Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Owner’s Guide
Audi knows that a good segment of EV drivers want practicality, but they also want a little sportiness in their daily driver. Enter the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron. It’s one of the latest models in the growing Audi e-tron lineup that’s designed to reach a broader base by dialing back the size, power and luxurious extras in exchange for a lower price.
Learn what drivers will experience when they own an Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron in Austin.
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Model Essentials
Many car experts believe the Audi Q4 e-tron models may be the EVs that give the Tesla Model Y a run for its money. Of course, the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron doesn’t have as long a range and it’s slightly smaller, but it’s a little easier on the wallet too. Plus, the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron is the EV of choice if you like the look of a coupe but want more space inside. This compact crossover is positioned to further plant Audi’s flag in the EV market, and it may even win over drivers that have been loyal to gas-powered engines.
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Performance
The Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron may not be the most powerful or fastest EV on the road, but it’s an excellent daily driver that looks the part. And it still has more speed off the line and better handling than many new vehicles regardless of how they’re powered. It also has a good range that will allow you to drive around town for a few days before needing to charge up.
The performance specifications for the new Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron include:
- Dual motors
- Up tp 295 horsepower
- 0-to-60 in 5.8 seconds
- Up to 241-mile range
- Charge from 5% to 80% in 38 minutes
- Top speed of 112 MPH
- Quattro® all-wheel drive
- Adaptive McPherson Strut suspension
- Single speed automatic transmission
- Speed-dependent electromechanical power steering
- 3 braking recuperation levels
- Adaptive cruise assist with lane guidance
- Audi pre sense® front
- Audi side assist
- Audi pre sense® basic
- Lane departure warning
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Pricing
The Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron model is going to cost a little bit more than the standard model. It starts at an affordable ride. It starts at $56,300, but a benefit of making the move to an EV is you’ll get a $7,500 federal tax credit to offset the cost.
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Tech Features
The price tag of the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron is a bit misleading in terms of the tech features that come standard. The technology is one of the high-notes for the new Audi EVs for both performance and convenience during the drive. From LED headlights that give you options to the new augmented reality (AR) head-up display, Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron owners will get to enjoy a vehicle that’s at the cutting edge of driving innovation.
The tech features of the new Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron includes:
- AR head-up display (available)
- Audi Connect
- Touchscreen displays
- Parking system plus
- Rearview camera
- 3-zone climate control
- Remote climate control
- USB outlets
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
- Keyless start/stop
- Heat insulating glass
- Heated front seats
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Repair in Austin
Like its slightly different counterpart the Q4 e-tron, the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron is such a new model there’s no indication yet of what common repairs owners might have to deal with. There have been a few issues with previous e-tron models that Q4 e-tron owners may want to watch out for. The issues include:
- Moisture building up in the electrical system
- Software problems
- Anti-lock brake system failure
- Electronic stability control system failure
- Rear seatbelt failure
- Overly sensitive tailgate and door sensors
Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Maintenance in Austin
You may not have to make repairs for a long time, but regular maintenance is a must for any vehicle, even an EV. The good news is the maintenance needs for an EV aren’t as involved as a gas-powered vehicle that uses oil.
Regular maintenance for the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron includes:
- Safety inspection
- Checking fluid levels
- Inspecting Tires
- Inspecting Brakes
- Brake pad replacement
- Brake fluid replacement
- Inspections of the hoses and belts
- Windshield wiper replacement
Owning an innovative vehicle means you need a shop with experienced technicians that also understand the latest technology. That’s exactly what you’ll find at German Auto Center. We’re able to provide Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron service in Austin that’s on par with the dealership. Contact us today to schedule Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron repair, maintenance or performance upgrades.