Most significant changes: Additional standard safety technology; extra comfort and convenience features become standard; newly optional appearance bits
Price change: $0-$1,500 for Q7; $300-$1,500 for SQ7
Which Should You Buy, 2021 or 2022? Despite potentially hefty price increases, the added standard safety features seem worth the premium for a 2022 SQ7. The Q7 adds its new driver-assist tech to a mid-level trim, so choosing a 2021 or 2022 will depend more on which trim Q7 buyers want (though it still seems worth the increase).
On sale: Now
The three-row Q7 and sportier SQ7, Audi’s largest traditional SUVs, roll into the 2022 model year with a variety of safety updates, as well as changes to available appearance enhancements, though the overall looks and powertrain options of both SUVs carry over from 2021.