2019 Audi Q7 named "2019 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families" by U.S. News & World Report

  • 2019 Audi Q7 praised by U.S. News & World Report editors as the best choice for families who want an SUV without compromise
  • Award based on automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and availabilty of family-friendly features
  • Audi Q7 features advanced portfolio of available driver assistance systems, exceptional design, innovative technology and seating for seven

HERNDON, Va., March 20, 2019 – The 2019 Audi Q7 has been named “Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families” by U.S. News & World Report, with judges citing the vehicle’s family-friendly features as a key factor.

U.S. News & World Report determines its annual “Best Cars for Families” awards by considering a combination of professional automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and the availability of family-friendly features. Within each of the 11 automotive classes covered by the awards, the vehicle with the highest composite score is named the Best Car for Families in its respective model category.

 “Two things put the Q7 ahead of the competition: the fact that its backseat is larger than most and the "Good" rating from IIHS for its LATCH connectors. Both may seem rather basic, but they are the two areas where the competition faltered,” said Jamie Page Deaton, executive editor, U.S. News & World Report. “When you also add in the excellent reviews the Q7 earned from the automotive press, as well as available family-friendly features like rear seat USB ports, a 360-degree camera system, a hands free lift gate and rear sunshades, it’s clear the Q7 is the best choice for families who want an SUV without compromise.”

The 2019 Audi Q7 continues to set a benchmark in the luxury 7-seat SUV segment, offering exceptional driving dynamics, available advanced driver assistance systems and innovative technology and connectivity solutions. Standard equipped with quattro® all-wheel drive, the Q7 has a powerful and distinctive presence on the road with taut design lines, standard xenon plus headlights and LED taillights and an available towing capacity of an impressive 7,700 pounds for the six-cylinder Q7 and 4,400 for the four-cylinder model. The interior of the Q7 represents the high standard set by Audi for its premium comfort and the brand’s signature fit and finish, with features including available Bang & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System that delivers an impressive, life-like musical experience through 23 speakers.

The Q7 integrates benchmark technologies including standard Audi smartphone interface, which provides Apple CarPlay® and Google™ Android Auto for compatible mobile devices, available full color head-up display, standard Audi MMI Navigation plus with MMI® all-in touch and available Audi phone box with wireless charging and signal booster. The available Audi virtual cockpit features a large 12.3-inch display that delivers vibrant color at 60 frames per second with NVIDIA® quad core processing power.

Advanced standard and optional driver assistance systems on the Audi Q7 are designed to help drivers navigate the road and traffic with confidence. Standard Audi pre sense® basic and city can help prepare the vehicle for impact in the case of an impending collision. Available Audi pre sense rear helps monitor the traffic following the vehicle and takes similar actions to Audi pre sense basic while available Audi side assist helps provide blind spot monitoring via LED indicators on the exterior mirror housing.

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Driver assistance features are not substitutes for attentive driving. See 2019 Audi Q7 owner’s manual for further details, and important limitations.

Maximum tow rating when properly equipped with towing accessories. Vehicle load, other accessories and options may reduce maximum towing capacity. See Owner’s Manual for details. Towing capacity: 4,400 lbs. for the Q7 45 TFSI® (2.0T) quattro® and 7,700 lbs. for the Q7 55 TFSI® (3.0T) quattro®.

Always pay careful attention to the road when using Audi smartphone interface, and do not drive while distracted. Not all smartphone features available on all operating systems. Standard text and data usage rates apply. These features require compatible device, operating system, and mobile apps. See mobile device and app providers for terms and privacy. “Android, Android Auto, Google Play, and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc. “Apple CarPlay” is a trademark of Apple Inc.

MMI Navigation plus depends on signals from the worldwide Global Positioning Satellite network. The vehicle's electrical system, and existing wireless and satellite technologies, must be available and operating properly for the system to function. The system is designed to provide you with suggested routes in locating addresses, destination and other points of interest. Changes in street names, construction zones, traffic flow, points of interest and other road system changes are beyond the control of Audi of America, Inc. Complete detailed mapping of lanes, roads, streets, toll roads, highways, etc., is not possible, therefore you may encounter discrepancies between the mapping and your actual location. Please rely on your individual judgment in determining whether or not to follow a suggested MMI Navigation plus.

Always pay careful attention to the road, and do not drive while distracted. See Owner’s Manual for further details, and important limitations.

 

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