Audi A7 India
Audi A7 is a Sportback with a combo of Limousine, the practicality of an Avant and the dynamics of a Coupè. The Audi A7 is one of the best looking cars and has all the features to make you feel comfortable and safe. The Audi A7 is also nimble thanks to its lightweight construction technology made up of aluminium. The safety has also been given top priority and the car has been bolstered at specific areas making the car strong enough to withstand high impact collisions. The Audi A7 in India comes in only the diesel variant.
Audi A7 Exteriors
The Audi A7 has lots of inspiration from the luxury large cars like Jaguar XF and Mercedes-Benz CLS. TheAudi A7 separates itself from the rest of the pack with a five-door hatchback design. The Audi A7 sleek new look has been the toast of the town. The Audi A7 new design also allows the Audi to have more gear than any of its rivals. The best part of the car is the sloping roofline which makes it so attractive but on the flipside it also swallows the back seat passenger space. This makes the Audi A7 best of all the other models. Overall the Long, wide, and low stance style makes the car look smooth as silk with supremely clean lines.
Audi A7 Engine
Audi A7 engine is a 3.0 TDI Quattro, 2967cc engine which throws out 180 bhp at 4000-4500 rpm and delivers a maximum torque of 500 Nm, at 1400-3250 rpm. The car hits the top speed of 250 km and hits the 100 mark in just 6.3 seconds.
Audi A7 Interiors
The Audi A7 cabin is nothing short of top quality materials that include soft leather seating and a variety of wood trim options. In terms of the space, the A7 has the best in class space compared to any of its other rivals. On the downside, the occupants at the back may feel short on the head and legroom, as the A7’s attractive slope roof, coupe-like exterior does gulp up some of the its interior space to make some concessions. Like the Mercedes-Benz CLS and Porsche Panamera, the A7 only seats four. The seats at the front are nothing short of comfort, but the rear seats again are not for the completely grown adults. The A7 can become instant hotspot when you insert the SIM card. The navigation system with help of data connection can be updated by using data provided by Google Maps. The MMI touch interface is also equipped with a touch pad that allows you to scribble your content rather hitting the keys.
Audi A7 Safety Features
The A7 safety features are loaded with features like anti-lock brakes, front, front-knee, front-side and side airbags as standard equipment. Optional safety equipment includes rear-side airbags and a blind spot monitoring system. The Premium Plus and Prestige models have rearview camera to help you with the parking. They also come with option of adaptive cruise control with a forward collision warning system also. The backup camera might be a wise choice, as there is problem with the A7’s rear visibility. On the flipside, the sightlines are marginal. The windows are short, the side mirrors are small, and the rear window is raked so steeply it amounts to a slit in the rearview mirror.
Audi A7 Colors
The Audi A7 Colors for the exteriors are Ibis white, ice silver metallic, oolong grey metallic, impala beige, pearl effect, brilliant black, quartz grey metallic, moonshine blue metallic, garnet red pear effect, Dakota grey metallic, havanna black metallic, phantom black pearl effect.
Audi A7 Ride and Handling
Audi A7 is a car that promises impressive ride and handling characteristics. The balance, available grip, comfort and cornering ability are highly impressive. The Audi A7 rides on the same platform as the A6 and A8. The ride is a bit firm around town, but it smoothes out at higher speeds. The overall MacPherson design saves weight by eliminating upper control arms. The aluminum chassis and sheet metal are just as strong as steel, but lighter to boost performance and efficiency. The Audi A7 drives better than other big Audis. This leaves behind the usual tendency of the larger models such as the A8 which are choppy to ride on broken surfaces. With the power assisted rack and pinion steering, the vehicle proves to be surprisingly agile.
Audi A7 Specifications
The Audi A7 measures 4969 mm in length and the height is 1420 mm. The car measures 2139 mm in breadth with a turning circle 11.9 m. On the inside, the Audi A7 Sportsback has front headroom of 1028 mm and 944 mm of rear head room. The Audi A7 boot space measures 535 litres and 1390 litres with the rear seat folded down.
Audi A7 Ex-Showroom Price
The Audi A7 price stands in the range of 64 lakhs as per the ex-showroom Delhi.
Audi A7 Models
The Audi A7 currently in India is available in only one model with a 3.0 TDI Quattro, V6 cylinder diesel engine with common rail injection system and exhaust gas charging type.
Audi A7 Competitors
The Audi A7 competes with likes of Audi A6, Audi A8, Mercedes CLS and the BMW 550i etc.
Compare Audi A7 with other Models
Audi A7 vs Mercedes Benz CLS: The Audi A7 is a little short on the dimensions compared to the Mercedes Benz CLS. When compared with the Benz, the A7 has cheaper base price. In terms of the power the Audi A7 falls well below the Mercedes Benz CLS twin-turbo V8 engine.
Audi A7 vs Audi A6: The A6 seats five while the A7 only has space for four. On the trunk space, the Audi A7 beats the Audi A6. The Audi A7 however looks a lot better than the A6. Both cars carry the same engines, power and the quattro all-wheel drive as well.
Audi A7 vs Jaguar XF: The Jaguar XF is the power hitter compared to the Audi A7. The Audi A7 however has a better ride and handling with its standard all-wheel drive and the best in class boot space.
Audi A7 vs BMW 535i: The Audi A7 is less comfortable on the back seat compared to the BMW 535i Gran Turismo. The BMW 535i needs to lot more to look attractive as the A7, but the 535i GT has better seats, with more headroom and legroom.
Audi A7 Awards
AutoWeek magazine named the A7 as the Best of the Best/Car for 2012
Automobile Magazine's 2012 Automobile of the Year
Audi A7 has won the Active Lifestyle Car of the Year, an award that combines the opinions of professional automotive journalists and elite athletes.
Car of the year by Automobile Magazine and the Motor Press Guild in 2011 (United States)
Audi A7 Mileage
The Audi A7 mileage is around 5.3 kmpl on the city streets, 7.2 kmpl on the highways and offers a combined mileage of 6 kmpl.
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