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Audi e-tron

(2019 - present)

The Audi e-tron is a large electric SUV/crossover vehicle, which went on sale in the UK in early 2019. It is Audi’s first production electric car, and will spearhead a new range of electric cars from the brand over the next decade.

The e-tron has received positive reviews from the UK automotive media, with scores ranging from good to outstanding. The lowest scores have tended to be from performance-oriented titles like Top Gear and Evo, while the highest scores have come from consumer titles like Honest John and Auto Express.

The Audi e-tron has received particular praise for its smooth and quiet drivetrain, practicality and overall refinement. The main criticisms levelled at it are basically that it’s not as exciting to drive as a Jaguar I-Pace and the optional rear-view wing cameras are a bit gimmicky.

Key specifications

Body style: Large SUV/crossover
Powertrain: electric
Price: From £71,520 on-road*
* excludes £3,500 plug-in car grant

Launched: Winter 2018/19
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA

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MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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Auto Express

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Auto Trader

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Autocar

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Car

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Car Keys

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Carbuyer

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Carwow

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Company Car Today

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Daily Mail

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Daily Mirror

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Evo

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Green Car Guide

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Honest John

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Parkers

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The Sun

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The Sunday Times

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The Telegraph

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Top Gear

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What Car?

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Which?

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: May 2019

91%

ADULT OCCUPANT

85%

CHILD OCCUPANT

71%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

76%

SAFETY ASSIST

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Audi e-tron has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Security Rating

Independent vehicle theft and security ratings from Thatcham Research

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Rating: Superior | Good | Basic | Poor | Unacceptable
Relay Attack: Pass

Date: 2019

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Audi e-tron has received

2021

  • What Car? Awards – Best Large Electric Car for Comfort + Best Coupé SUV for Comfort (e-tron Sportback)
  • carwow Awards – Best Large Electric Car (e-tron Sportback)

2020

  • What Car? Awards – Best Large Electric Car over £70,000

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If you’re interested in the Audi e-tron, you might also like to consider these alternatives

BMW iX3 | Jaguar I-Pace | Mercedes-Benz EQC | Tesla Model X

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