Maintain your composure
The SQ7 sets new standards with a suite of more than 20 new or substantially redeveloped driver assistance systems as standard, each designed to substantially enhance comfort, efficiency or safety. The SQ7 is an intelligent, outward-looking nerve centre, with your interests at heart.
Adaptive cruise control
Adaptive cruise control (ACC) offers automatic distance control in a control range of approximately 0 to 250 km/h. The system automatically brakes and accelerates the vehicle to keep the pre-set distance virtually constant, with a choice of 5 distance levels. In addition, the acceleration and control behaviour can be configured via Audi drive select. The Stop&Go function allows independent braking to a stop and automated restart at the driver’s request.
Traffic jam assist
Traffic jam assist, assists the driver with steering at speeds from 0 to 60 km/h: working within system limits, the system detects lane markings, roadside structures, vehicles on adjacent lanes and multiple vehicles ahead. From this information, the system derives a virtual driving path within which it then guides the vehicle. Since it takes into account so many parameters, the traffic jam assist makes it as easy and as natural as possible to drive in congested traffic situations. Upwards of approx. 60 km/h, Audi active lane assist assists the driver to stay in lane.
Active lane assist
If the system is activated and ready, and the driver has not activated an indicator, Audi active lane assist will help to guide the vehicle within recognised lane boundary lines by means of gentle, corrective steering intervention. The driver can choose whether assistance be given continuously or just shortly before crossing the road marking (choice of earlier or later steering time). Additional steering wheel vibration can be set if the driver wishes. The operating range is from approximately 60 to 250 km/h.
Predictive efficiency assistant
To reduce fuel consumption, Audi’s predictive efficiency works closely with satellite navigation systems and sensors monitoring speed limits, other drivers and route topography to substantially reduce fuel consumption. During highway coasting, it can improve efficiency by up to 10 per cent.
Audi pre sense city
Audi pre sense city, a standard system on the SQ7, can detect vehicles and other pedestrians while the SQ7 is travelling at up to approximately 85km/h. If an imminent collision is detected, the system warns the driver and, if necessary, applies the brakes independently to reduce speed and, if possible, prevent a collision.
Eyes in the back of your head – and elsewhere
Should a vehicle loom in your blind spot from behind, radar sensors activate an LED warning signal to let you know – flashing more urgently if you’ve indicated to change lanes. Other systems including
Audi cross traffic assist rear and the exit warning system will warn of approaching traffic if you are reversing from a driveway, or if you are about to open your door when parallel parked. Ever vigilant. Never stressed.
The world’s best all-wheel drive: Audi quattro
The principle behind Audi’s legendary quattro all-wheel drive system has remained the same for over 35 years, while improving with each iteration. Drive torque is distributed between the front and rear axles depending on road conditions, driving characteristics and driver inputs. During normal driving, 60 per cent of power is distributed to the rear axle, however, in low-grip conditions, up to 85 per cent of drive torque can be channelled to the rear wheels, or up to 70 per cent directed to the front. The process is instantaneous and entirely mechanical. Unrivalled traction equals ultimate safety and unlocks incredible performance.