2017 Audi Q7 Adds Turbo-Four Engine to Lineup

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2017 Audi Q7 has expanded its lineup with a new engine offering.

Sporting 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine is lighter, faster and more efficient than the previous-generation Q7’s 3.0-liter V6 engine. It will return an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined, making it 22 percent more fuel efficient than the previous V6 engine. The powerplant is paired with an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission.

Pricing for the 2017 Audi Q7 2.0T quattro will start from $49,950 including destination, while stepping up to the Premium Plus trim will cost $4,000 additional.

SEE ALSO: 2017 Audi Q7 Review

The new 2017 Audi Q7 is nearly 500 pounds lighter than its predecessor and when equipped with the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, it has a towing capacity of 4,400 lbs with the optional towing package.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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