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First week with the 2013 audi a7 premium plus
By eastender on
2013 Audi A7 Premium quattro 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl S/C 8A)
Picked up our new a7 a few days ago. Car has the following options: bench rear seat for 3 passengers (new for 2013), cold weather package, side assist. Our previous car was a 2010 Audi a6 prestige. Basic bottom line - the changes Audi has made since 2010
are huge. car handles better and has improved engine/transmission performance. Inside of cabin is superbly designed . only negatives are: comes with start/stop technology - thank goodness it can be disabled with a dash switch; the steering wheel adjustment handle is made of cheap lightweight plastic not suitable for a car of this price; the emergency brake is automatically applied and released - what if it fails in the engaged position?
Engine/ transmission, styling, seat comfort, power, rear hatchback design is great!! Also, 3 seat rear bench is very useful.
Ditch the start/stop nonsense, improve quality of steering wheel adjuster handle, windshield whiper arms seem somewhat flimsy, provide adjustable lumbar support for passenger seat in premium plus package, provide fail safe emergency brake if automatic system inoperable