The 2015 Audi A7 is available in two trim levels substantially – Premium Plus and Prestige – both for the 3.0T and TDI engines. Standard equipment on the Premium Plus includes 19-inch wheels, Audi Drive Select, Audi pre-sense basic and back, a blind-spot warning system, automatic Bi-xenon headlights, LED running lights and rear lights, a power lift-gate, auto-dimming mirrors, automatic wipers, a sunroof, front and rear parking sensors and keyless ignition and entry. Inside you’ll find four-zone climate control, heated eight-way power seats, driver memory settings, leather upholstery, an 8-inch display, a rear view camera, find a navigation system with voice control, Audi Connect, the 2015 Audi A7 MMI infotainment system with console-mounted controls, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity and a 10-speaker audio system with a CD player satellite radio and an iPod interface.
The 2015 Audi A7 Prestige adds adaptive LED headlamps, “S line” exterior trim, LED ambient indoor lighting, ventilated front seats, a power-adjustable steering wheel, head-up display and 14-speaker Bose audio system. The Cold Weather package includes heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. The Sport package adds special 19-inch wheels and a sport-tuned suspension. Sport Package models can over the Black styling package, the 20-inch wheels and high-gloss black trim contributes to the grid and window frames are improved. The Driver Assistance package includes adaptive cruise control, Audi Pre-Sense Plus (with a front collision protection system with automatic braking), a corner-camera system and Lane Wizard.
The 2015 Audi A7 stand-alone options on the Premium Plus include the prestige and Bose audio system LED lights, while both are for 20-inch wheels, special wood inserts and rear side airbags. The Prestige exclusive access to an infrared night vision displays, power-closing doors and 15 speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system.
2015 Audi A7 Interior
Those who are familiar with Audi interiors are likely to be more than satisfied with the inner 2015 Audi A7. It is generously designed and solidly constructed, with excellent quality materials. Audi familiar Multi Media Interface (MMI) infotainment system controls audio, communication and navigation capabilities via a dash-mounted pop-up display and a rotary knob and buttons on the center console. The system have logical menus, the sharp graphics and a touch pad to increase the functionality, and after a while it seems relatively intuitive. BMW iDrive or Mercedes COMAND are a bit easier to use, but for the less technology-oriented customers.
The 2015 Audi A7 is also equipped with Audi Connect, the 3G data connections with mobile WiFi for up to eight devices, Google Earth data for the navigation system and simplifies Google search for POIs include. The Google Earth feature is a cool idea, but in practice is an example of form over function, such as the map “enhanced” can be difficult to understand at a glance than a conventional navigation map.
Fitting five passengers in the 2015 Audi A7 will not be a problem as long as they are not very high. Front headroom is acceptable, but the sleek, sloping roofline limited rear headroom a lot. But legroom is adequate around. The A7 hatchback design allows for easy loading of luggage and large objects that could not fit in the trunk of a conventional sedan. The official cargo capacity is 24.5 cubic feet, but lowering the rear seat backrests increased this volume significantly.
2015 Audi A7 Engine
The 2015 Audi A7 offers a choice of two engines: a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 (3.0 T) and a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 diesel (TDI). The compressor, gasoline-powered engine makes 310 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque, while the diesel TDI produces 240 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque. All 2015 Audi A7s are equipped with all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission.
In performance testing, accelerates 2015 Audi A7 3.0T to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, which is faster than the average for these types of cars with a six-cylinder engine. The Audi projects a similar sprint of 5.5 seconds for the 2015 Audi A7 TDI, which would make it one of the fastest diesel-powered vehicles on the road. The 2015 Audi A7 3.0T is combined at 21 mpg (18 city / 28 highway) EPA-rated. You will not find a more efficient car in this class than the A7 TDI, but as they checked in an impressive 29 mpg combined (24 city / 38 highway).
2015 Audi A7 Safety
Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Audi A7 includes antilock disc brakes, a blind-spot warning system, stability control, front and rear parking sensors, front-seat side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and front knee airbags. The rear side airbags, adaptive cruise control, a corner-camera system and lane Wizard are optional.
The standard Audi Pre-Sense system warns the driver straddles the seat-belts and closes the window when a potential collision is detected during the pre-sense rear system uses the brake light for traffic behind the vehicle in case of warn a rear impact. The optional Audi Pre-Sense Plus system can do all this, and the straps tighten and automatically brakes full force to reduce the severity of an impending crash. In brake testing, an 2015 Audi A7 3.0T Prestige with 20-inch wheels and summer tires came to a stop from 60 mph in 106 feet.