Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro

Audi Q7 2006 4.1 diesel description

Crossover / SUV Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro has been produced from July, 2007 to January, 2009. It has eight-cylinder diesel engine with displacement of 4.1 litres, which produces power of 326 horsepower on 3750 rpm and torque 760 Nm (Newton metres) on 1800 revolutions per minute.

This 8-cylinder 32-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has Common Rail fuel system and Garrett GTB1749LVK turbine. The engine meets the Euro 4 emissions standard. Engine lifespan (mileage before major repairs or overhaul) can last from 310 up to 520 thousand 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 Q7 4.1 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 9.5 litres.

Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro has all four wheel drive (AWD, 4x4) and automatic gearbox with 6 gears.
Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 6.4 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 236 km/h.

Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro fuel consumption is 11.1 litres per 100km in combined city/highway mode (9 km/l) - this is one of most fuel efficient Audi Q7 2006 - 2009 versions, city fuel economy - 14.9 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 8.9 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 100 litres or 26.42 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 900 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 1120 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Audi real everyday fuel consumption is 12.5 litres per 100 km, which is 13% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Audi Q7 fuel consumption.

Audi Q7 safety

During safety testing Audi Q7 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Audi Q7 is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Audi Q7 got two stars.

Audi Q7 2006

Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro technical data

Model: Audi Q7 4.2 TDI quattro
Body style: Crossover / SUV
Production period: 2007. July ... 2009. January 
Engine: 4134 cm3 Diesel, 8 cylinders CO2 emissions: 294 g/km
Power: 326 HP ON 3750 RPM Torque: 760 NM ON 1800 RPM
Gearbox: Automatic gearbox (6 gears) Drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Top speed: 236 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.4 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 11.1 (combined) 14.9 (urban) 8.9 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 12.5 l/100km (18.8 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 100 litres (26.4 gallons)
Car dimensions: 5.09m (length) 1.98m (width) 1.74m (height)
Turning diameter: 12 meters
Seats: 7 seats
Trunk capacity: 775 litres
Trunk max capacity: 2035 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 3115 kg

Audi Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro engine BTR

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 310,000 to 520,000 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 4134 cm3
Number of cylinders 8
Bore (cylinder diameter) 83 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 95.5 mm
Compression ratio 16.4 : 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 Q7 2006 4.2 TDI quattro oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 9.5 litres (10 quarts)
Power 326 HP ON 3750 RPM
Torque 760 NM ON 1800 RPM
Start of production (year) 2007
Duration of production 2 years

All Audi Q7 crossover [2006 - 2009] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Audi Q7 2006 3.0 TDI quattro 4x4

Most fuel efficient diesel version

3.0 Diesel 233 HP 10.5 l/100km Automatic (6)
Audi Q7 2008 3.6 FSI quattro 4x4 Apr 2008 — Jan 2009

Only version with manual transmission

3.6 Petrol 280 HP 12.9 l/100km Manual (6)
Audi Q7 2007 3.6 FSI quattro Automatic 4x4 Feb 2007 — Jan 2009

Most fuel efficient petrol version

3.6 Petrol 280 HP 12.7 l/100km Automatic (6)
Audi Q7 2007 4.1 4.2 TDI quattro 4x4 Jul 2007 — Jan 2009 4.1 Diesel 326 HP 11.1 l/100km Automatic (6)
Audi Q7 2006 4.2 FSI quattro 4x4

Most powerfull petrol version (350 HP)

4.2 Petrol 350 HP 13.6 l/100km Automatic (6)
Audi Q7 2006 5.9 TDI quattro 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds

5.9 Diesel 500 HP 11.9 l/100km Automatic (6)
Audi Q7 2006 reviews
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