2023 Jaguar I-PACE vs. Tesla Model X vs Audi e-tron
The next evolution in the future of automotive travel, the Jaguar I-PACE is an all-electric solution for drivers who crave exhilarating performance without sacrificing on everyday usability. With more and more drivers making the switch to an EV, competition in the segment has rapidly grown. If you're having trouble deciding which luxury EV is the right fit for your lifestyle, Jaguar Easton is here to help. We've assembled this competitive comparison in which the Jaguar I-PACE goes up against two of its top rivals – the Tesla Model X and Audi e-tron. Which one will emerge with the victory? Let's take a closer look and find out.
Jaguar I-PACE vs Tesla Model X vs Audi e-tron
2023 Jaguar I-PACE
2023 Tesla Model X
2023 Audi e-tron Premium Plus
|$71,300 ✓||Base MSRP*||$109,990||$77,800|
|$1,175 ✓||Destination and Handling||$1,390||$1,195|
|$7,500||Federal Tax Credit**||$0||$7,500|
|$64,975 ✓||Base Price with Tax Credit including destination & handling||$111,380||$71,495|
|Jaguar EliteCare 5 Years / 60,000 Miles ✓||Coverage/Warranty||4 Years / 50,000 Miles||4 Years / 50,000 Miles|
|4.5||0-60 MPH (seconds)||3.8||5.5 (with boost engaged)|
|246||Estimated Range*** (miles)||351||226|
|Standard||Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||N/A||Standard|
|Standard ✓||Leather Seats||N/A||N/A (optional on Prestige trim)|
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From the very beginning of this matchup, the Jaguar I-PACE demonstrates its exceptional value with a lower base MSRP than both the Tesla Model X and Audi e-tron. After factoring in destination & handling charges along with available federal tax credits for each vehicle, the I-PACE offers between $6,520 and $46,405 in savings over its top rivals. No matter which way you look at it, the Jaguar I-PACE offers compelling value.
Both Tesla and Audi are unable to compete with the 5 Year / 60,000-mile Jaguar EliteCare warranty coverage. Choosing Jaguar means that you'll receive an additional year and 10,000 extra miles worth of warranty protection for greater peace of mind.
Choosing Jaguar means that you'll enjoy premium features that you either can't find or cost additional money at the other manufacturers. Apple CarPlay & Android Auto smartphone integration, Park Assist, and a Heads-Up Display are not available on the Tesla Model X Long Range. Both Audi and Tesla include synthetic leatherette upholstery while the Jaguar I-PACE comes with genuine leather seats. In terms of value, refinement, and performance capabilities – the clear favorite is the Jaguar I-PACE.
I-PACE: Key Details
One full charge provides the Jaguar I-PACE with a range of up to 246 miles***.
The I-PACE has the ability to accept up to a 100 kW DC charge rate — meaning that you can easily achieve a 0-80% charge in as little as 45 minutes***.
The 90 kWh battery of the I-PACE is constructed with high-energy density, lithium-ion pouch cells. Its design and state-of-the-art thermal management system is responsible for both longevity and periods of sustained maximum power.
*Starting at price shown is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes destination/handling charge ($1,175 for E-PACE, $1,275 for XF, F-TYPE, F-PACE and I-PACE), tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing, and optional equipment. Base Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination/handling charge and may include optional equipment but excludes tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing. Total Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price includes destination/handling charge and may include optional equipment but excludes tax, title, license, and retailer fees, all due at signing. Retailer price, terms and vehicle availability may vary.
**Federal tax credit ranges from $0 to $7,500. Excludes tax, title, license and retailer fees. Actual savings from the federal government depend on your tax situation. Depending on the state in which you live, you could receive additional benefits. Consult with a tax professional to determine your exact tax savings.
***Estimated range shown reflects 2023 I-PACE with 20" wheels and tires based on EPA's testing procedure. Range will vary based on several factors, including vehicle specifications, driving conditions and style, battery age or charging practices, and accessories. For instance, when fitted with 22" wheels and tires, estimated EPA range would be 217 miles.efficiency for electric mode operation. All figures are EPA estimates. Actual range and mileage will vary with driving conditions and style, and other factors.