Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen e-up!
- 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
- 2019 BMW i3s 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-up!2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
2020 Volkswagen e-up!2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2019 BMW i3s 42 kWh
Trim-P8 AWD42 kWh
Model year202020212019
MarketEuropeEuropeNorth America, Europe
PriceEUR 21,975 (DE, Sep 2019)EUR 62,000 (DE, Mar 2020)USD 47,650 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 37,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 45,950 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,600 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,550 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 43,650 (ES, Jul 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)Hatchback
MaterialsSteel
Carbon-fiber
Steel
Aluminium
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Exterior colorsRed
Black Pearl
Pure White
Teal Blue
Honey Yellow Metallic
Costa Azul Metallic
Dark Silver Metallic
Black Stone
Onyx Black Metallic
Fusion Red Metallic
Thunder Grey Metallic
Glacier Silver Metallic
Sage Green
Crystal White Pearl
Bursting Blue Metallic
Jucaro Beige Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Imperial Blue Metallic
Melbourne Red Metallic
Mineral Grey Metallic
Interior colorsBlack Cube
Shark Skin
Charcoal BlackBlack
Dark Grey
Light Grey
Brown
Number of doors4-5
Number of seats4-4
Length141.7 in
3600 mm
-157.7 in
4006 mm
Width64.8 in
1645 mm
-70.5 in
1791 mm
Width with mirrors75.2 in
1910 mm
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Height58.7 in
1492 mm
-62.6 in
1590 mm
Wheelbase95.2 in
2417 mm
-101.2 in
2570 mm
Front track56.2 in
1428 mm
-62.7 in
1592 mm
Rear track56.1 in
1424 mm
-62.1 in
1578 mm
Clearance5.3 in
135 mm
-5.2 in
131 mm
Front headroom39.1 in
993 mm
-39.6 in
1006 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
947 mm
-37.2 in
945 mm
Front shoulder room--53.6 in
1361 mm
Rear shoulder room--49.2 in
1250 mm
Front hip room53.9 in
1369 mm
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Rear hip room54.6 in
1388 mm
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Front legroom39.7 in
1009 mm
-40.5 in
1028 mm
Rear legroom31.2 in
793 mm
-31.9 in
810 mm
Trunk volume251.0 l
8.86 ft3
0.25 m3
413.0 l
14.58 ft3
0.41 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume923.0 l
32.60 ft3
0.92 m3
-1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
Curb weight2709.48 lb
1229 kg
-2843.96 lb
1290 kg
Payload663.59 lb
301 kg
-970.03 lb
440 kg
GVWR3373.07 lb
1530 kg
-3814 lb
1730 kg
Drag coefficient0.308 Cd-0.3 Cd
Additional informationTrunk volumes are measured according to the VDA standards.Towing capacity - 1
500 kg
The height includes roof fin
Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1365 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1805 kg
Overhang front / rear - 714 / 722
Axle load distribution (%) front / rear - 47 / 53

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagen-BMW
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearRear
Power61 kW
81.8 hp
82.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
135 kW
181.0 hp
183.5 ps
Maximum power RPM3000 - 12000 rpm-4800 rpm
Torque210 Nm
21.4 kgm
154.9 ft-lb
330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYes-Yes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport

Second electric motor

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

Motor type-Permanent magnet synchronous-
Location-Front-
Power-150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
-
Torque-330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
111.8 mph
180.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.90 s4.90 s6.90 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeWLTP: 161.6 mi / 260.0 kmEPA: 208.0 mi / 334.7 km
WLTP: 248.5 mi / 400.0 km
NEDC: 214.4 mi / 345.0 km
EPA: 152.9 mi / 246.0 km
WLTP: 177.1 mi / 285.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyWLTP, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmEPA, CMB: 43 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 72 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 79 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 85 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 14.6 kWh/100 km

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+-A+

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinion-Rack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronic-Electronic
Turning circle9.8 m
32.15 ft
-10.31 m
33.83 ft

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gear-Automatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)-Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio--9.665

Suspension

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

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

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-Ventilated discs
Rear brakesDrums-Ventilated discs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims5Jx15
5Jx16
-5.5Jx20
6Jx20

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres--175/55R20 89T
195/50R20 93T

Battery

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

Manufacturer--Samsung SDI
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity36.8 kWh78 kWh42.2 kWh
Number of cells168--
Voltage--353 V
Weight546.75 lb
248 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
Cooling-Water-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationUsable capacity - 32.3 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 typeHousehold charging, 2.3 kW
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
DC fast charging, 40 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 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 port-Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 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 timeDC fast charging, 0:49-1:00
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 4:30-5:34
Household charging, 14:03-17:24
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
AC charging, 7:06
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

Additional features

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

Additional features-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)
360ยบ 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)
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)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information--The i3s arrives with sports suspension (tighter springs and dampers along with a stabiliser on the front axle) and sports steering with a correspondingly adapted steering torque characteristic.
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