New Audi Q7 2020 pricing and specs detailed: Comprehensive mid-life facelift ushers in added value

Audi Australia has confirmed pricing and specification for the facelifted second-generation Q7 large SUV, which is now in showrooms.

The entry-level 45 TDI variant kicks off the new Q7 line-up from $101,900 plus on-road costs – $4100 higher than its direct predecessor, although Audi Australia claims more than $15,000 of value has been added.

Meanwhile, the mid-range 50 TDI version now costs $6000 extra, at $112,900, in exchange for more than $20,000 of added value. It can also be had in S Line guise for an $11,000 premium.

All three are motivated by a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system, producing either 170kW/500Nm (45 TDI) or 210kW/600Nm (50 TDI). The former sprints from a standstill to 100km/h in 7.3 seconds, while the latter is 0.8s quicker.

Either way, an eight-speed torque-converter automatic transmission sends drive to all four wheels via Audi’s quattro system.

The facelifted Q7 has a refreshed rear fascia. The facelifted Q7 has a refreshed rear fascia.

Claimed fuel consumption on the combined cycle test (ADR 81/02) is 7.0 litres per 100 kilometres for the 45 TFSI and 6.8L/100km for the 50 TDI pair.

Standard equipment in the 45 TDI includes adaptive air suspension, Matrix LED headlights, dusk-sensing lights, rain-sensing wipers, 19-inch alloy wheels, auto-folding side mirrors with heating and auto-dimming, and a hands-free power-operated tailgate.

Inside, 10.1- and 8.6-inch touchscreens, satellite navigation with live traffic, Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay support, digital radio, a wireless smartphone charger, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, keyless entry and start, power-adjustable front seats with heating, three-zone climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, leather-appointed upholstery and ambient lighting feature.

Advanced driver-assist systems extend to autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-keep and steering assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control with stop and go functionality, driver attention alert, hill-descent control, hill-start assist, tyre pressure monitoring, surround-view cameras and front and rear parking sensors.

Inside, the facelifted Q7 has been overhauled to match its Q8 sibling. Inside, the facelifted Q7 has been overhauled to match its Q8 sibling.

The 50 TDI picks up 20-inch alloy wheels, a panoramic sunroof, a windshield-projected head-up display, four-zone climate control, a power-adjustable steering column and Cricket leather upholstery.

Meanwhile, the 50 TDI S Line also adds an S Line body kit, 21-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, a 558W Bose 3D sound system with 19 speakers, front sports seats, a flat-bottom steering wheel with paddle-shifters, Valcona leather upholstery and illuminated scuff plates.

As reported, the BMW X6 rival’s mid-life facelift is comprehensive by Audi standards, with its front and rear fascias refreshed, while its cabin has been completely overhauled to mimic that of the mechanically related Q8 coupe-style large SUV.

The Q7 range will be completed in the second quarter by the flagship SQ7 TDI variant, which will be powered by a 320kW/900Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 diesel engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system.

2020 Audi Q7 pricing before on-road costs

Variant Transmission Cost
45 TDI automatic $101,900 (+$4100)
50 TDI automatic $112,900 (+$6000)
50 TDI S Line automatic $119,900 (N/A)