2020 Audi Q7 First Impressions; How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Used Car | Talking Cars #270


We recently purchased the 2020 Audi Q7, so this week we discuss what’s new in the freshening of this 3-row midsize SUV, give our take on the new dual screen infotainment system, and how it compares to competitors like the Mercedes-Benz GLS and the BMW X7. Also, with hurricane season in full swing, we talk about precautions drivers should consider when driving in heavy rain, what to do if you encounter flooded roads, and share some telltale signs a car might have been previously flooded when shopping for a used car. We also consider which sportback would be the best fit for a family vehicle, if shifting into neutral at traffic lights can save on gas (or potentially harm your vehicle,) and options for a fuel efficient subcompact SUV or a compact pickup truck to serve as a daily driver.



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SHOW NOTES
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00:00 – Introduction
01:34 – Driving in heavy rain and how to avoid buying a flood damaged used car
06:51 – 2020 Audi Q7 First Impressions
14:09 – Question #1: Which Sportback would be the best fit for a family vehicle?
18:50 – Question #2: Could shifting into neutral at traffic lights save fuel?
23:24 – Question #3: What is the best subcompact SUV or compact pickup truck for a daily commuter?

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Coronavirus Resource Hub
https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

How to Prepare for a Weather Emergency
https://www.consumerreports.org/emergency-preparedness/preparing-for-a-weather-emergency/

How to Prepare Your Home for a Storm
https://youtu.be/zYJnWkQ4aC0

Flooded Cars: How to Spot One Before You Buy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT-WtAltmK8

First Drive: Freshened, Swanky Audi Q7 Is Brimming With Technology
https://www.consumerreports.org/suvs/2020-audi-q7-review/

2017 Audi Q7 Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFrwYBVGdok

2019 New York Auto Show: 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8AkZXtyxcI

4K Review: 2018 Kia Stinger Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z23ztuujxfA

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKYkg3Jw8HQ

2018 Buick Regal Sportback Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K7SsXtZs98

2015 Volvo V60 review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggj4-63VrXM

2017 Honda Ridgeline Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJJeNbqaQAM

2019 Ford Ranger Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ09demkO_E

2015 Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon at the Detroit Auto Show
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UK1BZTEt3fc

2019 Toyota RAV4 Quick Drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSAuvdH_oGQ

2019 New York Auto Show: 2020 Ford Escape
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrwNxWFsBFQ


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