Audi A7 Sportback is not the original four-door coupe, but it may very well be the best one you can get in 2020. With its all-wheel-drive, all-wheel-steering, and simple, yet perfected shapes, the Audi A7 is the perfect balance between performance, luxury, style, and practicality.
Graceful, smooth, and elegant—the A7’s stylish design, silky smooth suspension, and luxurious seating makes you feel like you’re gliding over the road. It’s the perfect choice for just about any daily run or weekend trip, with plenty of room for kids and luggage.
The Audi A7 is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine, generating 335 horsepower distributed to all four wheels via the Quattro system (standard in all A7 models).
There’s so much going on with this car; you have to experience it to believe it.
But, with that said, German luxury comes with a price. A new Audi A7 Sportback starts at $69,000. With financing, the base model can easily reach $80,000 – equivalent to a 5-year monthly payment of $1,335.
This monthly payment may be out of your budget. But what if you could drive a 2020 A7 for just $850 a month?
That’s where Below Invoice comes in.
2020 Audi A7 Lease Deals
Below Invoice—your trusted brokers—will find you the perfect A7 Sportback leasing deal. We negotiate with Audi dealers and handle all the paperwork for you, ensuring a smooth and easy process.
We have two 2020 Audi A7 trim levels available:
- 2020 Audi A7 Premium 55 TFSI Quattro
- 2020 Audi A7 Prestige 55 TFSI Quattro
2020 Audi A7 Premium 55 TFSI Quattro
The base model Audi A7 can be yours to drive for a monthly payment of just $847*, with no out-of-pocket expenses and no hassle.
This lease special is valid for a 42-month lease at 10,000 miles per year.
Check out our Audi A7 Premium page for more details.
2020 Audi A7 Prestige 55 TFSI Quattro
The top trim level model—A7 Prestige—is available to lease for $1,045 per month, with a one-time down payment of $1,999*.
The lease is configured for 42 months and 10,000 miles per year.
Go to our Audi A7 Premium page for more information.
*These prices do not include other charges and fees:
- DMV registration
- Shipping fees – depending on your location
- End-of-lease fees (disposition, excess use, mileage)
**Note that the Money Factor and Residual Value determine the majority of your monthly lease payment and that they are unique for each customer, lease configuration, and location.
To learn more about how your monthly lease payment is calculated, check out How To Calculate Your Lease Payments (By Hand).
Audi A7 Rebates and Audi Lease Deals
As of writing this article, there are no manufacturer lease incentives or special offers for the 2020 A7 model. However, there are available incentives for other Audi model years, including the 2019 model.
2019 Audi A7 Lease
The 2019 Audi A7 comes with $2,000 up to $4,000 dealer marketing allowance. Dealers can knock that amount off the starting price, making the A7 cheaper to begin with.
In 2019, Audi introduced a major design update for the A7 model and it has remained practically unchanged for the 2020 model year. The 2021 model is expected to continue this trend, so the decision about leasing a 2019 vs 2020 vs 2021 (all new) model should be based on the deals in your area.
Leasing vs Buying – Audi A7
If you’re wondering whether you should lease or buy the A7, we definitely suggest leasing this new car.
The main limitation of leasing is you don’t technically own your car and have to abide by rules of the leasing company who does. Some of these rules include:
- You can only drive it up to a certain mileage cap—usually 10,000, 12,000, or 15,000 miles per year. You must pay for extra miles over the mileage cap.
- You cannot install any permanent modifications on a leased vehicle. Any modification must bolt onto the factory mounting points and must be removed before the end of the lease.
- You’re subject to excess use charges if you return a leased vehicle with more wear and tear than is specified in your leasing agreement.
Well, these drawbacks apply only partially to the Audi A7.
People Don’t Really Modify Audi A7s
We all know you’ll do pulls on the highway—it is an Audi after all. You might even do a couple of burnouts, or have some fun in the snow.
But it weighs two metric tons—you’ll hardly make it any faster with bolt-on parts. And it’s not exactly a drift car or camping van—at least not without frequent and expensive repairs.
And if you do want to personalize, vanity mods like wraps, window tinting, and sporty bumpers are readily available and easily removable.
It’s a great, versatile car right out of the package—perfect for daily driving, commuting, school runs, recreational rides, and the occasional weekend trip.
Reliability Means No Extra Fees
You can reasonably expect the powertrain, suspension and other major components to hold up well after 3 years of normal use. And if they don’t, all-new Audi leases come with the standard 3-year factory warranty.
Exterior and interior damage are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and it costs the same to repair regardless if you lease or own. Sure, when you own the car, there’s no excess use penalties, but when you eventually resell it, its condition will dictate how much you get back.
Benefits of Leasing
On the other hand, leasing an Audi A7 comes with its own set of benefits:
- If you like to change cars every few years, leasing gives you better flexibility to trade in or swap.
- If you enjoy luxury vehicles, leasing gives you access to cars you normally wouldn’t be able to afford.
- You don’t have to worry about reselling at a good market price down the line.
- The residual value is exempt from sales tax, so you end up paying half of the sales tax you’d pay when purchasing the vehicle.
- In many cases, the lease expires around the time the factory warranty does. If you purchase the car, you may have to deal with the financial devastation of a major powertrain or electrical repair. Leasing eliminates this worry, which is especially helpful on a vehicle as complex and technologically packed as the Audi A7.
Why Choose an Audi A7?
Audi A7 is a capable, full-size, coupe-like sedan with some power and performance, though largely focused on comfort, luxury, and high-speed cruising.
The Audi A7 is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces 335 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque across the range. It’s fairly fast and very smooth.
The seven-speed, S Tronic, dual-clutch transmission as well as the Quattro AWD system are standard on every model.
It has a 48-volt hybrid assist system (MHEV) through a belt-driven starter-generator. This system provides short power bursts to fill in the torque gaps when shifting and compensate for turbo lag.
The MHEV is also responsible for reducing harmful emissions, and with its features like the engine start/stop, it helps reduce fuel consumption, averaging 24 MPG combined for the gasoline engine.
Audi A7 has all-wheel steering, which makes the car very maneuverable. The steering helps reduce the effective wheelbase in urban driving and tight corners, while improving stability at highway speeds.
The automatic gearbox is optimized for smooth, seamless shifts, and effortless driving; it is not meant for violent acceleration. And, it’s a two-tonne, feature-packed car. It’s going to take a while to get it moving and it’s going to roll in the corners no matter what you do.
For the 2019 model, the A7 lost the majority of its physical buttons. Climate control, navigation, and media are all controlled via the large central displays.
Some drivers may miss the rotating knob – the touchscreen requires you to look away from the road. However, Audi actually made the displays very comfortable to work with.
The menus are very intuitive and logical. The buttons are decently sized and placed in just the right spots to help you navigate quickly and effectively.
Plus Apple Carplay and Android Auto are both available, making it easy to connect to your phone, and the sound system is terrific.
Comfort and Storage
In terms of comfort, it doesn’t get better than the Audi A7.
The base level and adaptive suspension work well on irregular road surfaces. But the crown jewel is the optional air suspension, which makes you feel like you’re riding on a cloud.
No competitor offers the same level of ride quality as the Audi A7.
Inside, you’re welcomed to extremely comfortable leather seats with eight-way power adjustability, heating and cooling, and four-way power lumbar adjustment for the driver.
There is ample space for 4 adults—5 if the rear passengers are on the smaller side.
With the rear seats down, you can place a fully assembled bicycle effortlessly, thanks to its hatchback-style tailgate.
Audi has also done a marvelous job with sound insulation, eliminating almost all road and wind noise and boasting an exceedingly quiet engine up to highway speeds.
Reliability and Safety
Audi offers a mountain of technology to make your ride effortless and safe.
Audi’s Quattro system intelligently transfers power around the wheels and helps keep you on the road even in bad weather. Standard features include electronic stability control (ESC), anti-lock brake system (ABS), and electronic brake pressure distribution (EBD).
The Advanced Airbag Protection System has 6 airbags spread around the cabin, and the effectiveness of the system is highlighted in the car’s great crash safety ratings.
Standard driver-assist features include:
- Audi advanced key – keyless start, stop, and entry with hands-free tailgate release
- Rain/light sensor for automatic windshield wipers and headlights
- Cruise control
- Lane departure warning
- Audi pre sense (basic, front) – collision detection
- Parking system plus (front and rear acoustic sensors)
Higher trims come with features such as:
- Virtual 360 view camera
- Audi active lane assist with Emergency assist
- Head-up display with navigation system information
Luxury and Style
Audi is synonymous with luxury. With its high-end, yet minimalist design inside and out, the A7 speaks class.
The Sportback roofline swoops all the way to the very back of the car. It’s a very natural, and unobtrusive shape. The way it wraps over the rear end is just marvelous. And the way the tail light array echoes the shape of the bumper – stunning!
The interior is smooth and sleek. Devoting the majority of controls to digital touchscreens, the cabin is cleared of unnecessary clutter, emphasizing its streamlined surfaces and premium materials.
The A7 is not a screaming, raging beast vying for attention. It’s quite the opposite, allowing you to easily keep a low-profile.
Audi A7 vs The Competition
The Audi A7’s main competitors are the Mercedes CLS and BMW 6-Series GT. Mercedes invented the 4-door coupe genre with the CLS. Audi and BMW launched competitors in the face of the A7 and 6-series GT.
Audi A7 vs Mercedes-Benz CLS
In terms of power and speed, the Mercedes is in front of the competition, but only slightly so.
That’s largely due to Mercedes-Benz’s high-tech turbocharged 3.0-liter I6 engine. It features a similar 48-volt MHEV system but also an electric supercharger, providing almost instantaneous boost and virtually eliminating turbo lag.
With 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 rpm, the Merc launches to 60mph in 4.9 sec. Audi A7 sprints in 5.3 seconds, and so does the BMW 6-Series GT.
Mercedes CLS looks gorgeous inside and out, but so does the Audi A7 without sacrificing its practicality.
The Merc is the worst for cargo. The traditional sedan-style trunk prevents you from hauling large objects and makes loading / unloading a real chore, unlike the Audi’s hatchback-like design, which makes loading and unloading a breeze.
Audi A7 vs BMW 6-Series GT
The BMW is by far the biggest vehicle—wider, taller, and more spacious, comfortably fitting 3 full-size adults in the back seat.
The slanted roofs of the CLS and A7 make them somewhat inconvenient for taller passengers in the rear.
The 6-Series GT has the largest and most practical trunk compartment. The Audi follows closely. Both have a liftback rear gate, making it easy to load large objects, like bikes or even furniture and appliances.
What it gains in practicality, the BMW loses in appeal. It’s huge, boxy and void of any sexiness and desirability.
The Audi A7 Wins
The A7 is the most balanced vehicle—stylish, comfortable, practical, and sufficiently fast.
Audi A7 also exceeds both in terms of comfort, noise, and ride quality. The optional air suspension just hovers over bumps and irregularities. And there is so much insulation, you barely hear any wind or road noise at 70 mph.
When it comes to Audi vehicles, the 2020 A7 is really the cream of the crop.
Ready to Lease your A7?
Want to drive a next-level car? There’s a 2020 Audi A7 waiting for you. All you need to do is sign the lease papers.
Below Invoice has amazing offers on the A7 Premium and Prestige trim levels, which you should not miss. Get in contact with our team to discuss your Audi lease today!