Comparison between:
- 2019 NIO ES8 84 kWh
- 2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package
- 2019 Tesla Model X Performance (AC)

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 NIO ES8 84 kWh2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package2019 Tesla Model X Performance (AC)
2019 NIO ES8 84 kWh2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package2019 Tesla Model X Performance (AC)
Model alias--Model X Performance AC induction/asynchronous
Trim84 kWhPerformance PackagePerformance (AC)
Model year201920202019
MarketChinaNorth America, Europe, ChinaNorth America, Europe, China, Australia
PriceCNY 498,000 (PRC, Jul 2019)USD 63,000 (USA, Oct 2019)
GBP 49,900 (UK, Oct 2019)
EUR 57,900 (DE, Oct 2019)
CNY 460,000 (PRC, Oct 2019)
USD 104,990 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 90,500 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 104,900 (EU, Jul 2019)
AUD 170,165 (AU, Jul 2019)
CNY 855,100 (China, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSport utility vehicle (SUV)-Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
Materials7003 series aluminium alloySteel
Aluminium Alloy
Extruded aluminium with boron steel
Exterior colorsDeep Black
Cloud White
Sky Blue
Star Ash
Aurora Brown
Morning Red
Star Blue
Nebula Purple
Snow
Magnesium
Thunder
Moon
Midnight
Void
Deep Blue Metallic
Midnight Silver Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Solid Black
Interior colorsSports Grey
Technology Black
Urban Brown
Slate Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Charcoal Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Ventilated Nappa leather Barley with reconstructed wood deco
Black
Black and White
Carbon Fiber Décor
Number of doors554
Number of seats6 / 755 / 6 / 7
Length197.7 in
5022 mm
181.4 in
4607 mm
198.3 in
5037 mm
Width77.2 in
1962 mm
-78.7 in
1999 mm
Width with mirrors-78.1 in
1985 mm
89.4 in
2271 mm
Width with folded mirrors--81.6 in
2073 mm
Height69.1 in
1756 mm
58.2 in
1478 mm
66.0 in
1676 mm
Wheelbase118.5 in
3010 mm
107.7 in
2735 mm
116.7 in
2964 mm
Front track65.7 in
1668 mm
-67.1 in
1705 mm
Rear track65.8 in
1672 mm
-67.3 in
1710 mm
Clearance6.7 in
170 mm
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Minimum clearance--6.7 in
171 mm
Maximum clearance--9.0 in
228 mm
Front headroom--41.7 in
1059 mm
Rear headroom--40.9 in
1039 mm
Front shoulder room--60.7 in
1542 mm
Rear shoulder room--56.8 in
1443 mm
Front hip room--55.6 in
1412 mm
Rear hip room--58.5 in
1486 mm
Front legroom--41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear legroom--38.4 in
975 mm
Trunk volume312.0 l
11.02 ft3
0.31 m3
404.0 l
14.27 ft3
0.40 m3
357.0 l
12.61 ft3
0.36 m3
Maximum trunk volume873.0 l
30.83 ft3
0.87 m3
-2299.5 l
81.21 ft3
2.30 m3
Secondary trunk volume-34.0 l
1.20 ft3
0.03 m3
187.0 l
6.60 ft3
0.19 m3
Curb weight5423.37 lb
2460 kg
-5482.9 lb
2487 kg
GVWR--6878.42 lb
3120 kg
Drag coefficient0.29 Cd-0.25 Cd
Additional informationApproach / Departure angle - 21.2° / 20.6°
The 6-seater configuration was announced a year later - on December 15 2018.
Trunk volume with the 2nd and 3rd seat row down - 1863 l for the 7-seater and 1903 l for the 6-seater version.
Body type - fastback
Trunk volume standard - VDA
Braked towing capacity - 1500 kg
The cargo and rear trunk volumes apply for 5 seat vehicles
Rear volume 6 seat vehicles: 2002 l
Cargo volume 6 seat vehicles: 2189 l
Rear volume 7 seat vehicle: 2166 l
Cargo volume 7 seat vehicles: 2353 l
Obsidian Black Metallic and Silver Metallic colours discontinued in the 2nd half of 2018

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer--Tesla
Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronousAC induction/asynchronous
Location of the motorRearRearRear
Voltage--320 V
Power240 kW
321.8 hp
326.3 ps
-375 kW
502.9 hp
509.9 ps
Maximum power RPM--6150 rpm
Torque420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
-660 Nm
67.3 kgm
486.8 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Additional information-Total system power - 300 kW
Total system torque - 660 Nm
3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Optional Ludicrous Mode

Second electric motor

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

Manufacturer--Tesla
Motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronousAC induction/asynchronous
LocationFrontFrontFront
Voltage--320 V
Power240 kW
321.8 hp
326.3 ps
-193 kW
258.8 hp
262.4 ps
Maximum power RPM--6100 - 6800 rpm
Torque420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
-330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Additional features--3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
-155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.40 s4.70 s3.70 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph--3.50 s
Additional information--Acceleration 0-60 mp/h with ludicrous mode - 2.8 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 264.1 mi / 425.0 kmEPA: 275.0 mi / 442.6 km
WLTP: 310.7 mi / 500.0 km
NEDC: 336.8 mi / 542.0 km
EPA: 288.9 mi / 465.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 20 kWh/100 km-EPA, CMB: 40 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CTY: 83 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 85 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 89 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 mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle--11.827 m
38.80 ft
Lock-to-lock turns--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
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio--9.325
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.--9.734

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Active air suspension
Dynamic Suspension Damping Control (CDC)
Independent
MacPherson strut
adjustable Öhlins dampers
Independent
Double wishbone
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Active air suspension
Dynamic Suspension Damping Control (CDC)
Independent
Independent
Multi-link
adjustable Öhlins dampers
Independent
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationBrembo four-piston front brake calipersBrembo 4-piston calipers
Öhlins DFV dampers
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims--9Jx22 ET35
9Jx20 ET35
9Jx20 ET35
9.5Jx20 ET40
10Jx22 ET35
10Jx20 ET35

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/50R20
255/55R19
265/45R21 V
245/40R20255/45R20 105Y
265/45R20 108V
265/35R22 102W
275/45R20 110V
275/45R20 110Y
285/35R22 106W

Battery

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

ManufacturerCATL-Panasonic
ModelNCM523--
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity84 kWh78 kWh100 kWh
Number of cells--8256
Number of modules-2716
Voltage--350 V
Energy density135 Wh/kg-243 Wh/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
--30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
-60 °C
140 °F
Additional informationThe battery is swappable.
Battery heating system (with reserved thermostat function)
VDA square battery cells
China model battery capacity - 72 kWh-

Charging type

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

Charging typeAC charging, 7 kWWallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
NEMA 5-20, 1.92 kW
NEMA 6-15, 2.88 kW
NEMA 6-20, 3.84 kW
NEMA 14-30, 5.76 kW
NEMA 10-30, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 17.28 kW
Urban Supercharger, 72 kW
Supercharger, 145 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portAC charging port, Type 2, 7 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.52 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 17.28 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, 0:45-0:56
AC charging, 12:00
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
Wallbox, 7:06
Supercharger, 0:40-0:50
Urban Supercharger, 1:07-1:24
Wall Connector, 5:47-8:41
NEMA 14-50, 10:25
NEMA 10-30, 17:22
NEMA 14-30, 17:22
NEMA 6-20, 26:03
NEMA 6-15, 34:43
NEMA 5-20, 52:05
NEMA 5-15, 69:27

Additional features

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

Additional features360° HD panoramic image (S)
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) (S)
Automatic emergency braking (AEB) (S)
Automatic parking (Autohold) (S)
Body Rollover Prevention System (RSC) (S)
Body Stability Control System (ESP) (S)
Brake pad automatic replacement reminder (S)
Brake Power Distribution System (EBD) (S)
Burglar alarm system (S)
Cruise control (S)
Curved Auxiliary System (CBC) (S)
Dynamic Wheel Torque Control System (DWT-B) (S)
Electronic parking brake (S)
Emergency Brake Assist System (EBA) (S)
Enhanced automatic emergency braking - with bicycle identification (AEB-C) (S)
Enhanced automatic emergency braking - with pedestrian identification (AEB-P) (S)
Fatigue Driving Monitoring (DDD) (S)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW) (S)
Front and rear parking assist radar (S)
2 x front head airbags (S)
Front row sensor (S)
2 x front side airbags (S)
HD parking image system (S)
Hill Start Assistance System (HSA) (S)
4 x ISOFIX child safety seat interface (S)
Lane Change Warning (LCA) (S)
Lane departure warning (LDW) (S)
Level 2+ autonomous driving (S)
Low speed sound outside the car (S)
5 x millimeter-wave radars (S)
Narrow Road Assist (SDIS) (S)
NIO Pilot basic functions (S)
NIO Pilot full function (O)
Pre-tightening force belt (S)
Rear door child safety lock (S)
3 x regular cameras (S)
2 x side curtain airbags for all three seat rows (S)
Side opening warning (SDO) (S)
Steep slope descent system (HDC) (S)
4 x surround cameras (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (D-TPMS) (S)
Tire repair kit (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Trailer mode (neutral) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (S)
Vehicle blind spot monitoring (BSD) (S)
10.4-inch (1600 x 1200 px) multi-touch central control panel (S)
11.3 inch (1600 x 1400 px) 2nd gen multi-touch central control panel (O)
2 x 12V power outlets (S)
4G wireless network (S)
5W Qi wireless charging board with NFC support (S)
8.8 inch (1600 x 600 px) digital meter (S)
Bluetooth 4.2 (S)
Driver status detection camera (S)
Enhanced Head-Up Display System (O)
Forward driving recorder (S)
2 x front USB ports with one being USB 3.0 (S)
High-performance intelligent gateway and FOTA remote upgrade capability (S)
In-car Wi-Fi (S)
Intelligent car finder (S)
NIO OS and in-vehicle applications (S)
NOMI AI system with voice recognition and voice positioning (S)
6 x personalized sound atmosphere modes (O)
2 x second row USB ports (S)
2 x smart keys with built-in Bluetooth and wireless charging (S)
12 x speakers with surround sound system (O)
7 x speakers with surround sound system (S)
Wide angle camera in the car (S)
3-zone automatic air-conditioning (S)
Exhaust vents on all three rows (S)
Front seat ventilation (O)
HEPA medical grade filter (with activated carbon) (S)
In-car PM 2.5 sensor (S)
Intelligent air purification system (S)
Negative ion generator (S)
Rear air-conditioning control panel (S)
Smart filter replacement reminder (S)
Second row seat heating (O)
4-way adjustment of headrests on front row (S)
4-way electric adjustment of lumbar support on driver seat (S)
4-way electric adjustment of lumbar support on front passenger seat (S)
50/50 retraction of the third row of seats (S)
6-way electric adjustment of front passenger seat (S)
60/40 retraction of the second row of seats (S)
8-way electric adjustment of driver seat (S)
Driver welcome function (S)
Front and rear adjustment of the second row of seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Parent-child mode seat layout (S)
Second and third row 2-way adjustment headrest (S)
Super-sliding passenger seats (S)
4-way electric adjustment steering wheel (S)
Heated steering wheel (O)
Multi-function leather steering wheel (S)
Concealed sensor door handle (S)
Electric panoramic sunroof and sunshade (S)
Electric tailgate (S)
Full car anti-UV insulation glass (S)
Keyless entry (supports NFC) (S)
Physical emergency key (S)
Rain sensor wiper (S)
Rear privacy glass (second, third row) (S)
Roof rack connection (maximum load capacity 75 kg) (S)
Anti-glare, automatic interior mirror (S)
Anti-glare, heated side mirrors (S)
Headlight level automatic adjustment (S)
LED "heartbeat" tail light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED far and near light integrated headlight (S)
LED fog light (with steering assist function) (S)
LED reading light (S)
LED smart wheel eyebrow light (S)
LED storage space lighting (S)
LED welcome lighting system (S)
Smart 10-color ambient light (S)
Sun visor mirror with LED lighting (S)
Nappa Premium Interior Set with front seat leg support and massage (O)
Perforated leather (S)
360° Camera (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Blind Spot Information with Steer assist (S)
Collision avoidance and mitigation by braking and steering (S)
Cross Traffic Alert with brake support (S)
Driver support (S)
Forward collision warning (S)
Front camera (S)
Front park assist (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Lane Keeping Aid (S)
Pilot Assist (S)
Power child safety locks (S)
Rear camera (S)
Rear collision warning and mitigation (S)
Rear park assist (S)
Road sign information (S)
Run-off mitigation (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Tyre repair kit (S)
12-volt power outlet (S)
15W inductive charging for smartphones (S)
Big vertical centre display with touch screen (S)
Digital Audio Broadcasting, DAB (S)
Driver's display (S)
Harman Kardon premium sound (S)
HomeLink (S)
Infotainment powered by Android (S)
Phone As Key (S)
Polestar Connect (S)
SiriusXM satellite radio (S)
4 x USB Type-C connectors (2 front and 2 rear) (S)
Airborne PM 2.5 particulate matter sensor (S)
CleanZone (S)
Climate system (S)
Gold-coloured seatbelts (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Power operated four-way lumbar support (S)
Power-operated driver's seat with memory (S)
Power-operated front passenger seat (S)
Rear head restraints (S)
Seat cushion extensions (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Handsfree power operated tailgate (S)
Heated wiper blades (S)
Panoramic glass sunroof incl. Polestar Symbol (S)
Power-operated rear boot lid (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Tinted Rear Window (S)
Windshield wipers with integrated, heated nozzles (S)
Frameless exterior mirrors with autodim and foldable (S)
Frameless rear-view mirror (S)
Illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Retractable door mirrors (S)
Adaptive rear lighting with a 288 LEDs rear lamp (S)
Interior high level illumination (S)
LED front fog lights with cornering function (S)
Light sequences (S)
Pixel headlights with proximity lights (S)
Nappa leather (O)
Weave Tech (S)
12V power outlet (S)
Center console with removable dividers (S)
Glass panoramic windshield (S)
High-strength steel tow bar (S)
Towing Package with software (S)
Washer nozzle heaters (S)
Wiper blade defrosters (S)
3-point rear center seatbelt (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Adjustable front head restraints (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind-spot Warning (S)
Brake assist (S)
Collision avoidance (S)
Dual front side-impact airbags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x fixed rear head restraints (S)
Forward collision mitigation (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Height-adjustable front seatbelts (S)
HEPA air filtration system (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Hill start assist (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, manual release mechanism for all doors, front trunk, and rear cargo area (S)
Knee airbags on the front (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
LATCH system (S)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Occupant sensing airbags (S)
Overhead curtain airbag for the 1st and 2nd row (S)
Rear side-impact 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)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Traction control (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
Up to four ISOFIX child seat attachments (S)
Custom audio system (S)
FM radio, Bluetooth, USB audio (S)
Homelink (S)
Maps and navigation (S)
Premium Connectivity (S)
17 x speakers, custom audio system (O)
Trip Computer (S)
Dual front air conditioning zones (S)
Front air-conditioning with automatic climate controls (S)
Rear air-conditioning and heating (O)
Rear heat vents (S)
12-way power adjustable, heated front seats with memory and driver profile (S)
60/40 folding rear seat row (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Ventilated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Leather steering wheel (S)
Falcon Wing doos (S)
Keyless entry (S)
Power liftgate (S)
Power windows (S)
Privacy Glass or Deep Tinted Glass (S)
Rain-sensing wipers (S)
Rear window defogger (S)
Self-presenting front door (S)
Power-folding, auto-dimming, heated side mirrors (S)
3-position dynamic LED turning lights (S)
Ambient interior lighting (S)
LED fog lights (S)
Carbon fiber decor (S)
Cloth and leatherette (S)
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