Comparison between:
- 2020 Renault Twingo Electric Life
- 2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)
- 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf SE

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2020 Renault Twingo Electric Life2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)2017 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
2020 Renault Twingo Electric Life2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)2017 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
Model aliasTwingo Z.E.--
TrimLifeAmbition (SE)SE
Model year202020202017
MarketEuropeEuropeNorth America, Europe
Price-EUR 20,950 (DE, Sep 2019)
GBP 20,455 (UK, Nov 2019)
USD 30,495 (USA, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
Materials-Steel
Carbon-fiber
Steel
Exterior colorsCrystal White
Quartz White
Yellow Mango
Red Flame
Blue Dragee
Green Pistachio
Lunar Gray
Black Star
Candy White
Tornado Red
Sunflower Yellow
Kiwi Green
Deep Pearlescent Black
Crystal Blue
Tungsten Silver
Atlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Interior colorsBlack
Red
Yellow
-Titan Black
Shetland Beige
Number of doors554
Number of seats445
Length142.3 in
3615 mm
141.6 in
3597 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
Width64.8 in
1646 mm
64.8 in
1645 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
Width with mirrors-75.2 in
1910 mm
79.8 in
2027 mm
Height60.7 in
1541 mm
58.7 in
1492 mm
58.3 in
1482 mm
Wheelbase98.1 in
2492 mm
95.2 in
2417 mm
103.5 in
2629 mm
Front track57.2 in
1452 mm
56.2 in
1428 mm
60.4 in
1533 mm
Rear track56.1 in
1425 mm
56.1 in
1424 mm
59.2 in
1503 mm
Clearance-5.3 in
135 mm
5.6 in
143 mm
Minimum clearance6.7 in
170 mm
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Front headroom35.7 in
908 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
40.1 in
1018 mm
Rear headroom33.7 in
855 mm
37.3 in
947 mm
38.1 in
967 mm
Front shoulder room52.0 in
1321 mm
-55.9 in
1420 mm
Rear shoulder room50.6 in
1284 mm
-53.9 in
1369 mm
Front hip room53.6 in
1362 mm
53.9 in
1369 mm
57.8 in
1469 mm
Rear hip room52.2 in
1325 mm
54.6 in
1388 mm
56.7 in
1440 mm
Front legroom-39.7 in
1009 mm
41.2 in
1046 mm
Rear legroom-31.2 in
793 mm
35.6 in
904 mm
Trunk volume240.0 l
8.48 ft3
0.24 m3
251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume980.0 l
34.61 ft3
0.98 m3
923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
Curb weight2451.54 lb
1112 kg
2709.48 lb
1229 kg
3560.47 lb
1615 kg
Payload917.12 lb
416 kg
663.59 lb
301 kg
892.87 lb
405 kg
GVWR3368.66 lb
1528 kg
3373.07 lb
1530 kg
4453.34 lb
2020 kg
Drag coefficient0.68 Cd0.308 Cd0.27 Cd
Additional information-Trunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.-

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerRenaultVolkswagenVolkswagen
ModelR80-EEM 100
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontFront
Power60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
61 kW
81.8 hp
82.9 ps
100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
Maximum power RPM3950 - 11450 rpm3000 - 12000 rpm3300 - 12000 rpm
Torque160 Nm
16.3 kgm
118.0 ft-lb
212 Nm
21.6 kgm
156.4 ft-lb
290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM500 - 3590 rpm--
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
B-mode
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
Eco+
Normal
Additional information-Motor weight - 54.1 kg
Hole assembly weight - 70.4 kg
Three levels of regenerative braking
Eco mode power - 70 kW
Eco mode torque - 233 Nm
Eco+ mode power - 40 kW
Eco+ mode torque - 211 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed83.9 mph
135.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h12.90 s12.50 s9.60 s
Additional information--Eco 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

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 118.1 mi / 190.0 kmWLTP: 161.6 mi / 260.0 kmNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 125.0 mi / 201.2 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 16.3 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 13.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-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 circle8.6 m
28.22 ft
9.8 m
32.15 ft
10.9 m
35.76 ft
Lock-to-lock turns3.93-2.76

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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio--3.61
Additional information--Gearbox model - EQ 270

Suspension

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

Front suspension-Independent
MacPherson strut
Double wishbone
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspension-Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDrumsDrumsDiscs
Additional informationVentilated disks front - 280 mm
Drums rear - 9 inches
-Front discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-5Jx14
5Jx16
6.5Jx16 ET46

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres185/50R16 81H
205/45R16 83H
165/70R14
185/50R16
205/55R16 91H

Battery

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

ManufacturerLG Chem-Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity22 kWh36.8 kWh35.8 kWh
Number of cells-168264
Number of modules8-27
Voltage400 V-323 V
Weight363.76 lb
165 kg
546.75 lb
248 kg
701.07 lb
318 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulation-Passive cooling
Additional informationUsable capacity - 21.3 kWhUsable capacity - 32.3 kWh
Battery dimensions (w / h / d) - 1.7 x 0.3 x 1.1 m
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Charging type

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

Charging typeAc charging, 3.7 kW
AC charging, 7.4 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
AC charging, 22 kW
Household charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
Standard 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

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging port--Onboard charger, Type 2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 7.2 kW

Charging time

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

Charging time22 kW AC charging, 1:00-1:03
11 kW AC charging, 2:00-2:10
7.4 kW AC charging, 2:58-4:00
3.7 kW AC charging, 5:57-8:00
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 4:30-5:34
Household charging, 14:03-17:24
CCS 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

Additional features

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

Additional features-Front airbags (S)
Front head and thorax airbags (S)
Lane Assist (S)
Remote control lockinh (S)
Move&Fun smartphone docking station (S)
Swing II DAB radio (S)
Climatronic (S)
Three spoke leather steering wheel (S)
Electric front windows (S)
Fog lights (S)
LED DRLs (S)
Adjustable 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)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (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)
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)
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)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information--The model was available in the US in the late fall of 2017.
 2020 Renault Twingo Electric Life2020 ŠKODA CITIGOe iV Ambition (SE)2017 Volkswagen e-Golf SE