Used Audi Q7 Information
The Audi Q7 is a full-sized luxury crossover which entered the market in the 2007 model year. As Audi's first sport utility, which now number three. The Q7 shares a common platform with the Volkswagen Touareg and the Porsche Cayenne, called the PL71 platform. The Audi Q7 is capable off road, but is made primarily for on-road use and in inclement weather.
Sales of the Audi Q7 have been varied, mostly due to economic changes, with sales growth picking up since 2008. The used Audi Q7 market is robust with Audi vehicles in general showing good resale thanks to the luxury market's tendency to purchase or lease new and trade-in after 3-5 years.
The Audi Q7 offers several extras for those looking for technology and safety. It was the first Audi to offer blind-sport detection (called Side Assist) and features the Audi Music Interface for MP3 player integration and management. Both a gasoline and diesel variant are offered in the United States, including the high-performance 4.2 Quattro, a 4.2-liter V8, and the 3.0-liter TDI clean diesel.
In 2009, the Audi Q7 saw a facelift that also added the 3.6-liter FSI quattro engine and updated the 4.2-liter to an FSI quattro as well. Body changes included adding standard LED taillights as well as LED turn signals and daytime running lights. 2011 again saw engine updates as the 3.0-liter TFSI supercharged engine was offered to give the Audi Q7 a sportier affect. A six-speed automatic was standard, but in 2010, an eight-speed became standard.
In the used market, the Audi Q7 is noted for his high resale value, excellent luxury fittings, and solid build. Buyers will often purchase the Q7 purely because of the Audi name and reputation. Most Audi vehicles, because of their luxury nature and upscale ownership, will be well-maintained and have a good service history. CARFAX reports tend to be better than average for an Audi Q7.
There are 2,408 used Audi Q7s in our used car listings, including the Audi A4, Audi A6 and Audi Q5. 51% of these vehicles have only one previous owner and 89% have no accident history.