Audi’s 2018 A7 vary is obtainable in three trim ranges—Premium Plus, Status, and Competitors—every of which delivers a powerful complement of options.
The sky’s almost the restrict relating to the Audi A7, so we have awarded it a 9 out of 10 on account of its stellar navigation system, some superior connectivity options like Google Earth, a excessive customary gear content material, and the power to construct one as much as your coronary heart’s want. (Learn extra about how we charge vehicles.)
That is even higher for 2018, with a brand new range-topping Competitors mannequin. However let’s begin with the Premium Plus, which comes customary with heated and power-adjustable leather-based seats, automated local weather management, a rearview digicam, a moonroof, LED headlights, an influence elevate gate, and 19-inch alloy wheels. Go for the Status, and you will add extra front-seat adjustability, 630 watts of Bose audio, a head-up show, and air conditioned entrance seats.
The Competitors builds on the Status with quite a few exterior styling updates like black exterior mirrors, matte end 20-inch wheels, and pink brake calipers, and it additionally has a sport suspension with a extra aggressively tuned rear differential designed to make it deal with with much more tenacity.
Audi has lengthy been a tech chief and the A7 is not any totally different. The model’s MMI infotainment is pretty intuitive given its complexity and it advantages from each a management knob and a laptop-esque touchpad that grows aware of use. It even contains Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, however it’s not a touchscreen, that means its knob and pad are required for all inputs. An additional month-to-month cost delivers Google Earth satellite tv for pc maps on to the automotive and turns it right into a cell 4G LTE wi-fi hotspot.
Main choices embrace the Driver Help Plus package deal with its nook view cameras that present a virtually 360-degree view, automated excessive beam headlights, adaptive cruise management with the power to carry the A7 to a halt and begin up once more, lively lane management, and ahead collision warning with automated emergency braking.
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