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Full comparison: Audi E-Tron | Jaguar I-Pace | Mercedes-Benz EQC

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Audi has dispatched its first all-electric vehicle in Quite a while, the Audi e-Tron, in two powertrain alternatives and two body styles, with costs going from Rs 99.9 lakh to Rs 1.17 crore, ex-display area. While the Audi e-Tron was first exhibited in Quite a while in 2019, preceding the Mercedes-Benz EQC was dispatched in 2020, and before the Jaguar I-Pace was dispatched for this present year, it’s taken some time for the vehicle to come to our shores. Since the most well-known EV in specific business sectors, similar to Norway, for instance, is here, here are the means by which the Audi e-Tron looks at its opponents in size, highlights, powertrain particulars, and cost.

Audi E-Tron | Jaguar I-Pace | Mercedes-Benz EQC: Highlights

However they work in a similar space, these three extravagant electric SUVs are very unique in relation to each other. Mercedes-Benz drew first blood, making its EQC the first extravagance EV to be sold in Quite a while in October 2020. It depends on the GLC, and that is plain to find in its comparable extents and upstanding, SUV-like position. Mercedes’ EQ plan language, be that as it may, works really hard of making it look something other than a subordinate, with a marked front featured by new LED headlamps joined by a light bar, and the EQ grille. The back, as well, has a LED light bar joining its thin tail-lights and the window line that finishes in a sharp point loans the vehicle more noteworthy visual length. This, and Mercedes’ strong utilization of 20-inch composite wheels, causes the vehicle to seem bigger than it is; until you see it close by the other two and understand it’s a large portion of a size down.

In contrast to the Mercedes, the Jaguar I-Pace looks similar to any of its stablemates; indeed, it appears as though nothing else is special at the present time. Its low-threw, taxi forward shape is miles from the conventional SUV structure, however, it simply has such a cutting edge bid that is certain to be a draw completely all alone. The profoundly raked front and back windshields, the last is excessively intense to the point that Jaguar says it doesn’t need a wiper, appear as though they’ve come from a supercar, yet united onto a high-sided body with adequate ground freedom. It’s not without some mark Jag components, notwithstanding, similar to the enormous grille, thin headlamps with the ‘J Blade’ DRLs, and recognizable thin LED tail-lights. It very well might be the most established of this part, however, its look is by a wide margin the most forward-coming to.

The Audi e-Tron, extraordinarily, is accessible in two body styles and keeping in mind that the standard form offers greater common sense, it’s this Sportback car SUV form that adds some visual moxie, which we figure purchasers will need from their extravagance EV. Forthright, it’s quite standard Audi SUV charge, yet it’s the slanting rooftop that closures in a duck-tail spoiler that truly stands out enough to be noticed. The orange brake calipers inside the savvy 20-inch wheels are a decent, unpretentious connection to its EV powertrain, and seen close by the others, this is doubtlessly the biggest of the triplet.

Audi E-Tron | Jaguar I-Pace | Mercedes-Benz EQC: Powertrain 

However, the possibility of an EV might sound gigantically progressed and novel, the mechanicals are in reality extremely straightforward. Every one of these vehicles has two electric engines, one at every pivot, with a battery pack settled between them under the floor. Power goes from the battery to the extremely durable magnet coordinated engines, which thus turn the wheels, and that is it – no chambers, fuel, burning, pressure proportion, consumption, fumes, turbos, or even pinion wheels. In any case, where things begin getting truly cool in these extravagance EVs is their capacity to part force endlessly and close promptly to each wheel, considering all-wheel drive, yet additionally force vectoring. That is the upside of fewer moving parts.

While each of the three electric extravagance SUVs gloat generally comparable particulars, of twin-electric engines and all-wheel drive abilities, the Audi e-Tron shares the title of most remarkable EV in India with the Mercedes-Benz EQC, with the two vehicles being appraised at 408PS of force versus the Jaguar I-Pace’s 400PS, however, the Mercedes-Benz EQC produces the most force of the three, at 700Nm, versus the Audi’s 664Nm and the Jaguar’s 696Nm. The Jaguar I-Pace ought to be the fastest speeding up EV, with a guaranteed 0-100kmph season of 4.8s, versus the Mercedes-Benz EQC’s 5.1s, and the Audi E-Tron’s 5.7s. In our 0-100kmph testing, the Jaguar I-Pace oversaw 5.0s, and the Audi e-Tron oversaw 5.5s.

SPECIFICATIONS DETAIL

Jaguar I-Pace EV400 HSEMercedes-Benz EQC 400Audi e-tron Sportback 55 Quattro
Engine Type Electric Electric Electric
Battery Capacity90 kWh80 kWh95 kWh
Max Power295 KW300 KW 300 KW
Max Torque696 Nm760 Nm664 Nm
TransmissionTypeAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Kerb weight2208kg2495kg2595kg
Emission Norm ComplianceZEVZEVZEV
Drive TypeAWDAWDAWD
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
4682/2011/1566mm4762/1884/1624mm5014/1976/1673mm

Audi E-Tron | Jaguar I-Pace | Mercedes-Benz EQC: Battery Capacity, Charging 

The Audi e-Tron offers the biggest battery pack in its 55 Quattro variation, at 95kWh of electrical charge limit, contrasted with the Jaguar I-Pace’s 90kWh limit, and the Mercedes-Benz EQC’s 80kWh battery. There’s additionally the Audi e-Tron 50 variation, with a 71kWh battery limit. As far as driving reach, the asserted reach on the Mercedes-Benz EQC remains at 370-414km as indicated by the NEDC tests, while the Audi e-Tron remains at 359-484km as per WLTP, and the Jaguar I-Pace at 470km as per WLTP. For reference, the WLTP tests are broadly viewed as more delegate of genuine certifiable driving than the NEDC testing models.

Concerning charging, the Audi e-Tron bundles the quickest locally available charger at 11kW versus the other two being provided with a 3.4kW charger, with Audi likewise providing the quickest divider box charger at 22kW, versus the 7.4kW charger for the other two. The Mercedes-Benz EQC has been refreshed with an 11kW divider confine charger in certain business sectors. As needs are, the Audi e-Tron requires 4.5 hours for a 0-80 percent charge, versus the EQC which oversees it in 11 hours, and the I-Pace which does it in 14 hours. At a 50kW DC charging station, the EQC with its more modest battery charges from 0-80 percent in an hour and a half, the I-Pace in 1.5 hours, and you Tron in less than 2 hours.

Audi E-Tron | Jaguar I-Pace | Mercedes-Benz EQC: Price

With a beginning cost of Rs 99.9 lakh, the Audi e-Tron 50 Quattro variation undermines the others by a couple of lakh rupees, with the Mercedes-Benz EQC valued at Rs 1.04 cr, and the Jaguar I-Pace evaluated between Rs 1.06-1.12 cr. The top-end e-Tron 55 variation is valued at Rs 1.16 cr and the e-Tron 55 Sportback comes in at Rs 1.17 cr, all costs ex-display area.

Jaguar I-Pace EV400 HSE Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 Audi e-tron Sportback 55 Quattro
Price (ex-showroom, India)Rs 1.12 croreRs 1.07 croreRs 1.18 crore
VerdictStriking looks meet technical prowess, but lacks practicality.Refined and comfortable, but feels a class down.A super blend of luxury, comfort, space with electric motoring.
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