2021 Audi A7  RealSafeCars92Safety Rating

#4 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#9 of all 2021 vehicles


The A7, part of Audi's lineup since 2010, is a midsize sedan with seating up to 5. The Audi A7 has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The A7 has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2021 Audi A7 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 2021 Audi A7 has a score of 92, implying a 0.026% chance of driver death (2.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Audi A7 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0257% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.9302%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0257% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.9302% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Audi A7 is 47% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Audi A7 is 50% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

10076Maserati GhibliHyundai Genesis G90Audi A7A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)A. e-tron SportbackAudi e-tronAudi Q8Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Audi A7 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 100. The 2021 Audi A7 is safer than the 2020 Maserati Ghibli and the 2021 Hyundai Genesis G90 and less safe than the 2021 Audi Q8, the 2021 Audi e-tron, and the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback. It is about as safe as the 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon).

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