The mid-cycle refresh for Audi’s three-row SUV is downright refreshing.
Vehicles lifecycles follow a pretty familiar pattern. They debut, and after a few years, a significant refresh happens with a full redesign coming a few years later. Based on this blueprint, one would expect the 2020 Audi Q7, four years on from its last redesign, to improve in ways that freshen its appeal amidst newer competition.
Yet reviewing the list of changes for the 2020 model year introduces some questions. With a new engine, updated exterior and interior design, and a new generation of convenience and safety technology, has the latest Q7 undergone a more substantial evolution?
To properly appraise the 2020 Audi Q7, we need some time in the saddle, which brings us to Palm Springs, California for a first drive.
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