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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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36 reader reviews for Audi Q7 4x4.
  • 3.0 V6 TDI 5dr

    David Smith , North Yorkshire . Date: 08/12/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      29.5

    My car

    Generally I change my car after 6 months & having owned numerous 4WD's incl. Disco's, BMW X5, Toyota LC Amazons, Patrols & 4 Volvo XC 90's, the Q7 is as Tina Turner would say "simply the best"

    Fuel economy is amazing for a large vehicle (av. 29.5) & on steady trips 34+ is possible. First service at 19000 miles was £240 & despite covering 28000 miles I still have 3.5mm left on the front tyres & 5mm on the rear

    The quality of the BOSE sound system is truly quite remarkable although the AUDI GPS can be quite frustrating; why travel 200 miles when you can do 230? I have resorted to back-up with TOM TOM on long journeys.

    In contrast to other reviews, York Audi have extended unprecedented levels of customer service.

    I have 2 criticisms with the Q7; firstly due to the height of the boot floor luggage space is very poor compared with similar vehicles. Like other Q7 owners we have had to purchase a top box to accommodate the holiday luggage. We can't even erect the dog cage due to insufficient height. Secondly, Audi have failed to recognise that there is a large area of windscreen between the driver & passenger sun shields & we are constantly being "blinded" by low sunshine in this area making driving at best uncomfortable & often dangerous. That said, the Q7 is to date unbeatable & 11 months after taking delivery could not \ would not contemplate changing it.

  • 3.0 V6 TDI S line 5dr

    Charles Dowie , South Yorkshire . Date: 06/10/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      27.8

    My car

    Brilliant car. It drives like a car and feels like a car and maybe that's why tyre wear has been an issue. I had mine replaced at 10k by Audi and have put on 10k since. I also had the tracking checking and raised the tyre pressure to 40PSI - I can happily report that all is well with the tyres and after 10k I still have 5.5mm tread on the fronts.

    Since most Ford Mondeos will soon be paying £400pa road tax I don't feel quite so bad now. I'd rather have a Q7 at that price tag.

    Fuel economy is reasonable for such a big car - sorry 4X4 - just feels like a car - I am averaging overall 27.8 mpg - but will admit to more M,A roads than B roads.

    And the good news if you want one - now is the time.

  • 3.0 V6 TDI S Line 5dr

    tony perrett , surrey . Date: 27/09/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      28

    My car

    great car, i drove loads of 4 x 4 and people carriers before getting my q7. late 08 just two weeks old but great to own and drive. everyone said whos been in it, what a fantastic ride, kids love the loud cd player and black windows.alway leaves me smiling. if you need a big car with bags of room and travel loads of miles this is the car for you, miles are effortless and i just don,t want to get out.!!

  • 3.0 V6 TDI S line 5dr

    paul smart Date: 14/09/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      28

    My car

    The best car I have ever owned. Period. People knock it for poor fuel economy but I have veraged 28MPG over the last 12 months and 29000 miles - not bad for a mixture of A,B,Motorway and central London. Around town is 22MPG ish but a relaxed motorway run goes up to 34MPG. As a tip try driving in manual mode on A roads as it improves economy no end. If you want 40MPG+ dont buy a big bus like this. Tyres - yes I have had to replace them, the first set of fronts went at 12K and were replaced like for like with goodyears. They went again at 28K but have now been replaced with a set of Generals (yankee SUV tyre on the recommendation of my local independent tyre fitter). I put a pair of these on the rear at 15K and they are still going strong at 30K so the fronts should fair the same way. As others have said , make sure the PSI is correct to aid long life.

    Overall the car is excellent, does what it says on the tin -quick, comfortable and more space than you could ever need. .. Still is a bu**er to park in some multistoreys though!

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