When it comes to Audi, you do not need to think twice before buying their car. This time they have decided to facelift several existing popular cars of this brand. 2017 Audi Q7 is one of those surprises you will be getting very soon. Facelift is a tricky way auto makers use to keep alive the existing models since bringing out new cars is not an easy task always. The European version of this car has been made surprisingly lighter by an amount of 700 pounds. That is just unbelievable.
2017 Audi Q7: Redesign Exterior and Interior
This only means one thing that now 2017 Audi Q7 will be having boosted performance. This is another recent trick most car brands are using which involves curbing of weight in order to enhance performance. This way they can make cars cheaper as well as powerful. Both customers and car makers are at profit. 2017 Q7 features station wagon of tall structure. This change is more reflected in the European version.
Basically, you can understand that this facelift is especially for people of Europe, though they have not deprived people of other region much. Rear section of this car has been given a box shape which is inclined at some angle. Focus has been made on ground clearance and now it has an increase in ground clearance. This is done in order to make this car suitable for all kinds of road. 2017 Audi Q7 has got an appearance as that of a SUV due to its elegant structure now.
Platform used in 2017 version of Q7 is the same used in many cars of Volkswagen. This platform is none other than MLB platform which you must have heard. Models made for US are not 700 pounds lighter; instead they have been made lighter by an amount of 500 pounds.
Seating capacity is officially 7 passengers. This estimation is achieved by considering adults. Seating arrangement is two passengers in front row, three in middle and two in rear row.
2017 Audi Q7: Engine and Fuel Economy
2017 Audi Q7 has got a SC 3.0 liter engine V6 as its base version. This engine can produce a power of about 333 HP with a torque of 325 lb ft. there will be another engine with 3.0 liter engine V6 with TDI technology. This engine can produce a power of 260 HP with a torque of 443 lb ft. Speed transmission of this vehicle is 8 and is fully automatic in nature. This car takes about 6.1 seconds of time to reach 60 mph from 0, which is quite a good rating. This all wheel driven car now has a weight of 4700 lbs.
Fuel economy of 2017 Audi Q7 has not been changed much and it provides a fuel economy of 18 mpg for city drive and 25 mpg for highway drive. Interior consoles will be upgraded to their latest versions as required.
2017 Audi Q7: Release Date and Price
Price of 2017 Audi Q7 has not yet been disclosed by the maker. This car is supposed to hit the market by beginning of next year.