Audi is definitely the leading brand in every segment. Back in 2017, we could see the last updates on the company’s largest SUV. However, the latest 2020 Audi Q7 will try to fit with everyday standards regarding the technology and powertrain options. The new crossover will be a high-class vehicle without notable exterior changes. On the other hand, interior and technologies within are the vice versa. Updated infotainment system and safety measures are a highlight even at lower trim levels.
While there is still more attention turned to the new 2019 Q7, the German carmaker is already working on the new edition. We are after 2020 Audi Q7 too. We are looking for further details about the redesign. Also, we hope that the test mule will appear soon. Stay with us and follow all the latest updates about the brand-new Audi Q7 2020.
2020 Audi Q7 engine and specs
Engine lineup for the 2020 Audi Q7 remains the same. Two engines the crossover used before are proven and reliable. With small tuning, both inline-four and V-6 will be ready to respond in the best way.
The base option is a 2.0-liter turbo unit. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all wheels. That is the well-known Audi’s Quattro system. The smaller unit of two available is returning 22 mpg combined. Drivers can count on 255 horses and 275 lb-ft of torque.
The same Quattro all-wheel drive is standard for the higher-output option. A 3.0-liter turbo-six is capable to create 335 hp and 325 pound-feet of torque. Although it is a bigger option is has the same fuel economy as inline-four powertrain. The ratings are the same with 20/26 mpg for city/highway drive. Well, the 2020 Audi Q7 with a V-6 engine will need just 5.5 seconds to reach 60 mph. The other engine will take 1.5 seconds more to do the same.
2020 Audi Q7 Hybrid
With the new Audi Q6 coming as the all-electric SUV, there will be some room for the development of hybrid models for other nameplates. At the first places, there are 2020 Audi Q7 and the new Q5. Both of them are getting the similar hybrid system. Existing drivetrain, the four-cylinder one, will combine its power with energy from the electric motor. Audi will place one on each wheel.
2020 Audi Q7 Redesign
The second generation of the Q7 mid-size SUV is relatively new. It came out in 2016. The facelift will happen either in 2019 or 2020. To refresh the 2020 Audi Q7 designers will make cosmetic changes. At the first sight, fans will spot modifications of the front fascia. Well, true enthusiasts will see every detail. But, these minor changes are not affecting the overall appearance. The Q7 might be more aesthetic. The company confirmed more aluminum will be in its body. A lighter vehicle brings many benefits, including better handling and fuel consumption.
2020 Audi SQ7
The special edition of the 2020 Audi Q7 will appear for the first time in the US. European customers are already got used to SQ7 model with a diesel engine. The SUV was planned to arrive sooner. But, the scandal similar to VW’s with fake emission reports delays the arrival of this crossover. Whatsoever, the 2020 Audi SQ7 has enough time for tuning.
2020 Audi Q7 Price
The 2020 Audi Q7 will keep the price from its predecessor. The premium SUV is pretty expensive. It starts at over $50,000. A V-6 will upgrade the price to about $7,000. With Premium trim level and a few extra options included, the new Q7 will cost above $80,000. The new SQ7 will have a price sticker similar to the base V-6 models. However, we will know more details next year when the release date of the 2020 Audi Q7 approach.