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The Audi e-tron Sportback is a — you guessed it — a sportier version of the Audi e-tron. Both models come equipped with an all-wheel drive powertrain and can pump out 355 horsepower with an EPA-estimated range of 222 miles (218 miles for the e-tron Sportback). When in Sport mode, the e-tron delivers 402 horsepower. With all this information in mind, will there be any significant changes with the new Audi e-tron Sportback?

When can I order a 2023 Audi e-tron Sportback?

A silver gray Audi A3 Sportback all electric (EV) SUV model
Audi A3 Sportback | AUDI AG.

You can place an order for yours through the Audi website right now. Not interested in ordering early? Feel free to subscribe to receive updates when it’s available in your area.

This brings us to our next point. You’re probably wondering when the 2023 Audi e-tron Sportback will be available. The original Audi e-tron arrived in 2018 as a 2019 model. If Audi continues with the same tradition, you may see the 2023 models start to arrive in showrooms sooner than expected. We’re thinking late 2022 or early 2023, which is typical for 2023 models.

How much will the 2023 Audi e-tron Sportback cost?

So, how much will a 2023 Audi e-tron Sportback cost you? It has a starting MSRP of $70,000. That’s the price for the 2023 e-tron Sportback S line Premium with an automatic transmission.

According to Car And Driver, “We like the price point of the entry-level Premium trim level, and pairing it with the sleeker Sportback helps the e-tron garner more attention. This combination benefits from upscale standard features such as 20-inch wheels, blind-spot monitoring, heated front seats, four-zone climate control, leather upholstery, and a panoramic sunroof.” If you’re looking for more standard features, it may be worth it to upgrade to the Premium trim level.

2023 Audi e-tron Sportback changes, specs, and special updates

There aren’t any significant changes for the 2023 Audi e-tron Sportback, but a few notable enhancements will improve your commute. For example, e-tron Sportback Prestige trim levels now come equipped with 22-inch wheels, orange front and rear brake calipers, and Audi’s Matrix-design headlights. The trim also comes with the Black Optic Exterior Package. 

The 2023 Sportback S also adds the LED Interior Lighting Package as a standard feature. Other key features include:

  • 54.5 cubic feet of cargo volume (with the seats folded)
  • An adaptive air suspension
  • Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility

Should I wait for the 2023 e-tron Sportback or buy a 2022 model now?

That question depends on your overall wants and needs. If you’re interested in getting into the electric vehicle space and want to add a touch of luxury to your drive, the Audi e-tron Sportback may be the right model for you. There are a few fundamental changes for 2023, but you’ll get most of the same features as the 2022 model. You might even be able to find the 2022 Audi e-tron at a lower price.


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