2021 Audi Q7 Release Date
Tesla Archetypal Y.
If you’re cerebration about affairs an Audi e-tron, postpone a chunk.
The 2021 Audi electrics will get each a amount cut and great ambit authoritative them delivered aggressive. They will get right of entry to at sellers “in abbreviate order” an Audi agent told me.
*Rear seats bankrupt / abaft the bench and frunk is 21.7 cu feet on the Sportback vs 28.5 cu ft for the … [ ] SUV **Current prices for the 2019 Audi e-tron SUV and 2020 Sportback are $seventy four,800 and $77,four hundred, respectively.
The 2021 SUV’s $sixty five,900 starting amount is a bead of about $9,000 from the MSRP of the 2019 Exceptional Plus e-tron’s $74,800.
But behindhand of the quantity or the archetypal yr, the e-tron struggles in a head-to-head ambit allegory with the Archetypal Y.
For example, the 2019 Audi e-tron SUV at dealers now offers on my own 204 afar of variety. That avalanche in a position-bodied abbreviate of the Archetypal Y with a 316 mile ambit and a quantity tag of $forty nine,990.
The e-tron ambit gets bumped up a little inside the 2021 archetypal year to 222 afar and 218 afar for the SUV and Sportback, respectively.
The botheration is, the e-tron SUV weighs a whopping five,754 pounds (compared to the Archetypal Y’s almost four,400 kilos) So, it isn’t reducing for fantastic range. Rather, it’s intended to be a affluence SUV with the build-fine, alive revel in, and aesthetics popular of an Audi.
(See Motor Trend, “Audi E-Tron Review: This Electric Affluence SUV is Solid, But Has One Key Flaw” place it drolly credibility out that the e-tron has “less ambit than a 2013 Tesla.”)
“The get right of entry to Audi chose to booty for its e-tron SUV architecture become one actual ample based totally on our desirable SUV version,” an Audi agent instructed me. “We strive to movement our barter an notable, really in a position exquisite SUV they apprehend from our brand, aloof just like the Q5, Q7 and Q8, that happens to be electric powered,” the agent said.
And even as the e-tron doesn’t be given a self-driving choice, Audi does movement Disciplinarian Abetment technology which includes Audi adaptive cruise help, alive lane help, and Audi pre college (to advice verify an approaching rear-stop collision), amid introduced disciplinarian abetment tech. (See introduced capability on Audi Disciplinarian Assistance.)
But wait, there’s but addition archetypal at the manner. The introduced bunched Audi Q4 e-tron, advancing in 2021, will get afterpiece to the three hundred-mile ambit mark — which Tesla CEO Elon Musk said is the “new normal” — by way of alms approximately 280 afar of ambit and a lower charge, based totally on reviews.
See Audi capability for the 2021 models.
Audi e-tron SUV.
The e-tron Sportback (below) combines the functionality of an SUV with the architecture of a 4-door coupe.
Audi e-tron Sportback.
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