Comparison between:
- 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
- 2015 BMW i3 22 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2015 BMW i3 22 kWh
2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2015 BMW i3 22 kWh
TrimP8 AWD22 kWh
Model year20212015
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceEUR 62,000 (DE, Mar 2020)-

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSport utility vehicle (SUV)Hatchback
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsBlack Stone
Onyx Black Metallic
Fusion Red Metallic
Thunder Grey Metallic
Glacier Silver Metallic
Sage Green
Crystal White Pearl
Bursting Blue Metallic
Ionic Silver Metallic
Capparis White
Laurel Gray Metallic
Andesite Silver Metallic
Solar Orange Metallic
Arravani Gray
Interior colorsCharcoal BlackCarum Spice Gray (Mega and Giga World trims)
Cassia (Giga World trim)
Dalberghia Brown (Tera World trim)
Number of doors-5
Number of seats-4
Length-157.4 in
3999 mm
Width-69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors-80.2 in
2037 mm
Height-62.1 in
1578 mm
Wheelbase-101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track-61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track-61.3 in
1557 mm
Clearance-5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom-39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom-37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room-53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room-49.2 in
1250 mm
Front legroom-40.5 in
1029 mm
Rear legroom-31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume413.0 l
14.58 ft3
0.41 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume-1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight-2634.52 lb
1195 kg
Payload-936.96 lb
425 kg
GVWR-3571.49 lb
1620 kg
Drag coefficient-0.29 Cd
Additional informationTowing capacity - 1
500 kg
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1270 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1695 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-BMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRear
Power150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM-4800 rpm
Torque330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Regenerative braking-Yes
Driving modes-Comfort
Eco Pro
Eco Pro+

Second electric motor

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

Motor typePermanent magnet synchronous-
LocationFront-
Power150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
-
Torque330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed111.8 mph
180.0 km/h
77.7 mph
125.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.90 s7.20 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-6.90 s
Additional information-Eco Pro+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 208.0 mi / 334.7 km
WLTP: 248.5 mi / 400.0 km
NEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 km
EPA: 80.8 mi / 130.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 43 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 72 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 79 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 85 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 12.9 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 25 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 124 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 137 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanism-Rack and pinion
Type of power steering-Electronic
Turning circle-9.86 m
32.35 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmission-Automatic single-speed reduction gear
Drivetrain-Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio-9.665

Suspension

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

Front suspension-Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspension-Multi-link
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakes-Ventilated discs
Rear brakes-Ventilated discs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres-155/70R19 84Q
155/70R19
155/60R20
175/60R19
175/55R20

Battery

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

Manufacturer-Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity78 kWh22 kWh
Number of cells-96
Number of modules-8
Voltage-360 V
Weight-449.74 lb
204 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationUsable capacity - 75 kWhThe net battery capacity is 18.8 kWh
Battery warming system
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L

Charging type

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

Charging typeAC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 kW
Household charging, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox, 7.4 kW
DC fast charging, 50 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, 11 kW-

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC charging, 0:25-0:40
AC charging, 7:06
DC fast charging, 0:22
BMW i Wallbox, 2:59
Household charging, 5:57

Additional features

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

Additional featuresBody coloured covered grille (S)
Charcoal headlining (S)
Exterior styling kit (O)
Foldable towbar (O)
Glossy black roof rails (S)
Glossy Black Skid Plates, Front & Rear (S)
Grocery bag holder (O)
Hidden storage under the driver's seat (O)
Load compartment mat, moulded plastic, Charcoal (O)
Moulded plastic floor mats, Charcoal (O)
Power folding outer rear head restraints (O)
Protection net (O)
Protective cap kit, Matt Tech Grey (S)
R-Design perforated leather-clad gear knob, Charcoal, Geartronic (S)
Recharge aluminium front tread plates (S)
Recharge embossed logo on C/D-pillar (S)
Roof spoiler (O)
Roof top in contrast colour, Black Stone (S)
Sport pedals (S)
Without extra emblem tailgate (S)
360ยบ Camera (O)
Alarm Logic Base (S)
Automatic door locking (S)
BLIS - Blind Spot Information with steering assistant (S)
Cruise control (S)
Double locking (S)
Driver adjustable power steering (S)
Dual-stage airbags, driver and front passenger (S)
Dynamic chassis (S)
Emergency Brake light and Hazard Warning (S)
Harman Kardon Premium Sound plus Park Assist package (O)
Hill Descent Control (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Inflatable Curtain (S)
IntelliSafe Assist (ACC) (O)
IntelliSafe Surround (O)
ISOFIX mounting points, rear seat (S)
Keyless entry with hands-free power tailgate opening and closing (S)
Knee airbag, driver side (S)
Lane Keeping Aid (S)
Oncoming Lane Mitigation (S)
Panoramic roof with Navi Tech & Park Assist (O)
Park Assist Camera, rear (O)
Parking assistance, rear Gen 3 (S)
Passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Prep for Interior motion sensor (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Rear and front park assist (O)
Road Sign Information (S)
Safety belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters (S)
SIPS side impact protection system (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Standard springs (S)
Temporary Mobility Kit (S)
WHIPS whiplash injury protection system (S)
With alarm preparation (S)
Without blocked lock mode (S)
Without Pilot Assist (S)
12-inch driver display (S)
2 USB Typ-C Connectors, Front (S)
5 volt outlet (2 USB-C), in rear/lower tunnel consol (S)
9-inch centre touchscreen (S)
Android powered infotainment (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB+) (S)
Digital owners manual (S)
High Performance audio system (S)
Power outlet, luggage compartment (S)
Smartphone integration (S)
Volvo On Call (S)
Wireless mobile phone charging (O)
CleanZone (S)
Humidity sensor (S)
Two-zone climate system including cooled glove compartment (S)
Heat in grill emblem (S)
High voltage coolant heater (HVCH) (S)
Adjustable driver and front passenger seats (S)
Comfort front seats (S)
Comfort front seats (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated rear seats plus Climate Package (O)
Manual seat cushion extension, driver seat (S)
Manually foldable outer rear head restraints (S)
Manually foldable second seat row (S)
Power driver seat with memory function (O)
Power front passenger seat (O)
Power-operated multi-directional 4-way lumbar support (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Perforated leather-clad sport steering wheel with Uni-deco trim, Charcoal (S)
Steering wheel remote control (S)
Dark tinted rear windows (O)
Handle side door body color, w/o damper, keyless and illumination (S)
Heated windscreen (O)
Heated windscreen washers (O)
Power tailgate (S)
Tempered side windows (S)
Automatically dimmed inner and outer rear view mirrors (S)
Door mirror covers, 019 Black Stone (S)
Illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Power retractable door mirrors with ground lighting (S)
Fog lamps (S)
Interior high level illumination (S)
LED Headlights (S)
LED headlights with Active Bending Lights (O)
LED headlights with Active Bending Lights (O)
Charcoal Nubuck Textile/Perforated Nappa in Charcoal interior (RB0R) (S)
Cutting Edge Aluminium Decor (S)
High-gloss black side window trim (S)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Telematics (S)
Trip computer (S)
Voice-activating system (O)
Wide Screen Navigation System, with Internal HD and Traffic Info (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Power windows (S)
Remote Trunk/Hatch Release (S)
Sunroof (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Body-color driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Headlight Control (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Leather (S)
Leather and wool cloth (S)
Sensatec and sustainable cloth (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-What's new for 2015?
Heated front seats
satellite radio and DC fast charging are now standard.
 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2015 BMW i3 22 kWh