Comparison between:
- 2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
- 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Max
- 2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance Family

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Max2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance Family
Series-ID.ID.
2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Max2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance Family
Model alias-ID.4 Pro Performance 1st MaxID.3 Family
Trim42 kWh1st MaxPro Performance Family
Model year201920212021
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeEurope
PriceUSD 47,650 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 37,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 45,950 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,600 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,550 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,650 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 58,439 (DE, Sep 2020)GBP 37,650 (UK, Feb 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)Hatchback
MaterialsCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsJucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Blue Dusk Metallic
Gletcherwhite Metallic
Honey Yellow Metallic
Mangangray Metallic
Glacier White
Silver Metallic
Manganese Grey Metallic
Penny Copper Metallic
Makena Turquoise Metallic
Stonewashed Blue Metallic
Scale Silver Metallic
Moonstone Grey
Interior colorsBlack
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Platinum Grey - Florence-BraunPlatinum Grey-Dusty Grey
Number of doors555
Number of seats455
Length157.7 in
4006 mm
180.5 in
4584 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
Width70.5 in
1791 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
64.2 in
1631 mm
61.7 in
1568 mm
Wheelbase101.2 in
2570 mm
109.1 in
2771 mm
109.1 in
2770 mm
Front track62.7 in
1592 mm
62.5 in
1587 mm
60.9 in
1548 mm
Rear track62.1 in
1578 mm
61.7 in
1567 mm
60.0 in
1525 mm
Clearance5.2 in
131 mm
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Minimum clearance-8.3 in
210 mm
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Front headroom39.6 in
1006 mm
-39.3 in
997 mm
Rear headroom37.2 in
945 mm
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Front shoulder room53.6 in
1361 mm
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Rear shoulder room49.2 in
1250 mm
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Front legroom40.5 in
1028 mm
41.1 in
1044 mm
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Rear legroom31.9 in
810 mm
37.6 in
955 mm
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Trunk volume260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
543.0 l
19.18 ft3
0.54 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
Maximum trunk volume1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1575.0 l
55.62 ft3
1.57 m3
1267.0 l
44.74 ft3
1.27 m3
Curb weight2843.96 lb
1290 kg
4517.27 lb
2049 kg
3979.34 lb
1805 kg
Payload970.03 lb
440 kg
1347.02 lb
611 kg
1025.15 lb
465 kg
GVWR3814 lb
1730 kg
5864.3 lb
2660 kg
5004.49 lb
2270 kg
Drag coefficient0.3 Cd0.28 Cd0.267 Cd
Additional informationThe height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1365 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1805 kg
Overhang front / rear - 714 / 722
Axle load distribution (%) front / rear - 47 / 53
Permitted axle load front / rear - 1170 kg / 1540 kg
Permitted trailer load braked at 12% / 8% - 1000 kg / 1200 kg
Permitted trailer load unbraked - 750 kg
Roof load - 75 kg
Permissible load on the front axle - 1060 kg
Permissible load on the rear axle - 1260 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWVolkswagenVolkswagen
Model-APP 310APP 310
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DCBrushless DC
Location of the motorRearRearRear
Power135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM4800 rpm--
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
-Eco
Comfort
Sport

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h6.90 s8.50 s7.30 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 214.4 mi / 345.0 km
EPA: 152.9 mi / 246.0 km
WLTP: 177.1 mi / 285.0 km
WLTP: 302.6 mi / 487.0 kmWLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 km
WLTP: 356.0 mi / 573.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 14.6 kWh/100 km
NEDC, CMB: 16.2 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 18.5 kWh/100 km
NEDC, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 14.9 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+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 circle10.31 m
33.83 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-3.5-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio9.665--

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Shock absorbers
-Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
MacPherson strut
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
-Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-Discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs-Drums

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5.5Jx20
6Jx20
8.5Jx21
9Jx21
7.5Jx18

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres175/55R20 89T
195/50R20 93T
230/45R21
255/40R21
215/55R18 T

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDILG ChemLG Chem
Model-NCM712LGX E78 (NCM712)
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity42.2 kWh77 kWh58 kWh
Number of modules--9
Voltage353 V-408 V
Energy density--265 Wh/kg
Weight-1086.88 lb
493 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulation-Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationThe net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
Gross capacity - 82 kWhEstimated gross capacity - 62 kWh

Charging type

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

Charging typeHousehold charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 125 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 100 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 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
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Charging time

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

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47
-DC charging 100 kW, 0:28-0:30
Wallbox 11 kW, 5:17

Additional features

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

Additional featuresRear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
10.3-inch multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
6.5-inch touchscreen (S)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW iDrive (O)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Titanium Look On Instrument Panel (S)
Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel (S)
Luggage compart,ment net (S)
Net wall (S)
Towing bracket (S)
Variable luggage floor (S)
Adaptive chassis control DCC including driving profile selection (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go (S)
Area-View sensor with bird's eye view (S)
Driver and front passenger airbags (S)
Drowsiness detection (S)
e-Sound (S)
ECall emergency call system (S)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
Emergency assist (S)
First aid kit, warning triangle and safety vest (S)
Foldable trailer hitch with electrical release (S)
Front Assist with pedestrian and cyclist detection (S)
Front head and side airbags with center airbag (S)
IQ.Drive assist (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Keyless Access, keyless opening and locking with start button (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Parking aid (S)
Proactive passenger protection (S)
Progressive steering control (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Rear view camera system (S)
Side Assist - blind spot assist (S)
Three-point automatic seat belts at the front with height adjustment and tensioners (S)
Tire control display (S)
Traffic queuing assist (S)
Traffic sign recognition (S)
Travel assist (S)
Warning sound and light for front and rear seatbelts not fastened (S)
Wheel locks with extended theft protection (S)
12-inch Discover Pro Max display (S)
5.3-inch digital instrument cluster (S)
App-Connect including App-Connect Wireless for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (S)
Car2X (S)
Comfort telephone with induction charging (S)
DAB + digital radio reception (S)
Discover Pro navigation (S)
Diversity antenna for FM reception (S)
Head-up display (S)
Hello ID. voice control (S)
7 x speakers (S)
Telephone interface (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the front (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports on the rear center console (S)
Voice control (S)
We Connect Start online services (S)
3-zone Climatronic system (S)
Heat pump (S)
Armrests for front seats (S)
Asymmetrical folding of rear seats (S)
Center console with interchangeable inserts for cup holders and storage compartments (S)
ergoActive front seats with electrical adjustment, memory function and sliding thigh support (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Multi-function, leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Easy Open & Close - sensor controlled tailgate (S)
Fixed panoramic glass roof (S)
Heated automatic washer jets on windscreen (S)
Heated windscreen (S)
Laminated safety glass for front side windows (S)
Laminated safety glass for the windscreen (S)
Silver anodized roof rails (S)
Tinted rear windows (S)
Wirelessly heated, infrared reflecting, noise insulating windscreen (S)
Aspherical exterior mirror on driver's side (S)
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror (S)
Convex exterior mirror on front passenger's side (S)
Electrically adjustable, foldable and heated exterior mirrors with memory function (S)
Lit make-up mirror on sunvisors (S)
30-color ambient lighting (S)
3D LED taillights with dynamic turn signals (S)
Dynamic LED Matrix headlights with dynamic light assistant (S)
Fog lights (S)
Illuminated strips between the headlights and door handles (S)
Light Assist high beam control (S)
ArtVelours micro-fleece (S)
Synthetic leather on door and side paneling (S)
Textile floor mats front and back (S)
Removable luggage compartment floor (S)
Stainless steel pedals with play/pause design (S)
Airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Automatic Braking System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Distance Control with Stop & Go (S)
Crash warning system (S)
Driver drowsiness detection (S)
ECall emergency call system (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
Emergency Brake Assist with pedestrian and cyclist detection (S)
First aid kit, warning triangle and safety vest (S)
Front Assist with proactive occupant protection (S)
Front head and side airbags with center airbag (S)
Front seats with lumbar support and massage function (O)
ISOFIX on outer rear seats and front passenger seat (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Park Distance Control, rear radar (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Speed ‚Äč‚Äčlimiter (S)
Theft alarm with interior monitoring, back-up horn and tow-away protection (S)
Three-point automatic seat belts at the front with belt tensioners (S)
Tire control display (S)
Tool kit and tire mobility set: 12 volt compressor and tire sealant (S)
Traffic signs recognition (S)
10-inch multi-touch display (S)
5.3-inch insturment cluster (S)
App-Connect including App-Connect Wireless for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (S)
Bluetooth for mobiles and music streaming (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Dicover Pro navigation system (S)
Inductive smartphone charging (S)
Intelligent Natural Voice control (S)
Keyless locking and starting system with safe fuse (S)
4 x speaker audio system (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the front (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the rear (S)
Air Care Climatronic air conditioning system with 2- Zone Temperature Control (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Armrests for front seats (S)
Centre console with illuminated storage compartment with roller blind, 2 cup holders (S)
Electronically adjustable ergoActive-front seats with memory function (O)
Front seats with mechanical backrest angle adjustment and mechanical length adjustment (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Thigh support (O)
Multifunction steering wheel in leather, heated, with touch controls (S)
Electronic windows lifters with pulse switching (S)
Fixed rear window with wipers with interval switching (S)
Front windscreen washer nozzles automatically heated (S)
Green thermal insulation glazing, sides and rear (S)
Heated and electrically adjustable exterior mirrors (S)
Intermittent wiper control (S)
Panoramic sunroof (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Tinted rear side windows and boot window (S)
Windshield wipe-wash system (S)
Aspherical exterior mirror on driver's side, convex on passenger's side (S)
Electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors (S)
Lighted mirrors on sun visors (S)
Passenger side mirror lowering (S)
Rearview mirror auto dimming (S)
30-color ambient lighting (S)
Ambient lighting with logo projection (S)
Dynamic high beam control "Dynamic Light Assist" (S)
Illuminated door handles (S)
Illuminated strip between headlights (S)
LED matrix front lights with DRLs and fog lights (S)
LED taillights with dynamic flashing light (S)
Welcome function (S)
Door and side panels in synthetic leather (S)
Fragment fabric (S)
Seat panels in Flow fabric (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationThe i3s arrives with sports suspension (tighter springs and dampers along with a stabiliser on the front axle) and sports steering with a correspondingly adapted steering torque characteristic.--
 2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Max2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance Family