The 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV will be available in a less expensive base model with more electric range compared to last year, the automaker announced Wednesday.
New for 2021 is an entry-level Premium trim that matches the trim hierarchy of other Audi vehicles. It starts at $66,995 including $1,095 destination fee, which is a $100 increase over last year.
Launched for 2019 and skipping model year 2020, the Audi E-Tron five-seat crossover SUV is still offered in Premium Plus ($75,895) and Prestige ($80,195) trims. Those prices and equipment are unchanged except for a destination fee that increased $100 from 2019. The 2021 E-Tron still qualifies for the full federal EV tax credit of up to $7,500.
Regardless of trim, hardware and software upgrades have resulted in range increasing 18 miles to an EPA-estimated 222 miles total. The E-Tron Sportback has an EPA-estimated 218…