Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro

Audi A7 2018 3.0 diesel description

Hatchback Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro is being produced from January, 2018. It has six-cylinder diesel engine with displacement of 3.0 litres, which produces power of 286 horsepower on 3500 rpm and torque 620 Nm (Newton metres) on 2250 revolutions per minute.

This 6-cylinder 24-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has Common Rail fuel system and VGT turbine. The engine meets the Euro 6 emissions standard. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 290 000 to 490 000 kilometres. It is important to remember that engine life is highly dependent on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
More engine specs 
This Audi A7 3.0 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 8 litres.

Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro has all four wheel drive (AWD, 4x4) and automatic gearbox with 8 gears.
Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 5.7 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 250 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 5.5 litres per 100km (18.2 km/l), fuel consumption in city - 6.1 l/100km, highway fuel economy - 5.1 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 63 litres or 16.64 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 1140 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 1220 kilometers on highway.

Audi A7 safety

During safety testing Audi A7 has obtained 5 stars from five, which means very high safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Audi A7 is evaluated with outstanding rate 93 from 100, children safety: very good mark - 85 from 100, for pedestrian protection Audi A7 got 81 points from 100.
Audi A7 safety equipment has been rated as good - 76 percents from 100.

Audi A7 2018

Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro technical data

Model: Audi A7 Sportback 50 TDI quattro
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2018. January
Engine: 2967 cm3 Diesel, 6 cylinders CO2 emissions: 142 g/km
Power: 286 HP ON 3500 RPM Torque: 620 NM ON 2250 RPM
Gearbox: Automatic gearbox (8 gears) Drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Maximum speed: 250 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.7 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.5 (combined) 6.1 (urban) 5.1 (highway)
Fuel tank capacity: 63 litres (16.6 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.97m (length) 1.91m (width) 1.42m (height)
Trunk capacity: 535 litres
Gross weight: 2535 kg

Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro engine DCPC

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 290,000 to 490,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 2967 cm3
Number of cylinders 6
Bore (cylinder diameter) 83 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 91.4 mm
Compression ratio 16 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

Fuel system Common Rail

Common rail fuel injection provides more engine power, is quieter, more environmentally friendly and offers better fuel economy, but is more expensive to maintain and repair.

Audi A7 2018 Sportback 50 TDI quattro oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 8 litres (8.5 quarts)
Power 286 HP ON 3500 RPM
Torque 620 NM ON 2250 RPM
Start of production (year) 2017
Duration of production 6 years

Often in the first years of production, engines tend to have various constructive problems, so it is recommended to choose a car with this engine from 2020 onwards.

Engine also used on Audi A6

All Audi A7 hatchback [2018 modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Drive type
Audi A7 2018 2.0 Sportback 45 TFSI quattro 4x4

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 245 HP 6.8 l/100km All wheel
Audi A7 2018 2.0 Sportback 40 TDI 2.0 Diesel 204 HP 4.9 l/100km Front wheel
Audi A7 2018 2.0 Sportback 40 TDI quattro 4x4

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.0 Diesel 204 HP 4.6 l/100km All wheel
Audi A7 2018 3.0 Sportback 55 TFSI quattro 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds

3.0 Petrol 340 HP 6.9 l/100km All wheel
Audi A7 2018 3.0 Sportback 45 TDI quattro 4x4 3.0 Diesel 231 HP 5.8 l/100km All wheel
Audi A7 2018 3.0 Sportback 50 TDI quattro 4x4

Most powerfull diesel version (286 HP)

3.0 Diesel 286 HP 5.5 l/100km All wheel
Audi A7 2018 reviews
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