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2016-17 Audi Q7, SQ7 recalled for seat fix: 3400 vehicles affected

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 3434 of its 2016 and 2017 model-year Audi Q7 and SQ7 SUVs fitted with seven seats over concerns the third row bench wasn’t manufactured correctly. The German marque reports indentations on the cross piece of the third row seating were not designed and subsequently manufactured to correct specifications...

Audi, Volkswagen recall 280,000 vehicles in US for fuel leaks: Australian impact unclear

Three Volkswagen Group notices in the US have seen more than 280,000 vehicles recalled for fuel leaks. Models affected include the Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, A6, A7, Q5 and Q7. Largest of the three notices is one concerning 143,214 examples of the Audi Q5 and Q7 SUVs, produced from 2009 to 2012 and 2007 to 20012 respectively...

Audi's new V2I system will plan for the next green light

Audi has taken the first steps to make connected vehicles a reality, announcing its first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service in the US, which communicates when traffic lights are turning green. The German company has already demonstrated the technology in Europe, but this latest step marks its first move into the wider global market...

2016 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI 160kW pricing and specifications: New entry model joins popular SUV range

The already successful 2016 Audi Q7 now has a new entry point into the range, in the form of a 160kW 3.0 TDI V6 model. This new model variant now leads the way for buyers wanting a seven-seat (standard) Audi SUV. The 3.0 TDI 160kW Audi Q7 is priced from $96,300 plus the usual on-road costs. Despite generating 160kW between 3250-4750rpm and 500Nm between 1250-3000rpm, the 3...

Large SUVs coming in 2016

Mainstream large SUVs Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic – May Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary – Q2 Mazda CX-9 – mid 2016 Luxury large SUVs Range Rover SVAutobiography – March Volvo XC90 R-Design – Q1 Mercedes-Benz GLS – April BMW X5 xDrive40e – May Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-in – Q2 Volvo XC90 T8 – Q2/Q3 Jaguar F-Pace – August Lexus RX200t F Sport – second half Audi Q7 e-tron – late 2016 Bentley Bentayga – late 2016 Maserati Levante – late 2016...

ANCAP gives Honda HR-V, Audi Q7 and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport five stars

The latest round of ANCAP safety tests have yielded maximum five-star ratings for a trio of SUVs — the Audi Q7, Honda HR-V and (as we already reported today) the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The Honda HR-V just now receives its rating despite launching in February, and going on to be Honda’s top-selling car locally. The ANCAP test crunched data from ASEAN NCAP testing...

2016 Audi Q7 range expansion imminent

The new-generation 2016 Audi Q7 has launched in Australia with just one drivetrain to choose from, a 3.0-litre turbo diesel, but more engine options are on the cards. The new Audi Q7’s sole engine variant, the 3.0 TDI, produces a hefty 200kW of power and 600Nm of torque, well above the entry-level diesels offered in rival vehicles such as the BMW X5 and upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLE...

Audi SQ7 high on the priority list for Australia

The rumoured Audi SQ7 could be the perfect car to top the new-generation Q7 range, according to Audi Australia managing director Andrew Doyle. At the launch of the new Audi Q7, Doyle told CarAdvice that a more performance-focused version of the brand’s seven-seat SUV is something that interests him – both from a personal perspective, and for the business...

Audi Q7 gains new 3.0 TDI ultra engine

The 2016 Audi Q7 luxury SUV range has gained a new ultra-frugal variant, the ultra 3.0 TDI quattro. The new engine uses the same base six-cylinder turbo diesel engine as is seen in the new-generation Q7 in Australia, although the ultra version has less power, less torque and uses considerably less fuel...

Audi Q7: "A lot of testing" done locally for new large SUV

The all-new 2016 Audi Q7 family SUV launching in late July underwent significant testing in Australia during the global development process. Speaking at the launch of the new Audi TT Roadster in Victoria this week, Audi Australia general manager of corporate communications Anna Burgdorf described the level of current and previous Q7 local engineering...

Weekend deals on wheels

It's time for the latest Weekend Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. Toyota HiLux SR 4x4 Dual Cab — $39,990 drive-away The new-generation Toyota HiLux may be getting revealed next week, but it won’t actually go on sale until the final quarter of 2015...