Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2022 -
Price USA (new)
Manufacturer's suggested base price
$77,800

Trims

Currently Produced
50 quattro 55 quattro S

Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

Technical Specifications of Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2022 -
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
Belgium China
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Produced
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
SUV Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
296 mi
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
373 mi 303 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
35.9 kWh 359 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
114 kWh 106 kWh
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 170 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
AWD: IM
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
300 kW (402 hp) 490 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
5.4 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
124 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
193.5 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
86.2 in 76.3 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
63.7 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
115.3 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
5798 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
18.6 ft3 55.3 ft3 2.2 ft3
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
4000 lb
Last Updated:
April 15, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

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Charging Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

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Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
April 15, 2024
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About Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro

The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro is an all-electric all-wheel drive SUV. It came out in 2022 replacing the older Audi e-tron Sportback 55 quattro. Brand new, the car starts around $77,800.

The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro has a 114 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 295 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 35.9 kWh per 100 miles (or 359 Wh/mile) — ranked №150 out of 667 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds (ranked №258 out of 667 electric vehicles) and reach a top speed of 124 mph.

The car’s powertrain delivers up to 300 kW (402 hp) of power and 490 lb-ft of torque.

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

Real-world range of the Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro is 266–325 miles (ranked №150 out of 667 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?

The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro in the USA comes with a CCS Type 1 charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 9.6 kW, resulting in approximately 24 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 170 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

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

The size and weight specifications for Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro are as follows:

  • Length: 193.5 in
  • Width: 86.2 in (including side mirrors) or 76.3 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 63.7 in
  • Wheelbase: 115.3 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 5798 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 Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro provides 18.6 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are upright (ranked №251 out of 667 electric vehicles).

Folding these seats down unlocks a maximum cargo capacity of 55.3 cubic feet (ranked №251 out of 667 electric vehicles).

In addition, the car has a frunk, a front compartment with 2.2 cubic feet dedicated to smaller items.

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

The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 quattro has a towing capacity (braked) of up to 4000 lbs (maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes).

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