Audi e-tron S Owner’s Guide
The Audi e-tron S checks a lot of boxes for SUV-lovers that are tired of owning a sluggish gas guzzler. Audi has built off of the flagship e-tron model to create an electric SUV that doesn’t sacrifice power in the engine or towing capacity. An Audi e-tron S offers high-performance on all levels.
Keep reading to find out what it’s like to own and maintain an Audi e-tron S in Austin.
Audi e-tron S Model Essentials
The Audi e-tron S isn’t your typical electric crossover. But then again, Audi entered the electric vehicle market with the e-tron lineup after other automakers. It afforded them the opportunity to engineer an electric vehicle that makes a good impression by delivering a vehicle that’s every bit as good as a gas-powered SUV with the added benefits of being electric.
Audi e-tron S Performance
The Audi e-tron S model is all about performance. It was engineered to give drivers more power than the standard e-tron along with advanced features that also improve handling. Key among those features is the sport adaptive air suspension that automatically adjusts as you drive. It makes the ride smoother across a variety of surfaces. It’s a good thing this vehicle auto adapts because it produces plenty of power for the driver to handle.
The performance specs for the new Audi e-tron S include:
- 3 electric motors
- 496 horsepower
- 0-to-60 in 4.3 seconds
- Up to 717 lb-ft torque
- Up to 208 miles on a charge
- Charge from 5% to 80% in 30 minutes
- Top speed of 130 MPH
- Quattro® all-wheel drive
- 3,300 lb towing capacity
- Audi pre sense® front
- Audi pre sense® rear
- Audi pre sense® basic
- Audi pre sense® side assist
- Vehicle exit warning
- Rear cross traffic assist
- Adaptive cruise control
- Single speed automatic transmission
- Sport auto adjusting adaptive air suspension
- Electromagnetic progressive steering system
- Active lane assist
Audi e-tron S Pricing
At $84,800 starting, the Audi e-tron S model isn’t going to be the cheapest EV on the road, but the higher price tag comes with increased power. And you’ll still get the $7,500 federal tax credit.
Audi e-tron S Tech Features
Technology is the driving force behind the entire e-tron lineup. All of the driver assist features alone make the Audi e-tron S technologically advanced. A number of other features come standard to make driving safer, more comfortable and more connected at the same time.
The Audi e-tron S has technology features that include:
- Touchscreen display
- Remote climate control
- MMI touch response system with voice control
- Virtual cockpit plus with sport display
- Bang and Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System
- Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Lane guidance
- Cruise control with TrafficJam assist
- Top view camera with virtual 3D
- Hands-free tailgate
- Keyless start/stop
- Heat insulating glass
- Power panoramic sunroof
- 4-zone climate control
- Heated front and rear seats
- MMI® navigation plus with touch response
- Audi connect CARE assistance
- Traffic sign recognition
- USB outlets
Audi e-tron S Repair in Austin
So far, there aren’t many e-trons that have needed repair due to mechanical failure. When a vehicle has been on the road for a limited amount of time it’s hard to say if there are any common repair needs or mechanical shortcomings. But with one more electric motor than the A3 e-tron you might have to repair more parts down the road.
Audi e-tron S Maintenance in Austin
If you want to keep getting 208 miles to the charge that will require some maintenance. Even though the battery comes with a 100,000 mile/8 year warranty, it should still be inspected on a regular basis along with other essential maintenance measures that include:
- Tire inspections
- Brake inspections
- Brake pad replacement
- Replacing the brake fluid
- Hose and belt inspections
- Replacing the windshield wiper
- Fluid level checks
- General safety inspection
When you drive an innovative vehicle you need an experienced shop. German Auto Center has provided Audi repair and maintenance for decades, and the team can provide exceptional Audi e-tron S service in Austin moving into the future. If you need Audi repair, maintenance or performance upgrades give us a call to schedule a service.