2017 Audi S7

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

196.3” x 55”


All-wheel drive



The good:

  • Knockout styling
  • Outstanding interior craftsmanship
  • Swift acceleration
  • Sharp handling
  • Excellent ride

The bad:

  • Marginal sight lines
  • Lack of headroom
  • Low seats
  • Narrow cargo area

3 trims

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Notable features

  • Performance version of A7
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity standard
  • Twin-turbo V-8 standard
  • All-wheel drive standard
  • Bang &
  • amp
  • Olufsen stereo available
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2017 Audi S7 review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

What it is: The four-seat Audi S7 is a performance variant of Audi’s coupelike four-door hatchback, the A7. A 450-horsepower, 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

Here’s info on the regular A7:
What it is: The Audi A7 is a large four-door hatchback conceived along the same lines as BMW’s 5 Series Gran Turismo. 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 5 Series GT and Porsche Panamera.

The A7 now comes only with a supercharged gas V-6 engine. Audi has dropped the turbo-diesel V-6 while it works to resolve an emissions-cheating scandal. 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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New for 2017
A smartphone interface for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a Bose surround-sound audio system and 19-inch wheels are standard. A new 3.0T Competition model has 340 hp (7 hp more than other models), 20-inch wheels and red brake calipers, among other changes.
Significant Standard Features

  • 333-hp, supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive
  • Xenon high-intensity-discharge headlights
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone interface
  • 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Audi Connect communication system
  • Bose surround-sound audio system
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Navigation system with Google Earth imagery
  • Leather seats
  • Power liftgate
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • 20-inch wheels
  • LED headlights
  • Bang & Olufsen premium stereo
  • Head-up display
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Adaptive cruise control with forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning and prevention
  • Night vision with pedestrian and animal detection

RS 7
The RS 7 is the ultimate statement in the A7 line, combining stunning looks inside and out with radical performance. It has a unique grille, bumpers and other exterior touches, and 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.

What’s Special

  • Performance version has 605-hp V-8 engine
  • 20-inch wheels standard; 21-inch available
  • Adaptive rear spoiler
  • Available carbon fiber front spoiler, rear diffuser
  • Adaptive air suspension with lowered ride height
  • Available dynamic steering, suspension
  • Standard head-up display

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 4.9
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 4.4
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 4.5

Most recent consumer reviews


Turbocharger failure

Other than both turbochargers going out after 1800 miles and Audi refusing to stand by their far with only 37000 miles, it is a blast to drive. The dealer I bought it from stepped up tremendously.


WOW! Buy it. Stop Looking.

I upgraded to the 2017 S7 Prestige from driving a 2005 Audi A6 for 11 years. I gave the A6 to my son with 138,000 miles, it still runs great. This S version does not disappoint. A head turner, fast, and reliable. I have every option except the Sport Package and Alcantara headliner. Loaded with features not even listed like a 9GB hard drive to load CD's or DVD's if you choose. WiFi hot spot rocks especially with my Escort. Comfortable ride, love the adjustable settings. Cooled and heated seats, night vision, Bang and Olufsen stereo, heated steering, what is not to love. Audi is ditching the Google Earth feature for us in December 2020, and many fuel door actuators (dumb design Audi) are my only complaints. A7, S7, RS7, buy it, you won't be disappointed.


Audi s7

the nicest and fastest car I have ever owned It is a quality auto and designed with style inside and out the 4 wheel drive makes it an excellent all weather car

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Audi
New car program benefits
48 months/50,000 miles
144 months/unlimited distance
48 months/50,000 miles
12 months/10,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 60,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year or 20,000 miles (whichever occurs first)
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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