Comparison between:
- 2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus (SR)
- 2018 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2019 Volkswagen e-up!

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus (SR)2018 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Volkswagen e-up!
2020 Tesla Model S Long Range Plus (SR)2018 BMW i3 33 kWh2019 Volkswagen e-up!
Model aliasModel S Long Range Switched Reluctance--
TrimLong Range Plus (SR)33 kWh-
Model year202020182019
MarketNorth America, Europe, China, AustraliaNorth America, EuropeEurope
PriceUSD 74,990 (USA, May 2020)
GBP 77,200 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 86,800 (DE, Jul 2019)
AUD 148,730 (AU, Jul 2019)
CNY 793,900 (China, Jul 2019)
-EUR 23,570 (DE, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSedanHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsAluminium
high-strength boron steel
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Carbon-fiber
Exterior colorsSolid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Deep Blue Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Protonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Black Pearl
Pure White
Teal Blue
Honey Yellow Metallic
Tungsten Silver Metallic
White Silver Metallic
Interior colorsBlack
Black and White
Cream
Atelier European DarkBlack and Grey
Number of doors454
Number of seats544
Length196.0 in
4978 mm
157.9 in
4011 mm
141.7 in
3600 mm
Width77.3 in
1963 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
Width with mirrors86.2 in
2189 mm
-75.2 in
1910 mm
Width with folded mirrors77.3 in
1963 mm
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Height56.5 in
1435 mm
62.9 in
1598 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
Wheelbase116.5 in
2960 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
95.2 in
2417 mm
Front track65.4 in
1661 mm
-56.2 in
1428 mm
Rear track66.9 in
1699 mm
-56.1 in
1424 mm
Clearance5.3 in
135 mm
5.5 in
139 mm
5.3 in
135 mm
Minimum clearance4.6 in
117 mm
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Maximum clearance6.3 in
160 mm
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Front headroom38.8 in
986 mm
39.6 in
1006 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
Rear headroom35.3 in
897 mm
37.2 in
945 mm
37.3 in
947 mm
Front shoulder room57.7 in
1466 mm
53.6 in
1361 mm
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Rear shoulder room55.0 in
1397 mm
49.2 in
1250 mm
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Front hip room55.0 in
1397 mm
-53.9 in
1369 mm
Rear hip room54.7 in
1389 mm
-54.6 in
1388 mm
Front legroom42.7 in
1085 mm
40.5 in
1028 mm
39.7 in
1009 mm
Rear legroom35.4 in
899 mm
31.9 in
810 mm
31.2 in
793 mm
Trunk volume744.7 l
26.30 ft3
0.74 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
Maximum trunk volume1645.2 l
58.10 ft3
1.65 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
Secondary trunk volume59.5 l
2.10 ft3
0.06 m3
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Curb weight4883.24 lb
2215 kg
2744.76 lb
1245 kg
2709.48 lb
1229 kg
Payload1056.01 lb
479 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
663.59 lb
301 kg
GVWR5939.25 lb
2694 kg
3681.72 lb
1670 kg
3373.07 lb
1530 kg
Drag coefficient0.24 Cd0.29 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional informationOverhang front / rear - 929 / 1081 mm
Optional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)
The single value ground clearance is valid for the AWD version with Coil Suspension
The ground clearance range is valid for vehicles with Air Suspension
The height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
Trunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerTeslaBMWVolkswagen
Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRearFront
Voltage320 V--
Power285 kW
382.2 hp
387.5 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
Maximum power RPM6850 rpm4800 rpm3000 - 12000 rpm
Torque440 Nm
44.9 kgm
324.5 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modes-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional information3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
-Four levels of regenerative braking - D1
D2
D3 and B
D level means no regen is applied
Eco mode power - 50 kW
Eco mode torque - 167 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 133 Nm

Second electric motor

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

ManufacturerTesla--
ModelL13--
Motor typeSwitched reluctance--
LocationFront--
Voltage320 V--
Power193 kW
258.8 hp
262.4 ps
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Maximum power RPM6100 rpm--
Torque330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYes--
Additional featuresA specific switched reluctance phase-permanent magnet motor with variable frequency drive and liquid cooling.
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed155.3 mph
250.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h3.80 s7.30 s12.40 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph3.60 s--
Additional information--Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 15 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 443.0 mi / 713.0 km
EPA: 402.0 mi / 647.0 km
NEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
WLTP: 158.4 mi / 255.0 km
WLTP: 87.6 mi / 141.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 112 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 117 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 121 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 15.5 kWh/100 km

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 circle11.8 m
38.71 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
9.8 m
32.15 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.05--

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)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio9.7349.665-
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.9.325--

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Optional air suspension with fully-adaptive damping
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Optional air suspension with fully-adaptive damping
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar) for air suspension vehicles only
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsDrums
Additional informationFront brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 355 mm x 32 mm ventilated rotor
Rear brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 365 mm x 28 mm ventilated rotor
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims8Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
5Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
5Jx14
5Jx15

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres245/45R19 98V
245/35R21 96Y
265/35R21
155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
175/60R19 84Q
175/50R20
165/70R14
165/65R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerPanasonicSamsung SDIPanasonic-Sanyo
ModelNCR18650A--
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity100 kWh33.2 kWh18.7 kWh
Number of cells825696204
Number of modules16817
Voltage400 V353 V374 V
Weight--507.06 lb
230 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle-
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation-
Minimum ambient temperature-30 °C
-22 °F
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Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
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Additional information-The net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
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Charging type

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

Charging typeNEMA 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
Ssupercharger, 200 kW
Household charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 3.6 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast charging, 40 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, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 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 timeSupercharger 200 kW, 0:24
Supercharger 120 kW, 0:40
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5:13-17:22
Wall Connector, 8:42
NEMA 14-50, 10:25
NEMA 5-15, 69:27
DC fast charging, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47
DC fast charging, 0:28
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 2:36
Wallbox 3.6 kW, 5:12
Household charging, 8:08

Additional features

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

Additional features2 x activated carbon air purification filters (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Carbon fibre spoiler (O)
Center armrest with two cup holders (S)
Front sun visors with mirrors (S)
Fully trimmed frunk and rear cargo area with keyless open (S)
Glove compartment (S)
HEPA filter system with Bioweapon Defense Mode (S)
Integrated Center Console (O)
Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters (S)
Open center console storage area (S)
Parcel shelf (S)
Red Brake Calipers (O)
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)
Crash sensor for high voltage disconnect (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat sensors (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Driver seat position sensor (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (S)
Forward looking radar hidden near the Tesla front logo (S)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front collision warning (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, emergency manual release mechanism for all doors, frunk and rear cargo area (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (S)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (S)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Side collision warning (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Three second row LATCH attchments (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (S)
12V power outlet (S)
17-inch capacitive touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
High-definition back-up camera (O)
Homelink with auto open/close of garage door/gate (S)
Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates (S)
Satellite radio (S)
11 x speakers, custom audio system (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Streaming audio (S)
Wi-Fi ready (S)
Wireless connectivity (capability) (O)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback (S)
Built-in rear-facing child seats (O)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Heated 12-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar (S)
Heated front and rear seats (S)
Ventilated front seats (S)
3-spoke multi-function steering wheel with tactile controls (S)
Heated stearing wheel (S)
Active panoramic roof (O)
Auto present door handles (S)
Black or body coloured aluminum roof (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Frameless, tempered safety glass front windows (S)
Lighted door handles (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power rear liftgate (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)
Solid glass roof (O)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Windscreen wiper/de-icer (S)
Auto-dimming mirrors (S)
Power-folding and heated side mirrors (S)
3-position LED turning headlights (S)
Automatic high/low beam headlights (S)
Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights (S)
Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps (O)
Convenienve lighting (S)
Fascia-mounted rear reflex reflectors (S)
Feature backlit, turn side-repeator lamps (S)
Front LED map lights (S)
High-mounted LED stop lamp (S)
LED ambient interior lighting (S)
LED cornering lights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED front and rear side-marker lights (S)
LED front fog lamps (S)
LED rear taillights (S)
Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps (S)
Park lights (S)
Steering-activated LED cornering lights (O)
Carbon fibre accents (O)
Cloth and synthetic leather materials (S)
Dark ash wood decor (S)
Figured ash wood decor (O)
Piano black decor accents (S)
Vegan interior with Premium Seats (O)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
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)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
10.3-inch multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
6.5-inch touchscreen (S)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW iDrive (O)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (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)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (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)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Titanium Look On Instrument Panel (S)
Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel (S)
City emergency braking (S)
Combined front and side curtain airbags (S)
Cruise control (S)
Eectronic stability control (S)
Front airbag for driver and front passenger (S)
Front airbags for driver and passenger (S)
Immobilizer (S)
ParkPilot (O)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Rearview camera (O)
Side airbags for driver and front passenger (S)
Tire pressure monitor (S)
5-inch touchscreen (S)
maps+more system with navigation, Bluetooth, multimedia (S)
RCD 215 radio, CD and MP3 player (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Volkswagen Car-Net with a 3-year subscription (S)
Climatronic (S)
Asymmetrically folding 2-seat rear bench (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Height-adjustable driving seat (S)
3-spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Power windows for driver and front passenger (S)
Tinted rear windows (S)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
Cloth (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-BMW i3 interior worlds have different names and variants in different markets. In the US they are Deka World / Mega World / Giga World / Tera World. In the UK they are Atelier / Lodge / Loft / Suite.Volkswagen e-Up! gets minor improvements in features and remains largely unchanged for the following 2018 and 2019 model years with updated (WLTP) efficiency and range in 2019.
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