Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback

Battery Electric Vehicle

£100,795Price from

106.0 kWhUseable Battery

290 mi *Real Range

366 Wh/mi *Efficiency

This electric vehicle is not available yet

Specifications with an * are estimates.

Price from £100,795

Availability Expected
Expected from June 2023
Available until -

Lease (BCH) from £1,496 pcm

Annual VED £0
Congestion Charge £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. Contract hire estimate by e-car lease t/a CarLease (UK) Ltd who are a credit broker not a lender. Offer based on a business contract hire usership agreement, 6+35 profile, 10,000 miles per annum, excluding optional maintenance package and subject to VAT. Prices subject to terms and conditions.

Real Range Estimation between 210 - 410 mi

City - Cold Weather * 290 mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 210 mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 245 mi
City - Mild Weather * 410 mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 265 mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 325 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, weather and route conditions.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph * 4.5 sec
Top Speed 130 mph
Electric Range * 290 mi
Total Power 370 kW (496 hp)
Total Torque 718 lb-ft
Drive AWD

Battery

Nominal Capacity 114.0 kWh
Battery Type Lithium-ion
Number of Cells No Data
Architecture 400 V
Useable Capacity 106.0 kWh
Cathode Material No Data
Pack Configuration No Data
Nominal Voltage No Data

Charging

Charge Port Type 2
Port Location Right Side - Front
Port Location 2 Left Side - Front
Charge Power † 11 kW AC
Charge Time (0->290 mi) † 11h30m
Charge Speed † 26 mph
Fastcharge Port CCS
FC Port Location Right Side - Front
FC Port Location 2 -
Fastcharge Power (max) 170 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (29->232 mi) 31 min
Fastcharge Speed 390 mph
† This can only be achieved using a 3-phase grid connection. The majority of homes and charge points do not have this connection. In practice charge power will often be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 17 hours and a charge speed of 17 mph.

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 290 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 366 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 111 mpg

WLTP Ratings

Range 319 mi
Rated Consumption 378 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 333 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 107 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 122 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption Estimation between 259 - 505 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather * 366 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 505 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 433 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather * 259 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 400 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 326 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Dimensions and Weight

Length 4915 mm
Width 1976 mm
Width with mirrors No Data
Height 1617 mm
Wheelbase 2928 mm
Weight Unladen (EU) * 2750 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) No Data
Max. Payload No Data
Cargo Volume 569 L
Cargo Volume Max No Data
Cargo Volume Frunk 62 L
Roof Load No Data
Tow Hitch Possible Yes
Towing Weight Unbraked No Data
Towing Weight Braked No Data
Vertical Load Max No Data

Miscellaneous

Seats 5 people
Isofix No Data
Turning Circle No Data
Platform VW MLB
Car Body SUV
Segment Executive
Roof Rails Yes
EV Dedicated Platform No

Company Car Tax Indication

Financial Year 2023-24

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from £100,740
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £2,015
BIK @ 20% £34 pcm
BIK @ 40% £67 pcm
BIK @ 45% £76 pcm

Financial Year 2024-25

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from £100,740
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £2,015
BIK @ 20% £34 pcm
BIK @ 40% £67 pcm
BIK @ 45% £76 pcm

Financial Year 2025-26

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from £100,740
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £2,015
BIK @ 20% £34 pcm
BIK @ 40% £67 pcm
BIK @ 45% £76 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

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Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Standard 11.0 kW On-Board Charger
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 54h15m 5 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 33h45m 9 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 17 hours 17 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW 11h30m 25 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW † 11h30m 25 mph
Optional 22.0kW On-Board Charger
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 54h15m 5 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 33h45m 9 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 17 hours 17 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW 11h30m 25 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 3x32A 22 kW † 5h45m 50 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback.

  • Max. Power: maximum power provided by charge point
  • Avg. Power: average power provided by charge point over a session from 10% to 80%
  • Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
  • Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%
Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Max. Power Avg. Power Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 50 kW 94 min 130 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 100 kW 95 kW † 49 min 240 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 150 kW 130 kW † 36 min 330 mph
CCS (175 kW DC) 170 kW † 150 kW † 31 min 390 mph
CCS (350 kW DC) 170 kW † 150 kW † 31 min 390 mph
This vehicle does not support Autocharge

† = Limited by charging capabilities of vehicle

Autocharge: allows for a vehicle to initiate charging automatically on supported CCS charge points.

Actual charging rates may differ from data shown due to factors like outside temperature, state of the battery and driving style.

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All about the Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback

Pricing

The Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback has an On The Road Price (OTR) of £100,795. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The maximum power of the Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback is 370 kW (496 hp). The maximum torque is 718 lb-ft. The Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback is all wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in an estimated 4.5 seconds. The top speed is 130 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback has a total capacity of 114 kWh. The usable capacity is 106 kWh. An estimated range of about 290 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 210 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 410 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 11 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 11 hours 30 minutes. However, a 3-phase grid connection is needed to achieve this. The majority of homes and charge points currently do not have this connection. In most cases the maximum charging power will be 7.4 kW, allowing for a charge time of 17 hours and a charge rate of 17 mph. An optional on-board charger with a maximum power of 22.0 kW is available. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 5 hours 45 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 54 hours 15 minutes.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection. The maximum rapid charge power is 170 kW. The battery can't be charged continuously at this power. In an average rapid charge session the average charge power will be around 150 kW. This charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 35 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 200 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback is about 366 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 111 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 505 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 259 Wh per mile.

CO2 Emission

The Audi SQ8 e-tron Sportback emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.

More information from Audi

The link below will open the page of the SQ8 e-tron Sportback on the official Audi site.

Go to the SQ8 e-tron Sportback on the official Audi website.

Preceding model

The model shown on this page is the successor of the Audi e-tron S Sportback, which was available from October 2021 until September 2022. The previous model was £10560 less expensive, had 85 mi less range, same acceleration and was 15% less energy efficient.

Preceding model Audi e-tron S Sportback