2021 Audi e-tron Sportback  RealSafeCars100Safety Rating

#1 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#1 of all 2021 vehicles


The e-tron Sportback, which Audi introduced in 2020, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The e-tron Sportback provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with standard all-wheel drive (AWD). The Audi e-tron Sportback provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback is very safe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback has a score of 100, implying a 0.016% chance of driver death (1.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0158% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 1.8015%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0158% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 1.8015% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback is 67% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback is 69% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features on the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. All trims and versions of the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback include the following active safety systems: Audi Pre Sense, Active Lane Assist, and Audi Side Assist.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but others may also improve safety. Standard side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot. Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps, which is standard on the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback, points headlights towards the direction that the vehicle is heading, even on turns.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10076Maserati GhibliHyundai Genesis G90Audi A6Audi A7A. A6 Allroad (Wagon)A. e-tron SportbackAudi e-tronAudi Q8BMW X5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 76 to 100. The 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback is safer than the 2020 Maserati Ghibli, the 2021 Hyundai Genesis G90, the 2021 Audi A6, the 2021 Audi A7, the 2021 Audi A6 Allroad (Wagon), the 2021 BMW X5, and the 2021 Audi Q8. It is about as safe as the 2021 Audi e-tron.

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