2018 Audi S7

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  • Awesome acceleration
  • Spacious trunk
  • Standard all-wheel drive and air suspension


  • Lacks Audi’s latest MMI® infotainment system
  • Coupe-like shape cuts into rear headroom
  • Fuel economy

Mileage (EPA estimate)

16 city, 24 highway, 18 combined

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Sleek and sporty 2018 Audi S7 has a practical side

The 2018 Audi S7 takes the sleek shape of the standard A7 luxury sedan and ups its performance courtesy of a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8. With an air suspension and all-wheel drive as standard equipment, the S7 is not only blisteringly fast, it also has a smooth ride and tenacious grip in all types of driving conditions.

If you don’t mind sacrificing some rear headroom for the coupe-like roofline, the S7 has a practical side to it, too. That’s because the rear liftgate opens to reveal a trunk with a capacity of 24.5 cubic feet. This is more than what you get in a number of rivals, including the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series.

Audi is known for crafting elegant interiors and the S7 is no exception. Available in two main trims — Premium Plus and Prestige — even the base S7 comes with niceties like heated front seats, four-zone climate control, leather seating surfaces, Bose® surround-sound stereo, and an 8-inch infotainment screen that’s compatible with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

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What We Like

Turbo V8 engine: Not many would argue the regular A7 is underpowered with its gutsy 340-hp turbo V6. Yet there’s no arguing S7’s 450-hp turbo V8 takes things to an entirely higher level of performance and driving excitement.

Cargo space: Yes, the S7 will gladly swallow plenty of shopping bags or luggage for long trips. Despite this sedan’s come-hither shape, the S7’s trunk is roomy and the power rear liftgate provides easy access to a conveniently low and flat cargo floor.

Quality interior: Everywhere you look and touch, the S7’s cabin impresses with elegant materials and excellent design. All controls are within easy reach and the power-adjustable front seats hold you snugly in place during spirited driving adventures.

What Needs Improvement

Rear headroom: There’s no complicated math involved when figuring out that the more upright exterior of a traditional sedan provides better rear headroom. That’s the price an Audi owner pays for the tapering roofline of the S7.

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RepairPal gave the Audi S7 an overall reliability rating of 2 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Below Average. This rating ranks Audi S7 46th out of 48 among Luxury Fullsize Cars.

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Audi S7 features and specs

Prestige 4WD/AWD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Bang & Olufsen Audio
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Seat Massagers

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

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Engine type

Turbo Gas

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Leg room

F 41.3"/R 37"

Head room

F 36.9"/R 36.6"

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