2019 Audi e-Tron Review

New for the year 2019, the Audi e-Tron offers up an intriguing and unique addition to the fantastic Audi line up. This fully electric vehicle has a lot of incredible potential and robust performance for
those looking to enjoy an Audi vehicle while reducing their carbon footprint and reliance on the pump.

Serious range, a powerful engine, an incredibly cozy and sophisticated interior, and a very sleek frame are some of the highlights of the 2019 Audi e-Tron.

PUMPED-UP PERFORMANCE

Speaking of performance, while this is a high-performance EV it does have some minor negatives. Most notably, it does not offer the same level of quick acceleration as other electric vehicles; its ability to go from 0-60 miles per hour in 5.5 seconds is almost a second slower than most other competing electric cars.

The feedback between the driver and the vehicle when it comes to steering is merely average, but that is more a function of how all modern automobiles – not just electric ones – are nowadays.

Beyond that, this SUV has exceptional off-road capability, smooth handling, and offers a smooth and enjoyable driving experience, not to mention a 408-horsepower engine.

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How much is the charging capacity of 2019 Audi E-Tron?

The 350-kilowatt DC fast-charge capability allows the e-Tron to be 80 percent charged in half an hour. Like other mature electric vehicle competitors like the Jaguar I-Pace and Telsa Model X,

The 2019 E-Tron is capable of real-world driving scenarios without the need for an internal combustion engine.

Disappointing Infotainment System

The latest MMI infotainment system in this automobile is a regression from previous versions. It has been placed outside the eye line of the driver, and there are no shortcuts available to get through the interface, beyond those disappointments it is the standard technology and information available at the driver’s fingertips that Audi’s MMI system has been known for over the years.

There are some cons such as less-than-stellar acceleration compared to the competition, and an MMI infotainment system that is not within the driver’s sight line and has a lack of shortcuts and other advanced features that one may think would be present on a new iteration of this system.

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Remarkable and Comfortable Interiors

The 2019 Audi e-Tron has slightly more storage space and room within it compared to the cabin of other mid-sized SUVs, due to a lack of gasoline engine components that would otherwise take up interior space which is a significant plus. The elegance and comfort of the interior are what you come to expect from Audi vehicles and continues to be on full display in the e-Tron.

The interior accentuates everything else about this EV and makes it a serious contender for the best automobile in both the mid-sized SUV class and the luxury EV class.

The size and placement of the climate control vents make the interior comfortable enough that you rarely have to make many adjustments once a temperature range becomes established.

Massage functions in the seats enhance the already fantastic driving experience.

The wind and traffic sounds that can enter the cabin of other electric automobiles with the absence of engine noise is not present with the 2019 e-Tron.

Available Trims

The European trims of this vehicle have around a 248-mile range, and the U.S. Version is slightly lower than that; however, this vehicle has quite the range and charges very quickly.

The 2019 Audi E-Tron is available in two different trims: Premium Plus and Prestige.

Share love for new and advanced technology Premium Plus trim is your pick as it is one of the advanced electric vehicles in the category. It has some amazing luxury and as well as some safety features which makes it different from the crowd.

It also has the option of updating the cold weather package by paying an extra $1000 and also the Towing package by paying an additional $600.

Another trim is one of the luxurious trim of the 2019 Audi E- Tron is Prestige trim which gives you the luxury and as well as comfort. The Prestige trim has additions such as individual contour seats with the upgraded Valcona leather, fragrance infuser, air quality package and power door closers. It also has the option to add the towing package at just $600.

2019 Audi E-Tron Trim Comparison

Basis Audi E- Tron Prestige Audi E-Tron Premium Plus
Engine Type Electric Electric
Horsepower 402hp 402hp
Torque 355 lb-ft 355 lb-ft
Battery Capacity 95.0 kWh 95.0 kWh
MPG e 74city/ 73 Highway 74city/ 73 Highway
EPA Electric range 204 mile 204 mile
Starting MSRP $75,795 $75,795
Starting Market Price $73,332 $71,704

The Last Judgement

Beyond that, this vehicle essentially delivers on everything you would want in not only a luxury electric SUV but in a luxury midsize SUV. The 2019 Audi e-Tron holds its own among rivals like the Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X and is worth test-drive if you are intrigued and captivated by the growing category of EV SUVs.

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