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Tesla Model 3 vs Jaguar I-Pace Comparison- Which is Better

There are a lot of Tesla killers being announced these days but a lot of them are concept cars.

There are a lot of Tesla killers being announced these days and while a lot of them are concept cars, The Jaguar seems like, it might have a shot and a good thing about it is that you can actually order it. The production version of the Jaguar I-Pace was revealed in Graz on 1 March 2018. A lot of the other companies are just showing off their ideas and concept models. it’s great that companies are taking this somewhat seriously or at least they’re putting effort into making these cars.

The Jaguar I-PACE is the only one that really stood up to be a viable competitor to Tesla. We are comparing Jaguar I-Pace with Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive version. However, there are some areas in which the I-PACE falls short.

Tesla Model 3 vs Jaguar I-PACE Comparison

Tesla Model 3 vs Jaguar I-Pace Comparison


Now there is a drag race that was done by Jaguar on a racetrack with some professional drivers, So according to them (Jaguar), they had the car beating the Tesla Model X in 0 to 60 two times, but they had a bunch of cutaways. Jaguar I-PACE is a very fast vehicle and it performs exceptionally well but since we are comparing it with Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive version of the Tesla Model 3 which can go 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 sec which is similar to the Jaguar I-Pace.

The torque of Jaguar I-Pace comes in at 512 pound/feet, and the horsepower at 394. In the Tesla Model 3, it’s hard to get these numbers because Tesla doesn’t actually publish them. The torque comes in at anywhere between 350 and 390 pound/feet of torque, and the horsepower is around 346. The Model 3 and I-Pace appears on paper for 0 to 60 miles/hr speed listed at 4.5 sec, whereas $64,000 performance version of the Tesla Model 3 can go 0 to 60 mph in just 3.5 sec.


The first challenge with the Jaguar I-PACE is charging. It currently supports 50 kilowatts of DC fast charging, which gives you 80% of a full charge at 240 miles total, in 85 minutes. Comparing that to the Tesla Model 3 which have battery range up to 310 miles and its also able charge using Tesla supercharger, you can see how it quickly becomes very inconvenient for long-distance travel at all.

They did say that in the future that it’ll support faster rates but as of now, it’s a question. Due to the shorter range of Jaguar I-PACE, some people might not go with the I-PACE.


Another worst thing about the Jaguar I-PACE is the price. Looking at the website, you can price it out between $69,500 and $85,900. If you compare that to the Model 3, it is between $49,000 and $64,000. That’s even before some of the additional options that you can purchase on top of it.

Storage Capacity

Model 3 boot space

The problem with the Tesla Model 3 is its storage, The The total cargo capacity for the Model 3 is 15 cubic feet. The I-PACE boasts 23.53 cubic feet of storage.


Both of these cars are incredibly fast, the Jaguar I-PACE delivers on performance. So, at a cheaper price with a decent amount of range and an overall very competitive design, we believe that the tech in here is pretty awesome. A lot of the other vehicles that are coming out right now just look like concept vehicles. It still doesn’t appear that a lot of these companies are taking electric vehicles seriously.

The Jaguar is doing it because they have a very reputable brand that a lot of people love. For those folks that love the luxury vehicles obviously, this is going to be something that you like. Delivery for the Jaguar I-PACE is set to happen in the first half of 2019. So obviously that’s longer than if you wanted a Model 3, you could get one right now in 3 to 6 months.


Which Is More Expensive Tesla or Jaguar?

The cost of Tesla vehicles and Jaguar vehicles can vary depending on the specific models and configurations. Generally, Tesla vehicles are known for their higher price range compared to Jaguar vehicles. Tesla offers a range of models, including the Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y, with prices typically starting in the mid-range and going up to high-end luxury options. Jaguar, on the other hand, offers electric vehicles such as the Jaguar I-PACE, which is positioned as a luxury electric SUV.

While the I-PACE is a high-end vehicle, it is often priced comparably or slightly lower than some of Tesla’s luxury offerings. It’s important to compare specific models and their features to determine the exact price difference between Tesla and Jaguar vehicles.

Is Tesla a Luxury or Premium?

Tesla is generally considered a luxury electric vehicle brand. The company’s vehicles, such as the Model S, Model 3, Model X, and Model Y, are often positioned as high-end and premium options in the automotive market. Tesla’s focus on cutting-edge technology, performance, and innovative features, along with their relatively higher price points compared to mass-market electric vehicles, contribute to their luxury positioning.

However, it’s worth noting that Tesla has also introduced more affordable models in recent years, aiming to broaden their customer base and make electric vehicles more accessible to a wider audience.

Does I-Pace Have Autopilot?

Jaguar I-Pace does not have a system called “Autopilot” like Tesla vehicles. Tesla’s Autopilot is an advanced driver-assistance system that offers features such as adaptive cruise control, lane-centering, and self-parking capabilities. However, the Jaguar I-PACE does come with a suite of advanced driver-assistance features known as “Jaguar Drive Assist.”

This system includes features like adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, and lane-keeping assist to provide assistance to the driver, although it may not offer the same level of automation as Tesla’s Autopilot system. It’s always recommended to refer to the latest information and specifications from Jaguar to get accurate and up-to-date details on the available driver-assistance features for the Jaguar I-PACE.

Which Is the #1 Selling Luxury Car in America?

The #1 selling luxury car in America is the Tesla Model 3. The Model 3 has been incredibly popular and has consistently topped the sales charts in the luxury car segment in the United States. Its combination of affordability, electric range, and performance has made it a highly sought-after option among luxury car buyers. However, it’s important to note that the market can be dynamic, and sales rankings can change over time as new models are introduced and consumer preferences evolve. For the most up-to-date information, it is recommended to refer to industry reports and sales data from reputable sources.

Saurav Revankar
Saurav Revankar
Saurav is a distinguished expert in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, known for his in-depth knowledge and passion for sustainable technology. With a particular focus on Tesla, he provides insightful analysis and comprehensive reviews that make complex EV topics accessible and engaging.


  1. I’m cross shopping both. The ipace supports up to 100kW charging from launch, and will support 150kW in the 1st model refresh, but there are very few units installed anywhere at the moment so they don’t like to claim 100kW. Most public rapids are only 50kW. In Europe at least that’s going to change quickly through the 18/19 as Ionity, BP/Chargemaster and others start to roll out 150kW units (that will support gen 1 iPace running at 100kW). From observations it looks like the battery and thermal management in Jag is better with it holding that 100kW longer than the Tesla’s do (though that was a model S comparison).

  2. Watch the value of the jag I pace drop like a rock, so resale value is in question and be ready to take a large loss on any trade in deal.


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