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The fully electric 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT is a very luxurious, fast and striking EV that is not going to be on every family's shopping list. For those considering this car, let's see how it fares as a BabyDrive and put it through our family car testing with Infasecure child seats and Thule prams…

BabyDrive Verdict

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The 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT retails for almost $250,000 and shares its engineering with the Porsche Taycan (there is a less expensive $182,000 version for those on a budget!!!). It has a range of around 450 km, so let's see if it's practical as well.

When it comes to installing child seats in the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT, there are ISOFix points in both outer rear seats. They are within plastic guides, and they are nice and easy to connect to.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT ISOFIX child seat anchorages in the second row

All three rear seatbacks have top tether anchorages, which are in the fixed parcel shelf behind the rear headrests.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT top tether child seat anchorages in the second row

Two Infasecure child seats fit in the rear seats of the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT. There is not room for a third seat in between them. We did just squeeze an eight-year-old friend in between them so if you need to you will be able to but it's not a comfortable everyday solution.

I installed the Infasecure Achieve More 0-8 years convertible child seat behind the front passenger and the Infasecure Momentum More 0-4 years convertible child seat behind the driver.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT space between two child seats installed in the second row

With these Infasecure child seats installed forward-facing, we could fit a 186cm driver or passenger in the front.

There are aircon vents in the back of the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT EV so rear passengers can be kept at a comfortable temperature while driving along.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT legroom with forward-facing child seats installed in the second row

Rear passengers have very little storage in the Audi RS e-Tron GT. Cup holders in a fold-down armrest in the central seat back that will hold a reusable or disposable coffee cup or a child's drink cup.

There are no map pockets in the back, just very small door bins that will hold a phone.

Storage is slightly better in the front of the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT. The central console has two cup holders that will hold a reusable or disposable coffee cup. In front of them is a storage area for glasses or phones, and behind them is a small central console box.

The glove box is a good size and will hold a wallet and iPad with the manual.

The front door bins of the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT are small too and will only hold a small disposable water bottle.

Storage in the boot of the Audi RS e-Tron GT is very generous. The boot floor is nice and flat for an emergency nappy change.

The 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT's boot space fits twelve shopping bags when empty, which is comparable to the Genesis Electrified G80 which fits nine shopping bags and the Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo which holds thirteen shopping bags.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for shopping with two rows of seats in use

The Thule Sleek, future-proof, multi-configuration pram with a single seat…

Thule Sleek

…will fit in the Dolphin boot with five shopping bags.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for shopping with single stroller pram if two rows of seats are in use

The Thule Sleek, future-proof, multi-configuration pram with two sibling seats…

…will fit in the boot of the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT with one shopping bag.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for shopping with tandem stroller pram if two rows of seats are in use

The Thule Urban Glide 3 single is the ultimate all-terrain stroller…

Thule Urban Glide 3

… with the back wheels removed, it will fit in the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT boot with three shopping bags.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for shopping with single stroller pram if two rows of seats are in use

The Thule Urban Glide 3 double is Thule's beloved ultimate all-terrain stroller…

… with the back wheels removed, it will fit in the boot of the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for twin side by side stroller pram and shopping with two rows of seats in use

The Thule Spring, lightweight and one-handed folding stroller…

Thule Spring

…fits in the boot of the Audi RS e-Tron GT with six shopping bags.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for shopping with compact pram if two rows of seats are in use

You can also fit two 90L Thule Chasm duffle bags in the boot of the Audi RS e-Tron GT.

2024 Audi RS e-tron GT boot space for luggage with two rows of seats in use

You can't put a dog in the boot of the Audi RS e-Tron GT because it has a fixed parcel shelf.

There are child lock buttons in the driver's door control panel for each of the rear doors individually.

The Media system in the Audi RS e-Tron GT is lovely, modern and easy to use.

It has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, so you can easily access your phone's music, podcast, navigation and messaging apps while driving.

You can customise many aspects of the car, including the sound, so those with noise-sensitive kids can turn things down or off.

You can keep an eye on your battery usage and optimise your battery usage too in the charging screen.

When you put the car in reverse, the camera images are lovely and clear and fill the lovely large screen.

You can turn the parking sensor noise off on the bottom left of the screen and there's a 3D camera too.

The 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT is a very fast car to drive, going from 0-100km/h in just 3.3 seconds! You feel your organs against your spine when you test it out! Obviously, this isn't necessary for school drop-offs, but it's enjoyable once you've dropped the kids off! This isn't a typical family car but you can definitely use it as one. It's worked really well for our family of four. My eldest daughter has complained about it being “so low” but I think they quickly get used to it.

Being almost the same dimensions as the Kia Carnival at just under 5 meters long and 2m wide, I found the size and lack of visibility quite stressful the first couple of days of drop-offs as I was worried about scratching the wheels on the kerbs; however, this is something I have got used to over the week, and I can see that if you owned the 2024 Kia RS e-Tron GT, you would get used to its size and visibility.

There is definitely no frumpy Mum or Dad feel when driving this car to school drop off and pick up!

Overall, the 2024 Audi RS e-Tron GT makes a surprisingly practical and fun BabyDrive for those looking at luxury electric sedans. Two Infasecure child seats fit nicely in the back with excellent legroom, and the boot can hold a double Thule Urban Glide 3 Double pram.

The Audi RS e-Tron GT does not have an ANCAP crash test rating. It has airbags that cover front and rear occupants in the event of an accident.

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Tace Clifford
About Tace Clifford
Tace Clifford founded BabyDrive in 2017 after discovering a huge information gap in mainstream car reviews that left new parents and expanding families in the dark when it came to one of the biggest purchasing decisions of their lives.

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