Comparison between:
- 2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD
- 2022 BMW i4 M50
- 2022 BMW iX xDrive50
- 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD2022 BMW i4 M502022 BMW iX xDrive502021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition
2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD2022 BMW i4 M502022 BMW iX xDrive502021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition
Model alias-i4 M50iX xDrive 50-
TrimPerformance AWD--GT Performance Edition
Model year2021202220222021
MarketNorth America, Europe, ChinaNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe, ChinaNorth America
PriceUSD 54,990 (USA, Nov 2020)
EUR 58,490 (DE, Nov 2020)
CNY 419,800 (CN, Nov 2020)
USD 65,900 (USA, Jun 2021)
GBP 63,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
EUR 98,000 (DE, Jun 2021)
GBP 94,905 (UK, Jun 2021)
USD 83,200 (USA, Jun 2021)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleSedanCoupeSport utility vehicle (SUV)Sport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsMild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP)
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsSolid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Alpine White
Sunset Orange Metallic
Mineral White Metallic
Black Sapphire Metallic
Skyscraper Gray Metallic
Sanremo Green Metallic
M Portimao Blue Metallic
Dravit Gray Metallic
Tanzanite Blue Metallic
M Brooklyn Gray Metallic
Aventurine Red Meta
Individual Storm Bay Metallic (Sport Package)
Mineral White Metallic (Sport Package)
Aventurine Red (Sport Package)
Alpine White
Sapphire Black Metallic
Sophistogrey Metallic with Brilliant Effect
Phytonic Blue
Blue Ridge Mountain
Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Carbonized Gray
Star White Metallic Tricoat
Infinite Blue Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Shadow Black
Iconic Silver
Space White
Interior colorsBlack
Black and White
Black
Tacora Red
Oyster
Loft Stonegrey
Atelier Mokka
Atelier Black
Suite Amido
Suite Castanea
Black Onyx with ActiveX Seating Material with Miko Insert and Copper Metallic Stitching
Number of doors4554
Number of seats5555
Length184.8 in
4694 mm
188.3 in
4783 mm
195.0 in
4953 mm
186.0 in
4724 mm
Width72.8 in
1849 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
77.4 in
1967 mm
74.0 in
1880 mm
Width with mirrors82.2 in
2088 mm
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Width with folded mirrors76.1 in
1933 mm
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Height56.8 in
1443 mm
57.0 in
1448 mm
66.8 in
1696 mm
63.0 in
1600 mm
Wheelbase113.2 in
2875 mm
112.4 in
2856 mm
118.1 in
3000 mm
117.0 in
2972 mm
Front track62.2 in
1580 mm
62.6 in
1589 mm
66.0 in
1677 mm
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Rear track62.2 in
1580 mm
63.2 in
1606 mm
67.2 in
1706 mm
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Clearance5.5 in
140 mm
4.9 in
125 mm
8.0 in
203 mm
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Front headroom40.3 in
1024 mm
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Rear headroom37.7 in
958 mm
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Front shoulder room56.3 in
1430 mm
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Rear shoulder room54.0 in
1372 mm
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Front hip room53.4 in
1356 mm
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Rear hip room52.4 in
1331 mm
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Front legroom42.7 in
1085 mm
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Rear legroom35.2 in
894 mm
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Passenger volume2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
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Trunk volume340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
470.0 l
16.60 ft3
0.47 m3
500.0 l
17.66 ft3
0.50 m3
821.2 l
29.00 ft3
0.82 m3
Maximum trunk volume-1290.0 l
45.56 ft3
1.29 m3
1750.0 l
61.80 ft3
1.75 m3
1687.7 l
59.60 ft3
1.69 m3
Secondary trunk volume84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
--136.0 l
4.80 ft3
0.14 m3
Curb weight4100.6 lb
1860 kg
5048.59 lb
2290 kg
5379.28 lb
2440 kg
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Payload972.24 lb
441 kg
-1058.22 lb
480 kg
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GVWR5072.84 lb
2301 kg
-6437.5 lb
2920 kg
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Drag coefficient0.23 Cd0.25 Cd0.25 Cd-
Additional information-Weight distribution front / rear - 48.1 / 51.9 %
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1270 / 1550 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 1600 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 75 kg
Maximum axle load from / rear - 1530 / 1780 kg
Maximum trailer load braked / unbraked - 2500 / 750 kg
Maximum roofload / towbar download - 75 / 100 kg
Angle of approach / departure - 18.8 / 20.8°
Breakover angle - 17.6°
Fording depth at 7 km/h - 379 mm
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerTeslaBMWBMW-
ModelL13---
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorRearRearRearRear
Voltage370 V---
Power211 kW
283.0 hp
286.9 ps
230 kW
308.4 hp
312.7 ps
250 kW
335.3 hp
339.9 ps
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Maximum power RPM-8000 - 17000 rpm--
Torque--400 Nm
40.8 kgm
295.0 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYesYesYes-
Additional informationA permanent magnet synchronous reluctance motor
Liquid-cooled with variable frequency drive
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
System torque - 790 Nm (586 lb-ft)
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology
Total system power - 240 kW (326 hp)
Total system torque - 630 Nm
System power-to-weight ratio - 9.9 kg/kW
Total system power - 342 kW (459 hp)
Total system torque - 830 Nm (612 lb.-ft.)

Second electric motor

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

ManufacturerTeslaBMWBMW-
Motor typeAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
LocationFrontFrontFrontFront
Power147 kW
197.1 hp
199.9 ps
190 kW
254.8 hp
258.3 ps
200 kW
268.2 hp
271.9 ps
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Maximum power RPM-8000 - 17000 rpm--
Torque--352 Nm
35.9 kgm
259.6 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYesYesYes-
Additional features3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled
with variable frequency drive
BMW 5th Gen eDrive technology--

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed162.2 mph
261.0 km/h
139.8 mph
225.0 km/h
124.3 mph
200.0 km/h
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Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h3.30 s3.90 s4.60 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph3.20 s-4.40 s3.50 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeNEDC: 372.8 mi / 600.0 km
EPA: 315.0 mi / 507.0 km
WLTP: 352.3 mi / 567.0 km
WLTP: 316.9 mi / 510.0 kmWLTP: 391.5 mi / 630.0 kmEPA: 250.0 mi / 402.3 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 107 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 113 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 118 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 24 kWh/100 kmWLTP, CMB: 23 kWh/100 km-

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+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 pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle11.8 m
38.71 ft
12.5 m
41.01 ft
12.8 m
41.99 ft
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Lock-to-lock turns2.05---
Additional information-Variable sport steering with Servotronic
Steering ratio - 14.1:1
Optional Integral Active Steering
Steering ratio - 16:1
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Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainRear-wheel drive (RWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)
Axle ratio9-8.774-
Axle ratio of the second electric motor.--11.115-

Suspension

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

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Double-joint spring strut axle
Hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
Independent
Double wishbone
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling and electronically controlled dampers
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Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Five-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling
Independent
Five-link axle
Optional air suspension with automatic self-levelling and electronically controlled dampers
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Additional information---MagneRide damping system with adaptive suspension technology

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs-
Additional informationRotor diameter front / rear - 320 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper
Front - four-piston fixed calipers
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
Front - four-piston fixed calipers
Front brake disk size - 348 x 36 mm
Rear - single-piston floating calipers
Rear brake disk size - 345 x 24 mm
Brembo Flexira Aluminium Callipers

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims9Jx20 ET348.5Jx18
9Jx18
8.5Jx20-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres-245/45R18 100Y
255/45R18 103Y
235/60R20 108H-

Battery

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

ManufacturerTesla and Panasonic, LG Chem-CATLLG Chem
ModelNCR21700A---
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity79.5 kWh83.9 kWh111.5 kWh98.8 kWh
Number of cells4416--376
Voltage360 V398.5 V330.3 V-
Energy density260 Wh/kg---
Weight1053.81 lb
478 kg
1212.54 lb
550 kg
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-30 °C
-22 °F
---40 °C
-40 °F
Maximum ambient temperature60 °C
140 °F
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Additional informationThe battery is automatically cooled when at 48°C or above and heated when at -7.5°C or below.
Usable battery capacity around 75 kWh.
Net battery capacity - 80.9 kWh
Prismatic cells
Net battery capacity - 106.3 kWh-

Charging type

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

Charging typeNEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 210 kW
Wallbox, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 195 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, Tesla, 11.5 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.4 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
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Charging time

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

Charging timeSupercharger, 0:33
SAE J1772 Adapter, 4:12-13:59
Wall Connector, 7:00
NEMA 14-50, 8:23
NEMA 5-15, 55:55
DC fast charging, 0:31
Wallbox 11 kW, 8:30
DC fast charging, 0:35
Wallbox 11 kW, 11:00
DC charging, 0:45

Additional features

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

Additional featuresAir-filter (S)
Aluminium pedals (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Carbon fiber spoiler (S)
Center console with storage, 4 USB ports and docking for 2 smartphones (S)
Engine start button (S)
Lowered suspension (S)
Performance Brakes (S)
Track Mode (S)
12V power outlet (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic driving on city streets (O)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Autopark - parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Blind spot sensor (S)
Collision warning system (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Navigate on Autopilot (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rear seats head airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Recognize and respond to traffic lights and stop signs (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
15.4 LCD touchscreen (S)
Custom driver profiles (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
In-car internet streaming music & media (S)
Internet browser (S)
Location aware automatic garage door opener (S)
Music and media over Bluetooth (S)
Premium audio - 14 speakers, 1 subwoofer, 2 amps and immersive sound (S)
Satellite-view maps with live traffic visualization and navigation (S)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Voice recognition system (S)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
Remote control air-conditioning (S)
Secondary ventilation controls (S)
Ventilation system (S)
12-way power adjustable front and rear heated seats (S)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Child seat anchors (S)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Height adjustable front seatbelts (S)
Leatherette steering wheel (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Keyless NFC keycard (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
Tinted glass roof with ultraviolet and infrared protection (S)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto dimming, power folding, heated side mirrors (S)
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror (S)
Auto high-beam headlights (S)
Cargo area light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED fog lamps (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Premium seat material and trim (S)
Adaptive M suspension (S)
ARB technology (bear-actuator wheel slip limitation) (S)
Automatic Brake System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) (S)
Belt latch tensioner and force limiter on front seats (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Dry Braking function (S)
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Fading compensation (S)
Front and rear seats head airbargs (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
Performance control (S)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
Leather (O)
Microfiber / Sensatec (S)
Travel + Comfort System accessories (S)
Active Cruise Control with Stop&Go function (O)
ARB technology (bear-actuator wheel slip limitation) (S)
Automatic Brake System (ABS) (S)
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) (S)
Belt latch tensioner and force limiter on front seats (S)
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) (S)
Crash sensors (S)
Drive-off Assistant (S)
Driver and front passenger front airbags (S)
Driver and front passenger side airbags (S)
Dry Braking function (S)
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) (S)
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) (S)
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) (S)
Fading compensation (S)
Front and rear seats head airbargs (S)
Hill Descent Control (HDC) (S)
Parking Assistant including Active Park Distance Control and reversing camera (S)
Performance control (S)
Steering and Lane Control Assistant (O)
Three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats (S)
Trailer stability control (S)
Tyre pressure indicator (S)
12.3-inch information display (S)
14.9-inch control display (S)
BMW Live Cockpit Plus (S)
BMW Operating System 8 (S)
Automatic air conditioning with 2-zone control including rear vents (S)
Electrically adjustable front seats (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED rear lights (S)
Leather (O)
Microfiber and wool / Sensatec (S)
E-Latch System (S)
10.2-inch instrument cluster screen (S)
15.5-inch infotainment touchscreen (S)
B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen (S)
Customizable instrument cluster (S)
Dynamic sound tuning (S)
Modemm-based OTA updates (S)
Phone as a Key with FordPass (S)
Sound bar with surround sound and adaptive volume (S)
10 x speakers, including a specially designed subwoofer (S)
Voice-activated SYNC with Connected Navigation (S)
Wireless Device Charging Pad (S)
Heated First Row Seats (S)
Memory Driver Seats (S)
Heated Steering Wheel (S)
Handsfree, Foot Activated Liftgate (S)
Panoramic Fixed Glass roof with insulating coating (S)
Power Folding Mirrors (S)
LED Lights and Sequential Rear Turn Signals (S)
LED Projector Headlamps with Auto High Beam (S)
ActiveX Seating Material with Miko Insert (S)
Copper Metallic stitching (S)
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