The performance reviews for the 2015 Audi Q7 on Edmunds.com, RankingsAndReviews.com and TheCarConnection.com give the car an average rating of about eight out of ten. Each review mentions the three different engine options that the Audi Q7 offers, each with its own benefits. Most reviewers state that the more powerful V6 engine offers more exhilarating power, while the diesel-powered option provides quick acceleration and good fuel economy.
The 2015 Audi Q7 3.0T Premium and 3.0T Premium Plus come equipped with a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 engine capable of producing 280 horsepower. In Edmunds.com performance testing, a 3.0T Premium went from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.9 seconds. Both versions of the 3.0T have an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
On the other hand, the Audi Q7 TDI is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 engine. This version is capable of producing 240 horsepower. The Audi Q7 TDI comes equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. The diesel version of the Q7 gets an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 19 miles per gallon in the city and 28 on the highway. While the TDI provides a better fuel economy, it's a bit slower than the 3.0T Premium plus, going from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8 seconds.