2022 Audi Q7 Comes With Powerful Engine, Ditches Diesel: Five Highlights

The 2022 Audi Q7 facelift SUV will compete with rivals such as BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Volvo XC90, Land Rover Discovery.

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03 Feb 2022, 12:43

The new Audi Q7 comes with a host of changes both outside and inside the cabin.

The 2022 Audi Q7 facelift luxury SUV was launched in India on Thursday at a starting price of 80 lakh (old showroom). The price of the Audi Q7 2022 goes up to 88.33 lakh (ex-showroom) for the premium finish. The 2022 Audi Q7 facelift SUV will compete with rivals such as BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLS, Volvo XC90 and Land Rover Discovery.

Audi Q7 is the flagship SUV in the automaker’s portfolio and this updated iteration of the Q7 is one of the brand’s key launches in 2022.

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The German luxury car brand of the Volkswagen Group began receiving reservations for the SUV early last month for a fee of 5,000,000. Available in two different trim options – Premium Plus and Technology, the 2022 Audi Q7 facelift comes with a host of key changes.

Here are the key facts about the all-new updated luxury SUV.

New gasoline engine

The new Audi Q7 is powered by a new gasoline engine. It gets a standard 3.0-liter BS-VI-compliant turbocharged V6 TFSI petrol engine with Quattro all-wheel-drive system and an eight-speed automatic gearbox under the hood. This engine is capable of producing 340 hp of maximum power and 500 Nm of maximum torque, compared to 244 hp and 370 Nm of the previous engine. The engine allows this large luxury SUV to reach 100 km/h from a standstill in around six seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h.

No diesel engine

The 2022 Audi Q7 facelift no longer has a diesel engine as it ditched the fuel burner. Interestingly, Audi also ditched the diesel engine from its Q5 SUV.

New LED light package

The 2022 Audi Q7 facelift SUV comes with a host of cosmetic upgrades over its predecessor. The headlights feature Matrix LED units and new integrated LED daytime running lights. The LED taillights also have a redesigned appearance and receive a chrome treatment.

Revised exterior

The 2022 Audi Q7 facelift SUV comes with a redesigned front grille with a chrome frame flanked by sharp headlights. Air intakes have been updated to larger sizes. The taillights also come in redesigned shapes. In addition, the SUV is fitted with new 19-inch alloy wheels.

Plush cabin

The 2022 Audi Q7 SUV comes with a revamped cabin compared to the previous model. It gets a new 10.1-inch center touchscreen infotainment display, an 8.6-inch touchscreen that replaces physical buttons to control its four-zone climate system, and a tablet-like Android-powered entertainment screen for second row occupants. Other features include mood lighting with 30 colors, B&O premium 3D audio system, air ionizer and aromatization, electronic sunroof.

Date of first publication: February 03, 2022, 12:30 PM IST

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