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Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Audi Q7

Overall verdict
A big step on from the old one. Drives well, great cabin environment.


Smooth riding, very composed dynamics, interior design and quality


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.

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