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Updated on: January 16, 2021

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The Q7 has been the torchbearer for the German automotive giant. The Q7 is the flagship SUV of Audi and is a perfect blend of luxury, performance, and practicality. With a starting price of MSRP $54,950, the 2021 Audi Q7 has received some minor updates over the 2020 Q7. Same as earlier, the 2021 Audi Q7 will also be offered in the same 3 different trim levels and with a choice between 2 different engines. The top of the line 2021 Q7 Prestige trim will set you back by an MSRP of $72,000. 

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As standard, the 2021 Audi Q7 will be offered with an All-Wheel-Drive configuration and an 8-Speed automatic transmission, along with an option of the turbocharged four-cylinder and the NA V6. The 2021 Q7 is a big and luxurious SUV that is practical to use, delivers good value for money, and is a direct rival to the likes of BMW X5, Acura MDX, and Jaguar F Pace. Read our in-depth review for the latest Q7, to get a clear picture of how it stands against such tough competition.

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Pros

Easy to live with on a daily basis.

Fun to drive in all environments

One of the safest cars on sale

Cons

Poor fuel efficiency

The 2.0L engine feels a bit unresponsive

What's New?

The matrix headlamps

Motion sensors and touch panels instead of conventional button

Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert now standard


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Ratings

Pricing And Features

9.0

Engine And Performance

9.0

Fuel Economy

7.5

Interior

8.5

Exterior

9.5

Safety

9.0

Competition

9.5

Final Verdict

8.0

8.9

OVERALL RATING

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


2021 Audi Q7 Premium

Premium

power
335 hp @ 5700 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded
mpg
18 combined

$54,950 - $60,800


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Premium 45 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $54,950 MSRP (19/18/23) 248 hp @ 5000 rpm, 2 L, Inline 4, Premium unleaded
8-speed Automatic all wheel drive 7
Premium 55 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $60,800 MSRP (17/18/21) 335 hp @ 5700 rpm, 3 L, V-6, Premium unleaded
8-speed Automatic all wheel drive 7

2021 Audi Q7 Premium Plus

Premium Plus

power
335 hp @ 5700 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded
mpg
18 combined

$57,200 - $63,800


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $57,200 MSRP (19/21/23) 248 hp @ 5000 rpm, 2 L, Inline 4, Premium unleaded (recommended)
8-speed Automatic all wheel drive 7
Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $63,800 MSRP (17/18/21) 335 hp @ 5700 rpm, 3 L, V-6, Premium unleaded
8-speed Automatic all wheel drive 7

2021 Audi Q7 Prestige

Prestige

power
335 hp @ 5700 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (recommended)
mpg
18 combined

$72,000


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A) Starting at $72,000 MSRP (17/18/21) 335 hp @ 5700 rpm, 3 L, V-6, Premium unleaded (recommended)
8-speed Automatic all wheel drive 7

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.9

Overall Rating


The 2021 Audi Q7 follows the legacy of Audi’s premiership badge. The 2021 Q7 is a perfect blend of luxury and performance and comes with a starting price of MSRP $54,950. It will be offered with two different engines: A 45 TFSi which is a 2.0L Turbocharged Inline-4 cylinder, that pushes out 248 hp @ 5,000 revs, and 273 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Q7 55 TFSi has a more performance-oriented 3.0L Turbocharged V6 engine, which has 335 hp and 369 lb-ft of torques. The Q7 is a powerful SUV, that is offered with an All-Wheel-Drive Quattro drivetrain as standard. It also gets an 8-Speed Automatic Transmission, which is efficient and makes the shifts quick and effortless.

The 2021 Audi Q5 is not all that expensive from the 2020 Audi Q5, as it comes with a roster of feature changes this time around but with only a minor bump in price. Packages in the form of Convenience and Executive package with the 2021 Audi Q7, also gain a number of additional driver-assistance features and creature comforts this time around. The Q7 is a direct competitor to the likes of BMW X5, Acura MDX, and Jaguar F Pace, and Audi seems to be playing fiddle with the likes of these other brands, as they keep things fresh with the 2021 Q7, for no more than a minimal price bump.

After a thorough freshening for the 2020 model year, the 2021 Q7 sails through with few changes

2021 Audi Q7 SUV Front View
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9.0/10
Pricing and Features

9.0/10
Engine and Performance

7.5/10
Fuel Economy

8.5/10
Interior

9.5/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety

9.5/10
Competition

8.0/10
Final Verdict


2021 Audi Q7 Pricing and Features

9.0/10

The 2021 Audi Q7 will be offered in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige. Regardless of the trim, the new Q7 will be offered with an All-Wheel-Drive configuration and the 8-Speed automatic transmission as standard. The ‘Premium’ being the base trim level, will have a starting price of about $54,950 MSRP and will come loaded with an array of safety features as standard. The ‘Premium Plus’ trim will have a sticker price of MSRP $57,200 and the ‘Prestige’ being the top of the line variant, will set you back by about an MSRP of  $72,000. 

The 2021 Audi Q7 is one of the premierships from the German Automotive giant and therefore even in the base trim level, the Q7 is offered as well equipped as a standard luxury saloon. All high tech features like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 3-Spoke multifunction heated steering wheel with shift pedals and to top it all, the latest in the Audi Virtual Cockpit Assistance system are present in the 2021 Q7's interior. The 2021 Audi Q7, therefore, offers a great value for money along with decent practicality. 

Trim

Premium

Premium Plus

Prestige

MSRP (AWD)(2.0L 4cyl)

$54,950

$57,200

-

MSRP (AWD)(3.0L 6cyl)

$60,800

$63,800

$72,000

Key Features

Audi pre sense basic and Audi pre sense front

Adds/Upgrades to Premium 

Adds/Upgrades to Premium Plus

 

MMI Navigation plus with MMI all-in-touch

3D Bose Surround Sound System

20-inch 5-spoke turbine design gray/polished-finish wheels

 

Panoramic sunroof with sunshade, power tilt, and slide features

Audi virtual cockpit

LED Interior lighting plus package

 

Audi advanced key (keyless start) with the hands-free tailgate open/close

Audi side assist with Audi pre sense rear (includes rear cross-traffic assist and vehicle exit assist)

Warm Weather package (four-zone climate control, front-seat ventilation, rear sunshades for doors, and tailgate.

 

Power folding 3rd row

Top view camera system

Heads-up display

 

 

Audi phone box with wireless charging and signal booster

Compatible with Driver Assistance package (ACC, Active lane assist, Park steering assist, High-beam assistant, Traffic sign recognition)

The ‘Premium’ trim is the base level trim and offers loads of modern high-tech features like Audi Virtual Cockpit, wireless Apple CarPlay interface and wired Android Auto connectivity for compatible devices, Lane Departure Warning, and SiriusXM with 90 days all-access trial subscription. As standard, the ‘Premium’ trim of the 2021 Q7 is offered with the 2.0L Inline 4 Cylinder engine, known as the 45 TFSi, however, it can be upgraded to the 3.0L V6 unit, (55 TFSi) for an extra $6,000. Moreover, the Premium trim level can be had with a Convenience Package which brings in a heated steering wheel and 360-degree camera system as standard.

The ‘Premium Plus’ stands as the middle trim and has a starting price of MSRP $57,200. The Premium Plus trim includes all the features of the base trim and has additional features like a 3D Surround Sound system, Top View Camera System with a virtual 360-degree view, and stainless steel illuminated door sill inlays. The Premium Plus trim can also be chosen between the 45 TFSi and 55 TFSi engines. The Premium Plus trim of the 2021 Q7 now includes the optional Executive package.

The ‘Prestige’ trim level, as the name suggests, is the top of the line version of the Audi Q7 and only comes with the 3.0L V6 (55 TFSi) engine as standard. It has a price tag of MSRP $72,000 and offers all the features of Premium and Premium Plus trims as standard along with further addition of features like a Head-Up display with a Navigation system, power soft closing doors, and ambient lighting. The new additions for the 2021 Q7 bring in leather-wrapped center consoles and heated rear seats as standard from now on.

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2021 Audi Q7 Maintenance, Reliability and Warranty

When it comes to reliability, the Germans do have a reputation for making a few of the most reliable cars on sale today. The 2021 Q7 being the premiership of Audi excels in almost every environment you can throw at it. But how is it to live with on a daily basis? Let’s find out more. 

How Reliable is the 2021 Audi Q7, and what are the Ownership Costs associated with it?

The Audi Q7 was awarded a total of 79 out of 100 points by J.D.Power Reliability ratings. For Quality and Reliability, the Audi Q7 scored 78 points. For driving experience, the Q7 gets an amazing score of 81 points. Audi has a wide network all over the US and even the after-sale service of the brand is unquestionable. The Audi Q7 therefore also scored 77 out of 100 points for the dealership experience. The Q7 is a full-size luxury SUV and therefore the ownership costs associated also tend to be a bit more than some of its competitors. 

The 2021 Audi Q7 will be priced almost similar to the outgoing 2020 model year. With a starting price of about $54,950 MSRP, the Q7 line-up will go all the way up to $72,000. However, the price doesn't include the various other charges like destination charges, sales tax, title, and other dealer options. The actual price of the Audi Q7 for individual states might also be different as the sales taxes are different for different states. However, people from Montana, Delaware, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Alaska will surely enjoy the lowest prices as the sales taxes have been exempted from these states.

Year

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Total

Tax Credit ($)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Insurance ($)

1,624

1,681

1,740

1,801

1,864

8,710

Maintenance ($)

300

1,210

1,272

3,684

1,914

8,280

Repairs ($)

0

0

0

1,452

2,230

3,682

Taxes & Fees ($)

4,809

335

295

263

227

5,929

Financing ($)

3,120

2,508

1,857

1,162

420

9,067

Depreciation ($)

12,346

6,042

4,936

5,532

4,834

33,690

Fuel ($)

2,885

2,971

3,060

3,152

3,247

15,315

True Cost to Own ($)

25,084

14,747

13,160

16,946

14,736

84,673

The Audi Q7 is a luxury SUV, that has been priced efficiently over the past few years. The 2015 model year received a major overhaul and was decently priced at an MSRP of $48,300. The year 2019 saw a major bump up in the price and pushed the starting price of the Audi Q7 from under $50,000 to $53,550 and since then, the price range has become more stable. On average, the 2021 Audi Q7 will cost around 56,000 across the US. 

The true cost of ownership for an Audi Q7, over a span of 5 years, comes out to be around $84,673, which is considerably lower than some of its competitors. Although, unlike BMW X5, Audi does not provide a free oil change for the first two years, yet, the maintenance cost of the Audi Q7 over a 5 year ownership period is about $8,280. On the other hand, the Audi Q7 does take a major blow in terms of fuel costs. With an average driving of 15,000 miles annually, the fuel costs for 5 years in the Audi Q7 can go up to $15,315, which is comparatively more than others in the segment. 

What is the Warranty offered on the 2021 Audi Q7?

The 2021 Audi Q7 will be offered with a Limited Warranty of 4 years or 50,000 miles whichever occurs first. Although, unlike some of its competitors, Audi does not offer much on the warranty aspect for the vehicle, however, considering the reliability of the Audi Products, we can also be sure that this might not be the case to put you off.

Criteria 

Period

Limited Warranty

4 Years or 50,000 miles 

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

12 Years

24 Hours Roadside Assistance

4 Years

Although the warranty schemes provided by Audi are not as lucrative as some of its other German counterparts, the Audi still is a safe choice nonetheless. Audi recommends the 10,000 miles service for their vehicles and just keeping a regular tab on the engine essentials, gives you trouble-free ownership of the Audi vehicles. 

What is the Miles per Dollar Cost of the 2021 Audi Q7?

The Maintenance and Repair cost of the Audi Q7, over a span of 5 years comes out to be around $11,962. With an estimated driving mileage of 15,000 miles annually, the miles per dollar cost of the Audi Q7 comes out to be around 6.26 miles per $1, over a span of 5 years and 75,000 miles approximately. Considering that the Q7 is a full-size luxury SUV, the miles per dollar cost of the Audi Q7 is very efficient and eerily compatible with the rivals in the segment. 

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2021 Audi Q7 Buying Advice

We recommend the ‘Premium Plus’ trim with the 55 TFSi engine, for the 2021 Audi Q7. The Premium Plus covers all the luxury features like Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 360 View camera system, Audi Virtual Cockpit Assist System, and Lane Departure assist system all for a mere price-tag of MSRP $57,200. The 2021 Q7 55 TFSi engine also compensates for the power numbers and proves to be a good value for money offering from the German premiership. 

Is buying a Used Audi Q7 a good idea?

Buying a used Audi Q7 can be a fruitful idea. According to the used car survey, a decently maintained 2017 Audi Q7 can set you back by about $30,000, however, with certain discounts and dealership offers, you might be able to grab a great deal on the same. The 2017 Q7 model year is to provide you with the best value for a used Audi Q7, as you'd only have to pay 40% of the original price, with over 75% of the car still intact. However, you can also check out the Car Indigo Used Car inventory and find some of the best deals for a well maintained Audi Q7. With few dealerships providing additional services over a used Audi Q7, it certainly proves to be a good value for money. 

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2021 Audi Q7 Engine and Performance

9.0/10

The 2021 Audi Q7 will be offered with a choice of two different engines: 45 TFSi and 55 TFSi. The 45 TFSi is a 2.0L Turbocharged 4 Cylinder engine, that pushes out 248 hp @ 5,000 revs and 273 lb-ft of torque. The 2021 Q7 55 TFSi is a more performance-oriented 3.0L Turbocharged V6 engine, which has 335 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque at the lower end of the rev band at its disposal. 

As standard, the 2021 Audi Q7 is offered with the 45 TFSi engine for the ‘Premium’ and ‘Premium Plus’ trims, while the ‘Prestige’ trim is offered with the 55 TFSi under the hood as standard. Both the trims can be upgraded to a 55 TFSi power plant however, it is an extra $6,000 option. As standard, the Q7 comes equipped with Audi's signature Quattro All-Wheel-Drive and an 8 Speed automatic transmission, which is efficient and manages all that power quite effectively. 

Models

2021 Audi Q7

2021 BMW X5

2021 Acura MDX

2021 Jaguar F-PACE

MSRP

$57,200

$59,400

$58,650

$49,995

Engine

3.0L Turbocharged V6,

3.0L Twin-Turbo Inline-6

3.5L Naturally Aspirated V6

2.0L Turbo Inline-4

Drivetrain

AWD

RWD

AWD

AWD

Transmission

8-Speed Automatic

8-Speed Automatic

9-Speed Automatic

8-Speed Automatic

Power

335 hp @ 5,000 RPM

335 hp @ 5,500 RPM

290 hp @ 6,200 RPM

246 hp @ 5,600 RPM

Torque

369 lb-ft @ 2,900 RPM

330 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM

267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM

269 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM

In comparison, the 3.0L engine of the Audi Q7 flaunts the identical power numbers as the BMW X5 i.e. 335 hp, however, the 2.0L I4 engine stays behind in the segment with a 248 hp output. The Beemer also gives you the option to choose between an All-Wheel-Drive and a Rear-Wheel-Drive configuration. The Audi Q7 on the other hand has the power available at lower revs and also gets higher torque than the Beemer.

How fast is the 2021 Audi Q7 from 0-60 MPH and how quickly can it come to a stop?

Performance characteristics is not something new to the engineers at Audi. The legendary Quattro from the vaults of Audi has daunted the rally tracks all around the world for many years. The 2021 Audi Q7 is offered with the Quattro All-Wheel-Drive drivetrain as standard and with the 2.0L turbocharged Inline 4 cylinder engine under the hood, the 2021 Q7 can do the 0-60 MPH sprint in just about 6.9 seconds. Although this might not seem like a very fanatic figure to start, considering that the Q7 is not a lightweight sports car, rather it's a heavyweight SUV, the 6.9 seconds mark is one great achievement. 

The Audi Q7 weighs just a shy over 5,000 lbs, which makes it the heaviest SUV in the segment. The Quattro All-Wheel-Drive setup comes really handy when it comes to controlling such a massive weight around. The 2021 Q7 gets 14.8” brake rotors in the front and 13.8” rotors in the rear wheels, which are undoubtedly the biggest amongst its competitors. Although the official numbers for 60-0 MPH have not been released yet, we are fairly confident that the brakes of the new Q7 will be as effective as always.

Models

2021 Audi Q7

2021 BMW X5

2021 Acura MDX

2021 Jaguar F-PACE

0-60 MPH

6.9 secs

5.2 secs

6.3 secs

6.9 secs

Quarter Mile

N/A

13.7 secs

14.5 secs

N/A

Top Speed

155 MPH

155 MPH

155 MPH

135 MPH

60-0 MPH (ft)

N/A

116

N/A

N/A

In comparison to its competitors, the BMW X5 sDrive40i is the quickest off the line, with a 0-60 MPH time of 5.2 seconds. The X5 sDrive40i is the rear-wheel-drive version of the X5 and weighs considerably less than the Audi. With similar power at its disposal, and about the same price range of MSRP $60,000, the lightweight shows the advantage in the 0-60 times. However, even with the maximum weight in the segment, the Audi Q7, with the 55 TFSi (3.0L V6 engine), crossing the 60 mph marker in 5.7 seconds, it is still the second-fastest SUV off the line in the segment, outperforming the Jaguar F Pace and Acura MDX. 

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2021 Audi Q7 Fuel Economy

7.5/10

The maximum weight and the biggest engine of the Q7 do take their toll on the gas mileage. The 2021 Audi Q7 can do about 17 MPG in the city and about 21 MPG on the highway, giving it a combined efficiency of 19 MPG. However, to compensate for the low efficiency, the Audi Q7 gets the biggest fuel appetite in the segment, with a 22.5-gallon gas tank. This gives the Q7 a minimum range of 383 miles in the city and a combined range of about 405 miles. 

The engine of the 2021 Audi Q7 is not the most frugal unit. It happily trades off fuel-efficiency with performance. Comparatively, the Audi Q7 is the least fuel-efficient SUV among its competitors. To provide a relentless performance, the Quattro Drivetrain system takes up a lot of fuel and thus bringing the overall efficiency down by some mark. Also, to make up for it, the Q7 gets the biggest fuel tank in the lot.  

Models

2021 Audi Q7

2021 BMW X5

2021 Acura MDX

2021 Jaguar F-PACE

MPG (City)

17

21

19

22

MPG (Highway)

21

26

26

27

MPG (Combined)

18

23

22

24

Fuel Capacity (Gallons)

22.5

21.9

19.5

21.7

Range (City/Hwy/Combined) (mi)

383/473/405

460/569/503

371/507/429

477/586/520

In comparison to its rivals, the Jaguar F Pace gets the most fuel-efficient engine of the lot, with a city mileage of 22 MPG and highway efficiency of 27 MPG. The 2021 Jaguar F-Pace gets a combined mileage of 24 MPG. The Beemer, on the other hand, sticks close to the Jaguar with a combined fuel efficiency of 23 MPG.

2021 Audi Q7 Interior

8.5/10

The Audi Q7 provides the best interior spacing amongst its competitors. It can comfortably seat 7 people and also has foldable rear seats, to make it a completely flatbed when not occupied. The Q7 is a very practical vehicle and can be easily used as a daily driver as it has ample space for the shopping mart run and long hauls alike.

Audi is very particular about the quality of the materials used on the inside and being one of the premiership models from the German automotive giant, no compromises have been made. As soon as you step inside the Q7, you are greeted with an array of high tech gadgets and a simple interior design layout, which gives the Q7 a modern and simplistic look. The conventional buttons have been replaced with touch screens and motion sensors to make it easy to use and navigate for everyone. 

Models

2021 Audi Q7

2021 BMW X5

2021 Acura MDX

2021 Jaguar F-PACE

Seating Capacity

7

5

7

5

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

39.9/59.5/41.7

40.7/60.0/39.8

38.1/61.1/41.4

37.8/57.7/40.3

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

38.8/58.5/38.8

38.7/58.1/37.4

38.3/59.1/36.6

37.5/55.8/37.2

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

35.9/49.4/29.2

NA

35.6/54.7/28.1

NA

Cargo Capacity (ft3)

14.8

N/A

15.0

N/A

Cargo Capacity (Behind 2nd row) (ft3)

37.5

33.9

38.4

31.5

Cargo Capacity (Behind 1st row) (ft3)

72.4

72.3

90.9

63.5

When compared to the rivals, the Beemer and the Jaguar can seat only 5 people whereas the Acura MDX and the Audi Q7 can seat 7 adults. Moreover, the Audi Q7 provides the maximum legroom for all its occupants. It even flaunts the maximum space for the third-row passengers, with 29.2” of legroom for the third row. 

What are the Infotainment features on offer in the 2021 Audi Q7?

The 2021 Audi Q7 comes equipped with three touchscreen panels. It gets a 10.1” infotainment screen, which can be used to configure the complete vehicle, a 12.3” display, which is powered by an Audi Virtual Cockpit assistance system and a third 8.6” screen, which controls the climate control and seat functions of the vehicle. As standard, the Q7 is offered with all modern amenities like Apple CarPlay and wireless compatible Android Auto. 

You also get a SiriusXM All Access trial subscription for 90 days, which can later be extended. The touchscreens are responsive and easy to navigate. Audi’s Virtual Cockpit Assistance system allows the user to completely configure the center display according to his/her personal preferences. With the ‘Premium Plus’ trim, the 2021 Audi Q7 also offers the 3D Surround Sound System, for the ultimate audio experience for all the audiophiles out there.

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2021 Audi Q7 basic SUV steering wheel
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2021 Audi Q7 basic SUV center console
2021 Audi Q7 basic SUV rear seats
2021 Audi Q7 basic SUV dashboard

2021 Audi Q7 Exterior

9.5/10

The Q7 line-up received a complete exterior makeover for the 2020 model year and the latest iteration continues almost the same ideology. The 2021 Audi Q7 gets more boxy exterior looks, which enhances the SUV character massively. The grille also has been made bigger and the LED headlamps have been redesigned to get the same Audi distinctive design as its other siblings.  

The 2021 Audi Q7 also hasn’t changed dimensionally as compared to the 2020 iteration. You still get the maximum length and the longest wheelbase in the segment, which in turn increases the interior spacing. The longer wheelbase gives the Q7 a more civilized and sophisticated look, rather than a rugged and ‘don’t mess’ character. 

Models

2021 Audi Q7

2021 BMW X5

2021 Acura MDX

2021 Jaguar F-PACE

Curb Weight (lbs)

5,082

4,828

4,264

4,015

Length (in)

199.6

194.3

196.2

186.9

Width (in)

77.5

78.9

77.7

81.5

Height (in)

68.5

68.7

67.4

65.5

Ground Clearance (in)

8.2

8.7

7.3

8.3

Wheelbase (in)

117.9

117.1

111.0

113.1

The 2021 iteration of the Q7 is a carryover version of the 2020 model year and you can still almost find lots of identical features between the two. Some of the most eye-catching exterior features of the 2021 Audi Q7 are:

  • 20-inch 5-spoke Turbine-design wheels with all-season run-flat tires
  • Automatic all-LED headlights with LED taillights and dynamic turn signals
  • Chrome exterior window surrounds and roof rails
  • Q8 inspired octagonal single-frame front grille
  • Panoramic sunroof with electric sunshade
  • Heated and electrically operated exterior rearview mirrors
  • Intermittent automatic wipers

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Following last year's refresh, the 2021 Q7 carries on in its attractive, unassuming path - The Car Connection

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2021 Audi Q7 Safety

9.0/10

Although the 2021 Audi Q7 has not been crash-tested by NHTSA and IIHS yet, the 2020 version received an overall rating of 5 Stars. Since not much has changed for the 2021 iteration, we are confident that the all-new Q7 will still manage to pass all the tests with flying colors. With the changing times, auto manufacturers are getting more and more concerned about the safety of their clients as the engine and performance characteristics of all the vehicles are increasing side-by-side. 

For the Q7, it's not just about the structural strength. Being one of the hotshots from the vaults of Audi, the 2021 Q7 comes equipped with a long list of safety features that you might not find even in some of the luxury cars at an elevated price-point. Some of the noteworthy safety features are:

  • Active cruise control with lane-keep assistance
  • Audi Pre Sense Front, Pre Sense Basic, Pre Sense Rear
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Rear Cross-Traffic alert
  • Night vision assist
  • Audi Park Steering assist
  • Lane Departure Assist
  • 360 View Camera

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2021 Audi Q7 Competition

9.5/10

2021 Audi Q7 Vs 2021 BMW X5

The BMW X5 sDrive40i is undoubtedly one of the most loved German SUVs. Being a Beemer, it is very much driver-oriented and exceptionally fun to drive. The beemer gets a 3.0L engine, with an Inline 6 cylinder as compared to the 3.0L V6 of the Audi. The Q7 gains more points in terms of practicality as it can seat 7 people as compared to the 5 people seating of the BMW X5 and certainly comes in more handy as a daily driver than the beemer. Moreover, with its 7-seater capacity and $54,950 MSRP starting price, the 2021 Audi Q7 is the more value for money offering.

2021 Audi Q7 Vs 2021 Acura MDX

The 2021 MDX is a decent offering from the Japanese automotive giants-Acura. It is easy to use, can seat 7 people, just like the Q7, and costs less than the Q7 as well. However, the Q7 gets a more characterful design and a better road presence. Moreover, the 3.5L naturally aspirated engine of the MDX feels a bit less responsive as compared to its German counterpart. Overall considered, the Audi Q7 is a better car to live with as compared to the Acura MDX.

2021 Audi Q7 Final Verdict

8.0/10

The 2021 Audi Q7 proudly carries on the legacy of the Q7 line-up. The 2021 Audi Q7 is a perfect blend of luxury, performance, and character, which gives it a proper SUV tag. With a starting price of about $54,950 MSRP, the 2021 Audi Q7 is offered with two engine choices that aim to cater to the maximum of its client base. On-Sale now, the 2021 Audi Q7 can seat 7 people comfortably and you can also drop the rear seats to make more room for your daily essentials.

If you are a person who has his daily chores to do around the city during the days and fancies a long enjoyable drive on the weekend, the 2021 Audi Q7 is the right choice for you. But having said that, with minimal changes being brought in for 2021, we'd gladly recommend you go for the 2020 iteration itself.

Check out some impressive deals on a Used Audi Q7>>

Although the Q7 isn't as boldly styled as some competitors, spend time with the three-row luxury SUV and its merits can't be overlooked - MOTORTREND

2021 Audi Q7 FAQs

Does the 2021 Audi Q7 have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Yes, the 2021 Audi Q7 gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard features.

What engines are offered with the 2021 Audi Q7?

The 2021 Audi Q7 will be offered with a choice of 2 engines: a 2.0L Turbocharged Inline-4 Cylinder Engine that produces 248 hp and a 3.0L Turbocharged V6, which pushes out 335 hp.

What is the starting price of the 2021 Audi Q7?

The starting price of the 2021 Audi Q7 will be $54,950. As standard, the Q7 will be offered with the 45 TFSi engine and the top of the line Prestige trim has a base price of $72,000 and it comes standard with the 55 TFSi engine.

What is the approximate ownership cost of the Audi Q7 over a span of 75,000 miles and 5 years?

The true cost of ownership for the Audi Q7 over a span of 5 years and 75,000 miles comes out to be approximately $84,673. 

How can I find a used Audi Q7 near me?

You can simply check out the Car Indigo Used Car Inventory to find some lucrative deals on used Audi Q7 and save up to $9,000. Click Here to check out the Inventory.

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Destiny king

2021 Audi Q7

Premium 45 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: January 7, 2021

Not so comfortable at back afterall

Pros - Smoothest shifts, 360 view camera, latch in rear seats

Cons - No thigh support for rear seats, underpowered

Overall Review

8 /10 Overall Rating

Short of comfort at back, our brand new 2021 audi q7 knows everything other than passenger comfort

8/10
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8/10
Interior
8/10
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8/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
8/10
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8/10
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Brittnie unklesbay

2021 Audi Q7

Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)

10

User Overall Rating

Posted On: January 7, 2021

Audi's pursuit of perfection and it's evident they're close

Pros - Headlight design- massage function seats- all wheel steering

Cons - Drives mode won't affect the driving much- downshifts are not swift in any drive mode

Overall Review

10 /10 Overall Rating

Audi q7 is the best one we've owned till now

10/10
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10/10
Interior
10/10
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10/10
Safety
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Deal Value
7/10
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Jeffrey K. Alvarez

2020 Audi Q7

Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: October 7, 2020

Its an Audi and looks like one

Pros - I love it inside out

Cons - Visibility maybe?

Overall Review

8 /10 Overall Rating

An Audi that behaves like one in every single sense and not just the driving. Best sculpted design inside out, smooth driving quality and impeccable power to appreciate. The only downfall would be visibility that demands extra bit of attention to avoid brushing up curbs and stuff.

8/10
Features
9/10
Interior
9/10
Design
9/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
10/10
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Used Audi Q7 for Sale

Car Name Deals Starting Price Number of Listings
2020 Audi Q7 1 $56,747 22 Listings
2020 Audi Q7 0 $49,999 62 Listings
2020 Audi Q7 0 $47,100 100 Listings
2019 Audi Q7 0 $42,721 102 Listings
2019 Audi Q7 0 $83,030 1 Listings
2019 Audi Q7 3 $37,794 253 Listings
2018 Audi Q7 1 $33,990 184 Listings
2018 Audi Q7 12 $27,704 526 Listings
2017 Audi Q7 4 $26,458 103 Listings
2017 Audi Q7 40 $23,106 829 Listings
2015 Audi Q7 0 $19,810 3 Listings
2015 Audi Q7 22 $14,835 328 Listings

Top User Reviews

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Not so comfortable at back afterall

Short of comfort at back, our brand new 2021 audi q7 knows everything other than passenger comfort

by Destiny king

10

User Overall Rating

Audi's pursuit of perfection and it's evident they're close

Audi q7 is the best one we've owned till now

by Brittnie unklesbay

8

User Overall Rating

Its an Audi and looks like one

An Audi that behaves like one in every single sense and not just the driving. Best sculpted design inside out, smooth driving quality and impeccable power to appreciate. The only downfall would be visibility that demands extra bit of attention to avoid brushing up curbs and stuff.

by Jeffrey K. Alvarez

10

User Overall Rating

Futuristic cabin

Maintenance is a way higher than what dealership told me at the time of buying it. Pretty happy with everything especially the road presence because of its design but not to mention, comes with a price

by Robert

8

User Overall Rating

Yeah

Three important factors that make any car a best one to drive would be power, ability to hold up on rough patches, and handling(obviously not counting the mpg part here). We got our Q7 in Feb this year and right when I test drove it, it was pretty clear she meant some serious business and no nonsense. Focussed damn right, active air suspension( not standard though), does its thing to adjust the su...

by Kyong W. Morey

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