Billed as the most advanced SUV in its class and a real technology pioneer, the new generation Audi Q7 had to score also impressive results in EuroNCAP. And it did, being credited with five stas rating.
The results for the rear passengers in a frontal impact collision show that not only are the driver and front passenger in the Audi Q7 very well protected, the rear passengers are too. more to that, up to six child seats can be installed in the SUV.
The model received the “Euro NCAP Advanced” reward for the multicollision brake assist system and for Audi pre sense basic, which in danger situations tensions the seatbelt before a collision and closes the windows and sunroof. The multicollision brake assist system initiates braking automatically in case of an accident to reduce the risk of skidding and the danger of further collisions. Both systems are standard in the Q7.
A central element in the Audi Q7 is the standard Audi pre sense city, a predictive warning and emergency braking system for accident avoidance and the protection of pedestrians. At speeds up to 85 km/h (52.8 mph), the system observes the road with respect to other road users. On threat of a collision, it warns the driver according to a graduated concept: warning, warning jolt and automatic emergency braking.
If necessary, it initiates full deceleration. Up to 40 km/h (24.9 mph) accidents can be avoided completely within the system limits. At higher speeds (up to 85 km/h (52.8 mph)) the driver is warned. In addition, Audi pre sense city uses brake intervention to reduce the impact velocity and thus mitigate the consequences of the accident.