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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $40,506 $43,555
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $44,444 $47,790
2WD 4-Door 1500 Denali 14 18 $53,637 $57,675
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $43,100 $46,345
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $46,988 $50,525
AWD 4-Door 1500 Denali 13 18 $56,506 $60,760
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 16 $41,891 $45,045
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 16 $45,960 $49,420
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 15 $44,533 $47,885
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 15 $48,606 $52,265
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium 16 22 $43,013 $46,250
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 16 22 $43,013 $46,250
quattro 4-Door 3.0T S line 16 22 $55,753 $59,950
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium 17 25 $47,849 $51,450
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 17 25 $47,849 $51,450
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 17 25 $47,849 $51,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,506
$43,013
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,555
$46,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$726 / month
$771 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Audi Q7 has what upscale suburban families want: a lavish interior, a cabin full of premium features, and performance and ride that are very carlike--plus serious towing ability if and when you need it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 49.4 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Third Head Room (in) 38.1 35.6
Front Hip Room (in) 60.3 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.7 48.6
Second Leg Room (in) 39.5 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.3 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 61.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.2 58.7
Third Leg Room (in) 34.9 29.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 133.2
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 222.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.9 -
Height, Overall (in) 76.8 68.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in) 130.0 118.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.1 78.1
Track Width, Front (in) - 65.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.1
Length, Overall (in) - 200.3
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 66.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 42.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 101.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 137.4 72.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 35.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.8 10.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.6 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x 0.8 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.2 13.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31 26.4
Fuel Tank Location NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.8 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 39.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.66
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.5
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code QAN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 255/55R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 255/55R18
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 8100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765 990
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 6600
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2756 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2985 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 5291
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 18 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 190
Engine
Displacement 5.3L/323 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5400 280 @ 4920
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Supercharged Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 295 @ 2250
Engine Order Code LMG NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.5 1.86
Trans Type 6 8
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.9 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.1 3.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.4 2.84
Trans Order Code MYC NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.2 1.44
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.7 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.0 4.85
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.70
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
Summary
Body Code 130" WB -
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name GMC Yukon XL Audi Q7
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.4 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil-over Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.0 10.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
 
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