2012 Audi Q7  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#7 of 2012 SUVs

#8 of all 2012 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 bypasses mud and snow with ease. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 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 2012 Audi Q7 has a score of 90, implying a 0.029% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Audi Q7 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0294% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.3571%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0294% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.3571% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Audi Q7 is 39% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 Audi Q7 is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9671Acura RLLincoln MKTLincoln MKXM.-B. R-ClassAcura ZDXLincoln MKSVolkswagen TouaregM.-B. M-ClassAudi Q7BMW X5Volvo XC90Acura MDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Audi Q7 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 96. The 2012 Audi Q7 is safer than the 2012 Acura RL, the 2012 Lincoln MKT, the 2012 Lincoln MKX, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class, the 2012 Acura ZDX, the 2012 Lincoln MKS, the 2012 Acura MDX, and the 2012 Volvo XC90. It is about as safe as the 2012 BMW X5, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class, and the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg.

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