The 2013 Audi A7 is a luxury 5-door hatchback, or slang Audi Sportback with online slots between the automaker and the Audi A6 Sedan, Audi A8 Sedan. The 2013 Audi A7 is available in three trim levels: 3.0T Premium 3.0T Premium Plus and Prestige 3.0T. The performance oriented 2013 Audi A7 is discussed in a separate article. Standard equipment for the 3.0T Premium includes xenon plus headlights, LED taillights, LED running lights, the heated outside mirrors, heated washer nozzles, adaptive rear spoiler and aluminum wheels 18 inches.
2013 Audi A7 Interior
The 2013 Audi A7 3.0T Premium is equipped with genuine leather seats, wood or aluminum interior trim, power moonroof, heated and 8-way power front seats and tri-zone automatic climate control,. Additional features include standard push button ignition, Bluetooth, universal garage door opener, and a stereo with iPod integration / iPhone and satellite radio. Under mechanically operated hatch of the 2013 Audi A7 Sportback, the car offers 24.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat.
2013 Audi A7 Features
The model 2013 Audi A7 3.0T Premium Plus adds a Audi Multi-Media Interface (MMI) navigation system with voice-activated pad MMI touch handwriting recognition and Audi Connect service. Audi Connect provides maps of Google Earth navigation, Google local search capability, and mobile Wi-Fi connection that makes the A7 into a mobile hotspot for up to eight paired devices. In addition, the Premium Plus is equipped with a color display driver information, park assistance front and rear sensors, reversing camera, side mirror self-regulating system, keyless entry Audi Advanced Key, HD Radio, and aluminum wheels 19 inches.
The 2013 Audi A7 3.0T Prestige S-Line offers a unique exterior styling treatment. In addition, the 3.0T Prestige is equipped with 4-zone climate control, heated and ventilated 12-way power front sport seats, tilt steering power / telescopic steering, LED ambient cabin lighting, adaptive headlights that swivel to help illuminate corners, headlight washer system and a 630-watt Bose premium audio.
The options are mainly grouped in packets. The cold weather package is available in three trim levels, and adds the heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel. Any 2013 Audi A7 can also be equipped with a sports package including a unique wheel design, the summer performance tires, sport suspension, and three-spoke sports steering wheel with shift paddles. Optional Audi Side Assist package with Audi Side Assist has blind spot monitoring, power folding side mirrors, and rear system Audi presense that detects if a rear collision is about to happen, and security systems automatically prepares for impact . Additional options for all versions of the A7 include metallic paint, rear seat airbags side impact, and a choice of seating for 5 passengers with a rear seat in place of the standard bucket seats.
Buyer can choose the Premium Plus level or Prestige trim, you can opt for a package of driver assistance which includes folding side mirrors electrically, adaptive cruise control with stop & go function, Audi side assist and Audi presense Plus, the latest feature units employing the radar system for adaptive cruise control, to determine if an impact is about to occur and prepare the vehicle for a collision while automatically braked to decelerate, if necessary.
Exclusive to the 2013 Audi A7 3.0T Prestige, optional audio components feature Bang & Olufsen 1300 watts of power and 15 speakers. Innovation Package is exclusive to this model, and includes the driver package Assistance plus head-up display, full LED headlights, Active Lane Assist and Corner view camera and night vision assistant with pedestrian Detection technology. With night vision technology, when the A7 is about a person or an animal after dark, night vision display helps the driver “see” from 1000 feet away. At 300 feet, system provides a yellow warning, and if the person or animal steps on the path of the car, the alert turns red.
2013 Audi A7 Engine
The 2013 Audi A7 is equipped with a supercharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine which generates 310 hp between 5,500 rpm and 6,500 rpm and 325 lb-ft of torque between 2,900-4,500 rpm. the eight-speed automatic transmission and Quattro all-wheel drive (AWD) are standard, along with new-for-2013 auto stop / start technology to help improve fuel economy. 2013 Audi A7 Quattro AWD is equipped with torque vectoring. To help reduce under-steer, system lightly brakes the inside wheels during cornering. The Quattro also automatically varies power division of 40% standard front and back distribution of 60%, as necessary. Audi Drive Select is also standard on the A7, changing transmission, steering and engine calibration Comfort, Auto, Dynamic or Individual settings as determined by the driver. Estimated EPA fuel economy ratings for the 2013 Audi A7 is 18/28/21 mpg (city / highway / combined).
2013 Audi A7 Safety
The 2013 Audi A7 includes 8 standard air-bags, including the knee airbags for the driver and front passenger seat. Rear seat side airbag impact are optional. Additional safety features include the Audi backguard anti-whiplash system, traction control, 4-wheel vented disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, stability control, and the rain-sensing wipers. The Premium Plus trim level adds a rearview camera and front and rear park aid sensors, and the Prestige set is equipped with active headlamps.
Audi Side Assist and Audi presense rear technologies can be added as an option for any 2013 Audi A7. Premium Plus and Prestige trims are available with adaptive cruise control and Audi presense Plus, while the Prestige setting is available only with Active Lane Assist and Corner View feature, and the night vision assistant along pedestrian detection technology for 2013 Audi A7.