2017 Audi Q7  RealSafeCars96Safety Rating

#1 of 2017 SUVs

#1 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2018 Audi Q7
The Q7, a mainstay 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. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The Audi Q7 has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2017 Audi Q7 is very 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 2017 Audi Q7 has a score of 96, implying a 0.021% chance of driver death (1.9% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Audi Q7 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0213% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.4359%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0213% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.4359% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Audi Q7 is 56% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Audi Q7 is 49% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10069Cadillac XTSINFINITI QX60Lincoln MKTCadillac XT5Volkswagen TouaregChevrolet TahoeAudi Q7BMW X5M.-B. GLE-ClassVolvo XC90Acura MDXLexus RXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Audi Q7 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 100. The 2017 Audi Q7 is safer than the 2017 Cadillac XTS, the 2017 INFINITI QX60, the 2017 Lincoln MKT, the 2017 Cadillac XT5, the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg, the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe, the 2017 Lexus RX, the 2017 Acura MDX, the 2017 Volvo XC90, and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class.

Find another model