The Audi Q3 is available for the first time as a plug-in hybrid version. Orders are open on the French market. Find out its price.
At the very beginning of December 2020, the Audi Q3 – and its Sportback coupé version – switched for the first time in its career to the plug-in hybrid.
A power of 245 hp
The compact SUV adopted a four-cylinder 1.4L TFSI petrol engine of 150 hp and an electric unit of 116 hp integrated into the transmission. The set announced a power of 245 hp and 400 Nm of torque which was sent to the front wheels via a six-speed S Tronic dual-clutch transmission. What to swallow the 0 to 100 km / h in 7.3 seconds and display a top speed of 210 km / h, or 140 km / h in electric.
up to 51 km of electric autonomy
The SUV also benefited from a 13 kWh lithium-ion battery, located under the floor in front of the rear axle, and claimed an all-electric range of up to 51 km according to the WLTP standard (50 km for the Q3 Sportback) . Charging was promised in 3:45 with the standard charging cable, in alternating current (AC) and on a 400 V socket with a power of 3.6 kW.
Launch on the French market
A little over a month after its presentation, this trendy version of the Q3 is now available to order on the French market.
Offered under the name 45 TFSI e, it is displayed from 46,150 €. Add € 3,000 for its Sportback version (from € 49,150)
As standard, both vehicles feature 17-inch alloy wheels (18, 19 and 20-inch optional), LED headlights, dual-zone automatic climate control and a 10.1-inch central touchscreen.