2022 Audi e-tron Price
The car’s battery is highly protected while an aluminium bash plate adds further protection

The asking price of the Audi e-tron models range from Rs. 99.99 lakhs to Rs. 1.17 crore

Audi has launched its e-tron range of electric SUVs, the asking price of which starts from Rs. 99.99 lakhs (ex-showroom), today in India.

The models that were launched include the e-tron 50, e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 and they will take the fight to the Mercedes EQC and the Jaguar I-Pace.

Visually, both the e-tron and e-tron Sportback look the same when viewed head-on. They come with the platinum grey ‘singleframe’ grille, sleek Matrix LED headlights and a wide air intake upfront.

2022 Audi e-tron Rear
The EVs feature fully variable quattro and adaptive air suspension with adjustable ride height

However, along the sides the cars could not be more different. While the e-tron is a regular SUV, the e-tron Sportback has a sloping roofline.

At the back, there are LED lights with a simplistic bumper. Both models ride on 20 inch alloy wheels and feature orange-coloured brake calipers.

Colour options Audi offers for both cars include – Catalunya Red, Floret Silver, Galaxy Blue, Glacier White, Mythos Black, Navarra Blue, Siam Beige and Typhoon Grey. The e-tron Sportback gets an additional Plasma Blue shade as well.

Inside, a raft of digital screens (including the 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit) dominate the dashboard which has a functional layout and the leather steering wheel has paddle shifters to manually switch between recuperation stages.

2022 Audi e-tron Sportback Interior
The cars come with a stunning interior

Customers can choose between Black, Beige and Okapi Brown interior colours, while the e-trons are equipped with features such as a panoramic glass roof, gesture controlled boot lid, head-up display, Contour and Ambient Lighting package, Audi Phone Box with wireless charging, 360-degree camera and more.

Electric cars these days boast high power figures and the e-tron models are no exception. The cars come with dual electric motors which put out a combined 230 kW (308 HP) on the e-tron 50 and 300 kW (402 HP) on the e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55.

Acceleration times are quite impressive too as the e-tron 55 and the Sportback can do the 0-100 km/hr run in 5.7 seconds, while the e-tron 50 can do the same sprint in 6.8 seconds.

The EVs have charging flaps on both sides

However, range is what buyers look for in an EV and e-tron 55 and Sportback feature a 95 kWh lithium-ion battery that provides a 359-484 km range, while the 71 kWh battery in the e-tron 50 gives it a range of 264-379 km.

Charging options include up to 11 kW AC charging and 120 kW DC charging for the e-tron 50 and DC charging up to 150 kW for the e-tron 55 and Sportback.

Early bird customers will get complimentary charging through 2021 at Audi dealerships, and in addition, Audi will offer them a complimentary wall box AC charger in addition to the standard 11 kW charger.

Sportback Rear
Key Audi India dealerships to be equipped with a 50kW fast charger

Audi also promises to instal over 100 chargers across 75 key cities in the country, while through the Audi Connect App, e-tron owners can access the e-tron hub which guides one on a range of functions such as avaliable charging network, charging time calculator, range calculator, and more.

Moreover, Audi has also revealed that the EVs will come with 2-year standard warranty (extendable), 8 years/1.60 lakh km battery warranty and a choice of service plans up to 5 years, 5-year roadside assistance. What’s more, there is even a buyback up to 3 years from the date of purchase.

Safety-wise, the EVs get 8 airbags, Pre-sense Basic system, and even external speakers to alert pedestrians of the car’s presence.

Below is the 2022 Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback price list –

Audi e-tron 50Rs. 99,99,000/-
Audi e-tron 55Rs. 1,16,15,000/-
Audi e-tron Sportback 55Rs. 1,17,66,000/-
Prices are ex-showroom