Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 MINI Cooper SE Level II
- 2019 BMW i3 42 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 MINI Cooper SE Level II2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 MINI Cooper SE Level II2019 BMW i3 42 kWh
Model alias-MINI Electric
MINI EV
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TrimSELevel II42 kWh
Model year202020202019
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceUSD 31,895 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 33,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,005 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 31,900 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,090 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,460 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,750 (IT, Jul 2019)
GBP 26,400 (UK, Oct 2019)
USD 34,750 (USA, Oct 2019)
USD 44,450 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 35,350 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,300 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 38,000 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,950 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,900 (ES, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteel-Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsAtlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Black
Grey
Silver
Red
Green
Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
-Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Number of doors435
Number of seats544
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
151.4 in
3845 mm
157.9 in
4011 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
68.0 in
1727 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
76.1 in
1932 mm
80.3 in
2040 mm
Height58.3 in
1482 mm
56.4 in
1432 mm
62.9 in
1598 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
98.2 in
2495 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
58.5 in
1485 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
58.5 in
1485 mm
62.0 in
1575 mm
Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
5.0 in
128 mm
5.5 in
139 mm
Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
-39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
-37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
-53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 mm
-49.2 in
1250 mm
Front hip room57.8 in
1469 mm
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Rear hip room56.7 in
1440 mm
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Front legroom41.2 in
1046 mm
-40.5 in
1029 mm
Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
-31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
211.0 l
7.45 ft3
0.21 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
731.0 l
25.82 ft3
0.73 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
3009.31 lb
1365 kg
2965.22 lb
1345 kg
Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
892.87 lb
405 kg
970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
3902.18 lb
1770 kg
3780.93 lb
1715 kg
Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.3 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional information-Permitted roof load - 60 kg
Permitted axle loads (front / rear) - 985 / 870 kg
Overhang front / rear - 770 / 965 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagen-BMW
ModelEEM 100--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontRear
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm-4800 rpm
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-100 - 1000 rpm-
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Sport
MID
Green
Green+
Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Additional informationThree levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm
Two-level regen-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s7.30 s7.20 s
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h-4.60 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-6.90 s-
Additional informationEco mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 13 s
Eco mode top speed - 115 km/h
Eco+ mode 0-100 km/h acceleration - 19 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
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Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 123.0 mi / 197.9 km
Real range: 144.8 mi / 233.0 km
EPA: 110.0 mi / 177.0 km
WLTP: 142.0 mi / 228.5 km
NEDC: 223.1 mi / 359.0 km
EPA: 153.0 mi / 246.2 km
WLTP: 192.6 mi / 310.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 13.8 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 104 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 122 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 16 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 15 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 13.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 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 circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.7 m
35.10 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.76--
Additional information-Electrically assisted EPS unit with Servotronic function-

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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio3.613.0699.665
Additional informationGearbox model - EQ 270-Transmission type: GE1B

Suspension

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

Front suspensionMacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
MacPherson strut
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Trailing arm (trailing link)
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsDiscsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET466.5Jx165Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H195/55R16 87W155/70R19 84Q
155/60R20
175/50R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDICATLSamsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity35.8 kWh32.6 kWh42.2 kWh
Number of cells264--
Number of modules2712-
Voltage323 V350.4 V352 V
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
440.92 lb
200 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive coolingWater-based coolant circulation
Heat pump
Water-based coolant circulation
Additional information-T-shaped battery pack
Usable capacity - 28.9 kWh
The net battery capacity is 37.9 kWh
Uses 120 Ah square cells
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system

Charging type

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

Charging typeStandard wall socket, 1.2 kW
Standard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
CCS fast charging, 50 kW
AC charging, 7.4 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 50 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

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeCCS fast charging 50 kW, 0:34
CCS fast charging 40 kW, 0:43
Wall box 7.2 kW, 4:55
Wall box 3.6 kW, 9:50
Standard wall socket 230V, 15:24
Standard wall socket 110/120V, 29:30
DC charging, 0:31-0:39
Wallbox, 2:58
AC charging, 4:25
DC fast charging, 0:41
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:50
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 5:42
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 11:24
Household charging, 15:04

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAdjustable cargo floor (S)
e-Golf front grille with blue accent (S)
Integrated rear spoiler (S)
3-point safety belts for all seating positions with pretensioners for driver and front passenger (S)
Adpative Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop and Go (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Blind Spot Monitor (S)
Child safety locks on rear doors (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Cruise Control (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver and passenger front and side thorax airbag supplemental restraint system (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (S)
Electronic Differential Lock (S)
Electronic speed control (S)
Electronic Stability Control (S)
Engine Braking Assist (S)
Forward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist (S)
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Hydraulic Brake Assist (S)
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Intelligent Crash Response System (S)
Isofix on rear seats (S)
LATCH (S)
Rear Traffic Alert (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for front seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
XDS (Cross Differential System) (S)
2 x 12V power outlets: 1 in front center console, 1 in cargo area (S)
8-inch Composition Media touchscreen sound system with proximity sensor (S)
Bluetooth with audio streaming for compatible devices (S)
Color multi-function trip computer (S)
Keyless entry with push-button start (S)
MIB II infotainment system (S)
MP3/WMA/FLAC-compatible CD player, AM/FM/HD Radio, SD memory card reader, and voice control (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 3-month trial subscription (S)
8 x speakers (S)
USB port (S)
VW Car-Net connected services (S)
Climatronic automatic dual-zon A/C (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
6-way partial power-adjustable front seats (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Adjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Front comfort seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel (S)
Electrically heated windshield (S)
Heated front washer nozzles (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down front and rear (S)
Rain-sensing windshield wipers (S)
Rear window wiper and washer system (S)
Power-folding and adjustable side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Automatic headlights with Coming/Leaving Home feature (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED rear lights (S)
Cloth (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Brake dry function (S)
City collision mitigation for pedestrians (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Cruise control (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with brake assistant (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (EBD) (S)
Electronic Differential Lock Control (EDLC) and Performance Control (S)
Electronics parking brake (S)
Fading Brake Support (S)
Front and rear parking distance control (S)
High beam assistance (S)
Hill start assist (S)
Hydraulic 2-circuit brake system with anti-lock brakes (ABS) (S)
Rear view park assist camera (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Traffic sign information (S)
5.5-inch driver's display (S)
6.5-inch touch screen (S)
Comfort access (keyless entry) (S)
Digital Cockpit (S)
MINI Navigation including Apple Car Play, MINI Connected and public charging locations (S)
2-zone automatic air-conditioning (S)
Auxiliary heating (S)
With heat pump (S)
Heated seats (S)
LED headlights (S)
MINI logo puddle lights (S)
Part leatherette interior (S)
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 rear park distance control (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (S)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Pasrking Assistance (O)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (S)
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 (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
ConnectedDrive Services (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)
Wi-Fi hotspot (O)
Wireless charging pad (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)
Adaptive LED headlights with turn lights and high beam assist (O)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights with cornering lights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Alloy Look On Instrument Panel And Shift Knob (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Electronic Brown Trim (S)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather and cloth (S)
Mega Carum Spice Grey SensaTec with Brown Cloth highlights (S)
Tera Dark Truffle Vernasca Leather (S)
Titanium Look On Instrument Panel (S)
Wood/Woodgrain On Instrument Panel (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-US trim level - MINI Electric Signature PlusBMW 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.
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