2016 Audi A3 E-tron Road Test | Edmunds.com

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edited December 2015 in Audi
The 2016 Audi A3 E-tron is the German carmaker's first foray into the plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle (PHEV) market. It brings the premium quality and engaging driving experience of the Audi A3 to a segment that's known more for more pedestrian offerings like the Toyota Prius Plug-in and the Ford C-Max Energi.

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  • purple43purple43 Member Posts: 10
    Your phrase "premium-built" might suggest to some readers that Audis are mechanically reliable. I think the jury is still out on whether or not Audi has turned around its historical profile: expensive regular maintenance, frequent breakdowns, and hugely expensive parts.
  • darthbimmerdarthbimmer Member Posts: 606
    Is the difference of 4mpg really due only to low rolling resistance vs. traditional all-season tires, or are there other differences that give the E-Tron Ultra that extra measure of fuel economy?
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