Audi Electric and Hybrid FAQ's

Does Audi make hybrid cars?

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Audi’s plug-in hybrid, the Q5 TFSI e, has some of the very latest technology all wrapped up in a spacious and stylish SUV design.

How much will the Audi e-tron cost?

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We often have exclusive offers and promotions available for our customers so for an accurate quotation for a new Audi e-tron, please contact Swansway Audi.

Is Audi e-tron seven-seater?

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No, the Audi e-tron is a five seater with a very generous boot space of 605 litres to accommodate plenty of luggage.

What is the Audi e-tron?

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The Audi e-tron is the newest all electric SUV, packed with incredible technology and stylish design features.

Is the Audi e-tron all electric?

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The Audi e-tron is fully electric and features some of the most advanced electric technology we have ever seen.

How does the Audi e-tron work?

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The Audi e-tron is powered by two electric motors that, combined, can achieve an incredible 0-62mph in less than six seconds.

How long do electric cars last?

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Generally, the length of an electric car is determined by battery life. In most cases this is somewhere between 100,000 and 150,000 miles.

Are electric cars worth it?

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Most drivers are pleasantly surprised by the differences between an electric car and a conventional car. Why not book a test drive at Swansway Audi and see for yourself?

Can you plug an electric car into a regular outlet?

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It is possible to plug an electric car into a regular outlet, however this may affect the time it takes to fully recharge, depending on the model.

What happens if your electric car runs out of battery?

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All Audi electric vehicles have clear range indicators which will warn you if your battery is low and will direct you to the nearest charge point.

Can I leave my EV plugged in overnight?

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You can leave your EV plugged in overnight because Audi EVs have built-in battery management systems so that they cannot overcharge.

How long do hybrid car batteries last?

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The answer to this is variable based on a number of specific contributing factors including age of the vehicle, usage, mileage and maintenance.

Are hybrid cars worth it?

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Hybrid cars are increasingly popular. Dependant on your style of motoring, they can both improve your fuel efficiency and lower your emissions.

Can a hybrid car run on gas only?

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A hybrid is designed to combine two powertrains effectively and efficiently - one electric battery and one combustion engine.

Can you drive a hybrid car without the hybrid battery?

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There are two batteries in a hybrid. If the high-voltage battery is dead, you will not be able to drive the car at all. If it is functioning but the 12v battery is dead, you can still drive it using the combustion engine.

What are hybrid cars?

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Hybrid electric cars use two powertrains -a diesel or petrol combustion engine and an electric motor. The electric motor is self-charging.

Are hybrid cars electric?

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Hybrid cars cannot be classified as electric because they have dual power sources - one of which is either petrol or diesel.

Are hybrid cars reliable?

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Hybrid cars are fast gaining a reputation for being more reliable than the conventional combustion engine car.

Why hybrid cars?

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The main advantages of a hybrid are that they will consume less fuel and produce less emissions. Road and car tax are also lowered, depending on the model.

Which electric car has the longest range?

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The Audi e-tron is featured in the top 10 for electric cars with the longest range, with an impressive 239-mile range.

Do electric cars need servicing?

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All cars should have regularly scheduled maintenance in order to make sure they are safe and roadworthy.

Do you have to pay road tax on electric cars?

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Road tax is based on emissions and year of registration. Often pure electric vehicles (EV) are exempt from road tax and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles pay reduced tax.

Are electric cars cheaper to maintain?

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It is often said that electric cars are cheaper to maintain because they have less mechanical issues, less parts to replace and fewer moving parts.

How many miles does an electric car last?

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This very much depends on the model you choose, your motoring habits and how well you care for your vehicle. Batteries power electric cars and therefore are critical to longevity.