2022 Audi Q7, SQ7 Prices: MSRP vs Dealer Invoice vs True Dealer Cost w/Holdback
MSRP | Invoice Price | Destination Fee | Holdback | Dealer Cost
Audi Q7 Pricing for the Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige Trims
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Formula for Calculating Dealer Cost:
- Example: Base Audi Q7, SQ7 invoice price + the dealer Invoice price of options + destination - Holdback = Total Dealer Cost.
- What is Holdback? A hidden amount that manufacturers give back to a dealer. It is a percentage of the MSRP or the Invoice price.
Total Dealer Cost - Rebate and Incentive + Taxes / Licensing Fees = True Dealer Cost. (You can get rebates and incentives here.)
The 2022 Audi Q7 is a luxury midsize SUV that gets most things right. It has a refined ride, upscale cabin, and the very latest in the technology features. This year, additional safety features are available, further adding to the Q7's already broad appeal.
What's New for 2022?
Choosing the Premium Plus trim now means getting adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist, plus a lane-keeping assist. As for the entry-level version of the 2022 Q7, it has a more sophisticated tire pressure monitoring system, plus rear side airbags. Other newly standard features for the Q7 include ambient interior lighting and heated exterior mirrors. The Black Optic appearance package is now available on more versions of the Q7 as well.
All-wheel drive is standard for all models of the 2022 Audi Q7. There are two engine options, with the first being a turbo 2.0L four-cylinder that creates 248-horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The second option is a turbocharged 3.0L V6 working with a mild hybrid system, giving the Q7 the ability to create 335-horsepower along with 369 lb-ft of torque. Both of these engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
With its standard four-cylinder engine, the Q7 is estimated to get 19mpg in the city and 23mpg on the highway. These numbers trail behind rivals. Thanks to the mild-hybrid component of the V6 powertrain, it is estimated to get similar fuel economy. Buyers can expect 18mpg in the city and 23mpg on the highway.
All three of the 2022 Q7 trim levels are available with a towing package. It includes a tow hitch and a seven-pin connector. When properly equipped, the Audi Q7 is capable of towing up to 7,700 pounds. That requires the V6 engine, however. Models with the turbo four-cylinder can tow up to 4,400 pounds.
The most important advanced driver aids come standard for the 2022 Audi Q7. On the list are things like forward-collision mitigation, blind-spot monitoring, and lane departure warning. Both front and rear parking sensors are standard on all models as well, along with rain-sensing windshield wipers. The entry-level model is available with a convenience package, which includes a surround-view camera system, plus a heated steering wheel and a signal booster for a connected phone.
Both the Premium Plus and Prestige trim levels have lane-keeping assist and adaptive cruise control. And as for the top Prestige model, it is home to extras like Matrix LED headlights and an air adaptive suspension. A head-up display is also included on the top Q7 model.
Running the infotainment system for the Q7 are two screens. The top is 10.1-inches, while the bottom measures in at 8.6-inches. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are both standard across the board, along with a Wi-Fi hotspot and navigation. All models are also equipped with Audi's virtual cockpit.
The entry-level Premium trim has a 10-speaker sound system, plus HD and satellite radio to enjoy on it. Upper trims can be had with a 19-speaker Bose stereo. If that is not enough, buyers can opt for a 23-speaker sound system made by Bang & Olufsen. The upper two trim levels add wireless device charging to their standard feature list.
The Q7 is a three-row SUV with seating for up to seven. Both the front and second rows have plenty of space for adults. Like many midsize SUVs, the third-row of the Q7 is better reserved for small children. There are 14.2 cubic feet behind the third row, 35.7 cubic feet when measuring behind the second row, and 69.6 cubic feet behind the first row. These numbers trail most competitors.
Buyers will likely fall in love with the cabin of the Q7 as soon as they sit down inside of it. Leather upholstery is standard for all models, plus heated and power-adjustable front seats. All trims even give buyers a power-folding third-row. Depending on the model, upgrades such as heated second-row seats, massaging front-row seats, ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel can be found. Premium leather upholstery is also available.
Being a luxury SUV, it is no surprise that the Q7 comes standard with features like a hands-free power liftgate and LED headlights. 19-inch wheels come standard. If buyers choose the Premium Plus trim, they can then add the Black Optics package. Models with the turbocharged four-cylinder get upgraded to 20-inch black wheels, while models with the V6 ride around on 21-inch black wheels. The package also adds black exterior trim features.
The 2022 Audi Q7 is a solid choice for anyone looking to buy a new luxury midsize three-row SUV. A test drive should be scheduled to learn more.
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Note: All Audi Q7, SQ7 MSRP, invoice and dealer cost dollar figures above are subject to change without notice.
A note about rebates: Most rebates are subtracted from the "on the road" figure. In most cases, you can have the rebate if you are arranging your own financing or you are paying cash. If you decide to use the manufacturer’s low interest financing, you do not usually get the rebate. Ask your dealer for details.