2016 Audi RS 7  -  $109,825


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $109,825
Base Invoice: $102,203
Destination Charge: $925
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr HB Prestige
Doors: 4
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 18 | City: 15 | Hwy: 25
Body Style: 4dr HB Prestige
Transmission: Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic
Engine: Engine: 4.0 TFSI 8 Cylinder 560 HP

Pros

A shape like no other; exceptional interior trims and materials; responsive handling; comfortable ride; good rear seat space; class-leading tech features; fuel efficient diesel; potent performance-oriented S7 and RS7 models


Model Highlights

For 2016, the Audi A7 is offered in two models: 3.0T, which features a direct-injection, supercharged V6 with 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque; and 3.0 TDI, which features a turbo direct-injection "clean-diesel" V6. That unit produces 240 horsepower and 428 pound-feet of torque. Power is put to the ground through an eight-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic manual controls, for those who'd rather shift gears themselves. It responds well, giving decisive downshifts in fast driving, or smooth, well-masked upshifts in gentle driving. Fuel economy ratings for the A7 3.0T are estimated at 20 mpg city, 30 highway, while the A7 3.0 TDI returns an estimated 25 mpg city and 38 mpg highway.

Both A7 models include the latest, performance-oriented version of Audi's quattro all-wheel-drive system, which during normal driving sends about 60 percent of engine torque to the rear wheels but can send more to whichever wheels can best use the traction. The system even aids stable handling near the limit on curvy roads by employing the stability control system and judiciously applying the brakes to one or more wheels. It's enjoyable to hustle down curvy roads, thanks to a variable-boost electromechanical steering system plus a 5-link front suspension and trapezoidal-link rear suspension that rides somewhat firmly but is just compliant enough for comfort on choppy urban streets.

Audi drive select comes standard, and includes four driving modes: comfort, auto, dynamic and individual. Each setting modifies the feel of the steering, transmission shift points and the way the throttle responds, all to meet certain driving styles.

The beautiful cabin is one of the most stylish on the market, but it's no fashion victim. Occupants get firm, supportive seats and a three-place back seat that's usable even by taller adults, thanks to a carved out area of the headliner allowing just a couple inches of extra head space. The rear hatch also allows more space than a trunk would -- 24.5 cubic feet -- even with the rear seats up in place. Those back seats do fold down when needed, and there's a large trunk pass-through for skis and other longer items.

Inside, the A7 is a luxury car in every detail. There are two different leather upholsteries (Milano or Valcona) offered, both soft and rich. Ash wood veneers are included, or dark brown walnut and brushed aluminum trims are optional, all with chromed bezels and aluminum-like accents, providing some combinations that look stunning either in light or dark themes.

The A7 also includes 3D Google Earth mapping for the navigation system, which allows drivers to see topography and terrain in addition to the tops of trees and rooftops of buildings. Other standout navigation features include Google Voice Local Search that will listen to keywords and return potential local destinations. Audi Connect allows the A7 to become a wireless hot spot, which is capable of connecting up to eight WiFi-enabled devices to the Internet.

Wrapping it all together is Audi's touch-screen-based MMI (Multi-Media Interface), which includes a rotary button/knob as well as hot buttons for some commonly accessed functions. There's also one Audi exclusive: a scratch pad (called MMI touch) that allows the user to draw out letters to quickly enter navigation destinations or other inputs.

Among the top options offered on the A7 are a 14-speaker Bose sound system or, for audiophiles who want the best, a Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound system with 15 speakers and 1,300 watts of amplifier power.

A high-performance version -- the S7 -- includes the same level of luxury and refinement present in the A7 but with a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 producing 450 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. It comes connected to a seven-speed S tronic automatic transmission. Adaptive air suspension, 19-inch wheels, and a 630-watt Bose surround stereo are all included as well, and the S7 offers seating for four.

Rounding out the family is the RS7. It goes several steps further than the S7 by offering 560 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque from the 4.0L V8, with 0 to 60 mph coming in just 3.7 seconds on the way to a top speed of 174 mph. The RS7 utilizes an 8-speed Tiptronic transmission and is equipped with specially tuned adaptive air suspension and dynamic electromechanical power steering.


Model News

For 2016, Audi has introduced several changes to the A7 lineup. For starters, the front and rear ends have been slightly restyled, with a new front fascia including LED headlights and a wider grille. LED taillights and trapezoidal tailpipes in the lower rear bumper complete the look. Under the hood, the 3.0L V6 found in 3.0T models now boasts 333 horsepower, up from the previous 310. Combined fuel economy gets a boost, too, up from 21 mpg to 24 mpg. Audi has also given the A7 an all-new iteration of its MMI infotainment system, which now includes LTE connectivity and an optional Bang & Olufsen audio system. Finally, the S7 also gets a power boost, with horsepower jumping from 420 to 450.


Value Writeup

From a design standpoint, the Audi A7 is a standout in the market; while competitors such as the BMW 5-Series GranTurismo come close, the A7 is the least "SUV" in this segment. Inside, the A7 is a paragon of great design, as its cabin feels lush and detailed without being functionally complex. Even so, the A7 is very roomy, with enough space for adults in back.

Technologically, the A7 is also near the head of its class. The Google Earth mapping with live updates feel a full generation ahead of the systems in many rival models; and the MMI touch system -- which brings a fingertip touch pad that allows data entry without looking away from the road or focusing on a screen-based pointer -- is also revolutionary.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG

Cruising Range - City
297.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
495.00 mi

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement
4.0 L/244

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
560 @ 5700

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1750

Trans Type
8

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67

Passenger Capacity
4

Front Head Room
36.9 in

Front Leg Room
41.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.2 in

Second Head Room
36.6 in

Second Leg Room
37 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in

Wheelbase
114.8 in

Length, Overall
197.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.2 in

Height, Overall
55.8 in

Track Width, Front
64.3 in

Track Width, Rear
64 in

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.5 ft³

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4497 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size
P275/35YR20

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR20

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 in

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9 in

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 ft

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.4 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
12

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
4

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

Maintenance Years
1

Maintenance Miles/km
5,000

Engine: 4.0 TFSI 8 Cylinder 560 HP

Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic w/Tiptronic -inc: DSP (Dynamic Shift Program) w/additional sport program

Transmission w/Oil Cooler

Full-Time All-Wheel Drive

3.08 Axle Ratio

Engine Oil Cooler

92-Amp/Hr Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection

Regenerative 190 Amp Alternator

5589# Gvwr 992# Maximum Payload

Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers

4-Corner Auto-Leveling Suspension

Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars

Automatic w/Driver Control Height Adjustable Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Sport Tuned Adaptive Suspension

Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering

19.8 Gal. Fuel Tank

Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher

Permanent Locking Hubs

Multi-Link Front Suspension w/Air Springs

Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Air Springs

4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control and Electric Parking Brake

Electro-Mechanical Limited Slip Differential

Wheels: 9.0" x 20" Forged 7-Twin Spoke -inc: RS design

Tires: P275/35R20 Summer Performance -inc: 102Y XL

Spare Tire Mobility Kit

Clearcoat Paint

Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade

Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Aluminum Bumper Insert

Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent

Aluminum Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim

Body-Colored Door Handles

Aluminum Power Heated Auto Dimming Side Mirrors w/Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator

Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster

Light Tinted Glass

Speed Sensitive Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Jets

Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels

Power Spoiler

Black Grille w/Aluminum Surround

Front License Plate Bracket

Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access

Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks

Programmable Projector Beam Led Low/High Beam Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off

Front And Rear Fog Lamps

Cornering Lights

Perimeter/Approach Lights

LED Brakelights

Radio: Audi MMI Navigation Plus w/AM/FM -inc: MMI system (MIB), 8" central display screen, control knob and buttons in center console and music interface w/2 USB slots, operates climate control, central locking, instrument cluster, vehicle diagnostics, cellular phone, navigation and CD and radio functions

Radio w/Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls

Audio Theft Deterrent

Window Grid Diversity Antenna

BOSE Surround Sound System -inc: subwoofer

Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity

Heated RS Sport Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way power front seats w/ driver memory, lumbar adjustment and RS 7 embossing

Full Folding Sport Front Facing Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat

Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Turbo/Supercharger Boost, Oil Level, Oil Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer

Power Rear Windows

Audi connect Mobile Hotspot Internet Access

Sport Leather Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away

Front Cupholder

Rear Cupholder

Compass

Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start

Valet Function

Power Fuel Flap Locking Type

Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button

Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access and Power Fuel

HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter

Cruise Control

Dual Zone Front And Rear Automatic Air Conditioning

Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls

HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Residual Heat Recirculation, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts

Illuminated Locking Glove Box

Driver Foot Rest

Interior Trim -inc: Aluminum/Carbon Fiber Instrument Panel Insert, Aluminum/Carbon Fiber Door Panel Insert, Aluminum/Carbon Fiber Console Insert, Aluminum And Metal-Look Interior Accents

Full Cloth Headliner

Leatherette Door Trim Insert

Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob

Valcona Leather Seating Surfaces -inc: contrast stitching

Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination

Full Floor Console w/Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, Rear Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets

Front And Rear Map Lights

Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting

Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats

Carpet Floor Trim

Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch

Rigid Cargo Cover

Cargo Features -inc: Spare Tire Mobility Kit

Cargo Space Lights

Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel and HVAC

FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate

Smart Device Integration

Refrigerated/Cooled Box Located In The Glovebox, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins

Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down

Delayed Accessory Power

Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature

Systems Monitor

Head-Up Display

Redundant Digital Speedometer

Trip Computer

Outside Temp Gauge

Analog Display

Anti-Whiplash Fixed Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints

Front Center Armrest w/Storage and Rear Center Armrest w/Pass-Thru

2 Seatback Storage Pockets

Perimeter Alarm

Immobilizer III Engine Immobilizer

3 12V DC Power Outlets

Air Filtration

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

ABS And Driveline Traction Control

Side Impact Beams

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags

Front And Rear Parking Sensors

Audi Side Assist Blind Spot Sensor

Audi pre sense basic Forward Collision and Audi pre sense rear Rear Collision

Low Tire Pressure Warning

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags

SIDEGUARD Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags

Airbag Occupancy Sensor

Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag

Power Rear Child Safety Locks

Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners

Back-Up Camera

 
NARDO GRAY
$0

 
DAYTONA GRAY PEARL EFFECT
$575

 
GLACIER WHITE METALLIC
$575

 
MISANO RED PEARL EFFECT
$575

 
SEPANG BLUE PEARL EFFECT
$575

 
MYTHOS BLACK METALLIC
$575

 
FLORETT SILVER METALLIC
$575

 
PANTHER BLACK CRYSTAL EFFECT
$1,075

 
PRISM SILVER CRYSTAL EFFECT
$1,075

 
DAYTONA GRAY MATTE EFFECT
$6,000

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, VALCONA LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
BLACK, VALCONA LEATHER SEAT TRIM W/O HONEYCOMB STITCHING
$0

 
LUNAR SILVER, VALCONA LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

 
CARBON-OPTIC PACKAGE W/QUATTRO SCRIPT
$4,500

 
RS 7 DYNAMIC PACKAGE (DISCONTINUED)
$2,500

 
COLD WEATHER PACKAGE
$500

 
DRIVER ASSISTANCE PACKAGE
$2,450

 
CARBON-OPTIC PACKAGE
$4,500

 
RS 7 DYNAMIC PACKAGE
$3,500

 
COMFORT SEATING PACKAGE
$1,950

 
WHEELS: 9.0" X 21" 5-SPOKE BLADE DESIGN
$1,000

 
WHEELS: 9.0" X 21" 5-SPOKE BLADE DESIGN TITANIUM
$1,000

 
WHEELS: 9.0" X 21" 5-SPOKE BLADE DESIGN BLACK
$1,000

 
TIRES: P275/30R21 SUMMER PERFORMANCE
$0

 
MATTE ALUMINUM OPTIC PACKAGE
$950

 
MATTE ALUMINUM OPTIC PACKAGE WITH "QUATTRO" SCRIPT
$950

 
EXTERIOR MIRROR HOUSINGS IN BODY-COLOR
$0

 
SPORTS EXHAUST W/BLACK FINISHERS
$1,000

 
DELETES FRONT LICENSE PLATE HOLDER
$0

 
BANG & OLUFSEN ADVANCED SOUND SYSTEM
$4,900

 
INDIVIDUAL CONTOUR FRONT SEATS
$0

 
BLACK ALCANTARA HEADLINER
$3,000

 
ALUMINUM RACE INLAYS
$0

 
LAYERED ALUMINUM/BLACK WOOD INLAYS
$1,300

 
NIGHT VISION ASSISTANT
$2,500

 
POWER CLOSING DOORS
$500

 
REAR SIDE AIRBAGS
$350

 
AUDI GUARD WHEEL LOCK KIT
$95

 
BRILLIANT BLACK QUATTRO DOOR DECAL
$85

 
ICE SILVER QUATTRO DOOR DECAL
$85

 
AUDI BEAM-QUATTRO
$250

 
AUDI BEAM-RINGS
$250

 
AUDI CARGO BOX
$70

 
AUDI FIRST AID KIT
$45


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