2017 Audi A6L E-tron Review And Specs With Battery

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The 2017 Audi A6L e-tron becomes the best way for Audi to enhance their marketability in China. This automaker offers the better fuel efficiency, which is the current trend in Chinese market. As we know, this world has divided into three regions for automobile market, America, Europe and Asia. And China is the largest consumers in Asia. That is why Audi applies its e-tron technology to the latest A6L this year. For your information, the sedan offers a plug-in hybrid engine that delivers 245 horsepower and 2.2 liters per 100km performances. These offerings are really tempting many buyers’ eyes out there.

Why it Matters

2017 Audi A6L e-tron image

2017 Audi A6L e-tron image

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Before we talk about the specs, it is a common thing for us to see why the 2017 Audi A6L e-tron matters in Asia especially Chinese market. The story has begun back in 2015 when Audi started launching its A3 Sportback e-tron. Then, the automaker might feel that Chinese market is pretty good at e-tron. As a result, the local production was planned to produce the new A65 under e-tron technology in early of 2016. And now, this sedan is happening to hit the Chinese market with new model year. For your information, the base platform of A6L is the long version of Audi A6 as you can see on its name.

Under the Hood

2017 Audi A6L e-tron

2017 Audi A6L e-tron

The parallel hybrid engine is chosen to give better fuel efficiency. As we know, Chinese road is full of traffic jam. Of course, Audi should have made something fresh with the hybrid plug-in engine. We have aforementioned the power of both engines previously. Another engine is a 2.0 TFSI engine with four-cylinder system, which is a gasoline engine. It delivers 155 kW or 211 horsepower and 350 Nm or 258 pound-feet of torque.  Meanwhile, the electric engine is able to launch 91 kW and 220 Nm simultaneously. Moreover, Audi also implemented the 8-speed tiptronic gearbox via front-wheel drive. It is undoubted that the sedan produces 245 horsepower or 180 kW and 500 Nm.

Specs

2017 Audi A6L e-tron review

2017 Audi A6L e-tron review

The specifications of 2017 Audi A6L e-tron just meets what Chinese market demand. The total weight is only 4,409.2 lb, while the sporty sedan look is really suited with the modern cues. Based on the test drives, the sedan only needs 8.4 seconds to hit 0-62 mph with 210 km/h of top speed. For the fuel economy, the measurement has been matched with Chinese hybrid vehicles. The new A6L requires 2.2 liters only to reach 100 kilometers. This result is amazing because the low fuel consumption is really the matter in China.

Battery

The 2017 Audi A6L e-tron battery is also a smart thing to be discussed. It offers 104 cells, which can store more than 14.1 kWh. Moreover, the design engineers of this sedan knew how to put the battery. You can find it right under the luggage. The weight of the battery is also reduced to improve the lighter body. As a result, it is only storing 11.9 cu ft or 340 liters of capacity. Overall, the new A6L is preferable for modern drivers who are spending their time on the road mostly.