Quick comparison: BMW iX3 vs. Mercedes EQC vs. Audi e-tron

As of today, there is not a single electric SUV from a German manufacturer, but in the next few months, it goes blow on blow: Already by the end of 2018, the delivery of the Audi e-tron quattro will begin in mid-2019, the Mercedes EQC follows, as of the end of 2020, the BMW iX3. All three compete against the Tesla Model X and the Jaguar i-Pace, and show that in the currently almost non-existent Segment of the electric SUV in the future, a harsh Wind will blow.

While Audi’s e-tron and Mercedes EQC already, the series of vehicles were presented, from the BMW iX3 so far, only a “near-series Concept Car”. The dimensions of the iX3 and EQC are closely geared to the mid-size SUV, the X3 and the GLC, the Audi e-tron is at 4.90 meters, the longest of the three electric-SUV.

There are also differences in drive and the battery. Audi and Mercedes promise a system output of 300 kW (408 HP) and drive all four wheels, the previously presented Varinte of the BMW iX3 is a rear-wheel drive car with 200 kW (272 HP). An additional electric Motor at the front axle could increase the system performance but also significantly and iX3 for the four-wheel drive.

With its 700-kilogram 95 kWh battery, the Audi offers a range of 400 kilometers according to the WLTP, the Mercedes, however, with a 600-kilogram 80-kWh battery. The smaller capacity also provides for 400 km range, however, in accordance with the practice far the NEDC cycle. According to the WLTP, the EQC is expected to create around 350 kilometers. BMW promises for the iX3 more than 400 km WLTP-range, will provide the evidence but only the end of 2020.

[Photos: BMW/Mercedes/Audi]

[resources : bimmertoday.de]
by : klonr.com

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