Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro
- 2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package
2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Audi e-tron 55 quattro2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package
TrimSE-Performance Package
Model year202020202020
MarketNorth America, EuropeEuropeNorth America, Europe, China
PriceUSD 31,895 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 33,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,005 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 31,900 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,090 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,460 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,750 (IT, Jul 2019)
EUR 80,900 (EU, Dec 2019)USD 63,000 (USA, Oct 2019)
GBP 49,900 (UK, Oct 2019)
EUR 57,900 (DE, Oct 2019)
CNY 460,000 (PRC, Oct 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)-
MaterialsSteelSteal
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium Alloy
Exterior colorsAtlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Brilliant Black
Catalunya Red Metallic
Florett Siver Metallic
Galaxy Blue Metallic
Glacier White Metallic
Manhattan Grey Metallic
Mythos Black Metallic
Siam Beige Metallic
Typhoon Grey Metallic
Snow
Magnesium
Thunder
Moon
Midnight
Void
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
Black
Okapi Brown
Pearl Beige
Metropol Grey
Slate Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Charcoal Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Ventilated Nappa leather Barley with reconstructed wood deco
Number of doors455
Number of seats555
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
193.0 in
4901 mm
181.4 in
4607 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
76.2 in
1935 mm
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Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
86.3 in
2192 mm
78.1 in
1985 mm
Height58.3 in
1482 mm
64.1 in
1629 mm
58.2 in
1478 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
115.3 in
2928 mm
107.7 in
2735 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
65.2 in
1655 mm
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Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
65.0 in
1652 mm
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Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
6.8 in
172 mm
-
Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
-
Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
39.5 in
1003 mm
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Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
58.6 in
1489 mm
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Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 mm
57.2 in
1453 mm
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Front hip room57.8 in
1469 mm
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Rear hip room56.7 in
1440 mm
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Front legroom41.2 in
1046 mm
40.8 in
1036 mm
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Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
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Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
600.0 l
21.19 ft3
0.60 m3
404.0 l
14.27 ft3
0.40 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
1725.0 l
60.92 ft3
1.73 m3
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Secondary trunk volume-60.0 l
2.12 ft3
0.06 m3
34.0 l
1.20 ft3
0.03 m3
Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
5489.51 lb
2490 kg
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Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
1410.96 lb
640 kg
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GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
6900.47 lb
3130 kg
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Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.28 Cd-
Additional information-Height 1629 with roof-mounted aerial
Height 1616 without roof-mounted aerial
Body ride height adjustable by 76 millimeters (3.0 in)
Drag coefficient with conventional exterior mirrors: 0.28
Drag coefficient with optional virtual exterior mirrors: 0.27
Curb weight with a 75 kg driver (EU norms): 2565 kg
Body type - fastback
Trunk volume standard - VDA
Braked towing capacity - 1500 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagen--
ModelEEM 100--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearRear
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
140 kW
187.7 hp
190.3 ps
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Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm--
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
314 Nm
32.0 kgm
231.6 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Boost-
Additional informationThree levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm
Coaxial asynchronous rear motor
Total system power and torque in D mode - 265 kW and 561 Nm
Power and torque in Boost Mode - 165 kW and 355 Nm
Total system power and torque in Boost mode - 300 kW and 664 Nm
Total system power - 300 kW
Total system torque - 660 Nm

Second electric motor

Information about the model's second motor and its performance.

Motor type-AC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location-FrontFront
Power-125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
-
Torque-247 Nm
25.2 kgm
182.2 ft-lb
-
Regenerative braking--Yes
Additional features-Axially parallel asynchronous motor
Power and torque in Boost Mode - 135 kW and 309 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
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Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s6.60 s4.70 s
Additional informationEco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 13 s
Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco+ mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 19 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
Boost Mode 0-100 km/h acceleration is 5.7 s
Boost Mode 0-60 mph acceleration is 5.5 s
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Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 123.0 mi / 197.9 km
Real range: 144.8 mi / 233.0 km
WLTP: 270.9 mi / 436.0 kmEPA: 275.0 mi / 442.6 km
WLTP: 310.7 mi / 500.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 13.8 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 104 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 122 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 16 kWh/100 km
NEDC, CMB: 21 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 22.4 kWh/100 km
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Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+-

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
12.2 m
40.03 ft
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Lock-to-lock turns2.76--
Additional information-Electromechanical progressive steering with speed-dependent power assistance-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio3.619.205-
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.-9.205-
Additional informationGearbox model - EQ 270Two-stage planetary gearbox with single gear-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionMacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Adaptive Air Suspension
Independent
MacPherson strut
adjustable Öhlins dampers
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Adaptive Air Suspension
Independent
Multi-link
adjustable Öhlins dampers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
New type of wheel brake for MY2020Brembo 4-piston calipers
Öhlins DFV dampers

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET468.5Jx19-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H255/55R19 111H245/40R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDI--
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity35.8 kWh95 kWh78 kWh
Number of cells264432-
Number of modules273627
Voltage323 V396 V-
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
1543.24 lb
700 kg
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Volume-1238.0 l
43.72 ft3
1.24 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive coolingWater-based coolant circulation-
Additional information-Usable capacity - 86.5 kWh
Dimensions: 2.28 x 1.63 x 0.34 meters (7.5 x 5.3 x 1.1 ft)
Indirect cooling system of aluminium sections separate from cell space
Powerful thermal management system with four circuits and heat pump with improved power efficiency
China model battery capacity - 72 kWh

Charging type

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

Charging typeStandard wall socket, 1.2 kW
Standard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
CCS fast charging, 50 kW
CEE 7/4 (plug type E/F), 3.84 kW
3-phase CEE cable, 6.4 kW
Mode 3 charging cable, 11 kW
Fast charger, 150 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 22 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeCCS fast charging 50 kW, 0:34
CCS fast charging 40 kW, 0:43
Wall box 7.2 kW, 4:55
Wall box 3.6 kW, 9:50
Standard wall socket 230V, 15:24
Standard wall socket 110/120V, 29:30
Fast charger, 0:31
Mode 3 charging cable, 8:38
3-phase CEE cable, 14:51
CEE 7/4 (plug type E/F), 24:45
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
Wallbox, 7:06

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdjustable cargo floor (S)
e-Golf front grille with blue accent (S)
Integrated rear spoiler (S)
3-point safety belts for all seating positions with pretensioners for driver and front passenger (S)
Adpative Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop and Go (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Blind Spot Monitor (S)
Child safety locks on rear doors (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Cruise Control (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver and passenger front and side thorax airbag supplemental restraint system (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (S)
Electronic Differential Lock (S)
Electronic speed control (S)
Electronic Stability Control (S)
Engine Braking Assist (S)
Forward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist (S)
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Hydraulic Brake Assist (S)
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Intelligent Crash Response System (S)
Isofix on rear seats (S)
LATCH (S)
Rear Traffic Alert (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for front seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
XDS (Cross Differential System) (S)
2 x 12V power outlets: 1 in front center console, 1 in cargo area (S)
8-inch Composition Media touchscreen sound system with proximity sensor (S)
Bluetooth with audio streaming for compatible devices (S)
Color multi-function trip computer (S)
Keyless entry with push-button start (S)
MIB II infotainment system (S)
MP3/WMA/FLAC-compatible CD player, AM/FM/HD Radio, SD memory card reader, and voice control (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 3-month trial subscription (S)
8 x speakers (S)
USB port (S)
VW Car-Net connected services (S)
Climatronic automatic dual-zon A/C (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
6-way partial power-adjustable front seats (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Adjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Front comfort seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel (S)
Electrically heated windshield (S)
Heated front washer nozzles (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down front and rear (S)
Rain-sensing windshield wipers (S)
Rear window wiper and washer system (S)
Power-folding and adjustable side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights with Coming/Leaving Home feature (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED rear lights (S)
Cloth (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Anthracite bumper (S)
Black roof rails (O)
Detachable towing hitch (O)
e-tron Compact charging cable (S)
Glossy black control buttons with haptic feedback and aluminium look (O)
Luggage cover (S)
Matt black control buttons (S)
Model description and performance or technology lettering (S)
No model description and performance or technology lettering (O)
No performance or technology lettering (O)
Non-smokers package (S)
Orange-painted brake callipers on 18-inch wheels (O)
Provision for trailer towing device (O)
Removable boot partition net (S)
Roof frame and window channel strips in anodised aluminum (S)
Roof rail in anodised aluminum (O)
Smokers package (O)
Storage and luggage room package (O)
Variable foldable luggage mat (O)
Adaptive driving assistance (O)
Adaptive speed assistance including speed limiter (O)
Audi Pre Sense Basic (S)
Audi Pre Sense Front (S)
Audi Pre Sense Rear (O)
Audi Pre Sense Rear Packet (O)
Backup camera (O)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Camera-based speed limit display / traffic sign recognition (O)
Car alarm (O)
Cross intersection assistance (O)
Cruise control system with speed limiter (S)
Deactivation switch for passenger airbag (S)
Efficiency assistance (O)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
Emergency assistance (O)
Exit warning (O)
First aid kit (S)
ISOFIX on rear seats (S)
ISOFIX on the front passenger's seat (S)
Lane change warning
Night vision assistant
Obstacle avoidance assistance
Parking aid plus with environment display (S)
Parking assistance (O)
Rear cross traffic assistance (O)
Reverse cameras (O)
Seat occupancy recognition (S)
Side airbags in front and head airbag system (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
Tire-pessure monitoring system (S)
10.1-inch HD+ display with MMI touch response and haptic feedback (S)
12.3-inch infotainment display (S)
12V outlet (S)
Audi Connect Emergency Call & Service (S)
Audi Connect key (O)
Audi connect Navigation & Infotainment (S)
Audi music interface (S)
Audi music interface in the rear (O)
Audi phone box (O)
Audi smartphone interface (O)
Audi Virtual cockpit (S)
Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus (O)
Bluetooth (S)
Comfort key including sensor-controlled luggage compartment unlocking (O)
Comfort key including sensor-controlled luggage compartment unlocking and anti-theft alarm system (O)
Digital radio (O)
Digital TV reception (DVB-T2) with CI+ abd PayTV (O)
DVD-Player (O)
Garage door opener (O)
Head-up display (O)
MMI Navigation plus (S)
MMI Radio (S)
Remote key (S)
Remote MMI touch control unit with 8.6-inch color display (S)
SDXC memory card reader (S)
16 x speakers and a subwoofer, 15 CH, 705 W (O)
10 x speakers and a subwoofer, 6 CH, 180W (S)
2 x USB Type-A ports with data and charging function (S)
2-zone comfort automatic air-conditioning (S)
4-zone comfort automatic air-conditioning (O)
Air quality package with ionizer and a choice of fragrances (O)
Comfort auxiliary air-conditioning (O)
Standard auxiliary air-conditioning (S)
Increased heating capacity (O)
Center armrest front (S)
Comfort center armrest front (O)
Electrically adjustable front seats with memory for both (O)
Electrically adjustable front seats with memory for the driver's seat (O)
Folding down rear seats (S)
Headrests on front seats (S)
Heated front and rear seats (O)
Heated front seats (O)
Individual contour seats front (O)
Manually adjustable front seats (S)
S-sports seats front (O)
Sports front seats (O)
Standard front seats (S)
Variable headrests for the front seats (O)
Ventilated front seats (O)
Ventilated front seats with massage function (O)
Double-spoke steering wheel with multifunction and paddles (S)
Electrically adjustable steering wheel (O)
Leather-wrapped with handles in perforated leather (O)
Leather-wrapper with chrome application and contrasting stitching (O)
S line emblem and chrome trim (O)
Sport leather steering wheel with multifunction, paddles and heating (O)
Sport leather steering wheel, flattened at the bottom (O)
Sport steering wheel with multifunction and paddles (O)
Acoustic glazing on side windows (O)
Acoustic glazing on windscreen (S)
Adaptive windscreen wiper with integrated washing nozzles (O)
Green tinted heat insulating glass (S)
Luggage compartment door electrically opening and closing (S)
Manual sun protection roller on rear side windows (O)
Panoramic glass roof (O)
Privacy glass (O)
Servo closure for the doors (O)
Auto dimming and auto-adjustable heated side mirrors with automatic parking (O)
Auto dimming and auto-adjustable heated side mirrors with automatic parking and memory (O)
Auto-adjustable frameless side mirrors (S)
Auto-adjustable heated side mirrors with memory (O)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror (S)
Body-color painted side mirrors (S)
Heated side mirrors with integrated LED turning lights (S)
Virtual side mirrors (O)
Boot lighting right and left (S)
e-tron logo LED projection upon opening the doors (O)
Extendable sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (O)
Footwell lighting front and rear (S)
Glovebox lights (S)
Headlights cleaning system (S)
Illuminated door sills (S)
Illuminated door sills with aluminum insert front and rear and S lettering front (O)
Illuminated door sills with aluminum insert front and rear without lettering (O)
LED taillights (O)
Matrix LED headlights (O)
Multi-colored ambient lights (O)
Reading lights front and rear (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Tailgate lights (S)
Alcantara leather with contrast stitching (O)
All-faux-leather dashboard (O)
All-leather dashboard (O)
Dashboard in fabric black (O)
Decor inlays dark brown natural (O)
Decor inlays matt brushed dark (O)
Fabric effect (S)
Floor mats with contrast stitching (O)
Headliner in black fabric (O)
Headliner in moon silver fabric (S)
Leather and faux leather combo with contrasting stitching (O)
Leather top side of dashboard (O)
Milano Leather (O)
S-embossing in the backrests of the front seats (O)
Upper dashboard in leather and interior elements below in faux leather (O)
Valcona Leather (O)
360° Camera (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Blind Spot Information with Steer assist (S)
Collision avoidance and mitigation by braking and steering (S)
Cross Traffic Alert with brake support (S)
Driver support (S)
Forward collision warning (S)
Front camera (S)
Front park assist (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Lane Keeping Aid (S)
Pilot Assist (S)
Power child safety locks (S)
Rear camera (S)
Rear collision warning and mitigation (S)
Rear park assist (S)
Road sign information (S)
Run-off mitigation (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Tyre repair kit (S)
12-volt power outlet (S)
15W inductive charging for smartphones (S)
Big vertical centre display with touch screen (S)
Digital Audio Broadcasting, DAB (S)
Driver's display (S)
Harman Kardon premium sound (S)
HomeLink (S)
Infotainment powered by Android (S)
Phone As Key (S)
Polestar Connect (S)
SiriusXM satellite radio (S)
4 x USB Type-C connectors (2 front and 2 rear) (S)
Airborne PM 2.5 particulate matter sensor (S)
CleanZone (S)
Climate system (S)
Gold-coloured seatbelts (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Power operated four-way lumbar support (S)
Power-operated driver's seat with memory (S)
Power-operated front passenger seat (S)
Rear head restraints (S)
Seat cushion extensions (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Handsfree power operated tailgate (S)
Heated wiper blades (S)
Panoramic glass sunroof incl. Polestar Symbol (S)
Power-operated rear boot lid (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Tinted Rear Window (S)
Windshield wipers with integrated, heated nozzles (S)
Frameless exterior mirrors with autodim and foldable (S)
Frameless rear-view mirror (S)
Illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Retractable door mirrors (S)
Adaptive rear lighting with a 288 LEDs rear lamp (S)
Interior high level illumination (S)
LED front fog lights with cornering function (S)
Light sequences (S)
Pixel headlights with proximity lights (S)
Nappa leather (O)
Weave Tech (S)
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