2010 Audi Q7
The refreashed up Q7, which features updated interior and exterior styling along with the latest version of Audi's fantastic MMI infotainment system. Expect it in U.S. showrooms by the end of the year. Most noticeable are the exterior changes, especially up front. Like the rest of the brand, the Q7 now sports a line of LEDs around the Xenon headlights that serve as daytime running lights. Below, the old turn signals have likewise been swapped out for a thin row of orange LEDs.
More prominent is the new grille, which Audi has updated with vertical chrome strips, an updated bumper gives the brake ducts a bit more style while the reduced size of the extra openings around the fog lights help the front end look a bit shorter and sleeker. The taillights have been upgraded to LED units and the indentation in the tailgate where the license plate mounts has been enlarged to accept any plate, Audi has also spruced up the exterior with two-tone mirrors, chrome door handles, 11 color options and 10 different 18- and 21-in. wheel designs.
Audi decided to give the interior a bit more pop as well. Extra chrome accents on the switch gear and new wood trim on the passengers side of the dash give the interior a bit more flash, while new leather on the front seats and ambient lighting in the doors help give the Q7 an even more comfortable image and gets the latest version of Audi's superb MMI infotainment system.
The Q7 will carry three engine options in the U.S. and up to six in other markets. U.S. buyers who prefer petroleum can choose from a 3.6L V-6 or a 4.2L V-8, the former putting out 240 hp and 265 lb-ft while achieving 19 mpg on average and the latter producing 350 hp and 325 lb-ft while achieving 18 mpg on average.