According to the latest news, one of the biggest SUVs on the market, the new 2022 Audi Q7, will hit dealers later this year. The forthcoming model will certainly be a carryover model, considering that the last year’s version has gained some serious upgrades. Generally, it looks more aggressive, and it brings in more angular LED headlights and taillights.
Besides, the current Q7 is also very well-equipped, featuring many amenities. This model offers a spacious cabin through three rows of seats. Probably the most exciting news is that it will keep a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen, and an 8.6-inch touchscreen.
2022 Audi Q7 Exterior Upgrades
The exterior of the new 2022 Audi Q7 will mostly be unchanged. Generally, most updates are noticeable inside. However, the manufacturers for 2022 added some small refreshments outside. First of all, the upcoming model is getting a revised front grille, new graphics on the LED headlights, and taillights.
On the back, there are minimal refreshments. The latest Q7 features the same lines as the exhaust system. Overall, the Audi Q7 remains to be one of the biggest SUVs on the market that’s instantly recognizable on the road.
Cabin Layout and Design
Inside, the refreshments are more significant than before. The interior of the 2022 Audi Q7 looks modern and comfortable. This SUV comes in the form of three rows of seating, providing enough room for seven occupants. The most significant change last year was that Audi replaced the standard infotainment screen with a fixed touchscreen. Audi also redesigned the HVAC controls and added a new center console. Generally, thanks to these updates, this SUV looks still fresh.
The Q7 is a very well-equipped SUV. It comes standard with amenities, including a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 10.1-inch infotainment touchscreen, 8.6-inch touchscreen for climate controls, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, and much more.
2022 Audi Q7 Engine Specs
Like we used to see from other models, the forthcoming 2022 Audi Q7 will keep its existing engines. The current Audi Q7 is available with three powertrain options. The range starts from a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates. Next up is a much stronger 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 with 335 hp and 369 pound-feet of torque.
Lastly, the range-topping SQ7 uses a powerful 4.0-liter turbocharged V8, delivering 500 hp and 568 lb-ft of torque. All three engines come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. However, we are still waiting for fuel economy figures, but they will most likely remain as before.
Release Date and Price
The new 2022 Audi Q7 is the SUV that will probably arrive at the end of this year. Besides more attractive headlights and taillights, the latest version features more amenities inside. Prices of Q7 are also unconfirmed. However, with no significant changes and updates, we should expect Q7 to cost at least $56,045.
The most toping model will hit the price of $86,000, including (destination fees). This large SUV will compete with the BMW X7, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, and Lincoln Aviator.