Advantages of buying an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Vs 2017 Lexus CT200h?
2017 Lexus CT200h is considered as the biggest competitor of Audi A3 Sportback e-tron but when basic specs are compared, Audi A3 Sportback e-tron clearly outshines Lexus in several aspects like the engine, safety, performance, durability, etc. Corrosion warranty of A3 is 6 years more than CT200h, moreover, the engine of CT200h is made up aluminum which is prone to wear and tear unlike durable cast iron engine of A3 Sportback e-tron. Hybrid engine of Audi A3 produces 70 more horsepower than the engine of Lexus CT200h, also it beats the CT200h in sprinting from 0 to 30, 60, 80, 100 mph. Top speed is another aspect in which A3 beats CT200h with its 138 mph. Lexus CT200h is a hybrid car but its all-electric mode can’t provide the range of more than 1 mile, which practically is useless. Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, on the other hand, provides decent 31 miles range on the all-electric mode.
How much does it cost to charge Audi A3 Sportback e-tron?
Cost of charging 8.8 kWh battery of Audi A3 Sportback e-tron depends upon whether it’s charged at domestic tariff at home or through a public charging point. Charging at domestic tariff is the most cost-effective way to charge the EV and it will cost 5 – 6 p/mile. Cost of charging a complete battery at domestic tariff will be £1.20. The price is determined on the basis of the standard tariff of 14p/kWh. The price may vary with the location, time and speed at the time of charging.
How far can an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron travel on a single charge?
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is a hybrid car which provides great range in the hybrid mode, which is 580 miles but in electric-only mode, this car provides a limited range. On a single charge, the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron will provide a range of up to 31 miles (50 km). Outside factors like weather, driving conditions, road, and temperature play a significant role in altering the standard range of the car.
What is the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron top speed?
Top speed that Audi A3 Sportback e-tron provides is 138 mph (222 km/h) and has the ability to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.6 seconds. The car can cover quarter a mile in record 15.8 seconds.
How long does the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron take to charge?
Average time that’s required to fully charge an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is from 2.15 hours to 3.45 hours. If plugged in a standard 3-pin plug (3kW) at home, it will take 3 – 4 hours to get fully charged. Whereas if it’s connected with a 7kW home charging point, it will take 2 to 3 hours for a full recharge; charging time will remain almost similar even if it’ll be connected to rapid public charging stations because the maximum charge rate it can take is 3.7 kW.
How many kWh to charge Audi A3 Sportback e-tron?
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron requires Type 2 connector for charging and it is equipped with an onboard 3.6 kW charger for AC charging; its charging is limited to 3.6 kW. Therefore, even if it’s connected to fast or rapid charging points that offer a rated output above 3.6 kW, it cannot take charge of more than 3.6 kW.