Audi A6 Avant PHEV Will Get 31 Miles of Pure Electric Range

Audi has just announced the A6 Avant TFSI e quattro, which is a plug-in hybrid that gets up to 31.7 miles of electric range (51 km). The new car is equipped with a 2.0 TFSI engine, drive motor and lithium battery consisting of a plug-in hybrid system, it is priced at 71,940 euros (about $78,037 USD).

The A6 PHEV is equipped with a plug-in hybrid system consisting of a 2.0T engine, permanent magnet synchronous motor and lithium battery. Among them, the maximum power of the engine is 252 horsepower (185 kW) and the peak torque is 370 Nm. The maximum power of the motor is 143 horsepower (105 kW) and the peak torque is 350 Nm.

The battery capacity is 14.1 kWh. In terms of transmission system, matched with the engine is a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and Quattro four-wheel drive system.

As a plug-in hybrid car, the A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro model launched this time offers three driving modes: pure electric mode, hybrid mode and “Hold” mode (maintaining battery power). 

In pure electric mode, the total cruising range is 31.7 miles (51 kilometers), with a the maximum speed of 135 km/h (about 84 mph). The electric only range is rather decent compared a few other PHEV on the market. The Volvo XC90 T8 only gets about 18 miles of pure electric range. But it still not quite the range from the upcoming Land Rovers that will get about 40 miles of electric only range.

In hybrid mode, the acceleration time is 0-100km / h in 5.7 seconds, and the maximum speed is 250km/h; the fuel consumption of the European standard comprehensive operating conditions is 1.9 2.1L / 100km.

The PHEV version of the A6 looks mostly the same as the gasoline version, and comes standard with the S line kit, LED light set, and 19-inch double five-spoke wheels / red calipers, which gives the A6 PHEV a sporty look.

source: Audi