Audi A7 TFSI Sportback 2021 Review

Car design is a subjective thing. What is beautiful to some is plain ugly to others. Then there is the universally ugly vehicles like some of the older SsangYong’s.

Audi A7 Sportback. Amongst the recent designs the Audi A7 Sportback stands out as a beacon of elegance and style.

Audi A7 Sportback.

Launched in late 2018, the second generation A7 Sportback combines the Audi qualities of smooth powerful engine and sublime ride and handling with the convenience of a lift back design for greater practicality.

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The pick for me is the 55 TFSI quattro S tronic with a 3.0L V6 mild hybrid turbo petrol engine that produces 210kw of power and 600nm of torque. A seven speed dual clutch transmission drives all four wheels through the brilliant Audi QUATTRO system.

Audi A7 Sportback.

It’s equipped with a host of standard luxury, safety and driver assist features and is relatively good value priced from a bit over $133,000 plus the usual costs.

I loved the A7, It is simply a beautiful design. It makes a fantastic long distance family tourer. I can imagine myself hopping in the A7 and driving to Cairns and simply enjoying the drive.

What is good?

  • Stunning design
  • Elegance on wheels
  • Grand touring dynamics

Audi A7 Sportback.

What is not so good?

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Audi A7 Sportback.

Model   

Audi A7 55 TFSI  Quattro

Model Price $133,600 MLP*
Engine 3.0L V6 TFSI
Drivetrain Quattro 7 Sp DSG
Power 250kW at 6,400rpm
Torque 500 Nm @ 1,370-4,500rpm
Safety 5 Star ANCAP
CO2 Emissions 165 g/km
Economy ADR 7.3 L/100km
0-100kmh  / Top Speed 5.3 sec / 250 kmh
Servicing 12 Months / 15000 km
Warranty 3yr/ Unlimited km with 3 Yr. roadside assist

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.

Audi A7 Sportback.

Overall Rating    

88/100

Behind the Wheel 9
Comfort 9
Equipment 9
Performance 9
Ride and Handling 9
Practicality 9
Fit for Purpose 9
Street Appeal/Design 9
Technology/Connectivity 8
Value for Money 8

 

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Audi A7 55 TFSI  Quattro Overall Rating
  • 9/10
    Behind the Wheel - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Comfort - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Equipment - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Performance - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Ride and Handling - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Practicality - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Fit for Purpose - 9/10
  • 9/10
    Street Appeal/Design - 9/10
  • 8/10
    Technology/Connectivity - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Value for Money - 8/10
8.8/10

Summary

I loved the A7, It is simply a beautiful design. It makes a fantastic long distance family tourer. I can imagine myself hopping in the A7 and driving to Cairns and simply enjoying the drive.

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Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.