Comparison between:
- 2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max
- 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD
- 2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package

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 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package
Series-ID.--
2020 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2020 Volkswagen ID.3 1st Max2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD2020 Polestar 2 Performance Package
Model alias-ID3 1st--
TrimSEMaxP8 AWDPerformance Package
Model year2020202020212020
MarketNorth America, EuropeEuropeEuropeNorth America, Europe, China
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)
-EUR 62,000 (DE, Mar 2020)USD 63,000 (USA, Oct 2019)
GBP 49,900 (UK, Oct 2019)
EUR 57,900 (DE, Oct 2019)
CNY 460,000 (PRC, Oct 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)-
MaterialsSteelSteel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium Alloy
Exterior colorsAtlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
White
Teal
Black Stone
Onyx Black Metallic
Fusion Red Metallic
Thunder Grey Metallic
Glacier Silver Metallic
Sage Green
Crystal White Pearl
Bursting Blue Metallic
Snow
Magnesium
Thunder
Moon
Midnight
Void
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
White-Orange
Grey-Black
Charcoal BlackSlate Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Charcoal Weave Tech with Black Ash deco
Ventilated Nappa leather Barley with reconstructed wood deco
Number of doors45-5
Number of seats55-5
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
167.8 in
4261 mm
-181.4 in
4607 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
71.2 in
1809 mm
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Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
--78.1 in
1985 mm
Height58.3 in
1482 mm
61.1 in
1552 mm
-58.2 in
1478 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
108.9 in
2765 mm
-107.7 in
2735 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
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Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
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Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
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Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
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Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
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Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
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Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 mm
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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
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Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
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Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
385.0 l
13.60 ft3
0.39 m3
413.0 l
14.58 ft3
0.41 m3
404.0 l
14.27 ft3
0.40 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
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Secondary trunk volume---34.0 l
1.20 ft3
0.03 m3
Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
3637.63 lb
1650 kg
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Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
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GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
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Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.267 Cd--
Additional information--Towing capacity - 1
500 kg
Body type - fastback
Trunk volume standard - VDA
Braked towing capacity - 1500 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenVolkswagen--
ModelEEM 100APP 310--
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DC-Permanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearRearRear
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
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Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm---
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
330 Nm
33.7 kgm
243.4 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYesYes-Yes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
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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
--Total system power - 300 kW
Total system torque - 660 Nm

Second electric motor

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

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

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
99.4 mph
160.0 km/h
111.8 mph
180.0 km/h
-
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s-4.90 s4.70 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
WLTP: 261.0 mi / 420.0 kmWLTP: 248.5 mi / 400.0 kmEPA: 275.0 mi / 442.6 km
WLTP: 310.7 mi / 500.0 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
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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 pinionRack and pinion-Rack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic-Electronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
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Lock-to-lock turns2.76---

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear-Automatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)-All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio3.61---
Additional informationGearbox model - EQ 270---

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
MacPherson strut
adjustable Öhlins dampers
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
--Independent
Multi-link
adjustable Öhlins dampers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs--Ventilated discs
Rear brakesDiscs--Ventilated discs
Additional informationFront discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
--Brembo 4-piston calipers
Öhlins DFV dampers

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET46---

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H215/45R20-245/40R20

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDI---
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-Ion-Lithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity35.8 kWh58 kWh78 kWh78 kWh
Number of cells264---
Number of modules27--27
Voltage323 V---
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive cooling-Water-based coolant circulation-
Additional information-VW explicitly states this is the net battery capacity
Estimated gross capacity - 62 kWh
-China model battery capacity - 72 kWh

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
Wallbox, 7.2 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC charging, 100 kW
AC charging, 11 kW
DC charging, 150 kW
Wallbox, 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 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
-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 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, 0:28-0:30
Wallbox 11 kW, 5:17
Wallbox 7.2 kW, 8:04
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
AC charging, 7:06
DC charging, 0:25-0:31
Wallbox, 7:06

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)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Contactless high-voltage battery charging (S)
Keyless Advanced locking and starting system (S)
Lane change system (S)
Lane-keeping system with Emergency Assist (S)
Rearview camera system (S)
Augmented reality (AR) head-up display (S)
Beats sound system (S)
DAB+ digital radio (S)
Navigation system (S)
2 x USB-C ports on the center console (S)
Voice assistant
Comfort seats (S)
Heated seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Panorama sliding/tilting glass roof, tinted (S)
Tinted windows (S)
Ambient lights (S)
Brake lights (S)
IQ.LIGHT Matrix LED headlights with Dynamic Light Assist (O)
Matrix LED headlights (S)
Matrix sidelights (S)
Turn indicators and tail light clusters (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)
360° 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)
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