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Audi Q7 and Q8 recalled due to transmission leak

Audi Australia has issued a recall of seven examples of its brand-new 2020-2021 Q7 (shown above) and 2019-2021 Q8 SUVs due to a transmission leak. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says an oil pipe fitted to the transmission may have been welded incorrectly, which can result in a leak...

2020 Audi Q7 pricing and specs

Audi has announced its 2020 Q7 full-size SUV with a host of new design, tech, and driver aid revisions. The 2020 Audi Q7 is available in three trims: 45 TDI Quattro, 50 TDI Quattro and 50 TDI Quattro S line. Pricing for the 45 TDI begins at $101,900, with the 50 TDI starting from $112,900 and the 50 TDI S line commencing at $119,900...

2019 Audi Q7 recalled over airbag that may not inflate properly

Audi Australia has issued a recall of five of its 2019 Q7 (model code 4M) SUVs affected by a faulty airbag component. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect related to a fastening for an air duct used to inflate the curtain airbag...

2020 Audi Q7 60 TFSI e launches in Europe, unsure for Oz

Audi has launched a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of its facelifted 2020 Q7 SUV, dubbed the '60 TFSI e'. Unlike the outgoing Q7 e-tron, which paired a V6 turbo-diesel with a plug-in electric system, the new 60 TFSI e pairs a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 with a 100kW electric motor and 17kWh battery pack – much like the related Bentley Bentayga Hybrid and Porsche Cayenne e-Hybrid...

CarAdvice podcast 164: 2019 Tesla Model 3 review!

Join Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello this week. In car news, a petrol-powered 2020 Audi Q7 could be coming to Australia, the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera has been revealed, Britain’s car industry has given its Prime Minister a warning about leaving the European Union, and Tesla has added Netflix and YouTube to its infotainment...

2020 Audi Q7: Petrol power on the cards for Australia

Audi has revealed initial details about its upcoming 2020 Q7 line-up, with petrol power back on the cards for Australia. No petrol-powered variant of the pre-facelift Q7 was offered, despite BMW and Mercedes-Benz offering petrol power in their large SUV rivals to the Q7. That could change when the 2020 Q7 touches down in the first half of 2020...

2020 Audi Q7 revealed, here next year

The facelifted Audi Q7 has been revealed overnight, ahead of an Australian launch during the first half of 2020. As previewed by various prototypes in spy pictures, the updated seven-seat luxury SUV sports a revised design inspired by other new models in Audi’s ‘Q’ crossover range – namely the Q3 and Q8 – while also getting a comprehensive technology and interior overhaul...

2019 Audi SQ7 spied

A pair of pre-production 2019 Audi SQ7 prototypes have been snapped by photographers this week on the snowy roads of Europe. Interestingly, the two vehicles have different sets of panels on them, with one giving a clearer look at the final design of the mid-life update, the other appearing a mix-and-match of the current model and the new...

2019 Audi Q7 spied again

The facelifted Audi Q7 has been spied again, this time with more new elements compared to the prototype spotted a few weeks ago. In these latest images, we can see the refreshed SUV will be getting a pretty noticeable update at the rear, with new, slimmer LED tail-lights that bear resemblance to the units worn on the smaller Q5...

2019 Audi Q7 spied

Photographers have snapped the first images of the updated Audi Q7 this week, giving us a preview of what to expect from the seven-seat SUV's mid-life refresh. The most significant changes appear to be up the front, with this prototype sporting a revised grille, headlight and bumper design that looks quite similar to that of the related Q8...

Audi Q7 3.0TDI temporarily removed from sale in Australia

Audi Australia has temporarily removed the non-S Q7 from its line-up, as the factory in Germany revises the car's AdBlue diesel exhaust treatment system. According to Audi, it's currently "working on a solution to improve recognition of the wrong medium” being added to the AdBlue tank in Q7 3.0TDI vehicles...