2023 Audi Q4 e-tron  RealSafeCars95Safety Rating

#6 of 2023 SUVs

#7 of all 2023 vehicles

The Q4 e-tron, which Audi introduced in , is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. The Q4 e-tron provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Audi offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron 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 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron has a score of 95, implying a 0.022% chance of driver death (2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0223% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.5444%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0223% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.5444% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron is 52% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron is 45% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron: Audi Pre Sense, Active Lane Assist, and Audi Side Assist.

Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Audi Q4 e-tron. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

10068Jeep WranglerToyota 4RunnerHyundai NexoKia EV6Tesla Model 3A. Q4 e-tron SportbackVolkswagen ID.4Audi Q4 e-tronTesla Model YVolvo C40 RechargeVolvo XC40 RechargeHyundai Ioniq 5Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 68 to 100. The 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron is safer than the 2023 Jeep Wrangler, the 2023 Toyota 4Runner, the 2022 Hyundai Nexo, the 2023 Kia EV6, the 2022 Tesla Model 3, the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5, the 2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge, and the 2023 Volvo C40 Recharge. It is about as safe as the 2023 Tesla Model Y, the 2023 Volkswagen ID.4, and the 2023 Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback.

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