Comparison between:
- 2020 KIA e-Niro 4
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Plus
- 2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 KIA e-Niro 42020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Plus2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD
Series-ID.-
2020 KIA e-Niro 42020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Plus2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD
Model aliasNiro EV
eNiro
Niro Electric
ID3 1stModel 3 LR AWD
Trim4PlusLong Range AWD
Model year202020202021
MarketNorth America, Europe, South KoreaEuropeNorth America, Europe, China
PriceGBP 37,995 (UK, Dec 2019)-USD 46,990 (USA, Nov 2020)
EUR 52,490 (DE, Nov 2020)
CNY 309,900 (CN, Nov 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleCrossoverHatchbackSedan
MaterialsAdvanced High Strength Steel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Mild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsGraphite
White Pearl
Midnight Black
Pluto Brown
Gravity Blue
Aluminium Silver Metallic
Silky Silver Metallic
Dark Gray Metallic
Runway Red Metallic
Snow White
White
Teal
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Interior colorsBlack
Grey
White-Orange
Grey-Black
Black
Black and White
Number of doors554
Number of seats555
Length172.2 in
4375 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
184.8 in
4694 mm
Width71.1 in
1805 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
72.8 in
1849 mm
Width with mirrors--82.2 in
2088 mm
Width with folded mirrors--76.1 in
1933 mm
Height61.4 in
1560 mm
61.1 in
1552 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
108.9 in
2765 mm
113.2 in
2875 mm
Front track62.0 in
1576 mm
-62.2 in
1580 mm
Rear track62.4 in
1585 mm
-62.2 in
1580 mm
Clearance6.1 in
155 mm
-5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
-40.3 in
1024 mm
Rear headroom37.7 in
957 mm
-37.7 in
958 mm
Front shoulder room56.0 in
1423 mm
-56.3 in
1430 mm
Rear shoulder room55.1 in
1400 mm
-54.0 in
1372 mm
Front hip room53.7 in
1364 mm
-53.4 in
1356 mm
Rear hip room48.3 in
1227 mm
-52.4 in
1331 mm
Front legroom41.7 in
1059 mm
-42.7 in
1085 mm
Rear legroom36.0 in
914 mm
-35.2 in
894 mm
Passenger volume--2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
Trunk volume451.0 l
15.93 ft3
0.45 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume1405.0 l
49.62 ft3
1.41 m3
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Secondary trunk volume--84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
Curb weight3994.78 lb
1812 kg
3637.63 lb
1650 kg
4071.94 lb
1847 kg
Payload921.53 lb
418 kg
-921.53 lb
418 kg
GVWR4916.31 lb
2230 kg
-4993.47 lb
2265 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd0.267 Cd0.23 Cd
Additional informationHeight with roof rails - 1570 mm--

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-VolkswagenTesla
Model-APP 310L13
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DCPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearRear
Voltage356 V-370 V
Power150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
188 kW
252.1 hp
255.6 ps
Maximum power RPM3800 - 8000 rpm--
Torque395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
-
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
--
Additional informationFour levels of regenerative baking - from 0 to 3.-A permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motor
Liquid-cooled with variable frequency drive

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

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed103.8 mph
167.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
144.8 mph
233.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.80 s-4.40 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph7.50 s-4.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 239.0 mi / 384.6 km
WLTP: 282.0 mi / 453.8 km
WLTP: 382.0 mi / 614.8 km
WLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 kmNEDC: 415.1 mi / 668.0 km
EPA: 352.9 mi / 568.0 km
WLTP: 360.4 mi / 580.0 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, 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
-EPA, CMB: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 127 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 134 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 141 MPGe

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 circle10.6 m
34.78 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
11.8 m
38.71 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.57-2.05

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio8.206-9

Suspension

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

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

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-Ventilated discs
Rear brakesDiscs-Ventilated discs
Additional information--Rotor diameter front / rear - 320 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims7Jx17 ET50-8.5Jx18 ET40
8.5Jx19 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres215/55R17 94W215/50R19235/45R18
235/40R19

Battery

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

ManufacturerSK Innovation-Tesla and Panasonic, LG Chem
Model--NCR21700A
Type of rechargeable batteryLi-Ion Polymer-Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity64 kWh58 kWh79.5 kWh
Number of cells294-4416
Number of modules3--
Voltage356 V-360 V
Energy density141.3 Wh/kg-260 Wh/kg
Weight1007.51 lb
457 kg
-1053.81 lb
478 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulation-Water-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature---30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature--60 °C
140 °F
Additional informationCapacity - 180 Ah
Battery heating system with heat pump
VW 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.

Charging type

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

Charging type3-pin AC charging, 2.3 kW
AC charging, 7.2 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
DC charging, 100 kW
Wallbox, 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

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, Tesla, 11.5 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC 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
DC 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

Additional features

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

Additional featuresBlack 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)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Keyless Advanced locking and starting system (S)
Rearview camera system (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Navigation system (S)
2 x USB-C ports on the center console (S)
Design seats (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Tinted windows (S)
Ambient lights (S)
Brake lights (S)
Matrix LED headlights (S)
Matrix sidelights (S)
Turn indicators and tail light clusters (S)
Air-filter (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
Engine start button (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (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 (S)
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)
Custom driver profiles (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)
Music and media over Bluetooth (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)
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