2021 Audi A7

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2021 Audi A7 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: May 29, 2021

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The 2021 Audi A7, is out for sale now and is a carryover model from 2020. Prices have remained somewhat the same and the 2021 A7 range starts at an MSRP of $69,200. There is only one engine offered, a 3.0L turbocharged V-6 that churns out 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Audi A7 can do the 0-60 mph sprint in just 5.2 seconds.

There are three trims on offer for the 2021 Audi A7 - Premium/ Premium Plus/ Prestige and the prices kickstart from $69,200 for the Premium trim and go all the way to $79,700 for the top-spec Prestige trim. It faces stiff competition from the likes of segment hot sellers like the Mercedes CLS 450 and the Maserati Ghibli.

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Pros

Attractive Exterior

Punchy motor under the hood

Engaging driving dynamics

Spacious trunk

Cons

Infotainment not very interactive

Restricted rear headroom

Slightly more expensive than its rivals

What's New?

The 2021 model shall remain more or less the same


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Features

vehicle bio

base price

$69200

bodystyle

4dr Sedan

passenger capacity

5

top speed

130 mph

drivetrain

all wheel drive

engine type

displacement

183 cu.in.

horsepower

335 hp @ 5000 rpm

torque

369 lb.-ft @ 1370 rpm

transmission

7-speed auto-shift Manual

chassis

suspension front

Independent multi-link suspension

suspension rear

Multi-link suspension

brake rotors (f/r)

13.3/13.3 in.

dimensions

wheelbase

115.2 in.

length

195.6 in.

width

75.1 in.

height

56 in.

curb weight

4332 lbs.

ground clearance

4.4 in.

capacity

passenger volume

105.8 cu ft.

cargo volume

24.9 cu ft.

payload capacity

1102 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5.2 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

13.3 sec.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

corrosion warranty

12 yr./ unlimited mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


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Trims

Premium $69,200 onwards

335 hp @ 5000 rpm | 3 L | V-6 | Premium unleaded

  • 10 Speaker Audio System
  • Adaptive LED Headlights
  • BMW Assist emergency communications
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Panoramic Sunroof

Premium Plus $74,350 onwards

335 hp @ 5000 rpm | 3 L | V-6 | Premium unleaded (recommended)

  • Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium Sound System
  • Cruise Control
  • LED Taillights w/ Animation
  • Mmi Navigation Plus w/ Audi Connect

Prestige $78,350 onwards

335 hp @ 5000 rpm | 3 L | V-6 | Premium unleaded (recommended)

  • Head-Up Display w/ Navigation & Assistance System Information
  • Power Soft-Closing Doors
  • Power Windows w/ One-Touch Auto Up/Down
  • Sport body kit
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Ratings

Pricing And Features

9.1

Engine And Performance

8.3

Fuel Economy

7.3

Interior

8.0

Exterior

9.9

Safety

9.0

Competition

9.6

8.9

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.9

Overall Rating


"The A7's hatchback helps it be more suave and more practical than the Audi A6 sedan." - Car And Driver

The 2021 Audi A7 Sedan recently received a major update and hence, the 2021 model will be carried over from the 2020 model. Currently, the 2021 A7 Sedan is offered in three trims Premium/ Premium Plus/ Prestige and the prices kickstart from $69,200 for the Premium trim and go all the way to $79,700 for the top-spec Prestige trim with an additional $1,045 as destination charge. 

The 2021 Audi A7 is offered with a turbocharged V-6 that churns out 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. This means the A7 can get from 0-60 mph in 5.2 sec. Today, the sedan faces stiff competition from the likes of segment hot sellers like the Mercedes CLS 450 and the Maserati Ghibli

2021 Audi A7 Sedan Front View
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Rear View

9.1/10
Pricing and Features

8.3/10
Engine and Performance

7.3/10
Fuel Economy

8.0/10
Interior

9.9/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety

9.6/10
Competition


2021 Audi A7 Pricing and Features

9.1/10

The 2021 Audi A7 trim levels will comprise of the same three trim options: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. There will be no changes done in terms of the trim line up and hence you are sure to get all the latest tech and features including the Quattro all-wheel drive as standard. The prices of the current 2021 Audi A7 start at $69,200 for the base Premium trim which also comes quite loaded and ends at $79,700 for the top-of-the-line Prestige trim.

If you want to experience the ultimate luxury then the car shall set you back at least around $85,000 due to all the extra packages which add more to all the tech and features on offer. It comes with a lot of optional packages such as the Driver and Executive packages. It features the Audi virtual cockpit, a high-end Bang & Olufsen sound system and so in the name of features. The Premium trim, priced at $69,200 comes standard with a host of features like the panoramic roof and Quattro all-wheel drive. It is quite a loaded trim however it does not get some feel-good and useful features such as the Matrix headlights, heated seats, or the heads-up display.

Trim

Premium

Premium Plus

Prestige

MSRP

$69,200

$74,350

$78,350

Key Features

Quattro all-wheel drive

Adds/Upgrades to Premium

Adds/Upgrades to Premium Plus

 

20-inch wheels with all-season tires

MMI Navigation 

21-inch wheels with summer tires

 

MMI Navigation (8.8" display) and Audi connect

Audi virtual cockpit plus

Head-up display with navigation systems information

 

Panoramic sunroof

Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium Sound System with 16 speakers

Heated and ventilated 12-way power front seats with power lumbar adjustment for driver and front passenger

 

Contrast stitching on seats and dashboard

Top view camera system with Virtual 360 view

Driver Assistance package

 

LED headlights with high-beam assist

LED taillights with animation

Power soft-closing doors

The Premium Plus trim comes next at $73,600 and offers a lot of the latest technology like the LED Matrix headlight with illumination animation. You also get features such as Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium Sound System with 16 speakers, a 15-channel amplifier, a Top view camera system with a Virtual 360 view, and most importantly, Audi’s Virtual Cockpit. The Prestige trim lies above the Premium Plus trim and comes with features such as a Head-up display, Heated and ventilated front seats HD Matrix-design LED headlights with Audi laser light and high-beam assist, Driver Assistance Package, and Power soft-closing doors. This trim makes the customer feel the most special with small but flashy and feel-good features.


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2021 Audi A7 Buying Advice

We will recommend the Premium Plus trim from the 2021 Audi A7 Sedan lineup. Apart from Audi’s Quattro four-wheel drive, it packs advanced features such as Audi’s virtual cockpit, HD Matrix-Design LED Headlights w/Laser and Ambient LED Interior Lighting. It strikes a sweet balance between price and value and if you want to add more features to the trim from the top of the line trim, you can do it with the various packages that Audi offers.

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2021 Audi A7 Engine and Performance

8.3/10

During everyday driving, we appreciated the Audi's effortless quickness. Its sophisticated all-wheel-drive system provided excellent traction in wet and dry conditions. -Car And Driver

The 2021 Audi A7 will continue to get the 55 TFSI engine which currently does its duty in the current model as well which is the same 3.0L turbocharged V-6 that churns out 335 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. The power is put down through Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive which is offered as standard on all trims. All this power is managed with the help of a seven-speed automatic transmission.

2021 Audi A7 Sedan Engine Bay

The engine feels super refined and offers linear performance. While it is mid-range of the rev counter that offers the most relaxed drive, it is the top end that makes this engine put a smile on your face. However, the Audi A7 is no rubber burner and you would have to opt for the more expensive S7 if you want to indulge in a sporty driving experience. The A7 sedan is tuned more towards comfort and cruising rather than outright performance.

Models

2021 Audi A7

2021 Mercedes CLS 

2021 Maserati Ghibli Base

2021 Porsche Panamera

MSRP

$69,200

$72,450

$75,500

$88,550

Engine

3.0L turbocharged V6

3.0L twin-turbocharged V6

3.0L twin-turbocharged V6

3.0L, Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Drivetrain

AWD

AWD

RWD

RWD

Transmission

7-speed S Tronic DCT

9-speed shiftable automatic

8-speed shiftable automatic

8-Speed Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Power 

335 hp @ 5,000 RPM

362 hp @ 5,500 RPM

345 hp @ 5,500 RPM

330 hp @ 5400 RPM

Torque 

369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM

369 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM

369 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM

330 lb-ft @ 1340 RPM

0-60 MPH 

5.2 sec

5.1 sec

5.5 sec

5.4 sec

Quarter Mile 

13.3 sec

13.2 sec

13.4 sec

13.6 sec

Top Speed

130 MPH

N/A

166 MPH

164

The Mercedes CLS 450 manages to beat the Audi A7 in the numbers game as its output puts it right at the top in this comparison. On the other hand, the Maserati Ghibli takes the second spot but is the most expensive car in its segment. Still, it is the Audi A7 that offers $ 206 per horsepower which gives the best value in its segment.


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2021 Audi A7 Fuel Economy

7.3/10

Where we can give Audi A7’s engine full marks is in terms of frugality. The Audi A7’s turbocharged motor gets one of the best-in-class, EPA estimated fuel mileage of 25 MPG in mixed driving conditions. However, with its 19.3 -gallon fuel tank it offers the least amount of range in this comparison. Hence, if you are buying the sedan only for a long highway trip then the Mercedes CLS 450 offers a better deal.

Model

2021 Audi A7 

2021 Mercedes CLS 

2021 Maserati Ghibli Base

2021 Porsche Panamera

MPG (City)

22

23

17

21

MPG (Highway)

29

30

24

28

MPG (Combined)

25

26

19

26

Fuel Capacity

19.3 gallons

21.1 gallons

21.1 gallons

23.7

Looking at the rivals, it’s just the Mercedes CLS 450 that manages to beat even the Audi A7 in terms of fuel efficiency, although just by a margin. On the other hand, the Maserati Ghibli offers the worst fuel economy in this comparison but offers a bigger fuel tank to compensate for the lack of efficiency. The 2021 Audi A7 will offer the same fuel efficiency numbers and any further improvement can only be expected with its next iteration.

2021 Audi A7 Sedan Front view

The CLS is home to the most frugal powerplant in its class with both class-leading fuel efficiency and the largest tank. But that is not to say that the Audi A7 is any less of a grand tourer. It is a continent crusher in its own right.


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2021 Audi A7 Interior

8.0/10

"While the swoopy roofline suggests rear visibility will be impeded, the A7 actually has excellent sightlines all around." - Edmunds

The 2021 Audi A7 comes properly loaded when it comes to pampering its passengers inside the cabin. Digital displays are the theme on the inside and the top-specced A7 offers three of them. The dashboard looks quite modern and offers a sort of understatement which most German cars do. On the inside, it offers features such as dual-zone climate control and high-resolution touchscreens as standard. However, even though the screen is intuitive to use it takes some time to get used to them.

2021 Audi A7 Sedan Cockpit area

The 2021 A7 offers comfortable front as well as rear seats with the front ones offering heating and cooling functions as well. At the rear, the legroom is excellent but the headspace is limited due to the sloping roofline. The power-adjustable front seats offer a wide range of adjustments with options to customize the seat materials. Soft-touch materials are used all around the cabin and all the physical buttons feel quite premium. 

Model

2021 Audi A7 

2021 Mercedes CLS 

2021 Maserati Ghibli Base

2021 Porsche Panamera

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

4

Front Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

39.3/57.0/37.1

38.3/54.8/42.3

38.3/54.8/42.3

N/A    

Rear Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

37.1/55.0/37.4

37.1/55.0/37.4

37.6/54.4/35.8

N/A    
Cargo Capacity (cu.ft.)     24.9  11.9 17.7  17.6

The cargo space of 18.9 cubic feet in the Audi A7 is not only commodious but the best in its class. If more space is needed, the folding of the second row of seats shall liberate 49 cubic feet of cargo space. The sedan boasts of advanced boot features such as gesture opening of the tailgate and electric closing. It is also a well-organized trunk and offers a low lift-over height for loading luggage easily.


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2021 Audi A7 Sedan Dashboard
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Steering Wheel
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Steering Wheel
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Infotainment System
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Infotainment System
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Gear Shifter
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Gear Shifter

2021 Audi A7 Exterior

9.9/10

"The minimalist design still manages to turn heads and the Audi exudes class from every inch of metal." - Car Buzz

The A7 sedan recently got an update in terms of its exterior styling but still, it is not difficult to mistake it for its predecessor. The sedan now offers quite an attractive look and offers advanced exterior features such as animated LED headlights and taillamps. At the rear the sloping roofline makes it stand out and the spoiler adds to the sporty touch. Overall, the sedan looks quite opulent and upmarket from the outside with the 2021 model getting the same design and styling on the outside.

2021 Audi A7 Sedan Front Angle View

The A7 looks very much like a coupe just like its main rival, the Mercedes CLS 450. But it offers a simpler look with its straight and elegant lines and creases. From the sides, it looks longer compared to the 2019 model due to its increased wheelbase. At the front, the big grille and the sharp bonnet shut lines help it gain an imposing look.

Model

2021 Audi A7 

2021 Mercedes CLS

2021 Maserati Ghibli Base 

2021 Porsche Panamera

Curb Weight (lbs)

4332

4255 

3990 

4222    

Length (in.)

195.6

196.4

195.7

198.8

Width (in.)

75.1

73.8

76.6

78.2

Height (in.)

56.0

56.3

57.5

56

Ground Clearance (in.)

4.4

3.9

4.5

5.3

Wheelbase (in.)

115.2

115.7

118.0

116.1

Compared to its rivals, the Audi A7 Sedan is longer at 195.6 inches than the Maserati Ghibli. However, the Mercedes CLS 450 is the longest car here and offers the best road presence. With curb weights starting at 4332 lbs, the Audi A7 sedan is nearly 80 lbs heavier than its other heaviest counterpart. It also offers the best ground clearance with the air suspension capable of increasing or decreasing its clearance anytime you demand it.


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2021 Audi A7 Sedan Front Angle View
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Headlight
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Headlight
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Taillight
2021 Audi A7 Sedan Taillight

2021 Audi A7 Safety

9.0/10

The 2021 Audi A7 is the IIHS top safety pick which explains a lot about how car the car is. The NHTSA has not tested the 2021 A7 but looking at what it offers in terms of safety features and drier assistance features it is safe to assume that it is quite a safe car. The trim tested by the IIHS was the Premium trim which offers automatic emergency braking.

The system is quite advanced and can brake the car automatically in case if a pedestrian or a cyclist comes in front of the car. The 360-degree camera is also a boon in urban spaces and there are many other optional sensors that enable the car to self-park or follow a car in front without driver intervention.


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2021 Audi A7 Competition

9.6/10

2021 Audi A7 Vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS 

The Mercedes CLS 450 4MATIC has quite been the benchmark in its segment. It offers the best performance along with the best in class fuel efficiency as well. Not just that, it is the most spacious sedan here and also gets the best road presence in comparison to its rivals. It feels properly premium on the inside and gets top-notch fit and finish as well. However, the Audi A7 feels more advanced on the inside and comes at a lesser price which makes it more lucrative than the Mercedes.

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 4MATIC Sedan

2021 Audi A7 Vs 2021 Maserati Ghibli Sedan

Though the Maserati Ghibli is the most expensive car here, however, it does not offer the best performance or fuel efficiency. What it offers is the best driving dynamics coupled with the most opulent cabin you can get in its segment. Its lightweight chassis makes it quite nimble and it is simply the most engaging sedan to drive in this comparison. However, it neither offers the best space or the most comfortable ride in its class. Hence, if you are looking for a sedan for comfort and convenience, the Audi A7 is simply the better car.

2021 Maserati Ghibli Sedan

2021 Audi A7 Vs 2021 Porsche Panamera

The 2021 A7 starts at a base price of around $69,200 while the 2021 Porsche Panamera costs around $87,200 for the base trim. Although both are evenly matched in terms of power, the Audi offers more torque than the Porsche. 2021 Panamera gets from 0-60 mph 0.4 seconds faster than the Audi. The Audi stands out with its economical figures when compared to the Panamera.

 2021 Porsche Panamera

 

2021 Audi A7 Final Verdict

The 2021 Audi A7 offers quite a lot of tech and luxury for the price it comes at. The excellent ride, safety features, and cabin on offer make it the perfect choice for customers looking for a luxurious, elegant, and comfortable sedan. But as the 2021 Audi A7 will remain more or less the same exact car we suggest you not wait for its launch and get your bookings done if this car is on your shopping list this year.

 

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2021 Audi A7 Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a 2021 Audi A7 cost?

The 2021 Audi A7 range starts at an MSRP of $69,200 for the base Premium trim. There are three trims on offer - Premium/ Premium Plus/ Prestige and the high-end prestige trim will cost you all the way to $79,700.

Is the 2021 Audi A7 Fast?

The 2021 Audi A7 comes with a 3-liter V-6 that produces 335 hp @ 5000 rpm and 369 lb-ft. @ 1370 rpm of torque. The A7 needs 5.2 seconds to hit 60 MPH from a standstill while the quarter-mile is completed in 13.3 seconds.

What are the interior features for the 2021 Audi A7?

Features like the four-zone climate control, heated rear seats, ventilated front seats, Audi virtual cockpit, high-end Bang & Olufsen sound system are standard across the various trims for the 2021 Audi A7. The mid variant, Premium Plus comes with heated front seats, leather upholstery, and a panoramic sunroof.

What is the warranty on offer for the 2021 Audi A7? 

 The 2021 version comes with 4 years/50,000 miles; whichever comes earlier, limited warranty, a 4 years/50,000 miles powertrain warranty, 4 years/unlimited miles 24-hour roadside assistance. 

How much trunk space does the 2021 Audi A7 offer?

The 2021 Audi A7 offers 24.9 cu.ft. of trunk space it's much more practical compared to the Sportback. It is also leading the competition in terms of space offered in the trunk. 

2021 Audi A7 Consumer Reviews and Ratings

8.3

based on 85 ratings


8.4/10 Features
8.4/10 Interiors
8.6/10 Design
8.5/10 Safety
8.2/10 Reliability
7.9/10 Deal Value

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2021 Audi A7 Overall Reviews


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Charlene

2021 Audi A7

Prestige quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 7AM)

9

User Overall Rating

Posted On: May 29, 2021

"Pleasurable and a premium experience"

Pros - Premium cabin, powerful engine, perfect maneuverability

Cons - Takes a hell of a lot to choose the optional packages

Fantastical experience of a lifetime "I love the touch of class they have added to the cabin. It looks and feels so deserving of its price tag. The V6 engine delivers me unlimited thrills on the road that leaves me wanting oh so more. Turning the car around sharp turns is easy as anything due to the great movements. But by God, the optional package costs so much. I wanted to have an appearance package refitted into the car but have to say the cost made me say no. " "Very busy place. They have customers all the time. Running low on low times here. Despite that they do manage to provide a really good experience and tried to talk through almost every issue I had a query for."

9/10
Features
10/10
Interior
10/10
Design
9/10
Safety
10/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
8/10
Dealer Review

VB

Victoria M. Brown

2021 Audi A7

Premium Plus quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 7AM)

7

User Overall Rating

Posted On: April 1, 2021

expensive coupe AUDI

Pros - Hybrid power, spacious cabin, controls are amazing

Cons - More sporty looks would have been good for a car in 2021, it lacks athletic feel to it even with such heavy price tag

it's luxury sedan at best,with 0-60 in 5.2 sec, great suspension stability, decent mpg of 23 controls are driver friendly, with 12inch display, voice controlled ai bot,speakers are german, great design and style as it makes you wanna buy it asap traction control, abs, tpms, blind spot alert, perfectly reliable luxury sedan for family, buy it, worth owning it.

8/10
Features
8/10
Interior
8/10
Design
8/10
Safety
7/10
Reliability
7/10
Deal Value
8/10
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Anna H. Richardson

2021 Audi A7

Premium quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 7AM)

7

User Overall Rating

Posted On: April 1, 2021

sleek

Pros - Coupe shape rear, length of vehicle, moonroof

Cons - It's very new but i would say display could have been faster

coupe shape, big cargo space, rear design with horizontal bar reflector, power is great 335hp@5000rpm with that hybrid provides great rest to mechanical more encourgement to comfortable ride. leather seats with heating, moonroof, decent space for headroom in rear seats, it steals your eyes once you set yourself in it's direction, it's a smart car to have airbags, child safety, collision warning, excellent reliabilty, bought it, you should too.

7/10
Features
7/10
Interior
7/10
Design
7/10
Safety
7/10
Reliability
7/10
Deal Value
7/10
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