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2015 Audi Q7

Large SUV
Crashworthiness
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    G

Front crash prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Not available

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Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
ease of use
M


Ratings shown are the latest available for this model year.
See below for ratings based on manufacture date.
1
Side airbags: head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags (standard); rear seat-mounted torso airbags (optional)
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Electronic stability control; includes roll stability control to minimize the possibility of rollover
4
Antilock brakes
5
Programmable daytime running lights (optional)
Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
2015
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2014
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not Qualified
2013
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not Qualified
2012
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2010
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
G
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2007-15 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Audi Q7 was introduced in the 2007 model year.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. Head acceleration from the roof rail hit was negligible.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. During rebound, the dummy's head hit the roof rail and grab handle.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2008 Audi Q7 3.6 4-door 4wd
Weight 5,148 lbs.
Side airbagshead curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase118 in.
Length200 in.
Width78 in.
Engine3.6 L V6
EPA ratings14 mpg city / 20 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEF0814
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)7
Left (cm)9
Center (cm)10
Right (cm)6
Brake pedal (cm)5
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)-2
Right (cm)-2
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)1
Rearward (cm)1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test IDCEF0814
Head
HIC-15253
Peak gs at hard contactnegligible
Neck
Tension (kN)1.7
Extension bending moment (Nm)11
Maximum Nij 0.37
Chest maximum compression (mm)41
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)3.1
Femur force - right (kN)0.3
Knee displacement - left (mm)0
Knee displacement - right (mm)0
Maximum tibia index - left0.41
Maximum tibia index - right0.54
Tibia axial force - left (kN)2.0
Tibia axial force - right (kN)2.2
Foot acceleration (g)
Left57
Right78

Applies to 2007-15 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Audi Q7 was introduced in the 2007 model year.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy’s head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2008 Audi Q7 3.6 4-door 4wd
Weight 5,214 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard head curtain airbags for all three rows of seats and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase118 in.
Length200 in.
Width78 in.
Engine3.6 L V6
EPA ratings14 mpg city / 20 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCES0831
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-16.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDCES0831
Head HIC-15105
Neck
Tension (kN)1.0
Compression (kN)0.0
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)54
Lateral force (kN)1.6
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)41
Average deflection (mm)33
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.77
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.66
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)1.2
Acetabulum force (kN)0.8
Combined force (kN)1.8
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.1
L-M moment (Nm)65
A-P moment (Nm) 57

Passenger injury measures

Test IDCES0831
Head HIC-1559
Neck
Tension (kN)0.3
Compression (kN)0.3
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)15
Lateral force (kN)0.8
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)23
Average deflection (mm)15
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)2.41
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.17
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.8
Acetabulum force (kN)1.2
Combined force (kN)1.9
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.7
L-M moment (Nm)87
A-P moment (Nm) -18

Applies to 2008-15 models built after December 2007

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Power leather seats built after Dec 2007

How this test is conducted

Seat typePower leather seats mfg after Dec 2007
Geometry
Backset (mm)30
Distance below top of head (mm)54
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)13.3
Head contact time (ms)63
Force rating1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)2
Max neck tension (N)511

Applies to 2015 models

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Not available
0 points total

Forward collision warning

Not available.
0 points

Low-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

High-speed autobrake

Not available.
0 points

How this rating is determined

Applies to 2015 models

How this rating is determined

Overall evaluation

M
Vehicle trimTDI Prestige
Seat type leather

This vehicle has 4 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor only.

12364


Good
Acceptable
Marginal
Poor
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Tether anchor
Lower anchors
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
No hardware available

Details by seating position

1
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
none available
3
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
not too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
4
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors
6
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors

Seat position 21

3
Lower anchor A
Depth (cm)0-2
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)68.0
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)0-2
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)68.0
Tether anchor
LocationBottom seatback
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has constrasting label
within 3 inches of tethor anchor
No

Seat position 22

2
Lower anchor A
No lower latch for this seat position
Lower anchor B
No lower latch for this seat position
Tether anchor
LocationBottom seatback
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has constrasting label
within 3 inches of tethor anchor
No

Seat position 23

1
Lower anchor A
Depth (cm)0-2
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)59.0
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)0-2
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)60.0
Tether anchor
LocationBottom seatback
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has constrasting label
within 3 inches of tethor anchor
No

Seat position 31

6
Lower anchor A
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)40.7
Clearance angle (degrees)45.7
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)43.6
Clearance angle (degrees)45.4
Tether anchor
LocationFloor
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has constrasting label
within 3 inches of tethor anchor
No

Seat position 33

4
Lower anchor A
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)19.7
Clearance angle (degrees)51.2
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)19.7
Clearance angle (degrees)50.4
Tether anchor
LocationFloor
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has constrasting label
within 3 inches of tethor anchor
No

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