Audi Recalls 2020-2021 Q7 Over Dual-Stage Airbag Concerns

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Scott McCracken
A black Q7 parked on a street with glowing mountains in the background.

Audi is recalling 30,000 Q7 SUVs because they're worried that (*checks notes*) unbuckled front-seat child passengers could get hurt by the airbags? An internal investigation found the second-stage of their dual-stage airbag may deploy too quickly for young necks. Maybe we need another investigation into the people allowing their 6-year-olds to ride shotgun without a seat belt?

More About This Recall

  • Audi notes that no-one should be sitting in a seat unbelted. Common sense notes that no child should be riding in the front seat.
  • The problem will be fixed by updating the airbag control module software in the 2020 and 2021 model years.
  • Recall #69BV is expected to begin on April 16th, 2021.
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