Audi has announced the addition of a new, ultra-efficient ride – Audi Q7 3.0 TDI - to its high-end Q7 lineup. Delivering output of 204 horsepower, the newly added luxury crossover estimates average fuel consumption of only 7.2 liters per 100 km, blowing-off hard all its direct opponents. Its new 3.0-liter V6 power unit benefits from exclusive high-tech made, which results in staggering weight of less than 200 kilograms and a new, innovative thermal management system.

Of course, the Audi Q7 3.0 TDI is EU 5 compliant. Its sprints from standstill to 100 km/h in 9.1 seconds, before reaching its top speed of 205 km/h.

The new member of the Q7 is fitted with the same power transmission as all other models from the lineup. Its efficient eight-speed tiptronic is mated to the Audi's renowned quattro permanent all-wheel drive, which boasts sporty rear-end bias.

On the inside, the Audi Q7 3.0 TDI offers climate-controlled comfortable seats for five, six or seven passengers with luggage compartment of 2,035 liters of capacity. Its cool extras include a panoramic glass sunroof, an electric tailgate, and a load-securing kit with rails for cargo. Sophisticated driver-assistance systems and a system of ultramodern infotainment modules further round off the sweet offer.

In Germany, the efficient high-end crossover will be offered at a starting prize of 51,800 Euros.

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