I have just had my Q7 serviced at 26000km (16155 miles) and the dealer recommended replacement of the front and rear pads, the front discs and the front sensors; that cost me AUD $2300. I have not done any towing and drive fairly conservatively.
They told me this was about the life expectancy from a set....ouch.
I'd say from experience if your getting 25,000 miles out of your front pads thats pretty good going, its a pretty big unit to keep slowing down and the reason for the price. . . brembo brakes.
Hello A3please, nope only got 25000 Kilometers and yes I am looking at changing the entire setup to an upgraded Brembo set. Brembo supply the OE parts already but I see they have an upgrade ready to go on the Q7. All I have to figure out is which caliper and rotor combo will fit inside my standard 7.5 18" wheels.
I think i am facing same problem as yours. I went to Audi for service today and they told me that I need to change all my tires and all my brake pads. and it goes cost me around 5000 CAD. I have only 21600 km and I asked friends, they told me it s not common unless u drive really really hard. the brakes r made by Brembo, they r not that girlish. also, the tires ,my friends told me that tires especially all- season tires r design for about 30000-40000km. So, is anybody who work at Audi service or expert can answer us such question?
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