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.

Price

Model

Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC

Price

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

Model

Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC

Battery Capacity

71kWh / 95kWh

90kWh

80kWh

Power

313PS / 408PS

400PS

408PS

Torque

540Nm / 664Nm

696Nm

760Nm

0-100kmph

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

Model

Audi e-Tron

Jaguar I-Pace

Mercedes Benz EQC

Range

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

Model

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)

11kW

7.4kWh

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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