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Tesla Model Y vs. Audi Q7

When comparing the Tesla Model Y to the Audi Q7, the Tesla Model Y has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Tesla Model Y versus the Audi Q7, the Tesla Model Y is a better car than the Audi Q7.

Tesla Model Y versus Audi Q7 Pricing

For a new model, the Tesla Model Y's price is between $50,600 and $84,545, with the Audi Q7 priced between $63,170 and $79,046.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Tesla Model Y’s base engine makes 425 horsepower, and the Audi Q7 base engine makes 261 horsepower. The Model Y is rated to deliver an average of 127 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 330 miles. The Q7 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 563 miles. The Model Y uses electricity, and the Q7 uses premium unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Audi Q7 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Tesla Model Y.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Tesla Model Y and the Audi Q7 have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Tesla Model Y

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$50,600 - $84,545

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$63,170 - $79,046

Used Asking Price:

$35,998 - $54,492

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

53.1%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

9.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.0 / 10

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 21
8 / 67
8 / 25
9 / 21
10 / 67
13 / 25

Summary Review

The Tesla Model Y is a two-row, five-passenger crossover. An optional third row with two jump seats is also available in some trims. Like every Tesla, it offers great performance bang for the buck, with acceleration that surpasses most gas-powered crossovers in its price range.

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

  • Roomier than its sibling the Model 3
  • Optional third row
  • Segment-leading range

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features 
  • Some early reliability issues

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Long Range, Performance

Trim Levels

quattro Premium 45 TFSI, quattro Premium 55 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 45 TFSI, quattro Premium Plus 55 TFSI, quattro Prestige 55 TFSI

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years / 120000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

425 hp

Torque:

475 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.093 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.054 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

Not Applicable

Engine Configuration:

Not Applicable

Number of Cylinders:

Not Applicable

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not applicable

MPGe:

127 / 117 / 122

Range (city/hwy):

330 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

75 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

11.5 hours (240V)

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 25 / 21

MPGe:

Not applicable

Range (city/hwy):

428 / 563 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Battery Size/Capacity:

Not applicable

Maximum Charging Rate:

Not applicable

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Cargo Space:

34.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

76.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.8 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Cargo Space:

14.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

69.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4555 lbs

Width:

83.8 inches

Height:

64 inches

Length:

187 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4817 lbs

Width:

87.1 inches

Height:

68.5 inches

Length:

199.3 inches

Wheelbase:

117.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

255/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/55R19