The Audi A7 is visually pleasing both inside and out and the rear-end of the car is its stand-out feature-long and low, just like a coupe, but there’s as much space as a luxury saloon in the back.
Powered by a limited selection of 3.0-litre petrol and diesel engines with the option of Audi’s ‘Quattro Four-Wheel-Drive System. According to the majority of test drivers and reviewers the 3.0-litre diesel model is the choice: not only does it return the best fuel economy in the range, but its performance is also impressive.
The A7 comes in three main specifications: entry-level SE Executive, mid-range S line and range-topping Black Edition. They all offer an adequate amount of standard equipment, including four-zone climate control, cruise control, a power-operated boot-lid, sat nav and keyless entry.
Boot-space is excellent- the rear seats can be folded down, and the hatchback tailgate is a real bonus to load and carry odd-shaped items. The A7 is strictly a four-seater.
Those choosing the Audi A7 3.0-litre TDI Ultra in SE Executive trim which is economical and practical four-seater executive transporter. Buyers should specify the reversing camera, because of its length which can make it difficult to park.
· All versions offer impressive economy – especially the Audi A7 Ultra
· Despite its bulky size, the Audi A7 Sportback corners very well
· The Audi A7 is comfortable and stylish – but there’s only room for four inside
· The shallow boot in the Audi A7 is easy to access
Comments from International Motoring Websites
1. Auto Express
“The distinctive tapered rear end borrows its retractable spoiler from the Audi TT coupe, making the A7 sporty as well as attractive. Where the A7 really excels though, is inside, where you’ll find high-quality switchgear and a sleek design.”
2. What Car?
“The Audi A7 Sportback is a super-stylish executive hatch that’s a tech-lover’s dream. It’s also economical, and the good looks extend to the beautifully made and well equipped cabin.”