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Audi A3 e-tron, questions and answers
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Audi A3 e-tron, questions and answers

During our coexistence with, and even today, I keep getting questions about the A3 e-tron. I have decided to select the most recurring questions, and useful if what you want is to know all its details.

The answers are based on my experience and on the official stance of the manufacturer to these. Here you have:

Audi A3 e-tron, questions and answers:

¿The electric mode will only charge by plugging it to the wall?

Is recharged through a system of regenerative braking, that is to say while it circulates, or plugging. In addition there is a driving mode which allows you to increase the battery charge while we drive, that is to say the combustion engine makes the generator function.

¿you Can circular mode 100% electric if you wanted to, without pulling the engine in no time?

Yes it is possible. There are 4 driving modes that are activated from a button on the center console:

  • EV Mode, driving 100% electric
  • Hybrid Mode, the petrol engine and electric.
  • Mode to maintain the load
  • Mode increase the load

¿What happens if you run out of electric range?

at that point, the A3 e-tron will automatically start the heat engine, and is still in operation as in a car normal.

¿What are the differences between an A3 normal and the A3 e-tron?

There are different details in the grill, front and rear bumpers, the design of the wheels, 300 kg extra weight, the instrumentation (specific to the hybrid) and a trunk more set of 280 litres of capacity.

Logically other of the big differences is that the A3 e-tron has a hybrid engine, with a engine block moved, is 2 mm longer and has a smaller distance between axes.

¿Up to what speed can be driven only in electric?

In way 100% electrical you can reach up to 130 km/h.

¿The gasoline engine disconnected cylinders?

The petrol engine of the A3 e-tron is a 1.4 TSI of 150 HP. Audi offers this engine with the technology of cylinder deactivation, but the one that equips the A3 e-tron this modified to fit the hybrid operation, and lacks this function.

¿is There any technical difference or operating with the Golf GTE?

The two models have the same performance, according to the information published by the respective brands. They are cousins.

¿Few kilometers as a maximum you’ve gone in the city?

The longest distance that I have been able to go has been 42 miles.

¿you can recharge It with a normal socket?

The car can be plugged into an outlet of 220 W or 380 W, that is to say, can be recharged without problems in the same plug that charges your mobile phone.

¿Has a cycle of special maintenance to be hybrid?

The maintenance officer is every 15,000 Km or 12 months. The battery requires no maintenance.

¿how Many kwh effective has the battery?

it Has a rated capacity of 8.8 KWh

¿The vinyls A3 e-Tron are exclusive of the demonstration cars, and the press or can be ordered with the car if someone likes?

This is only for test vehicles.

¿you Lose a lot of capacity of the trunk by the battery?

The trunk has a capacity of 280 liters, the conventional model has 100 litres more.

this is the trunk of the Audi A3 e-tron

¿how Many charge cycles has the battery in its useful life and which is the percentage of loss of load at the end of its useful life?.

The battery has a warranty of 8 years. The battery is prepared for not having loss of load. In fact, this battery is only charging up to 80% of its entirety, and is not consumed fully in order to have a longer shelf life.

¿When you plug in the house, the energy consumption is constant?

According to our tests it did not, it seems that the longer you are carrying the longer it takes to “order” and balance the cells.

At the time of purchasing this car, what aid there is available to purchase is less expensive?

According to the current law there are two types of aid, the aid from the government and the help of the autonomous community where they register the vehicle.

¿how Much you weigh batteries?

This lithium battery has a total weight of 125 Pounds

Audi drive select on the A3 e-tron

I Hope that these questions you have found interesting and you have served in the couple resolve some of your doubts. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to transmitírnosla! you Can comment on social networks or in the comments of this article.

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