Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max
- 2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD
- 2020 KIA e-Niro 4

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD2020 KIA e-Niro 4
SeriesID.--
2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max2020 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD2020 KIA e-Niro 4
Model aliasID3 1st-Niro EV
eNiro
Niro Electric
TrimMaxPerformance AWD4
Model year202020202020
MarketEuropeNorth America, Europe, China, AustraliaNorth America, Europe, South Korea
Price-USD 54,990 (USA, May 2020)
GBP 52,000 (UK, Nov 2019)
EUR 56,390 (DE, Nov 2019)
AUD 106,415 (AU, Nov 2019)
CNY 522,000 (China, Nov 2019)
GBP 37,995 (UK, Dec 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSedanCrossover
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Mild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Advanced High Strength Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsWhite
Teal
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Silver Metallic
Graphite
White Pearl
Midnight Black
Pluto Brown
Gravity Blue
Aluminium Silver Metallic
Silky Silver Metallic
Dark Gray Metallic
Runway Red Metallic
Snow White
Interior colorsWhite-Orange
Grey-Black
Black
Black and White
Black
Grey
Number of doors545
Number of seats555
Length167.8 in
4261 mm
184.8 in
4694 mm
172.2 in
4375 mm
Width71.2 in
1809 mm
72.8 in
1849 mm
71.1 in
1805 mm
Width with mirrors-82.2 in
2088 mm
-
Width with folded mirrors-76.1 in
1933 mm
-
Height61.1 in
1552 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
61.4 in
1560 mm
Wheelbase108.9 in
2765 mm
113.2 in
2875 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track-62.2 in
1580 mm
62.0 in
1576 mm
Rear track-62.2 in
1580 mm
62.4 in
1585 mm
Clearance-5.5 in
140 mm
6.1 in
155 mm
Front headroom-40.3 in
1024 mm
40.1 in
1018 mm
Rear headroom-37.7 in
958 mm
37.7 in
957 mm
Front shoulder room-56.3 in
1430 mm
56.0 in
1423 mm
Rear shoulder room-54.0 in
1372 mm
55.1 in
1400 mm
Front hip room-53.4 in
1356 mm
53.7 in
1364 mm
Rear hip room-52.4 in
1331 mm
48.3 in
1227 mm
Front legroom-42.7 in
1085 mm
41.7 in
1059 mm
Rear legroom-35.2 in
894 mm
36.0 in
914 mm
Passenger volume-2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
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Trunk volume385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
451.0 l
15.93 ft3
0.45 m3
Maximum trunk volume--1405.0 l
49.62 ft3
1.41 m3
Secondary trunk volume-84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
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Curb weight3637.63 lb
1650 kg
4100.6 lb
1860 kg
3994.78 lb
1812 kg
Payload-972.24 lb
441 kg
921.53 lb
418 kg
GVWR-5072.84 lb
2301 kg
4916.31 lb
2230 kg
Drag coefficient0.267 Cd0.23 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional information--Height with roof rails - 1570 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenTesla-
ModelAPP 310L13-
Electric motor typeBrushless DCSwitched reluctancePermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRearFront
Voltage-370 V356 V
Power150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
211 kW
283.0 hp
286.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM--3800 - 8000 rpm
Torque310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
-395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modes--Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
Additional information-A specific switched relucatance phase-permanent magnet motor with variable frequency drive and liquid cooling.Four levels of regenerative baking - from 0 to 3.

Second electric motor

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

Manufacturer-Tesla-
Motor type-AC induction/asynchronous-
Location-Front-
Power-147 kW
197.1 hp
199.9 ps
-
Regenerative braking-Yes-
Additional features-3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled
with variable frequency drive
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
162.2 mph
261.0 km/h
103.8 mph
167.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-3.40 s7.80 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-3.20 s7.50 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 kmNEDC: 348.0 mi / 560.0 km
EPA: 299.0 mi / 481.2 km
EPA: 304.0 mi / 489.2 km
EPA: 322.0 mi / 518.2 km
WLTP: 329.3 mi / 530.0 km
EPA: 239.0 mi / 384.6 km
WLTP: 282.0 mi / 453.8 km
WLTP: 382.0 mi / 614.8 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiency-EPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 107 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 112 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 116 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 118 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 120 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 124 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 123 MPGe
WLTP, CTY: 11.8 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 14.9 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+AA+

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 circle10.2 m
33.46 ft
11.8 m
38.71 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.052.57

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)All-wheel drive (AWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio-98.206

Suspension

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

Front suspension-Independent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Rear suspension-Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes-Ventilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakes-Ventilated discsDiscs
Additional information-Rotor diameter front / rear - 355 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 16 / 16.33 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-8.5Jx20 ET407Jx17 ET50

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/45R20235/35R20215/55R17 94W

Battery

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

Manufacturer-Tesla and PanasonicSK Innovation
Model-NCR21700A-
Type of rechargeable battery-Lithium-IonLi-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity58 kWh79.5 kWh64 kWh
Number of cells-4416294
Number of modules-43
Voltage-360 V356 V
Energy density-260 Wh/kg141.3 Wh/kg
Weight-1053.81 lb
478 kg
1007.51 lb
457 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Water-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--30 °C
-22 °F
-
Maximum ambient temperature-60 °C
140 °F
-
Additional informationVW explicitly states this is the net battery capacity
Estimated gross capacity - 62 kWh
The battery is automatically cooled when at 48°C or above and heated when at -7.5°C or below.
Usable battery capacity around 75 kWh.
Capacity - 180 Ah
Battery heating system with heat pump

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 7.2 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 100 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW
3-pin AC charging, 2.3 kW
AC charging, 7.2 kW
DC charging, 50 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 port-Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC charging, 0:28-0:30
Wallbox 11 kW, 5:17
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 8:04
Supercharger, 0:33
SAE J1772 Adapter, 4:12-13:59
Wall Connector, 7:00
NEMA 14-50, 8:23
NEMA 5-15, 55:55
DC charging 100 kW, 0:31-0:39
DC charging 50 kW, 1:02-1:17
AC charging, 8:54
3-pin AC charging, 27:50

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdaptive 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)
Air-filter (S)
Aluminium pedals (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Carbon fiber spoiler (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
Engine start button (S)
Lowered suspension (S)
Performance Brakes (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
Track Mode (S)
12V power outlet (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind spot sensor (S)
Collision warning system
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rear seats head airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
15.4 LCD touchscreen (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
In-car internet streaming music & media (S)
Internet browser (S)
Location aware automatic garage door opener (S)
Premium audio - 14 speakers, 1 subwoofer, 2 amps and immersive sound (S)
Satellite-view maps with live traffic visualization and navigation (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Voice recognition system (S)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
Remote control air-conditioning (S)
Secondary ventilation controls (S)
Ventilation system (S)
12-way power adjustable front and rear heated seats (S)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Child seat anchors (S)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Height adjustable front seatbelts (S)
Leatherette steering wheel (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Keyless NFC keycard (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror (S)
Auto high-beam headlights (S)
Cargo area light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED fog lamps (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Premium seat material and trim (S)
Black side sill and wheel arch body mouldings (S)
Centre console storage box (S)
Chrome beltline mouldings (S)
High-gloss black centre fascia trim (S)
High-gloss black door insert trim (S)
High-gloss black lower console trim (S)
Luggage area load cover and net hooks (S)
Matt black radiator grille (S)
Rear spoiler (S)
Roof rails (S)
Adaptive smart cruise control with Stop & Go (S)
Alarm System and Engine Immobiliser (S)
All-round height adjustable headrests (S)
All-round three-point seatbelts (S)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Charging indicator on dashboard (S)
Door Deadlocks (S)
Driver knee airbag (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Elelctronic parking brake with Autohold (S)
Emergency Stop Signalling (ESS) (S)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (S)
Front and rear centre armrests (S)
Front parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Front seatbelts with height adjusters (S)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Impact-sensing auto door unlocking (S)
Interior Door Lock/Unlock Function (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Lane Follow Assist (LFA) (S)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) (S)
Locking Wheel Nuts (S)
Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Reversing camera system integrated into the screen (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Speed Sensing Auto Door Locking (Dealer-Activated Feature) (S)
Start/Stop button with Smart Entry System (S)
Twin curtain airbags with roll-over sensor (S)
Twin front airbags (S)
Twin side front airbags (S)
Tyre Mobility Kit (S)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen with navigation (S)
7-inch colour display for instrument cluster (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Voice Control (S)
Bluetooth (S)
DAB radio with MP3 compatibility (S)
Fast charging USB port in centre console (S)
Front USB port (S)
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom (S)
Shark fin antenna (S)
8 x speaker JBL Premium Sound System with subwoofer, external amp and front centre speaker (S)
Telematics System with UVO Connect Services (S)
Trip comupter and digital clock (S)
Wireless mobile phone charger (S)
Rear ventilation duct (S)
Single automatic air-conditioning (S)
60:40 split-folding second row seats (S)
8-way power-adjustable driver's seat (S)
Driver's seat with power lumbar support (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Manual height adjustment of passenger's seat (S)
High-gloss black steering wheel trim (S)
Leather-trimmed and heated steering wheel (S)
Regenerative braking level with paddle shifters on the steering wheel (S)
Shift by wire (S)
Steering wheel-mounted controls (S)
Tilt and telescoping steering wheel adjustment (S)
Aluminium door scuff plates (S)
Chrome-coated exterior door handles (S)
Leather-trimmed door armrests (S)
Power windows front (S)
Privacy glass on rear windows and tailgate (S)
Rain-sensing front wipers (S)
Satin finish interior door handles (S)
Solar glass (S)
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror (S)
Body-coloured, high-gloss side mirrors (S)
Driver's wide view door mirror (S)
Electrically folding, adjustable and heated side mirrors with LED turn signals (S)
Sunvisors with vanity mirror illumination (front seats) (S)
Ambient lighting (S)
Automatic headlight control (S)
Bulb-type overhead console lamp with sunglasses case (S)
Centre room lamp (S)
Front bulb fog lights (S)
LED DRLs (S)
LED headlights with bi-function projection (S)
LED rear combination lights (S)
Luggagae area light (S)
Manual headlight levelling device (S)
Welcome and Follow-me-home light functionality (S)
Black leather with partial faux leather elements (S)
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