Audi Q7 TDI

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

84
Priced From $51,450
MPG 21.0
Styles Reviewed
SUV/TruckSUV/Truck
Vehicle's Review History
Average overall score
for this vehicle, by year:
2011 models 83
2010 models 86
2009 models 84
2008 models 78

LeftLane News

06/29/11
2011-06-29
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Mark Elias Mark Elias 7.2 out of 10 2011 Audi Q7 TDI SUV/Truck

Excellent craftsmanship, a top speed of 130 mph, up to 5,500 lbs. of towing capacity, and nearly 75-cubic feet of cargo hauling capacity shows that Audi is really on to something with the 2011 Q7 TDI quattro.

Boston Globe

01/12/11
2011-01-12
82
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Clifford Atiyeh Clifford Atiyeh 7.3 out of 10 2011 Audi Q7 TDI SUV/Truck

The Q7’s shocks deliver a creamy ride with minimal brake dive and body roll. The quick steering seems to shrink the Q7 down to Q5-size, especially when parking. Many midsize sedans don’t handle and steer this well.

Detroit Free Press

06/16/11
2011-06-16
81
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Mark Phelan Mark Phelan Score Pending 2011 Audi Q7 TDI SUV/Truck

The Q7 is probably about a year away from an overhaul that will reduce its weight and hone its handling. Until then, Audi will remain an also-ran in the race to build a fuel-efficient and accommodating big SUV.

National Post

11/12/09
2009-11-12
88
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
David Booth David Booth Score Pending 2010 Audi Q7 TDI SUV/Truck

The 2010 Audi Q7 TDI delivers on its promise of performance and fuel economy. It’s also the most worthwhile of the Q7 engine options.

Maxim

01/31/10
2010-01-31
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Jesse Will Jesse Will Score Pending 2010 Audi Q7 TDI SUV/Truck

Like mimes and men’s turtlenecks, clean diesel vehicles have been popular in Europe for a while. Jury’s out on whether or not they’ll catch on here, but if the upcoming diesels perform as solidly as the Q7 TDI, I hope to see more of them.

TheTruthAboutCars.com

07/24/09
2009-07-24
80
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

Reviewed By Critic Credibility [?] Style Reviewed
Edward Niedermeyer Edward Niedermeyer Score Pending 2010 Audi Q7 TDI SUV/Truck

A Cayenne is sportier and a Range Rover is more statusy. A Touareg is cheaper ($8K less with the same engine) but if you’re going to buy an Audi Q7, the diesel is the one you want.

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