Audi e-Tron Vs Jaguar i-Pace Vs Mercedes Benz EQC: Electric SUVs Compared

Modified On Jul 23, 2021 04:16 PM By Tarun for Audi e-tron

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We have compared the driving range, battery pack, prices, and more

With the launch of the Audi e-Tron, we now have three premium electric SUVs to choose from. The other two are the Jaguar I-Pace and Mercedes Benz EQC, the latter being the first entrant in this space. 

Let’s compare the three electric SUVs to find which one comes out on top.



Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC


Rs 99.99 lakh to Rs 1.17 crore

Rs 1.06 crore to Rs 1.12 crore

Rs 1.07 crore

  • The starting price of the e-Tron makes it the most affordable. However, its top-spec variant is the most expensive of the three. 

  • Both e-Tron and i-Pace come in three variants, while the EQC is available in a single variant. 

  • At Rs 1.07 crore, the EQC’s starting price is the steepest.

Battery Pack And Electric Motor


Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC

Battery Capacity

71kWh / 95kWh




313PS / 408PS




540Nm / 664Nm




6.8 seconds / 5.7 seconds

4.8 seconds

5.1 seconds

  • The E-Tron is available with two battery packs: 71kWh (for the e-Tron 50) and 95kWh (for the e-Tron 55). 

  • The 71kWh variant produces the least power and torque figures in the competition, while the e-Tron 55 variants come at par with other electric SUVs. 

  • The EQC and e-Tron 55 generate the highest power figure of 408PS. The former is the torquiest, producing 760Nm. 

  • The top-spec e-tron has the biggest battery pack, followed by the i-Pace and EQC. 

  • In terms of acceleration, the I-Pace is the winner here, doing the 0-100kmph sprint in 4.8 seconds. All three electric SUVs have an all-wheel-drive system.

Driving Range


Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC


379kms / 484 kms

470 kilometres

450 kilometres

  • The e-Tron offers a claimed range of up to 484 kilometres, which is the maximum of these three. 

  • The e-Tron 50 variant, getting a smaller battery, offers 379 kilometres range. 

  • The EQC’s claimed range of 450 kilometres is 34km short of the e-tron 55s while the I-Pace is in the middle with 470km claimed from a single charge

Charging Time And Support


Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC

Fast charging capacity

Up to 120kW / Up to 150kW

Up to 100kW

Up to 110kW

Fast charging time (0-80 percent)

-- / 30 mins

45 mins

40 mins

Wallbox charger capacity

11kW / 22kW (Optional)



Wallbox charging time

14 hours / 7 hours

12.9 hours

10 hours

  • The e-Tron 55 variants can support fast charging of up to 150kW, while the base variant can support up to 120kW

  • The 55 variants can be charged up to 80 percent in 30 minutes. 

  • The e-Tron is offered with a 11kW AC charger as standard, but there’s also an option of a 22kW charger. 

  • The i-Pace supports fast charging of up to 100kW, taking 45 minutes for 0-80 percent charge. 

  • The EQC offers the smallest wallbox charger of 7.4kWh, but can fully charge the SUV in 10 hours. 

Feature Highlights

Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC

  • Matrix LED headlamps

  • 12.3-inch digital driver’s display

  • 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system

  • 8.6-inch touchscreen system for AC controls

  • 360-degree camera

  • Four-zone climate control

  • Heads up display

  • Wireless charging

  • Matrix LED headlamps

  • 16-way power adjustable front seats  that are heated, cooled and with memory

  • Four-zone climate control

  • Parking assist

  • Heads-up display

  • 360-degree camera

  • Dual 10-inch and 5.5-inch touchscreen setup

  • Fully digital instrument cluster

  • Multi-beam LED headlamps

  • Heads-up display

  • Two 12.3-inch screens with the latest MBUX infotainment system

  • Three-zone climate control

  • 64 colours of ambient lighting

  • Massage seats

  • 360-degree camera

Audi e-Tron seems to be the clear winner with more range and bigger battery capacity on paper, but only if you go for the 55 variants. The base-variant will help you save a decent amount, but with lower range and power figures. The Mercedes Benz EQC seems to be a balance among all the three options.

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