Audi E-tron Sportback 300kW 55 Quattro 95kWh Launch Edition 5dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Audi E-tron Sportback front
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  • Audi E-tron Sportback front
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  • Audi E-tron Sportback 2020 dashboard
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  • Audi E-tron Sportback 2020 infotainment
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  • Audi E-tron Sportback 2020 rear right static
  • Audi E-tron Sportback 2020 dashboard
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RRP £85,900What Car? Target Price£79,298
Review

Despite its more sporty aesthetic, the Audi E-tron Sportback drives in a very similar manner to the regular E-tron SUV, but that’s no bad thing. Yes, it’s not quite as sharp as a Jaguar I-Pace in corners, but it is lavish inside, is extremely hushed and does a great job of soaking up bumps – even on 21in wheels. And thanks to some clever packaging, it remains usefully practical, too, even with that heavily raked roof. In fact, the only real disappointment is the range between charges – something we hope Audi can improve upon in the future.

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Launch Edition cars get extras such as a panoramic glass roof, a black styling pack and various additional driver assistance systems, but they’re simply too expensive to recommend.

This version pairs a 95kWh battery pack with a pair of electric motors that can produce up to 402bhp and an official range of 241 miles. But while the range is good and performance strong, the Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X are both faster and can run for longer.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.7 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

615

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km

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