Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Owner’s Guide

The new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is built to be an all-around winner. It has the efficiency of an electric vehicle, the power of a sports car and ample space for packing everything in. It’s easily one of the best plug-in hybrid electric vehicles on the road today.

If you’re interested in owning an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron in Austin keep reading to find out what you have to look forward to out on the road.

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Model Essentials

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron delivers on the power that many electric car lack. Under the hood, there’s a powerful battery-powered electric motor and a gas-powered motor. But unlike the competition, the A3 Sportback e-tron doesn’t sacrifice comfort and convenience.

Performance

All three Audi A3 Sportback e-tron models come with the 1.4 TFSI PHEV engine. You can also select from three different driving modes to customize the feel of the ride.

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has some serious performance specs and features, including:

  • Up to 204 horsepower combined
  • 0-to-60 in 7.6 seconds
  • Up to 258 lb-ft torque combined
  • Up to 83 MPG-e combined
  • Top speed of 130 MPH
  • Six-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission
  • Quattro® all-wheel drive (optional)
  • Cruise control with multiple settings
  • Four-link rear suspension
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Electromechanical power steering system

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Model Pricing

The latest Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Premium model starts at $39,500. It’s an incredible value for a starter luxury vehicle. The Premium Plus model starts at $42,600. The Prestige model starts at $48,100.

Interior Look and Features

The Audi A3 Sportsback e-tron is equally impressive inside the cabin. Slip into the leather front seat and get ready for a truly enjoyable driving experience. The Audi virtual cockpit is a game changer for drivers that like to have complete control at their fingertips.

This Sportback model does an excellent job of blending sporty and sleek. The aluminum finishes provide a touch of elegance to an interior that’s designed to wake up the driver inside. From the outside, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron looks compact, but there’s ample space inside. The 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats offer extra storage options.

These are just some of the interior features found in the latest models. Other interior and tech features of the newest Audi A3 Sportsback e-tron, include:

  • 12-way power front seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Audi pre sense® front
  • Audi pre sense® basic
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Audi advanced key system
  • Rear view camera
  • Audi concert radio with 10 speakers
  • SD card connection
  • Automatic headlights and windshield wipers
  • Bluetooth streaming and wireless connectivity
  • SiriusXM 90-day trial subscription
  • Audi virtual cockpit

Common Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Maintenance in Austin

Every vehicle needs regular maintenance, even a well-built Audi. Maintenance service is recommended starting at 5,000 miles then every 10,000 miles after that. The most common Audi A3 Sportback e-tron maintenance needs we come across in Austin include:

  • Oil changes
  • Transmission fluid changes
  • AC recharge
  • Brake pad replacement

Often a custom maintenance schedule is the best way to optimize the performance of your Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. At German Auto Center we work with clients to create maintenance schedules that take into account local driving conditions and driver preferences.

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Repair in Austin

In the few short years that the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has been on the road, drivers have had very few repair complaints. Safeguards and warning systems also help reduce the risk of collisions and driver-induced damage. If you do need a fix it will probably be one of these common Audi A3 Sportback e-tron repairs:

  • ABS control module replacement
  • Intake manifold gasket replacement
  • Steering gearbox replacement
  • Radiator replacement

After three model years, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has had no recalls.

Get dealership-quality Audi A3 Sportback e-tron service in Austin for an affordable price. German Auto Center’s Bosch-authorized service center is fully equipped and our staff has decades of experience working on all Audi models. Call to schedule an appointment or drop by anytime to see what our mechanics can do for your Audi.