Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen e-up!
- 2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Zen
- 2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Life
- 2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2020 Volkswagen e-up!2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Zen2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Life2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé
2020 Volkswagen e-up!2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Zen2020 Renault Twingo Z.E. Life2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé
Trim-ZenLife-
Model year2020202020202020
MarketEuropeEuropeEuropeEurope
PriceEUR 21,975 (DE, Sep 2019)--GBP 21,195 (UK, Oct 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteel
Carbon-fiber
--High-strength steel
Exterior colorsRed
Black Pearl
Pure White
Teal Blue
Honey Yellow Metallic
Costa Azul Metallic
Dark Silver Metallic
WhiteWhiteWhite
Black
Carmine Red
Gold Beige
Lime Green
Cool Silver
Lava Orange
Midnight Blue
Moon White
Titania Grey
Graphite Grey
Interior colorsBlack Cube
Shark Skin
--Black
Black/Blue
Black/Grey
Number of doors4552
Number of seats4442
Length141.7 in
3600 mm
142.3 in
3615 mm
142.3 in
3615 mm
106.1 in
2695 mm
Width64.8 in
1645 mm
64.8 in
1646 mm
64.8 in
1646 mm
65.5 in
1663 mm
Width with mirrors75.2 in
1910 mm
--74.5 in
1893 mm
Height58.7 in
1492 mm
60.7 in
1541 mm
60.7 in
1541 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
Wheelbase95.2 in
2417 mm
98.1 in
2492 mm
98.1 in
2492 mm
73.7 in
1873 mm
Front track56.2 in
1428 mm
57.2 in
1452 mm
57.2 in
1452 mm
57.8 in
1469 mm
Rear track56.1 in
1424 mm
56.1 in
1425 mm
56.1 in
1425 mm
56.3 in
1430 mm
Clearance5.3 in
135 mm
--4.4 in
113 mm
Minimum clearance-6.7 in
170 mm
6.7 in
170 mm
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Front headroom39.1 in
993 mm
35.7 in
908 mm
35.7 in
908 mm
-
Rear headroom37.3 in
947 mm
33.7 in
855 mm
33.7 in
855 mm
-
Front shoulder room-52.0 in
1321 mm
52.0 in
1321 mm
-
Rear shoulder room-50.6 in
1284 mm
50.6 in
1284 mm
-
Front hip room53.9 in
1369 mm
53.6 in
1362 mm
53.6 in
1362 mm
-
Rear hip room54.6 in
1388 mm
52.2 in
1325 mm
52.2 in
1325 mm
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Front legroom39.7 in
1009 mm
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Rear legroom31.2 in
793 mm
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Trunk volume251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
240.0 l
8.48 ft3
0.24 m3
240.0 l
8.48 ft3
0.24 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
980.0 l
34.61 ft3
0.98 m3
980.0 l
34.61 ft3
0.98 m3
350.0 l
12.36 ft3
0.35 m3
Curb weight2709.48 lb
1229 kg
2597.05 lb
1178 kg
2451.54 lb
1112 kg
2392.02 lb
1085 kg
Payload663.59 lb
301 kg
771.62 lb
350 kg
917.12 lb
416 kg
496.04 lb
225 kg
GVWR3373.07 lb
1530 kg
3368.66 lb
1528 kg
3368.66 lb
1528 kg
2888.06 lb
1310 kg
Drag coefficient0.308 Cd0.68 Cd0.68 Cd-
Additional informationTrunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.---

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenRenaultRenault-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous-
Location of the motorFrontFrontFrontRear
Power61 kW
81.8 hp
82.9 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
Maximum power RPM3000 - 12000 rpm3950 - 11450 rpm3950 - 11450 rpm-
Torque210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
160 Nm
16.3 kgm
118.0 ft-lb
160 Nm
16.3 kgm
118.0 ft-lb
160 Nm
16.3 kgm
118.0 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-500 - 3590 rpm500 - 3590 rpm-
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
B-mode
Eco
B-mode
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Additional information---Radar-based recuperation

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
83.9 mph
135.0 km/h
83.9 mph
135.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.90 s12.60 s12.60 s11.50 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeWLTP: 161.6 mi / 260.0 kmWLTP: 111.8 mi / 180.0 kmWLTP: 111.8 mi / 180.0 kmNEDC: 98.8 mi / 159.0 km
Real range: 69.0 mi / 111.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 16.3 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 16.3 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 17.6 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+---

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle9.8 m
32.15 ft
8.75 m
28.71 ft
8.75 m
28.71 ft
6.95 m
22.80 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-3.933.93-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
--Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)--Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDrumsDrumsDrumsDrums
Additional information-Ventilated disks front - 280 mm
Drums rear - 9 inches
Ventilated disks front - 280 mm
Drums rear - 9 inches
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx15
5Jx16
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Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres-165/65R15 81T
185/60R15 84T
185/50R16 81H
205/45R16 83H
165/65R15
185/60R15

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Manufacturer-LG ChemLG ChemDeutsche Accumotive
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity36.8 kWh22 kWh22 kWh17.6 kWh
Number of cells168--96
Number of modules-883
Voltage-400 V400 V-
Weight546.75 lb
248 kg
363.76 lb
165 kg
363.76 lb
165 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Water-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature----40 °C
-40 °F
Maximum ambient temperature---50 °C
122 °F
Additional informationUsable capacity - 32.3 kWhUsable capacity - 21.3 kWhUsable capacity - 21.3 kWhBeattery heater

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeHousehold charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast charging, 40 kW
Ac charging, 3.7 kW
AC charging, 7.4 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
AC charging, 22 kW
Ac charging, 3.7 kW
AC charging, 7.4 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
AC charging, 22 kW
Wallbox, 4.6 kW
Wallbox, 22 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging port---Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 4.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 22 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:49-1:00
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 4:30-5:34
Household charging, 14:03-17:24
22 kW AC charging, 1:00-1:03
11 kW AC charging, 2:00-2:10
7.4 kW AC charging, 2:58-4:00
3.7 kW AC charging, 5:57-8:00
22 kW AC charging, 1:00-1:03
11 kW AC charging, 2:00-2:10
7.4 kW AC charging, 2:58-4:00
3.7 kW AC charging, 5:57-8:00
Wallbox 22 kW, 0:48
Wallbox 4.6 kW, 3:50

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional features---Centre console with drawer and double cup holder at front (S)
Gearshift lever knob in leather (chrome) (S)
Lockable glove compartment (S)
Storage compartment in doors, front (S)
Storage compartment in tailgate (S)
3-spoke, multi-function steering wheel in leather (S)
Acoustic presence indicator at speeds below 17 mph (S)
Active Brake Assist (S)
Anti-lock Braking System with electronic brake force distribution (S)
Breakdown kit with air compressor and sealant (S)
Central locking with radio remote control, visual locking-verification signal (S)
Crash sensor for activation of hazard warning lights (S)
Crosswind Assist (S)
Cruise control with limiter (S)
Electronic Stability Programme (S)
Front airbags for the driver and front passenger (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Knee airbag for the driver (S)
Lane Keeping Assist with acoustic and visual warning (S)
Seat belt reminder warning (S)
Three-point seat belts with belt tensioners and belt force limiters (S)
Tridion safety cell (S)
Two pelvis/thorax bags in the backrests of the seats (S)
Tyre pressure monitoring system (S)
Window airbags (S)
12 volt socket with cover (S)
7-inch multi-touch infotainment display (O)
Dashboard Instrument panel (S)
Digital Radio (S)
Instrument cluster with a 3.5-inch TFT colour display (S)
MirrorLink (O)
smart Media-System (O)
Exterior temperature indicator with frost warning (S)
Pre-entry climate control (S)
Front passenger seat with through-loading function (fully folding backrest) (S)
Heated seats (O)
Heated multi-function steering wheel (O)
Height-adjustable steering column (O)
Comfort windscreen wipers with intermittent wiper control and automatic wipe/wash function (S)
Driver's door mirrors electrically adjustable and heated (S)
Electric windows with convenience feature and obstruction sensor (S)
Heated rear window (S)
Painted door handles (body colour) (S)
Rear window wiper with intermittent wiper control and automatic wipe/washfunction (S)
Solid roof with fabric lining in black (S)
Sun visors for driver and front passenger with vanity mirrors (S)
H4 halogen headlamps with integrated LED daytime driving lights (S)
Headlamp range adjustment, manual (S)
Reading light for driver and front passenger (S)
Third brake light featuring LED technology (S)
Fabric (S)
Leather (O)
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