Comparison between:
- 2019 NIO ES6 Performance 84 kWh
- 2020 Rivian R1S 135 kWh

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 NIO ES6 Performance 84 kWh2020 Rivian R1S 135 kWh
2019 NIO ES6 Performance 84 kWh2020 Rivian R1S 135 kWh
TrimPerformance 84 kWh135 kWh
Model year20192020
MarketChinaNorth America
PriceCNY 448,000 (PRC, Sep 2019)-

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSport utility vehicle (SUV)Pick-up
MaterialsCarbon-fiber
High-strength steel
7075 aluminium alloy
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsDeep Black
Cloud White
Sky Blue
Star Ash
Morning Fog Green
Morning Red
Stratospheric Blue
Nebula Purple
Mars Red
Silver
Interior colorsSports Grey
Technology Black
Urban Brown
Black
Number of doors54
Number of seats55 / 7
Length190.9 in
4850 mm
200.7 in
5098 mm
Width77.4 in
1965 mm
79.3 in
2015 mm
Height68.1 in
1731 mm
71.7 in
1820 mm
Wheelbase114.2 in
2900 mm
121.1 in
3075 mm
Front track65.7 in
1668 mm
67.3 in
1710 mm
Rear track65.8 in
1672 mm
67.3 in
1710 mm
Clearance6.7 in
170 mm
8.1 in
205 mm
Minimum clearance-9.6 in
245 mm
Maximum clearance-11.2 in
285 mm
Trunk volume584.0 l
20.62 ft3
0.58 m3
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Maximum trunk volume1433.0 l
50.61 ft3
1.43 m3
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Secondary trunk volume-330.0 l
11.65 ft3
0.33 m3
Curb weight-5842.25 lb
2650 kg
Payload-1807.79 lb
820 kg
GVWR-7650.04 lb
3470 kg
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd-
Additional informationApproach / Departure angle - 21.2° / 20.6°
Trunk storage volume (including hidden storage compartment) - 672 l
Off-road ground clearance - 365 mm
Water fording depth (max) - 1 m
Approach angle in offroad mode - 34 degrees
Departure angle in offroad mode - 30 degrees
Ramp breakover angle in offroad mode - 29 degrees
Max climbing gradient - 45 degrees
Rear bin volume - 180 l
Trailer weight rating - 3500 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typeAC induction/asynchronous-
Location of the motorRear-
Power240 kW
321.8 hp
326.3 ps
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Torque420 Nm
42.8 kgm
309.8 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYes-
Additional information-Four motors total torque (105 kWh pack) - 560 Nm
Four motors total power (105 kWh pack) - 300 kW
Four motors total torque (135 kWh pack) - 1120 Nm
Four motors total power (135 kWh pack) - 562 kW
Four motors total torque (180 kWh pack) - 1120 Nm
Four motors total power (180 kWh pack) - 522 kW
Power per wheel - 147 kW
Torque per wheel - 3500 Nm

Second electric motor

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

Motor typeAC induction/asynchronous-
LocationFront-
Power160 kW
214.6 hp
217.5 ps
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Torque305 Nm
31.1 kgm
225.0 ft-lb
-
Regenerative brakingYes-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.70 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-3.00 s
Additional information-105 kWh pack version acceleration 0-60 mp/h - 12.5 s
180 kWh pack version acceleration 0-60 mp/h - 3.2 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 316.9 mi / 510.0 kmReal range: 300.1 mi / 483.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiency--

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFour-wheel drive (4WD/4x4)All-wheel drive (AWD)

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Dynamic Suspension Damping Control (CDC)
Active Air Suspension
Independent
Double wishbone
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Dynamic Suspension Damping Control (CDC)
Active Air Suspension
Independent
Independent
Multi-link
Pneumatic (air suspension)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Additional informationBrembo four-piston front brake calipers-

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims--

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres255/55R19
255/50R20
265/45R21 V
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Battery

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

ManufacturerCATL-
ModelNCM811-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-Ion-
Battery capacity84 kWh135 kWh
Number of cells-7776
Energy density170 Wh/kg-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-30 °C
-22 °F
-
Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
-
Additional informationThe battery is swappable.
Battery heating system (with reserved thermostat function)
There will be a 105 kWh and a 180 kWh battery versions with the 105 kWh one being announced later than the other two.

Charging type

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

Charging typeAC charging, 7 kWDC fast charging, 160 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 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 timeDC fast charging, 0:45-0:56
AC charging, 12:00
DC fast charging, 0:41

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)
11.3 inch (1600 x 1400 px) 2nd gen multi-touch central control panel (S)
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)
Central control wireless charging board (Qi standard, 10W power) with NFC function (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)
NOMI Halo (S)
NOMI Mate (O)
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)
Smart fragrance system (O)
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)
Front passenger with electric seat adjustment and leg rest (O)
Heated front seats (S)
Parent-child mode seat layout (O)
Parent-child mode seat layout (S)
Second and third row 2-way adjustment headrest (S)
Super-sliding passenger seats (S)
Super-sliding position for front passenger seat (O)
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 (S)
Roof rack connection (maximum load capacity 75 kg) (S)
Anti-glare, automatic interior mirror (S)
Automatic anti-glare side mirrors (O)
Auto-adjustable headlamps (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 massage (O)
Perforated leather (S)
3 x 110-volt outlets placed in the bin (S)
Bed camera with alerts (S)
Bin-integrated compressed air (S)
2 x bin-integrated locking cables for securing gear (S)
Telescoping racks (S)
8 x airbags for occupant protection (S)
Camera, lidar, radar (S)
Level 3 autonomy for highway (S)
Reinforcements of the skateboard platform (S)
Ultrasonic and a high precision GPS coupled with high definition maps (S)
12.3-inch instrument cluster (S)
15.6-inch center touch screen (S)
6.8-inch rear touch screen (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-Driving range of 240+ miles (386+ km) for the 105 kWh battery pack version.
Driving range of 310+ miles (499+ km) for the 135 kWh battery pack version.
Driving range of 410+ miles (660+ km) for the 180 kWh battery pack version.
The above-mentioned specifications are stated by Rivian in the official announcement of the R1S in November 2018. They will be updated over time and finalized after the launch of the real vehicle.
 2019 NIO ES6 Performance 84 kWh2020 Rivian R1S 135 kWh