The Audi e-tron has made its India debut in three variants. Audi India has also come up with very thoughtful aftersales service and warranty packages for its customers.
Audi India has announced the prices for the 2021 e-tron. The electric crossover SUV has debuted in two body styles and three variants. The crossover SUV body style is called the Audi e-tron, whereas the SUV-coupe body style has been dubbed the Audi e-tron Sportback.
The Audi e-tron rivals the Jaguar I-Pace and the Mercedes-Benz EQC, which have been priced similarly.
Following are the variant wise prices of the new 2021 Audi e-tron:
Audi e-tron 50
Audi e-tron 55
Audi e-tron Sportback 55
The Audi e-tron 50 is the entry-level variant that has a relatively lower power output. The 50 gets a 71kWh battery pack, which powers two electric motors. The combined power output is 308bhp and 540Nm of torque. The e-tron 50 has a WLTP claimed range of 264 – 379 km (combined). Its 0 –100km/h timing stands at 6.8 seconds.
The e-tron 55 and the e-tron Sportback 55 get a larger 95kWh battery, which in turn offers more range. According to the WLTP cycle, the 55 and the Sportback 55 have a claimed range of 359 – 484km (combined). The power output is rated at 402bhp and 664Nm. Both the 55 and the Sportback 55 can do the 0 –100km/hr sprint in 5.7 seconds.
We have driven the Audi e-tron 55, and you can read the first drive review by clicking here.
All the variants come equipped with a permanent all-wheel drive and adaptive air suspension. Other standard features are four-zone climate control and a panoramic sunroof.
Additionally, the Audi e-tron will come equipped with digital matrix LED headlamps with animated projections, 16 speaker Bang & Olufsen 3D surround sound system, air quality package with air Ionizer, and a fragrance dispenser.
The Audi e-tron customers will receive a complimentary wall box AC charger in addition to the 11kW charger. Initial customers of the Audi e-tron will benefit from complimentary charging in 2021 at any Audi India dealership equipped with a charging facility. The e-tron will be offered with a standard warranty of two years and a battery warranty of 8 years or 1,60,000km, whichever is earlier. The warranty can be extended for two or three more years for an additional price.
Audi India also offers service packs and buyback offers for its e-tron buyers. The service plans range between two to five years from the time of purchase and cover the e-tron’s costs of service and periodic maintenance of the brakes and suspension.
Additionally, Audi India will offer complimentary roadside assistance for five years. Audi has confirmed that the e-tron customers will get a 'best in class' ‘buyback’ option of up to three years from the date of purchase.