Audi Announces 2017 Lineup Changes and Prices
Audi of America has added new equipment and increased prices on select models for the 2017 model year. The price increases reflect greater standard content and the German automaker will also offer new sporty interior and exterior packages that will allow greater personalization. Tech packages have been also upgraded to offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2017 Audi A5/S5 Coupe and Cabriolet
Audi has refreshed the exteriors to feature standard S Line competition-inspired exterior trim and interior upgrades like a flat-bottom steering wheel. A new convenience package is available on the A5 Coupe that offers heated front seats with driver memory, Audi advanced key and auto-dimming exterior mirrors. The A5 Coupe Sport now starts at $42,200, up $1,700, the Cabriolet starts at $48,600, up $700 and the S5 Coupe is now $54,100, an increase of $1,000. All prices exclude $950 delivery.
2017 Audi A6
The A6 receives similar upgrades as the A5 with S Line enhancements along with an optional Sport package with 19-inch wheels. A sporty A6 3.0T Competition model boasting 340 horsepower has also been added to the lineup. It starts at $67,600 and includes S Sport Valona leather seats and a flat bottom steering wheel with shift paddles. A6 pricing starts at $47,600 for the 2.0T FWD version, up $1,400 over 2016 models.
2017 Audi A7
The A7 liftback now comes with Audi smartphone interface across the board, along with Bose Surround Sound and 19-inch alloy wheels. Like the A6, there is a new Competition model with standard S Line exterior trim, red brake calipers and 20-inch wheels. The 2017 Audi S7 will be offered with a Premium Plus trim level, as well as new wheel designs and options including a 20-inch rim. The A7 starts at $68,800, up $500. The Competition model is priced at $76,550.
2017 Audi A8
All 2017 A8 models will be long-wheelbase L models only. Those equipped with the 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine will come with sport exterior styling, while the optional Executive package returns with advanced driver-assistance features including head-up display, side assist and pre-sense rear. The A8 starts at $82,500, up $1,000. Also up $1,000 is the range topping S8 Plus which will start at $115,900 and offers 605-horsepower from its turbocharged 4.0-liter V8.
2017 Audi Q3
For the new model year, the Audi Q3 offers a Premium entry level front-drive model with many of the features of the Premium Plus version including 12-way power front seats, panoramic sunroof and LED taillamps and running lights. Pricing starts at $31,800 for the compact crossover SUV. Premium Plus models add heated power folding exterior mirrors and a programmable power liftgate as new features. That trim level starts at $34,500.
2017 Audi Q5
Additional standard equipment on the 2017 Audi Q5 3.0T Prestige models includes a 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel with shift paddles, Audi Drive Select modes and adaptive cruise control. This model has a base price of $53,200. All Q5 2.0T Premium Plus models, which start at $36,600 for front-drive, include 19-inch wheels with all-season tires.
2017 Audi TT and TTS
Among the new features standard on the TT Coupe and Roadster are a rear view camera and auto dimming power folding outside mirrors. The Black Optic option package includes a black grille surround, black mirror housings and 19-inch titanium finish wheels. The TTS equipped with the Black Optic package also gains a black rear diffuser and 20-inch wheels. TT Coupes start at $43,500, TT Roadster at $47,000 and the TTS Coupe at $52,500.