2019 Audi E-tron Review, Release Dates, Prices

WHAT'S NEW FOR THE 2019 AUDI E-TRON?

Helping to pave the way for the future of electric mobility, the upcoming Audi e-tron® quattro is efficient, sporty, and perfectly suited for everyday use. A cornerstone of achievement in progressive design, the e-tron® quattro seamlessly combines advanced technology with exceptional driving dynamics. Three powerful electric motors --one in the front and two at the rear -- combine to produce a total system output of 320 kW. With standard quattro® all-wheel drive, the e-tron quattro will join an iconic lineup of Audi vehicles which are world-renowned for their performance across all types of weather conditions.

The Audi e-tron is the only electric SUV offered by the luxury automaker. The 2019 Audi e-tron comes in the Premium Plus, Prestige or Edition One trims. While the Audi e-tron is unique compared to their other models, it remains emblematic of the refined style we've all grown accustomed to.

2019 AUDI E-TRON KEY FEATURES

  • Three electric motor system paired to a lithium-ion battery with a total output of 320 kW

  • Legendary quattro® all-wheel drive

  • 150 kW home charging capability and 240 kW or 350 kW DC fast charging capabilities

  • 0-60 MPH acceleration time of 4.6 seconds and an estimated top speed of 130.5 MPH

  • Developed for pilot driving with features which include radar sensors, a 3-D video camera from partner Mobileye, ultrasonic sensors, and a laser scanner

  • Remote access and monitoring from a selection of
    Audi mobile apps

  • Estimated range up to 310 miles*

  • Intelligent drive management system and Audi drive select

Electrifying the Next Generation

Harnessing the power from three electric motors along with a large 95 kWh capacity lithium-ion battery, the 2019 Audi e-tron quattro concept offers an innovative way to electrify your commute. Due in part to this expansive battery capacity, the e-tron® quattro is slated to debut with a maximum range of up to 310 miles*. In total, this entire system combines to produce an eye-opening total system output of 320 kW. Even though the e-tron® quattro challenges the limits of efficiency, it can also rocket from 0 to 60 MPH in just 4.6 seconds on its way to an electronically-limited top speed of 130.5 MPH. For maximum dynamics and ultimate stability, a Torque Control Manager can actively distribute power between the rear wheels as needed. Thanks to a cleverly-hidden battery concealed in the floor of the vehicle, the e-tron® quattro provides a balanced axle load distribution and a low center of gravity for spirited handling. The Quattro all-wheel-drive technology helps provide exceptional control when driving the 2019 Audi e-tron in various driving conditions. The 2019 Audi e-tron also offers five different air suspension modes, including off-road. When properly equipped, the maximum tow capacity for this electric SUV is 4,000 lbs.

Smart Charging and Aerodynamics

Found at the heart of the 2019 Audi e-tron quattro, its Combined Charging System (CCS) enables convenient charging with DC or AC electrical current. Using a charging station rated at 150 kW, it takes just 30 minutes for the e-tron® quattro to receive a full charge with 250 miles of range*. Another groundbreaking capability of the e-tron® quattro is Audi Wireless Charging technology, allowing for contactless inductive charging to help make the charging process more seamless than ever before. With a design that's unmistakably Audi, the e-tron® quattro wears a coupe-like silhouette featuring an extremely flat greenhouse which tapers strongly toward the rear. Aside from being eye-catching and stylish, this dynamic design adds to the model's incredible efficiency. Marking another milestone in the SUV segment, the 0.25 drag coefficient of the e-tron® quattro is vastly superior to the 0.30 figures typically found on similarly-sized vehicles.

Style & Design

A unique Singleframe® grille fashions this electric SUV, diversifying it from its gas-powered relatives. Bold headlights and an LED taillight strip bookend the vehicle, which stands larger than the brand's Q5 in stance. With standard 20-inch wheels, flared wheel arches and a low drag coefficient of just .30, the exterior of the e-tron® is just as innovative as what lies within.

Thanks to its space-saving electric powertrain, the 2019 Audi e-tron boasts an ample cabin with room for five. The interior is noticeably quiet thanks to intentional sound-proofing, optional dual-pane windows and a quiet motor. Ambient LED lighting serves to augment evening trips while a thumb-activated gear selector, heated and ventilated leather seats and a panoramic sunroof all make for a ride that feels like home.

Comfort & Technology

The MMI® touch response infotainment system serves as the focal point of the wraparound dashboard. With it, you can access MMI® navigation, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™ and more, all while enjoying the available 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen® 3D Premium sound system.

The 2019 Audi e-tron goes above and beyond the convenience you know. Utilize Amazon Alexa in your SUV, and take advantage of the integrated toll calculator when heading on a road trip. The e-tron® also allows for remote access with the Audi mobile app, so you can keep a close eye on your battery charge level, pre-cool your cabin and personalize any settings that may make you more comfortable.

 

2019 AUDI E-TRON TRIMS

Premium Plus

Starting at $74,800

Prestige

Starting at $81,800

  • Audi pre sense® city & side assist

  • Matrix-design LED headlights

  • Bang & Olufsen® 3D Premium sound system

  • Heated and ventilated front seats

  • MMI® Navigation with Virtual Cockpit Plus

  • Top view camera with virtual 3D

Dual asynchronous electric motors

  • Electric motor - rear

    • Configuration - Coaxial, Asynchronous Motor

    • Torque Nm (lb-ft) - 355 (262)

    • Total system torque with boost Nm (lb-ft) - 664 (490)

  • EPA Estimates | Capacities

    • Range - TBD

    • Combined - TBD mpge2

  • Steering

    • Type - Electromechanical steering with speed-sensitive power assist

    • Ratio - 15.9:1

    • Turning diameter (curb-to-curb) (ft) - 40.0

  • Suspension

    • Front - Five-link front air suspension

    • Rear - Five-link rear air suspension

  • Electrical System

    • Battery - 380A / 68Ah

  • Transmission | Drivetrain

    • Transmission - quattro® all-wheel drive

  • Warranty | Maintenance

    • Warranty - 4 years / 50k miles

    • Audi battery warranty - 8 years / 100k miles

  • Electric motor - front

    • Configuration - Axially Parallel, Asynchronous Motor

    • Torque with boost Nm (lb-ft) - 309 (228)

  • Exterior Measurements

    • Wheelbase (in) - 115.3

    • Length (in) - 193.0

    • Height (in) - 65.5

    • Overall width with mirrors (in) - 86.3

    • Overall width without mirrors (in) - 76.3

    • Track front (in) - 65.2

    • Track rear (in) - 65.2

    • Overall width with mirrors (in) - 86.3

    • Ground clearance, loaded (in) - 6.9

    • Drag coefficient (Cw) - 0.30

  • Battery

    • Number of cells - 432

    • Charging 0-100% on AC 9.6 kW (hours) - About 9 hours

    • Charging on 0-80% on DC 150 kW (minutes) - About 30 minutes

    • Charging Port Location - Driver’s side front fender

  • Interior Measurements

    • Headroom with sunroof (in, front) - 39.8

    • Headroom with sunroof (in, rear) - 38.6

    • Head room (in, front) - 41.2

    • Head room (in, rear) - 39.5

    • Leg room (in, front) - 40.8

    • Leg room (in, rear) - 39.1

    • Shoulder room (in, front) - 58.6

    • Shoulder room (in, rear) - 57.2

    • Cargo volume (cu ft, cu ft, rear seatbacks up/folded) - 28.5/57.0

    • Seating capacity - 5

  • Brakes

    • System - Dual-circuit brake system with disc brakes front and rear

    • Front (in) - 15.7

    • Rear (in) - 13.8

    • Parking brake - Electromechanical parking brake

  • Body

    • Material - Steel-aluminum mix

  • Engine

    • Engine type - Dual asynchronous electric motors

    • Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) - 414 lb-ft and up-to 490 lb-ft with boost engaged

    • Acceleration (0 – 60 mph) - 5.5 seconds (with boost engaged)

    • Top track speed - 124 mph1

    • Towing capacity (lb) - 4,000

Everything on Premium Plus and:

  • Driver Assistance Package

  • Head-up display

  • Individual contour seats with Valcona leather

  • Massage function for front seats

  • Air quality package - ionizer and fragrance

  • Power door closers

Dual asynchronous electric motors

  • Electric motor - rear

    • Configuration - Coaxial, Asynchronous Motor

    • Torque Nm (lb-ft) - 355 (262)

    • Total system torque with boost Nm (lb-ft) - 664 (490)

  • EPA Estimates | Capacities

    • Range - TBD

    • Combined - TBD mpge2

  • Steering

    • Type - Electromechanical steering with speed-sensitive power assist

    • Ratio - 15.9:1

    • Turning diameter (curb-to-curb) (ft) - 40.0

  • Suspension

    • Front - Five-link front air suspension

    • Rear - Five-link rear air suspension

  • Electrical System

    • Battery - 380A / 68Ah

  • Transmission | Drivetrain

    • Transmission - quattro® all-wheel drive

  • Warranty | Maintenance

    • Warranty - 4 years / 50k miles

    • Audi battery warranty - 8 years / 100k miles

  • Electric motor - front

    • Configuration - Axially Parallel, Asynchronous Motor

    • Torque with boost Nm (lb-ft) - 309 (228)

  • Exterior Measurements

    • Wheelbase (in) - 115.3

    • Length (in) - 193.0

    • Height (in) - 65.5

    • Overall width with mirrors (in) - 86.3

    • Overall width without mirrors (in) - 76.3

    • Track front (in) - 65.2

    • Track rear (in) - 65.2

    • Overall width with mirrors (in) - 86.3

    • Ground clearance, loaded (in) - 6.9

    • Drag coefficient (Cw) - 0.30

  • Battery

    • Number of cells - 432

    • Charging 0-100% on AC 9.6 kW (hours) - About 9 hours

    • Charging on 0-80% on DC 150 kW (minutes) - About 30 minutes

    • Charging Port Location - Driver’s side front fender

  • Interior Measurements

    • Headroom with sunroof (in, front) - 39.8

    • Headroom with sunroof (in, rear) - 38.6

    • Head room (in, front) - 41.2

    • Head room (in, rear) - 39.5

    • Leg room (in, front) - 40.8

    • Leg room (in, rear) - 39.1

    • Shoulder room (in, front) - 58.6

    • Shoulder room (in, rear) - 57.2

    • Cargo volume (cu ft, cu ft, rear seatbacks up/folded) - 28.5/57.0

    • Seating capacity - 5

  • Brakes

    • System - Dual-circuit brake system with disc brakes front and rear

    • Front (in) - 15.7

    • Rear (in) - 13.8

    • Parking brake - Electromechanical parking brake

  • Body

    • Material - Steel-aluminum mix

  • Engine

    • Engine type - Dual asynchronous electric motors

    • Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) - 414 lb-ft and up-to 490 lb-ft with boost engaged

    • Acceleration (0 – 60 mph) - 5.5 seconds (with boost engaged)

    • Top track speed - 124 mph1

    • Towing capacity (lb) - 4,000

 

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