Consumer Reviews Summary
5 of 5 (100%) customers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.
2012 Audi Q7 Overview
At the top of the luxury crossover totem pole sits the spacious, powerful and sophisticated 2012 Audi Q7. The Q7 stands up to the competition, which includes the Acura MDX, BMW X5, and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.
For 2012, the Q7 adds eight-more horsepower to the supercharged V-6 (for a total of 280), Google Earth integration with the navigation system, Wi-Fi hotspot capability, and a new S Line Plus Package on Prestige models which gives the Q7 a sportier look with 21-inch titanium-finished wheels and matte black window surrounds and roof rails.
The Q7 seats seven occupants in three rows of seats and is a step larger than the five-seat Q5. When it comes to power, the 2012 Q7 is not just a shiny toy. Choose between three V-6 engines: two using gas and one diesel. Both gas engines are supercharged 3.0-liter bad-boys (280- and 333-horespower respectively), while the 225-horsepower, turbocharged 3.0-liter TDI that generates a whopping 406 pounds-feet of torque for great acceleration and 6,600 pounds of towing capability.
All engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic with auto-manual and come with Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive for enhanced traction and handling in adverse conditions. As far as trim levels go, there are 3.0T Premium and Premium Plus models that use the 280-hp engine, while the S-Line Prestige model boasts the 333-hp engine, and the TDI trim incorporates the diesel engine and can be had in Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige packages.
Sleek German styling cues are everywhere on the 2012 Audi Q7. Exterior features include a standard power liftgate, front and rear fog lights, LED taillights and optional dual-exhaust tailpipes with polished tips, adaptive xenon headlights, panoramic sunroof, and power-adjustable, auto-dimming, power-folding, and heated side mirrors with integrated LED turn signals.
The 2012 Q7 is Audi’s largest crossover and it has a plethora of interior flexibility and space. Get 42 cubic-feet with the third row folded, or 72.5 cubic-feet of storage space with both rows folded flat. Heated 12-way power leather front seats, leather upholstery for all seats, dark brown walnut wood inlays, iPod/iPhone integration, and Bluetooth® connectivity are all standard features. Audi’s voice activated Multi Media Interface and navigation system assists you finding anything you need, while a Bang & Olufsen sound system and BOSE surround sound system are all optional.
In terms of safety, the 2012 Audi Q7 has airbags for all three rows, antilock brakes, traction control, rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, and Audi side assist.
With plenty of room for the family, enough power to tow your toys, and a litany of interior sophistication and amenities that you are sure to enjoy, the 2012 Audi Q7 luxury crossover is the perfect package.