Comparison between:
- 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE
- 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st
- 2020 KIA e-Niro 4

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st2020 KIA e-Niro 4
Series-ID.-
2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st2020 KIA e-Niro 4
Model alias-ID.4 Pro Performance 1stNiro EV
eNiro
Niro Electric
TrimSE1st4
Model year201920212020
MarketNorth America, EuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth America, Europe, South Korea
PriceUSD 31,895 (USA, Jul 2019)
GBP 33,840 (UK, Jul 2019)
EUR 41,005 (NL, Jul 2019)
EUR 35,900 (DE, Jul 2019)
EUR 42,090 (FR, Jul 2019)
EUR 39,460 (ES, Jul 2019)
EUR 40,750 (IT, Jul 2019)
EUR 48,691 (DE, Sep 2020)GBP 37,995 (UK, Dec 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)Crossover
MaterialsSteelSteel
Aluminium
Advanced High Strength Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsAtlantic Blue Metallic
Deep Black Pearl
Great Falls Green Metallic
Indium Grey Metallic
Pure White
Urano Grey
White Silver Metallic
Oryx White Pearl
Blue Dusk Metallic
Gletcherwhite Metallic
Honey Yellow Metallic
Mangangray Metallic
Graphite
White Pearl
Midnight Black
Pluto Brown
Gravity Blue
Aluminium Silver Metallic
Silky Silver Metallic
Dark Gray Metallic
Runway Red Metallic
Snow White
Interior colorsTitan Black
Shetland Beige
Platinum Grey - Florence-BraunBlack
Grey
Number of doors455
Number of seats555
Length168.1 in
4270 mm
180.5 in
4584 mm
172.2 in
4375 mm
Width70.8 in
1798 mm
72.9 in
1852 mm
71.1 in
1805 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
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Height58.3 in
1482 mm
64.2 in
1631 mm
61.4 in
1560 mm
Wheelbase103.5 in
2629 mm
109.1 in
2771 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track60.4 in
1533 mm
62.5 in
1587 mm
62.0 in
1576 mm
Rear track59.2 in
1503 mm
61.7 in
1567 mm
62.4 in
1585 mm
Clearance5.6 in
143 mm
-6.1 in
155 mm
Minimum clearance-8.3 in
210 mm
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Front headroom40.1 in
1018 mm
-40.1 in
1018 mm
Rear headroom38.1 in
967 mm
-37.7 in
957 mm
Front shoulder room55.9 in
1420 mm
-56.0 in
1423 mm
Rear shoulder room53.9 in
1369 mm
-55.1 in
1400 mm
Front hip room57.8 in
1469 mm
-53.7 in
1364 mm
Rear hip room56.7 in
1440 mm
-48.3 in
1227 mm
Front legroom41.2 in
1046 mm
41.1 in
1044 mm
41.7 in
1059 mm
Rear legroom35.6 in
904 mm
37.6 in
955 mm
36.0 in
914 mm
Trunk volume341.0 l
12.04 ft3
0.34 m3
543.0 l
19.18 ft3
0.54 m3
451.0 l
15.93 ft3
0.45 m3
Maximum trunk volume1231.0 l
43.47 ft3
1.23 m3
1575.0 l
55.62 ft3
1.57 m3
1405.0 l
49.62 ft3
1.41 m3
Curb weight3560.47 lb
1615 kg
4517.27 lb
2049 kg
3994.78 lb
1812 kg
Payload892.87 lb
405 kg
1347.02 lb
611 kg
921.53 lb
418 kg
GVWR4453.34 lb
2020 kg
5864.3 lb
2660 kg
4916.31 lb
2230 kg
Drag coefficient0.27 Cd0.28 Cd0.29 Cd
Additional information-Permitted axle load front / rear - 1170 kg / 1540 kg
Permitted trailer load braked at 12% / 8% - 1000 kg / 1200 kg
Permitted trailer load unbraked - 750 kg
Roof load - 75 kg
Height with roof rails - 1570 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenVolkswagen-
ModelEEM 100APP 310-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousBrushless DCPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearFront
Voltage--356 V
Power100 kW
134.1 hp
136.0 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM3300 - 12000 rpm-3800 - 8000 rpm
Torque290 Nm
29.6 kgm
213.9 ft-lb
310 Nm
31.6 kgm
228.6 ft-lb
395 Nm
40.3 kgm
291.3 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
-Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Sport
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
-Four levels of regenerative baking - from 0 to 3.

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
103.8 mph
167.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.60 s8.50 s7.80 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph--7.50 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: 125.0 mi / 201.2 km
WLTP: 308.2 mi / 496.0 kmEPA: 239.0 mi / 384.6 km
WLTP: 282.0 mi / 453.8 km
WLTP: 382.0 mi / 614.8 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 13.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 111 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
NEDC, CMB: 16.2 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 18.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 102 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 123 MPGe
WLTP, CTY: 11.8 kWh/100 km
WLTP, CMB: 14.9 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 pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.2 m
33.46 ft
10.6 m
34.78 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.76-2.57

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)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio3.61-8.206
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
Shock absorbers
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
-Independent
Multi-link

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discs-Ventilated discs
Rear brakesDiscs-Discs
Additional informationFront discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET468Jx20
9Jx20
7Jx17 ET50

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H230/50R20
255/45R20
215/55R17 94W

Battery

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

ManufacturerSamsung SDILG ChemSK Innovation
Model-NCM712-
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLi-Ion Polymer
Battery capacity35.8 kWh77 kWh64 kWh
Number of cells264-294
Number of modules27-3
Voltage323 V-356 V
Energy density--141.3 Wh/kg
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
1086.88 lb
493 kg
1007.51 lb
457 kg
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive cooling-Water-based coolant circulation
Additional information-Gross capacity - 82 kWhCapacity - 180 Ah
Battery heating system with heat pump

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, 11 kW
DC charging, 125 kW
3-pin AC charging, 2.3 kW
AC charging, 7.2 kW
DC charging, 50 kW
DC charging, 100 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, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
-Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 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 100 kW, 0:31-0:39
DC charging 50 kW, 1:02-1:17
AC charging, 8:54
3-pin AC charging, 27:50

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 (O)
Anti-lock Braking System (S)
Anti-Slip Regulation (S)
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
Blind Spot Monitor (O)
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 (O)
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 (O)
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)
Towing bracket (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go (S)
Driver and front passenger airbags (S)
Drowsiness detection (S)
e-Sound (S)
eCall Emergency call service (S)
Electronic immobilizer (S)
First aid kit, warning triangle and safety vest (S)
Foldable trailer hitch with electrical release (S)
Front Assist with pedestrian and cyclist detection (S)
Front head and side airbags with center airbag (S)
IQ.Drive assist (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Keyless start system without safe securing (S)
Lane Keep Assist (S)
Parking aid (S)
Rain sensor (S)
Rear view camera system (S)
Three-point automatic seat belts at the front with height adjustment and tensioners (S)
Tire control display (S)
Traffic sign recognition (S)
Warning sound and light for front and rear seatbelts not fastened (S)
Wheel locks with extended theft protection (S)
10-inch Discover Pro Max display (S)
5.3-inch digital instrument cluster (S)
App-Connect including App-Connect Wireless for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (S)
Car2X (S)
DAB + digital radio reception (S)
Discover Pro navigation (S)
Diversity antenna for FM reception (S)
Hello ID. voice control (S)
7 x speakers (S)
Telephone interface (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports at the front (S)
2 x USB Type-C ports on the rear center console (S)
Voice control (S)
We Connect Start online services (S)
2-zone Climatronic system (S)
Heat pump (S)
Armrests for front seats (S)
Asymmetrical folding of rear seats (S)
Center console with interchangeable inserts for cup holders and storage compartments (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Heated steering wheel (S)
Multi-function, leather-wrapped steering wheel (S)
Heated automatic washer jets on windscreen (S)
Heated windscreen (S)
Laminated safety glass for the windscreen (S)
Silver anodized roof rails (S)
Tinted rear windows (S)
Wirelessly heated, infrared reflecting, noise insulating windscreen (S)
Aspherical exterior mirror on driver's side (S)
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror (S)
Convex exterior mirror on front passenger's side (S)
Electrically adjustable, foldable and heated exterior mirrors (S)
Lit make-up mirror on sunvisors (S)
30-color ambient lighting (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Light Assist high beam control (S)
ArtVelours micro-fleece (S)
Synthetic leather on door and side paneling (S)
Textile floor mats front and back (S)
Black side sill and wheel arch body mouldings (S)
Centre console storage box (S)
Chrome beltline mouldings (S)
High-gloss black centre fascia trim (S)
High-gloss black door insert trim (S)
High-gloss black lower console trim (S)
Luggage area load cover and net hooks (S)
Matt black radiator grille (S)
Rear spoiler (S)
Roof rails (S)
Adaptive smart cruise control with Stop & Go (S)
Alarm System and Engine Immobiliser (S)
All-round height adjustable headrests (S)
All-round three-point seatbelts (S)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Charging indicator on dashboard (S)
Door Deadlocks (S)
Driver knee airbag (S)
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) (S)
Elelctronic parking brake with Autohold (S)
Emergency Stop Signalling (ESS) (S)
Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) (S)
Front and rear centre armrests (S)
Front parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Front seatbelts with height adjusters (S)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) (S)
Impact-sensing auto door unlocking (S)
Interior Door Lock/Unlock Function (S)
ISOFIX (S)
Lane Follow Assist (LFA) (S)
Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) (S)
Locking Wheel Nuts (S)
Motor Driven Power Steering (MDPS) (S)
Rear parking sensors (S)
Reversing camera system integrated into the screen (S)
Speed limiter (S)
Speed Sensing Auto Door Locking (Dealer-Activated Feature) (S)
Start/Stop button with Smart Entry System (S)
Twin curtain airbags with roll-over sensor (S)
Twin front airbags (S)
Twin side front airbags (S)
Tyre Mobility Kit (S)
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
10.25-inch infotainment touchscreen with navigation (S)
7-inch colour display for instrument cluster (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Voice Control (S)
Bluetooth (S)
DAB radio with MP3 compatibility (S)
Fast charging USB port in centre console (S)
Front USB port (S)
Kia Connected Services Featuring TomTom (S)
Shark fin antenna (S)
8 x speaker JBL Premium Sound System with subwoofer, external amp and front centre speaker (S)
Telematics System with UVO Connect Services (S)
Trip comupter and digital clock (S)
Wireless mobile phone charger (S)
Rear ventilation duct (S)
Single automatic air-conditioning (S)
60:40 split-folding second row seats (S)
8-way power-adjustable driver's seat (S)
Driver's seat with power lumbar support (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Manual height adjustment of passenger's seat (S)
High-gloss black steering wheel trim (S)
Leather-trimmed and heated steering wheel (S)
Regenerative braking level with paddle shifters on the steering wheel (S)
Shift by wire (S)
Steering wheel-mounted controls (S)
Tilt and telescoping steering wheel adjustment (S)
Aluminium door scuff plates (S)
Chrome-coated exterior door handles (S)
Leather-trimmed door armrests (S)
Power windows front (S)
Privacy glass on rear windows and tailgate (S)
Rain-sensing front wipers (S)
Satin finish interior door handles (S)
Solar glass (S)
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror (S)
Body-coloured, high-gloss side mirrors (S)
Driver's wide view door mirror (S)
Electrically folding, adjustable and heated side mirrors with LED turn signals (S)
Sunvisors with vanity mirror illumination (front seats) (S)
Ambient lighting (S)
Automatic headlight control (S)
Bulb-type overhead console lamp with sunglasses case (S)
Centre room lamp (S)
Front bulb fog lights (S)
LED DRLs (S)
LED headlights with bi-function projection (S)
LED rear combination lights (S)
Luggagae area light (S)
Manual headlight levelling device (S)
Welcome and Follow-me-home light functionality (S)
Black leather with partial faux leather elements (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationFor the MY 2018 the e-Golf is in very short supply for the US and in select states: California
Connecticut
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
New York
New Jersey
Oregon
Rhode Island
Vermont
and Washington
D.C.
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