2011 Audi Q7  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#8 of 2011 SUVs

#8 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Audi Q7
The Q7, part of Audi's lineup since 2007, is a three-row large SUV with seating up to 7. The Q7 has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Audi Q7 is safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Audi Q7 has a score of 88, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Audi Q7 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0311% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.5557%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0311% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.5557% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Audi Q7 is 35% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Audi Q7 is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10054Cadillac DTSLincoln MKTM.-B. R-ClassAcura ZDXLincoln MKSAcura MDXChevrolet TahoeVolkswagen TouaregM.-B. M-ClassBMW X5Audi Q7Volvo XC90Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Audi Q7 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 54 to 100. The 2011 Audi Q7 is safer than the 2011 Cadillac DTS, the 2011 Lincoln MKT, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class, the 2011 Acura ZDX, the 2011 Lincoln MKS, and the 2011 Acura MDX and less safe than the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg and the 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe. It is about as safe as the 2011 Volvo XC90, the 2011 BMW X5, and the 2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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