2021 Audi Q7  RealSafeCars95Safety Rating

#2 of 2021 SUVs

#4 of all 2021 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. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2021 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 2021 Audi Q7 has a score of 95, implying a 0.022% chance of driver death (2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Audi Q7 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0219% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.5002%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0219% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.5002% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Audi Q7 is 54% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2021 Audi Q7 is 47% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2021 Audi Q7 can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2021 Audi Q7: Active Lane Assist and Audi Side Assist.

Another advanced safety feature --- while not cutting edge --- can still improve vehicle safety. Standard side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10076INFINITI QX60BMW 5 SeriesCadillac XT5Cadillac XT6BMW X3M.-B. GLE-ClassAudi Q7BMW X5Volvo XC90Lincoln AviatorAudi A6Lexus RXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Audi Q7 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 100. The 2021 Audi Q7 is safer than the 2020 INFINITI QX60, the 2021 BMW 5 Series, the 2021 Cadillac XT5, the 2021 Cadillac XT6, the 2021 BMW X3, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, the 2021 Lexus RX, the 2021 Audi A6, the 2021 Lincoln Aviator, and the 2021 Volvo XC90. It is about as safe as the 2021 BMW X5.

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