2022 Audi E-tron Electric

MSRP $66,050 Est.

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2022 Audi e-tron electric Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: May 20, 2021

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The 2022 Audi e-tron hints at a clue that the future is all about ‘Electric’. Thus, the 21st century is the era of embracing electric cars. With the advancement and innovation in technology, everything is taking a new shape and electric vehicles are taking that shape forward. Audi has always set a benchmark in providing premium quality cars that are worth driving.

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Pros

Sleek Design

Spacious and comfortable interior

Advanced Safety and Driver assistance aids

Fastest battery charging technology

Cons

Less dynamic

Average range and performance

Bit expensive

What's New?

No major changes for 2022


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$66050

bodystyle

4dr SUV

engine type

horsepower

355 hp

torque

414 lb-ft

warranty

roadside assistance

No


Pictures


Trims

Base $66,050 Est. onwards

355 hp |

Colors and Styles

2022 Audi e-tron electric in Brilliant Black color 2022 Audi e-tron electric in Catalunya Red Metallic color 2022 Audi e-tron electric in Florett Silver Metallic color 2022 Audi e-tron electric in Galaxy Blue Metallic color
Brilliant Black

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Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide


With the launch of the 2022 Audi e-tron, electric mobility will be so fascinating. The expected price of the 2022 e-tron is $66,050. It comes in three trims- the prices may differ or could be negotiated. It's rightly said that without competition you can’t flourish. With competition, comes improvement which is necessary for betterment. Some of its biggest rivals are Tesla Model X, Mercedes-Benz EQC, and Jaguar I-Pace.

2022 Audi e-tron electric Features

The 2022 Audi e-tron trims include the Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige lineup, the vehicle retains the same engine in all the trim and offers top-class safety and comfort features. The base premium trim that is estimated to be priced at $66,000 offers features like an Audi MMI touch interface system with Navigation, Audi virtual cockpit Driver’s digital display, Dynamic rear indicators, LED DRL & tail lights, an Audi Pre-sense city, and ride system, etc.

Trim

Premium

Premium Plus

Prestige

MSRP (AWD)

$66,050 (Expected)

$75,000 (Expected)

$79,400 (Expected)

Key Features

Audi Pre Sense city and ride system

Adds to Premium trim features :

Adds to Premium Plus trim features :

 

LED headlights with high-beam assist, LED DRL & tail lights, dynamic rear indicators

Matrix-design LED headlights, dynamic turn signals, & full LED tail lights with animation

Full Leather package, Valcona

 

Audi MMI touch interface system with Navigation

Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium Sound System

LED interior ambient & contour lighting, multi-color

 

Front seats, heated, 8-way power with driver 4-way power lumbar and driver memory

Eight-way power front seats, heated and ventilated with 4-way power lumbar and driver memory

Individual contour front seats with heating, ventilation, & massage

 

Audi Virtual Cockpit Driver's digital display

Audi adaptive cruise assist with active lane assist

Intersection assist

The Premium Plus trim features include dynamic turn signals, Bang & Olufsen 3D Premium sound system, full LED tail lights with animation, Matrix-design LED headlights, etc. While the Prestige trim includes features like LED interior ambient, safety features like intersection assist, full leather valcona seats, contour lighting with multi-color setup, etc.

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The 2022 Audi e-tron Premium base trim is sensibly equipped with high-tech advanced safety and comfort features that do the duty well, it can be a great choice for $66,000(estimated). However, if you need top-class features like Bang and Olufsen 3D Premium sound system you need to go with the top trim Prestige.

Price

The 2022 Audi e-tron Price has not yet been released however sources reveal a humble increase of $300 to $400 for all the trims compared to the earlier 2021 model. The vehicle’s estimated price figures for the Premium trim are $66,000, and $75,000 for the Premium Plus trim, and $79,400 for the Prestige trim.

Release Date

The release date of the 2022 Audi e-tron is still awaited as there is no date finalized for the launch yet. However, it is expected to be launched by summer 2021 or latest by the end of 2021.

2022 Audi e-tron electric Engine and Performance

The 2022 Audi e-tron engine offers a Quattro all-wheel-drive system that provides better traction over off-roading conditions with a setup of twin-asynchronous motors which are run by a 95.3 kWh Li-ion battery pack on each axle. The dual motors have the capacity of generating 355 horsepower and up to 414 lb-ft of torque.

You can even change between the modes; in Sport mode, the performance figures are briefly pushed to 402 hp and 490 lb-ft torque. Sport mode enables driving on the edge by making use of all power on tap. The e-Quattro system makes the driving grippy and comfortable. This system can be found in the TT, A3, S3, and RS3 and some of the SUVs.

There is no traditional gearbox to play with but each motor gets its own 1-speed transmission. e-tron is an SUV so it is able to tackle every roughest and nastier terrain with utmost ease. However, they lack in offering the engagement that comes with gasoline-powered engines. In 5.5 seconds, this car can go from a standstill to 60mph. It has a quarter-mile time of 13.8 seconds and has a top speed of 124 mph.

Models

2022 Audi e-tron (expected)

2022 Tesla Model X

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2021 Jaguar I-PACE

MSRP

$66,000 (Est.)

$89,990

$70,000

$69,850

Engine

Dual Coaxial Asynchronous Electric Motor

Dual 3-phase 4-pole AC Induction Motor

Dual 3- Phase Asynchronous Motors

Dual Electric Motors

Drivetrain

AWD

AWD

AWD

AWD

Transmission

Single-Speed Automatic

Single Speed Direct Drive

Single-Speed Automatic

Concentric Single-Speed Automatic

Power ( hp)

355hp (402hp in Sport mode)

670hp

402hp

394hp

Torque ( lb-ft)

414lb-ft (490lb-ft ins Sport mode)

NA

561lb-ft

512lb-ft

As usual, it is Tesla being more powerful in the competition but it comes off as a bit expensive. The Audi e-tron is the least expensive and puts out equivalent performance to EQC and I-Pace on paper. Jag comes off as slightly expensive to Audi and that is justified by its torque figures.

2022 Audi e-tron electric Fuel Economy

The problem arises in the range and charging. However, you can bet that electric SUVs are budget-friendly. If you want to know the MPGe figures of the 2022 Audi e-tron, then you will have to wait for a little as the figures are not released yet, but still, you can assume it will be close to 78 miles on a single charge. It offers a range of 222 miles, which is a bit lesser than its competitors.

For recharging e-tron, you can use a 240-volt outlet at home while in public you can use a Level 2 charging station. It can even be done with a domestic connection. For getting fully charged from 0 to 100%, it takes almost 10.5 hours when it is plugged at your home connection.

Models

2022 Audi e-tron (expected)

2022 Tesla Model X

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2021 Jaguar I-PACE

MPGe ( City)

78

101

80

80

MPGe ( Highway)

77

109

70

72

MPGe ( Combined)

78

105

75

76

Range ( City/Highway/Combined, in miles)

222

360

200

234

As usual, Tesla offers the best MPGe figures among the competition with the Jag trailing behind it. EQC offers the least economy; maybe that is why the company has delayed its launch in the US.

2022 Audi e-tron electric Interior

Talking about the e-tron interior, it is spacious and massive. It has a seating arrangement of 5 people and has the utmost comfort in every seat. The interior is very expensive and luxurious too. In the Premium trim, the front row driver seats come with an 8-way power adjust facility. For the front passenger seats, it has 4-way power adjustability with heating function.

Also, it offers leather upholstery with a choice of four colors. The same features can be seen in Premium Plus trim with the add-on feature of ventilated seats. The Prestige trim has 8-way power-adjustable sports contour seats for the front row along with heating, ventilation, and massage functions. It gets leather seats with a choice of three color options. In all the trims, 4-zone climate control is offered as standard. 

Models

2022 Audi e-tron (expected)

2022 Tesla Model X

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2021 Jaguar I-PACE

Seating capacity

5

7

5

5

Front row ( headroom/shoulder room/legroom, in inches)

39.8/58.6/40.8

41.7/60.7/41.2

41.4/57.2/40.8

39.9/57.6/40.9

Rear row (headroom/shoulder room/ leg room, in inches)

38.6/57.2/39.1

40.9/56.8/38.4

38.6/56.5/37.2

38.1/54.6/35.0

Third row (headroom/shoulder room/ legroom, in inches)

NA

37.1/40.0/32.7

NA

NA

Trunk capacity ( cubic feet)

28.5

NA

17.6

25.3

Among the rivals, Tesla is the only one to offer seven seating capacity with the Model X. However, the third-row seats are mostly suited for children. The e-tron offers a class-leading cargo capacity of 28.5 cubic feet. The 2022 Audi e-tron also comes with infotainment features to keep you entertained and informed. Some of its features are given below:-

  • SiriusXM Satellite radio
  • Navigation with real-time traffic display
  • Apple CarPlay and Android auto
  • Audi’s online services
  • 10.1-inch touchscreen and 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment screen

2022 Audi e-tron electric Exterior

The 2022 e-tron is dimensionally longer than its competitors Jaguar I-PACE and Mercedes- Benz EQC by 5.5 inches and 9 inches respectively. The 2022 e-tron has somewhat similar or close exterior dimensions to the Audi Q5. Also, it has sport back which adds more to its style factor. Going ahead, it has a wide grille which is encased between the digital matrix LED headlights.

Featuring more in the exterior is the 20” wheels having a 5-spoke turbine design. The black optics package in the exterior option is available on the Premium Plus and Prestige trims. Custom wheel option is added as a part of the black optic package ( $1,250) in the Plus trim and option for Audi sports wheels ( $ 1,250) is offered in Prestige trim.

Models

2022 Audi e-tron (expected)

2022 Tesla Model X

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2021 Jaguar I-PACE

Curb Weight ( lbs)

5476

5421

5400

4784

Length ( inches)

193.0

198.3

187.5

184.3

Width ( inches)

76.3

78.7

74.0

79.1

Height ( inches)

65.5

66.0

63.9

61.6

Ground clearance ( inches)

6.9

5.4

5.1

5.6

Wheelbase (inches)

115.3

116.7

113.1

117.7

The Tesla Model X is the longest of them all and also the widest. This translates well into the large cabin space and seven seating capacity without the compromise on cargo room. The e-tron is comparably smaller than the Model X but larger than the rest of the competition. Some notable exterior features of the 2022 Audi e-tron are:

  • Full LED Headlights
  • Virtual exterior mirrors
  • Power Panoramic Sunroof
  • 20 inch spoke alloy wheels
  • Dual Pane Acoustic side windows
  • Power-operated trunk lid

2022 Audi e-tron electric Safety

Firstly, the IIHS has rated the 2021 Audi e-tron as a Top safety pick while NHTSA has given a 5-star rating. Altogether, it received the highest rating of good in all the six crash tests along with a good rating for road illumination ahead. The 2022 Audi e-tron is equipped with the same safety features which it has in the 2021 model. However, let’s go through a quick recap of those safety measures or features. Highlighted features of safety are as under:

  • Adaptive control of cruise
  • Turn by Turn navigation control
  • Active lane assist
  • Airbags for any mishappening
  • Rear cross-traffic assist
  • Exit and lane change warnings
  • Virtual 360-degree view
  • Turn and maneuver assist
  • Intersection assist

2022 Audi e-tron electric Competition

2022 Audi e-tron Vs. 2022 Tesla Model X

The competition is tougher between these two. Audi e-tron is only good in its cargo space when compared to it. Rest in all parameters, it is lesser in terms of range and power. Tesla Model X can render gasoline-powered SUVs obsolete. It is costlier too in comparison to the Audi e-tron. Hence, it offers a class-leading extraordinary range. But, usually, in most of the categories, Tesla Model X leaves the Audi e-tron behind.

2022 Audi e-tron Vs. 2021 Jaguar I-PACE

When it comes to competing with others, the Audi e-tron proves to be weaker. The only area where I-PACE lacks is the road presence and after-sales service. Rest, I-PACE is a more powerful SUV than e-tron. For everyday commuting, Audi is very good. It has sufficient power and the interior is just breath-taking. However, this fact can't be denied that efficiency and agility are Jaguar's cup of tea.

2022 Audi e-tron Vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQC

More cargo space and spacious cabins are offered by Audi in comparison to EQC. The economy of EQC is better however, acceleration and ride quality are almost similar in both cars. Audi has a bit complicated technology layout which takes a little time to get used to while on the other hand, EQC has a more advanced technological feature that makes it worth it.

2022 Audi e-tron electric Final Verdict

If you see from the perspective of performance and range, then the 2022 e-tron would not be a fit choice. However, you can experience a flawless drive like every electric SUV in its segment. For better performance, you can rather go for Tesla Model X. Rest there is no harm in trying the 2022 e-tron.

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