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The Top Gear car review:Audi Q7
For:Smooth riding, very composed dynamics, interior design and quality
Against:Not as clever inside as a Volvo XC90
What is it?
The second generation of Audi’s full-size SUV. The last one was a bit of a behemoth, but this one looks, well, not svelte exactly, but it’s certainly done a better job of concealing its size. Looks more like an A8 Allroad than a Q7.
Underneath it sits on an all new platform (called MLB) which will also underpin Bentley’s new Bentayga SUV, but rather than various over-powered petrols, is pushed along by Audi’s familiar 3.0-litre V6 TDI linked to an eight speed auto. Three rows and seven seats come as standard.
The fastestSQ7 Quattro 5dr Tip Auto
The cheapest3.0 TDI 218 Quattro SE 5dr Tip Auto
The greenest3.0 TDI 258 Quattro e-tron 5dr Tip Auto