Audi also mentions that the e-tron’s batteries are “engineered to utilize 88 percent, or 83.6 kWh, of the 95 kWh total battery capacity,” adding that “This engineering approach ensures battery longevity, repeatable performance and peak charging power for longer amounts of time during the charge cycle.” Perhaps this approach is too conservative and has hampered the car’s driving range in favor of quick charge times and longevity.

Even the way the e-tron puts down power seems conservative. The full 402 horsepower is only available in Boost Mode, with 355 hp available the rest of the time. With Boost Mode engaged, Audi says the e-tron will hit 60 mph in 5.5 seconds and will be capable of towing up to 4,000 pounds with an available towing package.

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