Audi Q4 e-tron was one of several new models recently tested by the Euro NCAP. Without surprise, it received an overall rating of five stars.

However, the thing that caught our attention is how it stands against other MEB-based models of similar size - the Volkswagen ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq iV, evaluated in April. They are also five-star EVs.

2021 Audi Q4 e-tron Euro NCAP Crash And Safety Tests
2021 Audi Q4 e-tron Euro NCAP Crash And Safety Tests

As it turns out, the Adult Occupant and Child Occupant are almost exactly the same for all three cars.

In the Vulnerable Road Users and Safety Assist categories, the Audi Q4 e-tron is worse than the Volkswagen ID.4 and Skoda Enyaq iV. The 5-10% difference in the Vulnerable Road Users category is something that Audi might want to double-check.

Here are the detailed results:

  • Adult Occupant - 93 percent (VW ID.4: 93%; Skoda Enyaq iV: 94%)
  • Child Occupant - 89 percent (VW ID.4: 89%; Skoda Enyaq iV: 89%)
  • Vulnerable Road Users - 66 percent (VW ID.4: 76%; Skoda Enyaq iV: 71%)
  • Safety Assist - 80 percent (VW ID.4: 85%; Skoda Enyaq iV: 82%)

Anyway, the Audi Q4 e-tron is one of the safest electric models on the market, with some potential for improvements.

See all details here.

Crash tests include:

  • a frontal impact test, the car impacts a rigid full-width barrier at 50 km/h (31 mph)
  • a frontal impact test, 50% of the width of the car is striking an oncoming deformable barrier (both traveling at 50 km/h/31 mph)
  • Pole test - the tested car is propelled sideways into a rigid pole at 32 km/h (20 mph)
  • Side impact test - a mobile deformable barrier impacts the driver's door at 60 km/h (37.3 mph)
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