Audi e-tron GT RS (2021)

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2024
Price USA (new)
Manufacturer's suggested base price
$147,100
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
$96,888
In 2024 this car was replaced by: Audi e-tron GT RS (2024)

Trims

Discontinued

Audi e-tron GT RS (2021)

Technical Specifications of Audi e-tron GT RS (2021)

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2021 - 2024
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place
Germany
Current Status
Announced (planned), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Sedan Audi e-tron GT RS (2021)

Range and Battery

Range
Estimated range on a full battery: EPA (USA), WLTP (EU), NEDC (EU old), GCC (Green Cars Compare)
WLTP
EPA
GCC
269-293 mi 249 mi 247 mi
Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
93.4 kWh 85 kWh
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. The more efficient the car, the less energy it needs to go the same distance.
34.4 kWh/100 mi (2.9 mi/kWh)

Charging

Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
9.6 kW 270 kW (150 kW at 400 V)
Architecture
Most EVs use a 400V system, but newer models with higher voltage can charge faster and use less wiring.
800 V
Charge Port
The port type impacts charging speed and station compatibility
  • CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Drivetrain configuration: PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), IM (AC Induction Motor)
AWD: PMSM (front), PMSM (rear)
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
475 kW (637 hp) 612 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
3.1 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
155 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
196.5 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
85 in 77.2 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
55.5 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
114.2 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
4
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
5126 lb
Cargo Volume
Cargo capacity: Trunk (rear seats up),
Max (rear seats folded),
Frunk (in the front hood)
Trunk
Max
Frunk
12.9 ft3 No Data 3 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
April 10, 2024
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Charging Audi e-tron GT RS (2021)

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 10, 2024
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About Audi e-tron GT RS (2021)

The Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) is an all-electric all-wheel drive sedan. It came out in 2021. Audi stopped making the RS (2021) in 2024 and replaced it with the Audi e-tron GT RS (2024). You can still find Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) on the used car market, with prices starting around $96,888.

The Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) has a 93.4 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 247 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 34.4 kWh per 100 miles (or 2.9 miles per kWh) — ranked №323 out of 680 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 3.1 seconds (placing it at №39 among 680 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 155 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 475 kW (637 hp) and a torque of 612 lb-ft.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) is 222–272 miles (ranked №323 out of 680 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

In the USA Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) has a CCS Type 1 charge port.

  • You can charge it at home using a standard domestic socket or plug into any public AC charging station using the right cable. Keep in mind that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 9.6 kW, which translates to approximately 25 miles of range added per hour of charging.
  • For quicker charging, consider using a compatible DC fast-charging station. The car boasts a maximum charging rate of 270 kW, but remember that battery temperature and charge level can influence the actual speed you'll experience.

Estimate charging time, rate and cost using Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

The size and weight specifications for Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) are as follows:

  • Length: 196.5 in
  • Width: 85 in (including side mirrors) or 77.2 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 55.5 in
  • Wheelbase: 114.2 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 5126 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

The rear cargo area of the Audi e-tron GT RS (2021) provides 12.9 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №488 out of 680 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of N/A cubic feet (ranked №488 out of 680 electric vehicles).

In addition, the car has a frunk, a front compartment with 3 cubic feet dedicated to smaller items.

Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

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