Audi is known for their leaps in vehicle engineering and the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT is their top-tier model for the electrified GT line. It comes with a powerful dual-motor system that’s supplemented by an all-wheel-drive system that’s capable of torque vectoring features. The interior is quite a spectacle to look at and the features you’ll find are some of the best offered by the brand for this model year. Against the other EVs on the market, it holds well but seems to falter when it comes to the electrified driving range. The 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT review looks at the specs and features that make it a desirable choice in the EV market right now.
The 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT and the lineup it’s a part of is getting new models in the lineup. All of these new models are expected to release during the summer season so new drivers will have access to them as soon as possible.
The 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT price point stands at an expensive $142,400 and is the premium model for the e-tron GT family of cars. Several desired features already come standard to the RS e-tron GT such as e-torque vectoring, a carbon-fiber roof, and options for several exterior design kits. All models also get the choice between 3 different wheel styles and a selection of optional design and performance packages. The roster of 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT colors includes options such as Florett Silver Metallic, Ascari Blue Metallic, Tango Red Metallic, and Tactical Green Metallic. There are a total of 10 different colorway options that drivers can choose from. Below is the starting MSRP of the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT. Take note that we did not include other models as they will be reviewed separately.
|2022 Audi RS e-tron GT||$142,400*|
There’s always an option for those who want to deal with financing their dream car in a lightweight manner and that’s through lease deals. Audi offers buyers a wonderful financing program where they can choose which packages and features they’d like on their vehicle. The 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT lease price can be found on their website alongside other financing options available.
The 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT specs sheet shows off its electrified powertrain: A Dual Synchronous Electric Motor System that’s capable of 590 horsepower and a torque output of 612 pounds-feet. With the option for boost mode, the max power output reaches around 637 horsepower. It has a sprint time of 3.1 seconds from 0 to 60 mph and has a top speed of 155 mph. The transmission system that’s found on the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT is a front single-speed and rear two-speed automatic system. It also has quattro all-wheel-drive system that comes with e-torque vectoring plus which distributes engine torque to the front and rear of the vehicle according to its needs.
The battery used in all 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT configurations is a lithium-ion battery pack that’s rated at 93 kWh. It has a charging time of around 10 hours and 30 minutes on a 9.6 kW AC current with charging ports on either the driver or passenger sides.
FUEL EFFICIENT & ACTUAL MPG
The EPA already has records regarding the fuel efficiency of the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT and the performance of its electrified powertrain. From their data, we see that the MPGe scores of the RS e-tron GT are going to be a great pull for buyers with its 81 Combined/MPGe score. Its total electrified driving range reaches up to 232 miles while saving drivers over $8,500 in fuel costs within a 5 year period. Below are the MPGe scores attained by the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT:
|Trim Mileage Estimates||City/mpg||Highway/mpg||Combined/mpg|
|2022 Audi RS e-tron GT||79||82||81|
INTERIOR, SOLACE & BAGGAGE
The 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT interior is a blend of form and function, embracing a style that merges both design viewpoints. The interior cabin is inhabited by displays and other features such as physical button controls for the climate system. The RS e-tron GT’s passenger capacity is enough for 5 people with ample Head and Legroom for the front. The rear legroom might be a bit of a squeeze but it shouldn’t be a problem for most people. The cargo volume of the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT is around 9.2 cubic feet with the rear seats folded and stowed away. It’s only enough for a couple of small bags and items but won’t hold up well if you’re having to carry bigger loads of items.
Much like the other premium Audi vehicles in the lineup, the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT’s infotainment system is presented via a central touchscreen that measures 10.1-inches. It comes with the Audi smartphone interface that allows for wired Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay features. It also comes with a 90-day trial for SiriusXM All Access and a trial subscription to the Audi connect PRIME and PLUS services. The audio system of the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT is a 16-speaker setup that’s sourced from Bang & Olufsen. It’s got the power behind it to breathe some new life into your music and make the listening experience even better than usual.
Although the NHTSA and other safety authorities have not rated the 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT yet, we do have an idea of some of the standard safety and driver-assistive features it comes with. Some of these features include forward-collision warning systems, Automated Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Assist, and the Audi Advanced Key system.
Audi’s warranty package is quite competitive when compared to the offers of other luxury car manufacturers. Their limited warranty plan lasts for 4 years or the first 50,000 miles driven, whichever comes first. Next is their Powertrain warranty which spans 8 years with a mileage limit of 100,000 miles driven. The company has not yet released any package that comes with the perk of complimentary scheduled maintenance.