Audi Q7 Snags 2008 IIHS Top Safety Pick Honor
AUBURN HILLS, MI – Audi’s Q7 flagship SUV has received the Insurance Institute for Highway
Safety’s (IIHS) award for Top Safety Pick. The Q7 obtained this honor by rating
“good” in three crash test areas: side impact, offset frontal, and rear impact
seat collisions. The Q7 also has standard stability control, a must in order to
receive the award, according to http://wot.motortrend.com.
backs up this reputation for safety with Audi’s quattro permanent all-wheel
drive, which is available on all of the Q7 variants. Along with this system,
the Q7 also features blind spot protection with side assist. This safety
feature works by monitoring the lanes on both sides of the vehicle followed by
a bright flashing LED signal on the side view mirror, which serves as a warning
to the driver if there is a car in his or her blind spot.