Comparison - Mercedes-Benz EQC 2020 - vs - Audi Q3 Sportback 2020

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COMPARATIVA | Audi Q3 vs Audi Q3 Sportback
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
64,781
Updated: 
23 Jul 2020
$
53,886
Australian Dollar
Updated: 
04 Jul 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
1-speed Direct Drive
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Polar White
#B1ADA9
Black
#000000
brilliant blue
#020174
cavansite blue
#324C6F
graphite grey
#3C3F47
high tech silver
#CDCDCF
Mojave Silver metallic
#9A9899
obsidian black
#282828
selenite grey
#7B7F82
Color: 
Ibis white
#D2D2C8
Pulse orange
#AB5436
Turbo blue
#6FACE3
Chronos grey, metallic
#585755
Dew silver, metallic
#9FA19D
Glacier white, metallic
#E3EBEE
Mythos black, metallic
#0C0F0A
Tango red, meta
#910915
Daytona grey, pearl effect
#6F787B

Electric

Battery: 
80 kWh lithium ion
Full Charge Range: 
259mi
Full Charge Time: 
Standard DC fast charging, refilling the battery from 10 to 80 percent will take an estimated 40 minutes.
Top Speed: 
112mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
4.90s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Mercedes-Benz EQC is all new for the 2020 model year.

Pros
Plush cabin,
refined handling,
costs less than some competitors.

Cons
Some rivals offer quicker acceleration,
shorter driving range than some competing models,
infotainment system's touchpad comes with a learning curve.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
All-electric powertrain
Familiar and handsome styling
Impressive performance
Spacious interior
Customizable regen

Cons
Is 200 miles enough range?
May be too conservative for some
Too late?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The first Mercedes-Benz EV is deliberately free of revolutionary tendencies, but for many of its SUV customers it could be an introduction to a new world of motoring.The first Mercedes-Benz fully electric vehicle (EV) to be sold in Australia has arrived. It's called the EQC and is targeted at the Jaguar I-Pace, Tesla Model X, and imminent Audi e-tron.

Pros
Quiet, wafting driving experience
Loaded with cabin tech
Outstanding safety credentials
Understated design a genuine point of difference

Cons
Moderate driving range
Back seats and boot nothing special
Front suspension can get crashy
Supply appears to be quite limited

By: 
caradvice.com.au

In the Q3 Sportback, Audi introduces a racier version of its newest upcoming Q3 small SUV, and it's bound to attract plenty of admirers since it gives up very little in the way of space.

Pros
Like a perfectly scaled-down Audi Q8
Great looks inside and out
Premium cabin with new levels of detail and trim work
Fun to drive (both engines)
45 TFSI feels like a proper hot hatch in the corners
Good ride comfort with adaptive dampers
Good safety and tech

Cons
There's a big gap in performance between the 35–45 TFSI
Expect a similar-size gap in prices, too

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Audi Q3 Sportback is a more stylish alternative to your average boxy SUV, although others are more fun to drive and have more room for passengers.

Pros
Big boot
Stylish looks
Plenty of standard equipment

Cons
Cramped back seats
Alternatives are more fun to drive
Automatic gearbox is a bit sluggish

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The 2020 Audi Q3 blends practicality, quality, and fun in a chunky but city-friendly package.

Pros
Lots of standard tech…
Punchy turbo engine
Hot hatchback handling
Standard all-wheel drive

Cons
…But best features cost a lot more
Lackluster fuel economy
Gets expensive fast

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Electric
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Electric
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
564ft-lbs
184ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
402hp
147hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
no
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
no
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Multi-function steering wheel
Steering wheel, multifunction (audio, bluetooth, cruise controls)
More in Convenience: 
Artico man-made leather upholstery
DYNAMIC SELECT with a choice of driving modes (max range, ECO, comfort and sport)
Stainless steel pedals
Perforated leather gearknob
Audi side assist
Rear parking sensors
Audi smartphone interface
Progressive steering
Cruise control with speed limiter
360 degree cameras
leather steering wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.40in
177.00in
Width: 
74.20in
79.60in
Height: 
63.90in
61.60in
Front Track: 
63.90in
62.30in
Rear Track: 
63.50in
62.00in
Wheel Base: 
113.10in
105.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.10
40.50
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
36.50
Front Leg Room: 
59.00in
40.00in
Rear leg room: 
58.00in
36.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.20in
56.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
37.40cu.ft
49.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.60cu.ft
18.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
5346.00lbs
3916.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Glove compartment lighting
Luggage compartment light

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Front and rear electric window
Power operated tailgate

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Heated front seats
Front and rear head restraints
Electro-pneumatic four-way lumbar support for driver and front passenger seat
Manual seat cushion depth adjustment
Manual front seats with height adjustment
Front and rear headrests
Front centre armrest
Front and rear roof module including reading lights
Heated front seats; adjustable in three stages
4-way electric lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
40:20:40 split folding rear seats
Folding center armrest
40:20:40 folding with manual adjustment for 60:40 forwards/backwards position and backrest angle

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
EQ navigation services - map (range display), display charging stations, programming of charging settings and pre entry climate control
2-zone climate control - separately adjustable temperature and air distribution settings for front left and right-hand sides; includes air vents in the rear
Aluminium look in the interior - mirror adjustment switch, window control switches, control buttons for the parking brake and upper door strips feature aluminium look elements

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Mercedes benz sound system with 4 mid range speakers
2 tweeters, 2 Frontbass speakers
1 centre speaker and 225 W amplifier output
MBUX multimedia system with widescreen cockpit (2x 10.25" displays with touchpad)
Hard-disk navigation
1 x USB type C and 1 USB type A charging points
6 passive loudspeakers
DAB digital radio module
MMI Navigation Plus with high resolution 10.1 inch touchscreen colour display
Audi Virtual Cockpit - 10.25" display

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Available AMG Line
LED Intelligent Light System headlamps
Available ambient lighting with 64 colors
Privacy glass
Heat and noise insulating acoustic glass
High gloss black exterior mirror housing
Badge on the wing in high gloss black with chrome stripes and blue EQC lettering
S line badges on front wings
Illuminated door sill trims with S logo
Rain and light sensors
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
19"
Wheels more: 
Summer tyres
Tirefit
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
no
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
no
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
no
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind spot assist
Active lane departure warning system
lane departure warning
lane change warning
360 degree cameras
Anti theft wheel bolts
Audi pre-sense front with pedestrain and cyclist recognition
Anti theft alarm
Hill descent control
Hill hold assist
Pre sense basic
Seatbelt monitoring

Options

Packages: 
Seat comfort pack
Stowage package
Mirror package
Anti theft protection package
Keyless go comfort package
Parking package with active park assist with reversing camera