as well. This engine provides incredible power with 329 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque available as low as 2,900 rpm.
With V6, the Q7 can burst to 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds. Also, this engine has enough power for high-speed passing actions. Both powertrains come with an active 8-speed automatic transmission and Quattro all-wheel drive. The towing capacity of the 2.0-liter engine is a humble 4,400 pounds. However, more powerful V6 can pull up to 7,700 pounds.
2019 Audi Q7 Release Date and Price
The MSRP for the new 2019 Audi Q7 starts around $55.000, including the $1,000 destination charge. The mid-trim Premium Puls starts at $58,000. If you want the supercharged V6 engine to any trim level it will cost you an additional $6,400. The top of the line, Q7 Prestige, with included V6, begins just below $70,000. To sum up, a fully loaded luxury Q7 can top $80,000.
With these set of prices, new Audi Q7 has a lower starting price than the Mercedes-Benz GLE and BMW X5. However, both of these models come with a 6-cylinder drivetrain. In the price range of new model are vehicles like Volvo XC90, Acura MDX, and Infiniti QX60. The release date of the new Q7 is expected in the second half of the following year.