The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Audi Updates A3 Sportback e-tron for 2017

August 31, 2016

Photo of 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron by Vince Taroc.
Photo of 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron by Vince Taroc.

Audi is refreshing its A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid for 2017 with expanded technology features such as its virtual dashboard, rear-view camera, Apple CarPlay, and forward automatic braking.

The A3 Sportback e-tron continues to be powered by a 1.4L TSFI gasoline engine paired with an electric motor that produces 205 hp and 258 lb.ft- of torque. Audi introduced the plug-in hybrid for the 2016 model year.

For 2017, Audi is adding its Pre Sense Basic and Pre Sense Front forwad automatic braking system. Pre Sense Front will automatically brake the vehicle if the driver fails to respond to avoid a collision.

The A3 Sportback e-tron will retail for $39,850 for the Premium, $42,950 for the Premium Plus, and $48,500 for the Prestige.

Since its introduction, the A3 Sportback e-tron has made up 13% of A3 sales, according to Audi.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

Tim Hoffman was 3M's manager of employee transportation and travel services.

Read more

Alternative Fuel Locator

Use the Alternative Fuel Locator to find stations near you.

Launch Alternative Fuel Locator

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher