2016 Audi Q7 Changes And Improvements

By | 06/24/2014

The 2016 Audi Q7 will be released next year. The new model will bring significant changes. Although the full scale of the redesign is yet to be unveiled, there are rumors about the innovations the new model will bring, and they sound very pleasing. It seems as though the manufacturer has decided to go all in on this redesign as it affects almost all elements of the vehicle. To start with, the new model will have a refreshed exterior. This change will not be very radical, but it will be essential. The new model will resemble the predecessor, but it will have a more elegant and soothing appearance. In addition, the interior will also be refreshed, with the latest infotainment and safety systems that will cover pretty much anything you might expect from a fantastic SUV. Also, the new model will use a new MLB platform which is made out of lightweight materials, and hence it will be lighter and therefore more fuel efficient and easier to handle. To top all that up, the 2016 Audi Q7 will have a great engine lineup, which will consist of diesel and petrol options as well as an E-Tron hybrid solution. 

2016 Audi Q7 rear view

2016 Audi Q7 Body Underpinned By New MLB Platform

The 2016 Audi Q7 will be slightly shorter than the current model. Also, it will use a new MLB platform, where the acronym stands for Modularer Längsbaukasten. This is a German term which means “Modular Longitudinal Matrix”. The new platform is made out of aluminum and carbon fiber which will make the vehicle weigh more than 650 pounds less. This will significantly improve its fuel economy, as well as handling, agility and precision. In addition, the new SUV will have a new look which will contribute to its powerful and dominant attitude The 2016 Q7 will have redesigned front and rear bumper, new grille and a restyled headlights and taillights. The lights will use the LED technology, while the 19-inch alloy wheels will become standard. The 2016 Q7 will look modern, dominant and powerful, while at the same time keeping its calm and determinant appearance. This SUV will appeal to any driver who seeks a modern vehicle with attitude, performance and character. 

2016 Audi Q7 gear shift

Interior And Gadgets

As for the interior, there are no reports or photos of it released yet. The 2016 Audi Q7 will have its cabin refreshed, though, but the scale of the changes is still unknown. The new model will be equipped with the latest generations of the infotainment and safety systems, whereas some rumors say that the new model might get a new instrument panel. The latter could be all digital, very sleek and extremely easy to use. The new model might offer some new details and perks, too, since the designers really gave their best to come up with an exterior worth noticing. We expect nothing less when it comes to the interior of the new model, and we are sure it will offer enough comfort, space and gadgets to meet everyone’s needs.

2016 Audi Q7 side view

2016 Audi Q7 Engine Options

The 2016 Audi Q7 will have an excellent array of engines offered. The base engine will probably be a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel unit that produces 240 horsepower. Other options will be a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 TFSI engine and a turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 TFSI gas unit. In addition, it will offer two more engines, a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 TDI unit and a 4.2-liter V-8 TDI. The rumors say it might even offer another diesel mill. Moreover, to complete this awesome list, the 2016 Audi Q7 will have an E-tron hybrid powertrains which specifications will be available soon.

2016 Audi Q7 Release Date

The 2016 Audi Q7 will be released next year. The price of the new model is still unknown and due to all the aforementioned updates and many more that are still kept a secret, it would be very irresponsible to try and guess it at this point.

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