Fast thrills and exciting drives are what the 2022 Audi TT RS specializes in. Although its performance is not as fierce as rival cars, it offers an experience nearing that of a muscle car. The car handles like a dream and emits a unique tone that helps make its presence known to everyone on the road. It comes with several interior tech features and several options for additional inclusions. With this possibly being the late ride for the Audi TT RS series, we find that the 2022 model is a sweet note to end things on. This 2022 Audi TT RS review will look into the specs and features that give this car a leg to stand on when compared to its rivals on the market.
You may have read about Audi’s plan to release an extremely exclusive version of the TT RS called the “Heritage Edition”. This will only have a limited run of 50 cars with no more being created in the following months. This is the brand’s special farewell to the Audi TT RS lineup as they plan on halting all sales of this series in the U.S. after the 2022 model year.
There is only one trim level available for the 2022 Audi TT RS: a Coupe edition that comes with a handful of customization features and interior changes. Drivers who were quick on the draw also had access to the Audi TT RS Heritage edition, the low-volume premium model of the TT RS, and the brand’s send-off to this wonderful lineup. The 2022 Audi TT RS price point stands at around $73,000 for the standard coupe while the Heritage Edition sees a price tag nearing $82,500. The roster of 2022 Audi TT RS colors includes options like Turbo Blue, Nardo Gray, Mythos Black Metallic, Kyalami Green, and Glacier White Metallic. In total, the exterior color scheme options number 8 total colorways. Below is our 2022 Audi TT RS cost table detailing the different starting MSRPs of the 2 available configurations:
|2022 Audi TT RS Coupe||$73,200*|
|2022 Audi TT RS Heritage Edition||$82,495*|
If you’re looking for a better way of financing your dream car, then making use of a lease deal might be the choice for you. The 2022 Audi TT RS lease price can be found on their official website along with other financing options you may be interested in. Make sure to check these resources out and finalize your choices among the different 2022 Audi TT RS configurations to ensure a smooth transaction.
The 2022 Audi TT RS specs sheet shows that it makes use of a 2.5-Liter Inline Turbocharged 5-Cylinder engine. With the powertrain being as snappy and lively as it is, the 2022 Audi TT RS horsepower output rounds out at 394 horsepower and a torque output of 354 pounds-feet. The 2022 Audi TT RS 0-60 sprint time is quite incredible, only taking 3.7 seconds to reach the 60mph mark. It has a top speed of 155.3 mph and is paired with the quattro all-wheel-drive system for optimum performance.
FUEL EFFICIENT & ACTUAL MPG
The EPA has already released its fuel-efficiency estimates for the 2022 Audi TT RS. We can see that it scores relatively well on all sides with the Highway/MPG scores being the best. Its Combined/MPG score of 23 gives it some utility during daily urban drives while remaining an exciting option for those long road trips. Considering that it’s a turbocharged 5-cylinder engine powering the TT RS, it’s impressive that it’s able to be this efficient with its fuel usage. Below are the MPG estimates received by the 2022 Audi TT RS:
|Trim Mileage Estimates||City/mpg||Highway/mpg||Combined/mpg|
|2022 Audi TT RS Coupe||20||29||23|
INTERIOR, SOLACE & BAGGAGE
Drivers will find the 2022 Audi TT RS interior space to be well-made with particular care being given to the car’s diamond stitching patterns and material work. An alluring aluminum trim can be found hugging the cabin’s figure, worked into the design in a way that makes it seamless. The passenger capacity of the 2022 Audi TT RS is just enough for 4 people with the front sports seats being made from Fine Nappa Leather. The cargo capacity of the Audi TT RS is typical of sports cars with only a 12-cubic feet rear trunk. Considering that you’ll typically be riding with 2 people instead of the maximum 4 the TT RS can accommodate, you can use the rear seats as additional storage space.
Due to the car’s unique focus on the drive experience, the infotainment system is laid out in quite a unique manner. The system can be found on the Audi Virtual Cockpit, a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster that’s operated by a rotary knob with touchscreen controls. The Audi TT RS comes with a 3-month trial to SiriusXM’s Platinum Plan. It comes with access to ad-free music, exclusive shows, and connectivity to Pandora stations. The sound system of the 2022 Audi TT RS is composed of a 12-speaker audio setup that’s sourced from Bang & Olufsen. It’s capable of bringing out the quality tones of any piece of music you run through it.
The 2022 Audi TT RS does come with driver-assistive technologies and built-in safety features but it’s not as plentiful as their other products. This may be due to the driving-centric focus of the vehicle and how performance became its main focus. Some safety features fitted on the Audi TT RS include front and rear parking sensors and the option for blind spot sensors thru Audi Side Assist. Another standard option for the Audi TT RS is the brand’s Parking System Plus. It has the capability to automatically shift to “Reverse” and “Drive” modes when approaching within 3ft. of an obstacle. Of course, this system only activates if the car is moving under 6 mph.
Audi offers a warranty coverage plan that is mostly similar to those offered by rival luxury automakers. Their limited warranty plan and powertrain warranty both come with 4-year terms that are under a mileage limit of 50,000 miles driven. The company has yet to offer any form of complimentary scheduled maintenance.