Comparison between:
- 2022 BMW i4 eDrive40
- 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2022 BMW i4 eDrive402020 Porsche Taycan 4S
2022 BMW i4 eDrive402020 Porsche Taycan 4S
Model aliasi4 eDrive 404S 79 kWh
Trim-4S
Model year20222020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 55,400 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 51,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
USD 106,410 (USA, Oct 2019)
GBP 83,367 (UK, Oct 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCoupeSedan
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colors-White
Black
Frozen Blue Metallic
Carrara White Metallic
Jet Black Metallic
Volcano Grey Metallic
Dolomite Silver Metallic
Gentian Blue Metallic
Mamba Green Metallic
Carmine Red
Interior colors-Black
Black-ChalkBeige
Black-Bordeaux Red
Graphite Blue
Black-Slate Grey
Basalt Black
Truffle Brown
Basalt Black-Atacama Beige
Number of doors54
Number of seats54
Length188.3 in
4783 mm
195.4 in
4963 mm
Width72.9 in
1852 mm
-
Width with mirrors-84.4 in
2144 mm
Width with folded mirrors-77.4 in
1966 mm
Height57.0 in
1448 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
Wheelbase112.4 in
2856 mm
114.2 in
2900 mm
Front track63.0 in
1601 mm
67.3 in
1709 mm
Rear track64.2 in
1630 mm
66.7 in
1694 mm
Clearance4.9 in
125 mm
-
Trunk volume470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
407.0 l
14.37 ft3
0.41 m3
Maximum trunk volume1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
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Secondary trunk volume-81.0 l
2.86 ft3
0.08 m3
Curb weight4684.82 lb
2125 kg
4717.89 lb
2140 kg
Payload-1631.42 lb
740 kg
GVWR-6349.31 lb
2880 kg
Drag coefficient0.24 Cd0.22 Cd
Additional informationWeight distribution front / rear - 45.1 / 54.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1140 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg
Maximum permissible roof load - 75 kg
Frontal area - 2.33 m²
Cd x A - 0.513 m²
Approach/departure angles - 11.2 / 14.3 degrees

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerBMWPorsche
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearFront
Power250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
160 kW
214.6 hp
217.5 ps
Maximum power RPM8000 - 17000 rpm-
Torque430 Nm
43.8 kgm
317.2 ft-lb
300 Nm
30.6 kgm
221.3 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes-
Driving modes-Normal
Sport
Range
Sport Plus
Additional informationSystem power-to-weight ratio - 8.2 kg/kW
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
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Second electric motor

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

Manufacturer-Porsche
Motor type-Permanent magnet synchronous
Location-Rear
Power-160 kW
214.6 hp
217.5 ps
Torque-300 Nm
30.6 kgm
221.3 ft-lb
Driving modes-Normal
Sport
Range
Sport Plus
Additional features-Overboost total maximum power with Launch Control - 390 kW
Overboost total maximum torque with Launch Control - 640 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed118.1 mph
190.0 km/h
155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h5.70 s4.10 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-3.80 s
Additional information-Acceleration 0-99 mph (0-160 km/h) with Launch Control - 6.9 s
Acceleration 0-124 mph (0-200 km/h) with Launch Control - 10.6 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 366.6 mi / 590.0 kmWLTP: 252.9 mi / 407.0 km
WLTP: 290.0 mi / 466.7 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 20 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 24.6 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CTY: 22.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 25.7 kWh/100 km

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 pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle12.5 m
41.01 ft
11.2 m
36.75 ft
Additional informationOptional variable sport steering
Steering ratio - 15.5:1
Also available with rear-axle steering (RAS) with power steering plus
Steering ratio - 15.5:1 (centre position) to 9.3:1
Steering ratio (RAS) - 14.2:1 (centre position) to 9.3:1
Turning circle (RAS) - 10.4 m

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gear-
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio8.774-
Additional information-Front-axle - single-speed automatic transmission
Rear-axle - two-speed dog-ring automatic transmission
Electric all-wheel drive with adjustable momentum distribution

Suspension

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

Front suspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Adaptive air suspension
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Double wishbone
Air springs
Rear suspensionFive-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling
Adaptive air suspension
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Multi-link
Air springs

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
Red callipers
Front brakes diameter - 360 mm
Front brakes thickness - 36 mm
Rear brakes diameter - 358 mm
Rear brakes thickness - 28 mm
Grey cast iron rotors internally vented
6-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake callipers at the front
4-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake callipers at the rear

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7.5Jx178Jx19 ET50
10Jx19 ET47

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/55R17 101Y255/55R19 103Y
275/45R19 108Y

Battery

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

Manufacturer-LG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity83.9 kWh79.2 kWh
Number of cells-336
Number of modules-28
Voltage398.5 V800 V
Weight1212.54 lb
550 kg
1221.36 lb
554 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--35 °C
-31 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-45 °C
113 °F
Additional informationNet battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells
Usable capacity - 71 kWh

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
DC charging, 225 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, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 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, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30
DC charging at 225 kW, 0:17-0:21
DC charging at 50 kW, 1:16-1:35
AC charging at 11 kW, 7:12

Additional features

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

Additional featuresARB technology (bear-actuator wheel slip limitation) (S)
Automatic Brake System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) (S)
Belt latch tensioner and force limiter on front seats (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Dry Braking function (S)
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Fading compensation (S)
Front and rear seats head airbargs (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
Storage package (O)
3-point automatic seat belts with pre-tentioners (S)
Active bonnet system (S)
Auto hold function (S)
Brake pad wear indicator (S)
Collision and brake assist (S)
Cruise control including adaptive speed limiter (O)
Curtain airbags along entire roof frame and side windows from A-pillar to C-pillar (S)
Doors with integrated side impact protection (S)
Driver personalisation (S)
Electric parking brake (S)
Full-size airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
HoneLink (Garage Door Opener) (O)
Immobiliser with remote central locking, alarm system with radar-based interior surveillance (S)
Integrated Porsche 4D chassis control (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Keyless start (S)
Knee airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Keeping Assist including Traffic Sign Recognition (O)
Manual adjustment of seat belt height for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Multi-collision brake (S)
Night View Assist (O)
ParkAssist (front and rear) with visual and audible warning (O)
Porsche Intelligent Range Manager (S)
Porsche Recuperation Management (PRM) (S)
Porsche Stability Management (PSM) vehicle stability system with ABS (S)
Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) (S)
Porsche Traction Management (PTM) (S)
Porsche Vehicle Tracking System Plus (S)
Range Mode for the activation of efficiency-orientated settings (S)
Roll-over detection for activation of curtain airbags and seat belt pre-tensioners (S)
Seat belt warning system for all seats (S)
Side airbags in front (S)
Side airbags in rear compartment (O)
Sport Mode for the activation of dynamic performance settings including Launch Control (S)
Tyre pressure monitoring (TPM) (S)
10.9-inch curved display (S)
Centre Console with Direct Touch Control (S)
Digital radio (S)
Passenger display (O)
Porsche Communication Management for navigation, voice control, audio (S)
Porsche Connect with Apple CarPlay (S)
14 x speakers with BOSE Surround Sound System and 710 Watts output (O)
21 x speakers with Burmester 3D High-End Surround Sound System (O)
2 x USB-C charge ports and 12V electric socket in the rear (S)
2 x USB-C connectivity and charge ports and a 12V electric socket in the centre console (S)
Active carbon fine dust filter (S)
Advanced climate control (2-zone) (S)
Advanced climate control (4-zone) (O)
Ioniser (O)
Parking Pre-climatisation including pre-conditioning of the battery (S)
Thermally insulated glass all round (S)
Heat pump (S)
180way ekectric Adaptive Sports Seats with memory package (O)
60:40 rear bench split (S)
8-way electric seats (front) (S)
Comfort front seats (14-way electric) with memory package (O)
Integrated front headrests (S)
Rear seats with 2 seats in single-seat look (S)
Seat heating (front and rear) (O)
Seat heating (front) (O)
Seat massage function (front seats, with ventilation) (O)
Seat ventilation (front) (O)
Two integrated cupholders, front and rear (S)
Heated stearing wheel (O)
Auto-deploying door habdles (S)
Heated rear screen with auto-off function (S)
Panoramic roof, fixed glass (O)
Privacy glass (O)
Sun visors for driver and front passenger (S)
Thermally and noise insulated glass (O)
Windscreen wiper system including rain sensor and washer jets (S)
Automatically dimming interior and exterior mirrors (O)
Electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, aspherical on driver's side (S)
4-point LED daytime running lights (S)
Automatic headlight activation including 'Welcome Home' lighting (S)
Illuminated vanity mirrors for driver and front passenger (S)
LED interior lighting concept (O)
LED Matrix headlights (O)
Light strip (S)
Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus) (S)
Third brake light (S)
Smooth finish leather (S)
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