The first Audi all-electric SUV is ready. This is the 2010 Audi E-Tron SUV. This most aerodynamic electric SUV is the part of concept of more than 20 electric and plug-in hybrid Audi vehicles by 2025. The official presentation was a few days ago at a special event in San Francisco. All in all, it is a big challenge for new electric SUVs: BMW iX3, Jaguar I-Pace, Mercedes-Benz EQC and Tesla Model X.
2020 Audi E-Tron SUV specs
|Lenght – inch (mm)||198.3 (5037)|
|Widht – inch (mm)||76.3 (1938)|
|Height – inch (mm)||65.6 (1666)|
|Wheelbase – inch (mm)||115.3 (2929)|
|Wheels – inch||20 or 21 alloy|
|Weight – lbs (kg)||no data|
|Payload – lbs (kg)|
|Towing capacity – lbs (kg)|
Announced that it will offer Premium Plus, Prestige and First Edition.
2020 Audi E-Tron SUV engine and fuel economy
2020 Audi E-Tron SUV will have dual asynchronous motors, front with 170 hp (127 kW) and rear with 190 hp (142 kW).
|Transmission||1-speed direct drive|
|Drive||RWD / AWD|
|Maximum range WLTP (miles/km)
Maximum range EPA (miles/km)
The capacity of the lithium-ion battery is 95 kWh, with 4323 cells in 96 separated modules. It’s located in the car floor. Several charging options are available: with 11-kW charger a bit more than 8 hours; with 22-kW charger for half the time; with 150-kW DC charger to 80 percent of the battery in half of an hour. In addition Normal mode, offering Sport and Boost mode. Depending on the driving mode, acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved in 5.7 to 6.6 seconds, while the maximum speed is up to 124 mph (200 kph).
Exterior and interior design
The exterior design features LED lights, an oxagonal grille, panoramic sunroof and a rear roof spoiler. In cabin are leather seats, leather multifunction steering wheel and multi-zone automatic climate control. Standard offers heated and cooled seats, and optionally it offers massagers to the seats, driver assistance package, head-up display and night vision camera. In front of the driver is a high-resolution 12.3-inch screen. Of course, there are two large touchscreens at the center console. Built-in is the latest MMI system with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant integration (touch, sound or gesture infotainment system).
Release date and price 2020 Audi E-Tron SUV
After all, the first 2020 Audi E-Tron SUV is expected on the European market, probably in the first quarter of next year. For buyers in North America it will definitely not be available until the second quarter of 2019, probably only in the fall of autumn (after NHTSA testing). According to some sources, the basic model will cost $ 74,800. Depending on the model, we expect the price to reach up to $ 100,000. Interestingly, they say that with a $ 1,000 down payment we can reserve this car.