Comparison between:
- 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max
Series-ID.
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max
Model alias-ID3 1st
TrimSEMax
Model year20192020
MarketNorth America, EuropeEurope
PriceUSD 31,895 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 33,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,005 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 35,900 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,090 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,460 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,750 (IT, Jul 2019)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelSteel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsAtlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
White
Teal
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
White-Orange
Grey-Black
Number of doors45
Number of seats55
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
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Height58.3 in
1482 mm
61.1 in
1552 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
108.9 in
2765 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
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Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
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Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
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Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
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Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
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Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
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Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 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
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Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
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Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
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Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
3637.63 lb
1650 kg
Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
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GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
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Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.267 Cd

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenVolkswagen
ModelEEM 100APP 310
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DC
Location of the motorFrontRear
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm-
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
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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
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 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
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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: 125.0 mi / 201.2 km
WLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 13.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
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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 pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.76-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio3.61-
Additional informationGearbox 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)
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Rear suspensionIndependent
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 discs-
Rear brakesDiscs-
Additional informationFront 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-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H215/45R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDI-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-Ion-
Battery capacity35.8 kWh58 kWh
Number of cells264-
Number of modules27-
Voltage323 V-
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive cooling-
Additional information-VW explicitly states this is the net battery capacity
Estimated gross capacity - 62 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
Wallbox, 7.2 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, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 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 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
DC charging, 0:28-0:30
Wallbox 11 kW, 5:17
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 8:04

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 (O)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Blind Spot Monitor (O)
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 (O)
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 (O)
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)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Contactless high-voltage battery charging (S)
Keyless Advanced locking and starting system (S)
Lane change system (S)
Lane-keeping system with Emergency Assist (S)
Rearview camera system (S)
Augmented reality (AR) head-up display (S)
Beats sound system (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Navigation system (S)
2 x USB-C ports on the center console (S)
Voice assistant
Comfort seats (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Panorama sliding/tilting glass roof, tinted (S)
Tinted windows (S)
Ambient lights (S)
Brake lights (S)
IQ.LIGHT Matrix LED headlights with Dynamic Light Assist (O)
Matrix LED headlights (S)
Matrix sidelights (S)
Turn indicators and tail light clusters (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationFor the MY 2018 the e-Golf is in very short supply for the US and in select states: California
Connecticut
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
New York
New Jersey
Oregon
Rhode Island
Vermont
and Washington
D.C.
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 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max