Comparison between:
- 2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package
- 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
TrimPerformance PackageP8 AWD
Model year20202021
MarketNorth America, Europe, ChinaEurope
PriceUSD 63,000 (USA, Oct 2019)
GBP 49,900 (UK, Oct 2019)
EUR 57,900 (DE, Oct 2019)
CNY 460,000 (PRC, Oct 2019)
EUR 62,000 (DE, Mar 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body style-Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium Alloy
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsSnow
Magnesium
Thunder
Moon
Midnight
Void
Black Stone
Onyx Black Metallic
Fusion Red Metallic
Thunder Grey Metallic
Glacier Silver Metallic
Sage Green
Crystal White Pearl
Bursting Blue Metallic
Interior colorsSlate Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Charcoal Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Ventilated Nappa leather Barley with reconstructed wood deco
Charcoal Black
Number of doors5-
Number of seats5-
Length181.4 in
4607 mm
-
Width with mirrors78.1 in
1985 mm
-
Height58.2 in
1478 mm
-
Wheelbase107.7 in
2735 mm
-
Trunk volume404.0 l
14.27 ft3
0.40 m3
413.0 l
14.58 ft3
0.41 m3
Secondary trunk volume34.0 l
1.20 ft3
0.03 m3
-
Additional informationBody type - fastback
Trunk volume standard - VDA
Braked towing capacity - 1500 kg
Towing capacity - 1
500 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronous-
Location of the motorRearRear
Power-150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Torque-330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes-
Additional informationTotal system power - 300 kW
Total system torque - 660 Nm
-

Second electric motor

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

Motor typePermanent magnet synchronous-
LocationFrontFront
Power-150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Torque-330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed-111.8 mph
180.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.70 s4.90 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 275.0 mi / 442.6 km
WLTP: 310.7 mi / 500.0 km
WLTP: 248.5 mi / 400.0 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 pinion-
Type of power steeringElectronic-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gear-
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
adjustable Öhlins dampers
-
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
adjustable Öhlins dampers
-

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-
Rear brakesVentilated discs-
Additional informationBrembo 4-piston calipers
Öhlins DFV dampers
-

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims--

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres245/40R20-

Battery

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

Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity78 kWh78 kWh
Number of modules27-
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Water-based coolant circulation
Additional informationChina model battery capacity - 72 kWh-

Charging type

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

Charging typeWallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 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
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard 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, 0:25-0:31
Wallbox, 7:06
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
AC charging, 7:06

Additional features

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

Additional features360° 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)
Body 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)
360º 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)
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