Comparison between:
- 2014 Volkswagen e-Golf
- 2016 Volkswagen e-up!
- 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2014 Volkswagen e-Golf2016 Volkswagen e-up!2016 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S
Series---ID.
2014 Volkswagen e-Golf2016 Volkswagen e-up!2016 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S
Model alias---ID3
Trim--SEPro S
Model year2014201620162020
MarketEuropeEuropeNorth America, EuropeEurope

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelSteel
Carbon-fiber
SteelSteel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsDeep Black Pearl Metallic
Urano Gray Metallic
Night Blue Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic
Limestone Grey
Pure White
Pacific Blue
Black
Pure White
Blue
Dark Blue
Dark Silver
Light Silver
Deep Black Pearl Metallic
Urano Gray Metallic
Night Blue Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic
Limestone Grey
Pure White
Pacific Blue
White
Teal
Interior colorsBlack
Beige
BlackBlack
Beige
White-Orange
Grey-Black
Number of doors4445
Number of seats4454
Length167.5 in
4254 mm
139.4 in
3540 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
Width70.8 in
1799 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
75.2 in
1910 mm
79.8 in
2027 mm
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Height57.2 in
1453 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
57.1 in
1450 mm
61.1 in
1552 mm
Wheelbase103.6 in
2632 mm
95.3 in
2421 mm
103.6 in
2631 mm
108.9 in
2765 mm
Front track60.7 in
1542 mm
56.2 in
1428 mm
60.8 in
1544 mm
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Rear track59.5 in
1511 mm
56.1 in
1424 mm
59.5 in
1511 mm
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Clearance5.6 in
142 mm
5.3 in
135 mm
5.0 in
127 mm
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Front headroom-39.1 in
993 mm
38.4 in
975 mm
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Rear headroom-37.3 in
947 mm
38.1 in
968 mm
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Front shoulder room--55.9 in
1420 mm
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Rear shoulder room--53.9 in
1369 mm
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Front hip room-53.9 in
1369 mm
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Rear hip room-54.6 in
1388 mm
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Front legroom-39.7 in
1009 mm
41.2 in
1046 mm
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Rear legroom-31.2 in
793 mm
35.6 in
904 mm
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Passenger volume--2647.6 l
93.50 ft3
2.65 m3
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Total volume--3293.2 l
116.30 ft3
3.29 m3
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Trunk volume343.0 l
12.11 ft3
0.34 m3
250.0 l
8.83 ft3
0.25 m3
645.6 l
22.80 ft3
0.65 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
Maximum trunk volume1233.0 l
43.54 ft3
1.23 m3
923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
1492.3 l
52.70 ft3
1.49 m3
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Curb weight3328.98 lb
1510 kg
2511.07 lb
1139 kg
3390.71 lb
1538 kg
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Payload992.08 lb
450 kg
795.87 lb
361 kg
930.35 lb
422 kg
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GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
3306.93 lb
1500 kg
4321.06 lb
1960 kg
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Drag coefficient0.281 Cd0.308 Cd0.27 Cd0.267 Cd
Additional information-Curb weight with a 75 kg driver included - 1139 kg
Trunk volumes are measured according to VDA
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagenVolkswagen
ModelEEM 85-EEM 85APP 310
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DC
Location of the motorFrontFrontFrontRear
Power85 kW
114.0 hp
115.6 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
85 kW
114.0 hp
115.6 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM3000 - 12000 rpm2800 - 12000 rpm3000 - 12000 rpm-
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
Eco+
Normal
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Additional informationFive levels of regenerative braking - D
D1
D2
D3
and B
Eco mode power and torque - 70 kW / 220 Nm
Eco+ mode power and torque - 55 kW / 175 Nm
Four levels of regenerative braking - D1
D2
D3 and B
D level means no regen is applied
Eco mode power - 50 kW
Eco mode torque - 167 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 133 Nm
Five levels of regenerative braking - D
D1
D2
D3
and B
Eco mode power and torque - 70 kW / 220 Nm
Eco+ mode power and torque - 55 kW / 175 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h10.40 s12.40 s10.40 s-
Additional informationEco mode top speed - 140 km/h
Eco mode acceleration 0-100 km/h - 13.1 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 15 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
Eco mode top speed - 140 km/h
Eco mode acceleration 0-100 km/h - 13.1 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
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Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 kmNEDC: 99.4 mi / 160.0 kmEPA: 83.0 mi / 133.6 kmWLTP: 341.8 mi / 550.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 11.7 kWh/100 kmEPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 105 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 116 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
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Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+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 pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
9.8 m
32.15 ft
10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft

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)
Axle ratio3.61-3.61-
Additional informationGearbox model - EQ 270-Gearbox model - EQ 270-

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)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
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Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
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Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Rear brakesDiscsDrumsDiscs-
Additional information--Front discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET46-6.5Jx16 ET46-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H155/55R15205/55R16 91H-

Battery

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

ManufacturerPanasonic-SanyoPanasonic-SanyoPanasonic-Sanyo-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion-
Battery capacity24.2 kWh18.7 kWh24.2 kWh77 kWh
Number of cells264204264288
Number of modules27172712
Voltage323 V374 V323 V408 V
Energy density126 Wh/kg-126 Wh/kg-
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
507.06 lb
230 kg
701.07 lb
318 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive cooling-Passive cooling-
Additional informationOptional heat pump--VW explicitly states this is the net battery capacity
Estimated gross capacity - 82 kWh

Charging type

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

Charging typeStandard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 3.6 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast charging, 40 kW
Standard 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
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 125 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, 7.2 kW-Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 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 timeCCS fast charging, 0:29
Wall box 7.2 kW, 3:11
Wall box 3.6 kW, 6:44-8:00
Standard wall socket, 10:32-13:00
DC fast charging, 0:28
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 2:36
Wallbox 3.6 kW, 5:12
Household charging, 8:08
CCS fast charging 50 kW, 0:24
CCS fast charging 40 kW, 0:29
Wall box 7.2 kW, 3:11
Wall box 3.6 kW, 6:44-8:00
Standard wall socket 230V, 10:32-13:00
Standard wall socket 110/120V, 20:00
DC charging, 0:30-0:37
Wallbox 11 kW, 7:00
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 10:42

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdaptive Cruise Control (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Curtain airbag for front passenger (S)
Curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver and front passenger seats belt pretensioners (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic speed control (S)
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Isofix on rear seats (S)
Passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Rear seats belt pretensioners (O)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (O)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
8-inch touchscreen (S)
Bluetooth, MP3 (S)
Car-Net e-Remote app (S)
Dicover Pro radio and navigation system (S)
Keyless entry (O)
Keyless start (O)
Automatic climate control (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Leather (S)
Tilte and telescope adjustment (S)
Heated windscreen (S)
Panoramic sunroof (O)
Power windows front and rear (S)
Rain sensors (S)
Power-folding side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Blue ambient lighting around the decorative trim (O)
Blue footwell illumination (O)
Door-sill tread plates illuminated in blue (O)
Dynamic cornering lights (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED reading lights (O)
LED rear lights (S)
Main beam assist (O)
Iridium Matrix / Dark Magnesium trim (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Leather seats (O)
Merlin e-grey cloth seats (S)
Floor of the luggage compartment adjustable to two heights and removable (S)
City emergency braking (S)
Combined front and side curtain airbags (S)
Cruise control (S)
Eectronic stability control (S)
Front airbag for driver and front passenger (S)
Front airbags for driver and passenger (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Side airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
5-inch touchscreen (S)
maps+more system with navigation, Bluetooth, multimedia (S)
RCD 215 radio, CD and MP3 player (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Volkswagen Car-Net with a 1-year subscription (S)
Climatronic (S)
Asymmetrically folding 2-seat rear bench (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Height-adjustable driving seat (S)
3-spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Power windows for driver and front passenger (S)
Tinted rear windows (S)
Power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Cloth (S)
Adjustable 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)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Child safety locks on rear doors (S)
City Emergency Braking (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)
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)
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 (S)
Keyless 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)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
8-way partial power-adjustable front seats (S)
Adjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Front comfort seats (S)
Heated front seats (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 reading lights (S)
Cloth (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Navigation system (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-Volkswagen e-Up! has been announced at IAA 2013 and has remained largely unchanged for model years 2014
2015
2016.
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