2018 Audi RS 7

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$113,900–$130,700 MSRP range

Key Specs

of the 2018 Audi RS 7 base trim shown

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    17 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    560-hp, 4.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain:
    All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Distinctive styling
  • Interior materials
  • Acceleration
  • Relative fuel efficiency

The Bad

  • Marginal sight lines
  • Low seats
  • Narrow cargo area
  • Easily inflated sticker price
2018 Audi RS 7 exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2018 Audi RS 7

  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto smartphone connectivity standard
  • Supercharged V-6 engine standard
  • Coupelike styling, hatchback versatility
  • All-wheel drive standard
  • 4G LTE and Wi-Fi hot spot
  • High-performance S7 and RS 7 models available

2018 Audi RS 7 Overview

By Cars.com Editors

What it is: The Audi A7 is a large four-door hatchback. It combines a coupelike profile with the comfort of a sedan and the practicality of a station wagon, Audi says. The A7 slots between the A6 and A8 sedans in Audi's lineup, and competitors include the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and Porsche Panamera.

The A7 comes only with a supercharged gas V-6 engine. Performance variants of the A7 are available as the S7 and RS 7, both of which are powered by turbocharged V-8 engines.

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The supercharged V-6's output is up slightly to 340 horsepower and LED ambient lighting is now standard. Prestige versions add a corner-view camera.


The four-seat S7 is a performance variant of Audi's coupelike four-door hatchback, the A7. A 450-hp, twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 is standard. The V-8 teams with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Competitors include the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and Porsche Panamera.

What's Special

  • Available sport rear differential
  • Adaptive air suspension with lowered ride height

RS 7

The RS 7 is the ultimate statement in the A7 line, combining stunning looks with radical performance. It has a unique grille, bumpers and other exterior touches, and it uses a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 that makes 560 hp and 516 pounds-feet of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard, and the RS 7 is capable of sprinting to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds, according to Audi.

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Safety & Recalls


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