Comparison - Škoda Kodiaq RS 2019 - vs - Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI Prestige quattro 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
43,390
Updated: 
14 Oct 2019
$
68,700
Updated: 
01 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
7-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black magic pearl
#111111
Moon white metallic
#E5E5E5
Crystal black metallic
#000000
Brilliant silver metallic
#C8CCCC
Race blue metallic
#154A7E
Quartz grey metallic
#474144
Velvet red metallic
#D20000
Color: 
Carrara White
#ffffff
Cobra Beige Metallic
#665e49
Glacier White Metallic
#c2c7cb
Orca Black Metallic
#262626
Night Black
#000000
Florett Silver Metallic
#b2b2b2
Galaxy Blue Metallic
#2e5363
Navarra Blue Metallic
#313b78
Samurai Gray Metallic
#818588

Expert Reviews

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There are plenty of seven-seat SUVs to choose from if you've got a large budget, but what if you're looking for something that's got all the space but is more reasonably priced? Well, then the Skoda Kodiaq should be on your shortlist, because its attractive entry-level price certainly makes it appealing to big families looking for value for money.
It's actually Skoda's first ever seven-seater car, and its first large SUV. It shares some of its underpinnings with other VW Group SUVs including the Audi Q2, Seat Ateca and Volkswagen Tiguan, but the larger Kodiaq is more of a rival for the Nissan X-Trail, while the higher-end and pricier versions compete with the Kia Sorento, Hyundai Santa Fe and even Land Rover's Discovery Sport.
The entry-level versions of the Kodiaq come with five seats as standard, but it’s the seven-seat versions that have by far the most appeal. Engine options range from a 121bhp 1.4 petrol all the way up to a punchy 188bhp 2.0-litre diesel, and there’s also a choice between front and four-wheel drive and manual and automatic (DSG) gearboxes.

By: 
whatcar.com

The Kodiaq is the first seven-seater for the Czech manufacturer, and the start of a rollout of SUV models due to hit showrooms over the next four years.
Kodiaq is named after the Kodiak bear which inhabit the Kodiak islands in Alaska. For some handy dinner table trivia, the car is spelt with a ‘q’ not a ‘k’ as a tribute to Alaska’s native Alutiiq people who identify an animal by ending its name with a ‘q’. That and there’s already a Chevrolet Kodiak and, you know, lawyers.

Pros
Practical, spacious and clever - like a Skoda should be
Comfortable seats, and comfortable ride
Upmarket interior, especially the touchscreen

Cons
Front design perhaps a little awkward
Lacklustre midrange response from both engines
Third row quite tight

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Skoda Kodiaq is the Czech company’s first seven-seater SUV and a real reason to worry for rival models such as the Nissan X-Trail, Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento.
The Kodiaq strikes a good balance when it comes to offering comfort and agility. Well, ‘aglie’ might be too strong a word, but for a car of this size, the big Skoda suffers from little body roll even if you power through corners quickly. More important is the cosseting ride, which you get in all but 19-inch wheeled models. It shields passengers from big bumps and broken road surfaces, with only smaller high-frequency jolts catching the chassis out. We drove a model with 19-inch wheels and although the ride wasn’t uncomfortable, you did feel most bumps in the cabin.

Pros
Superb build quality
Hugely practical interior
Seven-seat option

Cons
Stiff ride with big wheels
Some wind noise at motorway speed
Top-spec diesel noisy

By: 
carwow.co.uk

A reshuffling of features marks the 2019 model year for the Q7. All models now come with navigation, while mid-range Premium Plus trims now offer Audi's Virtual Cockpit digital gauge cluster, a 360-degree exterior camera system, LED head- and taillights, and a wireless smartphone charging pad as standard. Blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are now part of the Convenience package on all Q7 models. The optional 20-inch wheels now come with all-season run-flat tires and two new 21-inch wheel designs are now available.

PROS
Back-road athleticism,
beautiful and high-tech cabin,
three-row versatility.

CONS
Pricey with extras,
snug third row,
subtle styling gets lost in parking lots.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Audi Q7 delivers on the factors most important to large luxury SUV buyers: space, comfort, style, safety, and impressive technology.

Pros
Excellent build quality
Luscious interior appointments
Sublime ride
Tech superiority
Room for seven

Cons
Tight third row
Limited cargo space behind third row
Gets very pricey, very fast
Underpowered turbo-4
Best tech reserved for top trim

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Audi Q7 ranked #4 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Audi Q7 has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 18 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lavish interior
Athletic handling
Impressive optional V6 engine
Comfortable, supportive seats

Cons
Limited third-row seating space

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
369ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
325ft-lbs
at 2 900rpm
Horsepower: 
235hp
at 4 000rpm
329hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet
40.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Rough road package (includes engine guard and underbody stone guard)
Progressive steering
driver assisted parking assist
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
185.00in
199.60in
Width: 
74.00in
77.50in
Height: 
65.50in
68.50in
Wheel Base: 
109.80in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
38.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.80cu.ft
69.90cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
8.10cu.ft
14.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4263.00lbs
4927.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Front and rear height adjustable headrests
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
power folding split-bench third row seats
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
558 watts stereo output
memory card slot
19 total speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20"
20 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
blind spot warning accident avoidance system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Winter Wheel and Tire Package
Luxury Package
Adaptive Chassis Package
Prestige
Titanium-Black Optic Package
Cold Weather Package
Towing Package
Exterior Options: 
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Vehicle Jack
Running Boards
22" 5-V-Spoke-Design Titanium Wheels
Privacy Trunk Cover
Audi Travel Space Base Carrier Bars w/Storage Bag
21" 5-Spoke-Blade-Design Wheels
Seven Pin Connector for Towing Hitch
Exhaust Trims - Black
Paint Protection
Interior Options: 
Murillo Brown Audi Design Selection
Audi Cargo Box
Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System
Night Vision Assistant
Cargo Net
RSE III - Rear Seat Entertainment
Audi Beam-Rings
USB Cables
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Audi Beam-Quattro
Black Alcantara Headliner
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Rear Seat Entertainment Preparation (For Audi RSE System)
Leather Care Kit
Black Cloth Headliner

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cedar Brown, premium leather
#634945
Rock Gray, premium leather
#7f7f7f
Black, leather
#222222
Pistachio Beige, leather
#d2c3ae
Murrillo Brown, premium leather
#766f69
Nougat Brown, premium leather
#5d4539
Rock Gray, leather
#7f7f7f